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Prediction: Belgium vs Japan 0

Posted on July 01, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Prediction: Romelu Lukaku to score.

Best odds: 10/11

Bookmaker: PaddyPower

The round of 16 of the ongoing World Cup in Russia has certainly kicked off in style, with two arguably best players in the world already out of the tournament as Lionel Messi’s Argentina bowed out to France while Cristiano Ronaldo couldn’t inspire Portugal to get past Uruguay.

Belgium will face Japan on Monday evening.

Prediction: Colombia vs Japan 0

Posted on June 18, 2018 by Harry Kettle

Prediction: Colombia win

Best Odds: 4/6

Bookmaker: bet365

The majority of the nations in the 2018 FIFA World Cup have now competed in their first group stage game, but there are still a handful of sides waiting to make an impact. Two such examples are Colombia and Japan, and while they may be polar opposite countries, they both have a mutual goal – defy expectations and qualify for the knockout stages. In many ways, they’re both considered to be underdogs in their group, but as we’ve seen in the past, that’ll suit these two just fine.

Arsenal confirm departure of player Ryo Miyaichi 0

Posted on June 19, 2015 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal have confirmed winger Ryo Miyaichi has been released from the club at the end of his deal this summer, after failing to impress on his loan spell with Dutch Eredivisie FC Twente last season. Following the news, the Londoners released a statement saying: “Everyone at Arsenal would like to thank both Ryo and Semi for their contributions to the club, and wish them well for their future careers.”

Former Japanese prospect Ryo Miyaichi could leave Arsenal 0

Posted on June 06, 2014 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi could be on his way out of the club, with the 21-year-old approaching the last year of his contract.

Miyaichi, a Japanese international, only played in just one Premier League game last season, while featuring in two Capital One Cup game and just two Champions League matches.

He joined the club for Chukyo HS in 2011 for an undisclosed fee. Since the move, Miyaichi has spent time on loan with Dutch Eredivisie side Feyenoord (2011), Championship side Bolton Wanderers (2012), and Championship side Wigan Athletic (2012/13).

Should Ryo Miyaichi Feature for Arsenal Next Season? 1

Posted on July 22, 2013 by Crippy Cooke

Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi has been the subject of interest from a number of sides across Europe this summer, however manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his underlying desire to keep him as he feels there’s more to come from the 20-year old.

‘He just needs to come back to full fitness and then the rest will come along. His pace, his mobility and his movement off the ball. I like players who can move when others have the ball. There is also his attitude, commitment and desire. That is why I decided to keep him.’

Arsenal Reignite their Interest in Keisuke Honda 0

Posted on July 08, 2013 by Crippy Cooke

CSKA Moscow are resigned to losing their attacking-midfielder Keisuke Honda, after their general club director gave the green light for the Japanese international to leave the side this summer.

‘Honda could be speaking to another club at the moment, because the rules allow it. We are ready to let him go if we receive a reasonable offer. It is a difficult decision to make – part ways with Honda now or keep him until his contract expires.’ – CSKA Moscow director Roman Babaev.

Ryo Miyaichi called up for Japan AND is expected to play 1

Posted on February 26, 2012 by admin

The young Arsenal winger Ryo Miyaichi has so impressed the Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni that he fully intends that he will be playing for his country in next weeks World Cup game against Uzbekistan.

Both teams have already qualified for the next round of Qualifiers so it is not so important, but Zaccheroni is adamant that he is not just being called up to get used to being around the national team as he has done with other youngsters like Bayern Munich’s Takashi Usami in the past.



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