Tag Archives: World Cup 2002

Watching Football In Niigata At The Stadium Used In The 2002 FIFA World Cup

England played in five different Japanese cities in the FIFA World Cup 2002. They were in Saitama, Sapporo, Osaka, Shizuoka and Niigata with the latter one being a game which I often forget about. It was against Denmark in the … Continue reading

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TF Flashback: World Cup Museum & Stadium Tour In Seoul (2006)

The FIFA World Cup came to Asia twenty years ago when it kicked off on May 31st. This particular tournament is one that I’ve reminisced about a fair few times with regard to the effect it had on my decision … Continue reading

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Golden Week J-League Football In Kobe

  Watching J-League matches close to home is hard enough at the best of times due to work, family and kick off scheduling so to take in a game whilst away from Tokyo needs a fair bit of luck. Fitting in … Continue reading

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Friday Night Football

Dare I say it but I have actually quite enjoyed the recent international break following the fortunes of the like of England, Wales and Northern Ireland at the business end of European Championship qualification. It was also nice to see … Continue reading

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Our Own Private Tour Of The Stadium In Yokohama Which Hosted The 2002 World Cup Final

It’s fair to say that seeing Japan co-host the World Cup in 2002 had some bearing on my decision to want to come here to live. At the time I was on the dole so could devote more hours to … Continue reading

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