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 By John Duerden

Thai skipper Theerathon chased by Cerezo Osaka in Japan - report

Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts assess Chanathip Songkrasin's move to the J-League and what to expect moving forward.
Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson preview next month's World Cup qualifying playoff between Syria and Australia.

Thailand captain Theerathon Bunmathan is being chased by Cerezo Osaka, according to reports in Japan and his homeland.

The 27-year-old defender could become the second Thai international to the J.League, following in the footsteps of Chanathip Songkrasin, on loan with Consadole Sapporo.

Nikkei Sports reports that Cerezo could make a move to bring the player in for the 2017 J.League season.

The left-back is one of the biggest names in Southeast Asian football. He first caught Japanese attention by...

 By John Duerden

Leeds United tracking Japan midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi - report

ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill discuss their early impressions of Lukas Podolski at Japanese side, Vissel Kobe.
Japan qualified for their sixth straight World Cup following their 2-0 win over Australia.

Leeds United are on the trail of young Japanese international Yosuke Ideguchi, according to reports in Tokyo, with the Championship club ready to offer around £700,000 to trigger the midfielder's release clause.

Ideguchi hit the international headlines on Aug. 31 with a spectacular strike -- his first goal for his country -- to give Japan a 2-0 win over Australia in Saitama that sealed a place in the 2018 World Cup.

Sports Nippon reports that there is a high possibility of the deal going through...

 By Paul Murphy

Thailand won't roll over for Socceroos after defensive improvements

Japan qualified for their sixth straight World Cup following their 2-0 win over Australia.
Jason Dasey and David Mitchell recap Australia's defeat to Japan and evaluate the Socceroos' prospects for qualifying.
Australia's Jackson Irvine credits Japan's game plan and still feels Australia can qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

BANGKOK -- Australia would be well advised not to take a more defensive Thailand lightly as they attempt to seal automatic qualification from Group B in Tuesday's final matchday of the World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign.

The Socceroos' 2-0 defeat to Japan on Thursday has left them in a precarious position, with a crushing win over the Thais their best chance of booking their place in Russia next year.

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They will need to overturn a two-goal deficit compared to Saudi Arabia to avoid being subjected...

Australia to rebound from Japan loss to qualify for World Cup - Milligan

Australia's Jackson Irvine credits Japan's game plan and still feels Australia can qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

TOKYO -- Mark Milligan is adamant the Australia can bounce back from the disappointment of their 2-0 loss to Japan in AFC World Cup qualifying on Thursday night, insisting that the Socceroos did not underestimate their opponents in the lead up.

"No, definitely not", Milligan told ESPN FC after wearing the captain's armband in the absence of Mile Jedinak.

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"You don't underestimate anyone and we won't underestimate Thailand on Tuesday night. We definitely did our homework. Maybe we didn't execute...