J.League, Samurai Blue and Nadeshiko Fixtures (Football Japan Fixtures Calendar 2013)

A full, comprehensive fixtures calendar for the forthcoming Japanese football season, including kick-off times and stadium addresses, and which covers J.League Divisions 1 and 2, the Yamazaki Nabisco and Emperor’s Cups, the AFC Champions League matches in which Japanese sides are participating, and senior Men’s and Women’s internationals can be accessed at the following links:


iCal (.ics file type) is compatible with most calendar software including Google Calendar, Apple iCal, Microsoft Outlook, Lotus Notes and Yahoo Calendar. It will also work with Android and Apple smartphones and tablets. Any updates made to the calendar as the season progresses will automatically be reflected on your device.

To add the Calendar to a Google Calendar, click “Other Calendars”, then “Add by URL”. Copy and paste the iCal link provided above into the field marked “URL”, then click “Add Calendar”. The Football Japan calendar will be added to your list of calendars. A summary of these instructions on the Google website can be found here.

To add the Calendar to an iOS device, tap the “Settings” icon. Tap “Mail, Contacts, Calendars”, and then “Add Account…”. Then press “Other”, and “Add Subscribed Calendar”. Copy and paste the iCal link from above into the “Server” field, and press “Next”. Your device will then attempt to verify the subscription, and once successful, simply choose “Save” to complete the subscription. However, if you have any other Apple devices it is highly recommended that you first subscribe via Calendar or iCal on OS X, before adding the calendar on iOS. See page 67 of the current iPad User Guide here for further information if required.

Details on how to subscribe to the calendar using Microsoft Outlook can be found here, for Lotus Notes users a video guide has been produced here, and details on subscriptions via Yahoo Calendar are available here.

If you wish to see Japan Football League or L.League fixtures added to the calendar, or if you have any feedback or suggestions, please send me an email or contact me on Twitter at


92nd Emperor’s Cup: Semi-Final Fixtures

29 Dec
Match Home vs Away Venue
85 Gamba Osaka vs Kashima Antlers Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa
86 Yokohama F-Marinos vs Kashiwa Reysol National Olympic Stadium

Match 85 kick-off is at 13:00 JST. Match 86 kick-off is at 15:00 JST.

92nd Emperor’s Cup: Quarter-Final Fixtures

23 Dec
Match Home vs Away Venue
81 Gamba Osaka vs Cerezo Osaka Nagai Stadium
82 JEF United Chiba vs Kashima Antlers Ajinomoto Stadium
83 Yokohama F-Marinos vs Nagoya Grampus Mizuho Athletic Stadium
84 Omiya Ardija vs Kashiwa Reysol Kumagaya Athletic Stadium

All matches kick-off at 13:00 JST, with the exception of Match 82 (15:00).

92nd Emperor’s Cup: Round 4 Fixtures

15 Dec
Match Home vs Away Venue
73 Gamba Osaka vs FC Machida Zelvia Osaka Expo ’70 Stadium
74 Cerezo Osaka vs Shimizu S-Pulse Nagai Stadium
75 JEF United Chiba vs Fukushima United Fukuda Denshi Arena
76 Kashima Antlers vs Jubilo Iwata Kashima Soccer Stadium
77 Urawa Red Diamonds vs Yokohama F-Marinos Kumagaya Athletic Stadium
78 Nagoya Grampus vs Roasso Kumamoto Mizuho Athletic Stadium
79 Omiya Ardija vs Kawasaki Frontale NACK5 Stadium
80 Kashiwa Reysol vs Yokogawa Musashino Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium

All matches kick-off at 13:00 JST, with the exception of Match 74 (17:00), Match 77 (16:00) and Match 78 (15:00).

J.League Division 1: Matchday 34 Fixtures

1 December
Kick-off (JST) Home vs Away Venue
15:30 Kashima Antlers vs Kashiwa Reysol Kashima Soccer Stadium
15:30 Urawa Red Diamonds vs Nagoya Grampus Saitama Stadium 2002
15:30 FC Tokyo vs Vegalta Sendai Ajinomoto Stadium
15:30 Yokohama F-Marinos vs Sagan Tosu Nissan Stadium
15:30 Albirex Niigata vs Consadole Sapporo Tohoku Denryoku Big Swan Stadium
15:30 Shimizu S-Pulse vs Omiya Ardija Outsourcing Stadium Nihondaira
15:30 Jubilo Iwata vs Gamba Osaka Yamaha Stadium
15:30 Cerezo Osaka vs Kawasaki Frontale Nagai Stadium
15:30 Vissel Kobe vs Sanfrecce Hiroshima HOME’S Stadium Kobe

J.League Division 1: Matchday 33 Fixtures

24 November
Kick-off (JST) Home vs Away Venue
14:00 Vegalta Sendai vs Albirex Niigata Yurtec Stadium Sendai
14:00 Nagoya Grampus vs Kashima Antlers Toyota Stadium
14:00 Gamba Osaka vs FC Tokyo Osaka Expo ’70 Stadium
14:00 Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Cerezo Osaka Hiroshima Big Arch
14:00 Sagan Tosu vs Urawa Red Diamonds Best Amenity Stadium
17:00 Consadole Sapporo vs Yokohama F-Marinos Sapporo Dome
17:00 Omiya Ardija vs Jubilo Iwata NACK5 Stadium
17:00 Kashiwa Reysol vs Vissel Kobe Hitachi Kashiwa Soccer Stadium
17:00 Kawasaki Frontale vs Shimizu S-Pulse Todoroki Athletics Stadium