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 By John Duerden

J.League seeks to wrestle back spotlight from Chinese Super League

The FC crew discuss the latest big-money offers coming out of China and react to Uli Hoeness' comments on CSL spending.
Kashima Antlers vs. FC Tokyo
Kashima Antlers started their 2017 campaign with a defeat to FC Tokyo at the weekend.

Japan's J.League kicked off its 2017 season on Saturday with a typical demonstration of unpredictability with only one of the top four from last year picking up three points. Kashima Antlers, 2016 champs, scored twice against Real Madrid in the final of the FIFA Club World Cup in December but failed to do so at home to FC Tokyo at the weekend.

The curtain-raising did not get that much attention outside the country. At the moment, it may not be an exaggeration to say that the Chinese Super League...

ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Singapore GK Hassan Sunny happy with Japanese trial game

Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts break down the Singapore stars playing overseas in the second divisions.
ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and Fazrul Nawaz breakdown the next iteration of the S. League and who may challenge Albirex Niigata.

Singapore national goalkeeper Hassan Sunny says he has no expectations about a possible transfer to Japan, despite taking part in a trial game in Osaka over the weekend.

The 32-year-old played about 70 minutes with Japanese third-division side Gainare Tottori against South Korea's Incheon United at the J-Green Sakai training facility.

Hassan was invited to the game after Gainare had viewed videos of the Home United custodian, who's admitted that he's open to another overseas move after being released...

 By Nicolas Anil

JDT will 'try to dictate terms' vs. Gamba Osaka in Japan ACL playoff

Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts recap the AFC Champions League playoffs as JDT edge out Bangkok United on penalties.
ESPN FC's Jason Dasey sits down for an exclusive interview with the Crown Prince of Johor and Chairman of JDT to discuss his vision for the future of the club.

Johor Darul Ta'zim will not sit back against Gamba Osaka in their final 2017 AFC Champions League (ACL) qualifier on Tuesday night, and say they intend taking the game to their more fancied Japanese opposition.

The Southern Tigers got settled in Osaka over the weekend ahead of the crunch tie after their Malaysia Super League game against Kelantan on Saturday was postponed to give them more time to prepare.

Coach Benjamin Mora is already preparing his men for the big game, and insists they are ready...