Category Archives: Sport

Tokyo Fox’s World Cup 2018 Overview

This was my ninth World Cup but it was one I went into with the least anticipation and excitement but once it all began in Russia it was business as usual for me. Watching all those films set in Russia … Continue reading

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Day Trip To The Toyota Stadium!

Nagoya Grampus Eight (as they were known back then) were the first team I knew of in the J-League back in the early 90’s when Leicester’s favourite son Gary Lineker announced he was moving to Japan. A few years later … Continue reading

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A Visit To Japan’s Newest Top Flight Stadium

   Modern stadia may look impressive but the match day experience can be diluted far too often as the new places fail to recreate the atmosphere that had probably been built up over decades and decades at the old ground. … Continue reading

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Blind Football World Grand Prix 2018

It was an all too familiar story in Tokyo last weekend (March 25th) as England faced their old rivals from Argentina. This time it was on the field in Shinagawa ward in the World Cup final of blind football and … Continue reading

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On The C*cks Trail……In Chiba!!

  The ‘On The Fox Trail…’ series on Tokyo Fox has generally included a fair number of shrines around Japan but for this one it’s more a case of going on the c*cks trail, if you will! As ever, I was … Continue reading

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3rd and 5th Tier Japanese Football

There are four league teams in Shizuoka prefecture; Azul Claro Numazu, Fujieda MYFC, Shimizu S-Pulse and Jubilo Iwata, and I’ve now been to all but the latter following a recent day trip to watch the first club mentioned on that … Continue reading

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Watching The Worst Team In J2 On A Cold Night In Gunma!

The idea of travelling over 100 kilometres north to watch a team rooted to the bottom of J2 play against a team floating in mid-table nothingness is probably not too appealing for many. However, with games running out this season … Continue reading

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