Created: Thursday, 18 February 2021
Written by Matsu

J.League (J2) Rosters - 2021

The J.League's annual "Senshu Meikan" issues have been released, along with the full 2021 roster information for all J.League clubs.  Here are the lineups for all J2 clubs. Information on J1 and J3 clubs can be found separately.

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Created: Thursday, 07 March 2019
Written by Alan Gibson

Kyoto Sanga the team to Watch in J2 This Season?

After an extended run in the second tier, Kyoto Sanga are aiming to climb back into the top-flight this season, laying out some cash, signing some experienced players while keeping hold of some of their more talented youngsters, to bolster the team. Leading the way is Gert Engels, the man who led them their greatest past success -- an Emperor's Cup title in 2002.

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Created: Monday, 20 November 2017
Written by Alan Gibson

J2 Promotion Play-Offs

Preview of the promotion Semi-final matches, to be held on  November 26th

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Created: Monday, 24 July 2017
Written by Alan Gibson

J2 Defies Expectations

The J.League is notoriously unpredictable, but if J1 pecking order invariably defies expectations, predicting the outcome in the J2 can be an even more mind-bending. This season is no different, with top-tapped teams Nagoya Grampus, Matsumoto Yamaga and JEF United struggling, while the likes of Mito Hollyhock and Fagiano Okayama are bucking for a playoff spot. Alan Gibson runs down the situation at midseason

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