Paul Williams

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Paul Williams is the creator and editor of Asian Football Feast, an English-language website dedicated to covering all aspects of the beautiful game throughout Asia. Based in Adelaide, Australia Paul has also written for Asia, FourFourTwo Australia, JSoccer Magazine and Kick Off Asia.

Central Coast Mariners

What is wrong with Central Coast Mariners? - Just over 18 months after being crowned champions of Australia, there appear to be major issues with a club regarded as one of the best run in Australia.

J-League Heads To Another Close Finish

Urawa Reds lead Gamba Osaka in another close finish to a J-League season.

AFC Champions League Final First Leg

Tomi Juric's goal gives Western Sydney Wanderers hope after the first leg of the AFC Champions League Final First Leg versus Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia.

J-League Resumes After World Cup Recess

The 2014 J-League seasons restarts after the break for the World Cup in Brazil.

Ange Postecoglou's Greatest Legacy

Ange Postecoglou - his World Cup squad selections show just how much belief he has in the A-League and the players who play in it.

Japan World Cup 2014 Team Profile

We look at the Blue Samurai squad for Brazil, its strengths and weaknesses and likely progress at the tournament.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Tosu top the J-League, Diego Forlan draws the crowds as the "Japanese Only" scandal rocks Urawa Reds and Gamba Osaka struggle.

Is the J-League Too Big?

Is there a case to making the J-League smaller?

AFC Champions League Rotation

Rotation has undoubtedly been the buzzword for the group stage of the 2014 AFC Champions League.

A-League Finals

The A-League Finals can only mean one thing - the annual debate about the merits of a finals system.

2014 AFC Champions League

Read a round-up of the early stages of the 2014 Asian Champions League.

Who Can Predict the A-League

Who can predict the A-League? Just when it looked like the die had been cast for the season, a few results have turned everything on its head.

AFC Splits Into East & West

The AFC Champions League tournament will be split into two until the Final, still to be played over two legs, ensuring an East vs West final.

J.League Talent Line

The J.League continues to churn out young talented players.

Manchester City All Heart

Manchester City buy 80% stake in Melbourne Heart.

A-League Expansion

When the A-League next expands the planning has to be thorough and meticulous.

Alessandro Del Piero

With Alessandro Del Piero on board the A-League has gone to a new level, highlighted most recently by Sydney FC's three-week, all expenses paid training camp in the Italian city of Jesolo, near Venice.

Perth Glory v Adelaide United

Poor scheduling by the FFA means the Perth Glory v Adelaide United match goes ahead in baking temperatures.

Melbourne Heart

Melbourne Heart presently sit alongside Gold Coast United and North Queensland Fury as failed expansion teams.

J-League Tops In Unpredictability

Since Japan's J-League went to a single season format in 2005, there have been six different winners across the eight seasons, with only the Kashima Antlers side of 2007-09 winning the title more than once.

J-League News March 2013

A look at all the J-League action for March 2013 including the Maeda Curse and a slumping Kawasaki Frontale.

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