WE League: Japan’s first professional women’s football league

“Japan Football Museum @ Ochanomizu” by *_* is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Last year in June 2020 the Japan Football Association announced that they were forming a new professional and top-flight women’s football league, named WE League. With WE standing for ‘Women’s Empowerment’. The previous top-flight league, called the Nadeshiko League, was a semi-professionalContinue reading “WE League: Japan’s first professional women’s football league”

J1 League 2021 Season Preview

The J1 season is fianlly among us! Although it only feels like yesterday when we said goodbye to 2020 with Kawasaki Frontale lifting the league trophy for the third time in three years. It was an interesting season, which was interrupted by a pandemic, which not only halted football in Japan, but across the world.Continue reading “J1 League 2021 Season Preview”

K League 2: It all comes down to the final day

Despite the delayed start to the K League 2 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the league has been exciting, energetic and hotly contested since matchday 1. Fast forward 119 games later and it is all to play for the four teams of Daejeon Hana Citizen, Seoul E-Land, Gyeongnam and Jeonnam Dragons to secure theContinue reading “K League 2: It all comes down to the final day”