Author Archives: David Holden


Japan Friendlies Still On, say JFA

Despite the tragedy unfolding in Japan following the recent earthquake and tsunami, the Japanese FA have confirmed that they still intend to play their upcoming friendly matches against Montenegro and New Zealand. Japan’s match against Montenegro was scheduled to be held in Shizuoka, south-west of Tokyo, while the match against New Zealand was scheduled to […]


Netherlands Antilles – An Update

As pointed out by Paul in his previous article, the Netherlands Antilles were scheduled to be dissolved last year, however they are still listed on the FIFA site. We have been innundated with literally no requests to know what we’re talking about, but if you’re reading this then you probably already know. If not, let […]


Japan 2-2 South Korea (3-0 pen)

Japan 2-2 South Korea (After Extra Time; Japan won 3-0 on penalties) Doha, Qatar – 25/01/11 Scorers: Maeda 36, Hosogai 98 (Japan); Sung-Yeung 23 (pen), Jae-Won 120 (S. Korea) UFWC champions Japan were given a major scare by challengers South Korea, and needed extra time and a penalty shootout to emerge victorious, and advance to […]