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131dESPN

De Bruyne, Sterling net as City beat Yokohama

Manchester City ended their preseason tour of Asia on a high with a 3-1 win over Yokohama F. Marinos in Japan.

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275dSam Marsden

Samper confirms Barca departure after 18 years

Sergi Samper, who has made one appearance this season, said his desire to play regular football again was the main reason behind his decision.

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282dJohn Duerden

Sources: Yoshida closing in on Singapore job

Former J-League manager Tatsuma Yoshida is in line to be appointed as next coach of the Singapore national team, sources have told ESPN.

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1yAAP

Postecoglou avoids relegation in Japan

Ex-Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou's Yokohama F Marinos have narrowly avoided a relegation playoff to remain in Japan's top flight.

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1yJohn Duerden

Vissel player suspended for Iniesta injury leak

Club said Shunki Takahashi had told a friend via instant messaging that Iniesta, who joined in May, would not appear against Urawa Reds on Sept. 23.

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1yJohn Duerden

Honda calls for coaching license overhaul

Keisuke Honda has called for an overhaul of the coaching license pathway into management, advocating a written test for potential new coaches.

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1yJohn Duerden

Vissel win saved Postecoglou job - source

The surprise 2-0 win for Yokohama F. Marinos at high-flying Vissel Kobe on Sunday went a long way to saving the job of coach Ange Postecoglou.

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1yJohn Duerden, Asia correspondent

FC Tokyo to hire Andres Iniesta impersonator

Iniesta arrived in Japan from Barcelona last month but, after two J-League appearances, has returned to Spain for a few days.

J Lge Standings

TEAMGPWDLGDP
Yokohama F. Marinos332148+2767
FC Tokyo331977+2064
Kashima Antlers331797+2360
Kawasaki Frontale3315126+2257
Cerezo Osaka3317511+1256
Sanfrecce Hiroshima3314109+1552
Oita Trinita33121110+247
Consadole Sapporo3313713+646
Gamba Osaka33111111+544
Vissel Kobe3313515-144
Vegalta Sendai3312516-641
Nagoya Grampus3391014-437
Urawa Red Diamonds3391014-1537
Sagan Tosu3310617-2036
Shimizu S-Pulse3310617-2536
Shonan Bellmare3310518-2335
Jubilo Iwata338718-1931
Matsumoto Yamaga FC3361215-1930