One of the longest careers in football has been extended after 50-year-old striker Kazuyoshi Miura renewed his contract with second-division J-League club Yokohama FC on Thursday.
Miura, who will turn 51 on Feb. 26, will enter his 33rd season this year.
Miura played in 12 league games last year and scored one goal, breaking his own record as the J-League's oldest scorer.
"I've signed a contract extension for this season. I will always play my heart out and hope to continue to grow [as a player],"...
Forgotten Socceroo Ben Halloran has left his German club and signed with newly promoted J-League outfit V-Varen Nagasaki.
The pacy 25-year-old was contracted to 2.Bundesliga side Heidenheim but sealed his move on Tuesday to Japan.
Halloran starred for Gold Coast United and Brisbane Roar in the A-League but had been playing since 2013 in Germany's second division.
He has represented Australia on six occasions and was a second-half substitute in all three matches under Ange Postecoglou at the 2014...
Muang Thong United utility player Theerathon Bunmathan will become the latest Thailand international to head to Japan after sealing a one-year loan deal with J.League side Vissel Kobe where Germany star Lukas Podolksi plies his trade.
The 27-year-old joins former Bayern Munich and Arsenal striker Podolski for the 2018 season as...
SAO PAULO -- Brazilian striker Jo has confirmed a move from Corinthians to Japanese club Nagoya Grampus.
The top goal-scorer of the most recent Brazilian championship said in a news conference on Friday that he had not planned to leave his country, but considered the Japanese offer "irrefutable.''
Jo did not announce the length of his contract with the recently promoted team.
Corinthians chairman Roberto de Andrade said the value of the transfer for the 30-year-old was "about 10, 11 million euros...