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Cerezo Osaka
セレッソ大阪
Full name Cerezo Osaka
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Founded 1957
Ground Nagai Stadium
Higashisumiyoshi-ku, Osaka
Capacity 47,000
Chairman Hiroyuki Idehara
Manager Yuji Tsukada (Apr. 2006 - )
League J. League
J. League 2005 5th Place
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Cerezo Osaka (セレッソ大阪 Seresso Ōsaka?) is a J. League team. The team name Cerezo means cherry blossom in Spanish, which is also the flower of Ōsaka city. Image File history File links Cerezo Osakas Crest Image by http://hqfl. ... Nagai Stadium is a football stadium in the Japanese city of Osaka. ... Higashisumiyoshi (東住吉区, -ku) is one of 24 wards in Osaka, Japan. ... Osaka Castle (ÅŒsaka-jō) Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station The Osaka Tower (TsÅ«tenkaku) Osaka City   listen? (大阪市; ÅŒsaka-shi) is the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... This is a list of major football (soccer) stadia, grouped by country and ordered by capacity. ... The Japan Professional Football League ), or J. League ), is the top professional soccer league in Japan, and the most successful professional football league in Asia. ... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... body of kit template - modified to include navyblue stripes It creates based on Image:Kit body whitestripes. ... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links left arm of kit template File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... body of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... rightarm of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... Image File history File links Kit_shorts. ... socks of kit template File links The following pages link to this file: Arsenal F.C. Ajax Amsterdam AZ Alkmaar A.S. Roma Torino Calcio A.C. Milan ACF Fiorentina Bristol City F.C. Charlton Athletic F.C. Chievo Verona Chelsea F.C. England national football team Wikipedia:WikiProject Football... The Japan Professional Football League ), or J. League ), is the top professional soccer league in Japan, and the most successful professional football league in Asia. ... Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin showing cherry trees in flower Cherry tree blossoms A cherry is both a tree and its fleshy fruit, a type known as a drupe with a single hard pit enclosing the seed. ...


The team's home town is Osaka, Osaka and plays at Nagai Stadium. It practices at Minamitsumori Sakura Sports Park, Maishima Sports Island, and Amagasaki Yanmar Diesel Ground. Osaka Castle (ÅŒsaka-jō) Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station The Osaka Tower (TsÅ«tenkaku) Osaka City   listen? (大阪市; ÅŒsaka-shi) is the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... Nagai Stadium is a football stadium in the Japanese city of Osaka. ... Amagasaki (尼崎市; -shi) is a city located in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. ...


The team started as the company team of Yanmar and played in the now-disbanded Japan Soccer League. In 1994, it won the Japan Football League championship and was promoted to the J1 League in 1995. In 2001, it finished in the last spot and was relegated to the J2 league. It managed to finish in second for the 2002 season and returned to J1 in 2003. Yanmar Co. ... Japan Soccer League ), or JSL, was the top flight soccer league in Japan between 1965 and 1992, and was the precursor to the current professional league, the J. League. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The former Japan Football League ) was a football (soccer) league that existed from 1992 to 1998. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

J-League Division 1 Record

  • 1993 - Didn't enter
  • 1994 - Didn't enter
  • 1995 - 8th
  • 1996 - 13th
  • 1997 - 11th
  • 1998 - 9th
  • 1999 - 6th
  • 2000 - 5th
  • 2001 - 16th
  • 2002 - Division 2
  • 2003 - 9th
  • 2004 - 15th
  • 2005 - 5th

Current players

Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Hiroaki Morishima (born 30 April 1972 in Hiroshima) is a Japanese football midfielder. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Hiroshi Nanami (名波 浩, born November 28, 1972, Shizuoka) is a professional footballer for Jubilo Iwata of the J. League, the top professional football league in Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Takuya Yamada (born 24 August 1974) is a Japanese football player who currently plays for Cerezo Osaka. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Akinori Nishizawa (西澤明訓, born 18 June 1976 in Shizuoka) is a Japanese football striker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Yoshito Okubo (Japanese: 大久保嘉人, born June 9, 1982, Kanda, Fukuoka) is a Japanese football player who, as of 2005 was playing for RCD Mallorca. ...

Former Players

Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Hisato Satō , born March 12, 1982) is a Japanese soccer player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Akira Kaji (加地 亮, born January 13, 1980 at Hyogo prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese professional soccer player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Toshinobu Katsuya (born 2 September 1961) is a reitred Japanese football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama_(bordered). ... Jorge Dely Valdes (born March 12, 1967 in Colon, Panama) is a Panamanian football player, one of the best of his generation. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Gilmar Luís Rinaldi (born January 13, 1959 in Erexim, RS) is a former Brazilian football goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Ha Seok-Ju (born 20 February 1968) is a retired South Korean football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Sun-Hong Hwang (born July 14, 1968) was a South Korean football player; he announced his international retirement following the end of the 2002 World Cup tournament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Noh Jung-Yoon (born 28-Mar-1971) was a South Korean footballer who spent almost his whole career in the J-League, with a spell in the Dutch League. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Yoon Jung-Hwan (born 16 February 1973) is a South Korean football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea_(bordered). ... Kim Do-Keun (born 2 March 1972) is a South Korean football player. ...

Titles

Yammar

  • Japan Soccer League: (4) 1971, 1974, 1975, 1980
  • JSL Cup: (2) 1983, 1984
  • Emperor's Cup: (3) 1968, 1970, 1974

Cerezo Osaka

  • Japan Football League: (1) 1994 (as the company team)

Managers

  • 1994 - 1996 Brazil Paulo Emilio
  • 1996 - 1996 Hiroshi Sowa
  • 1997 - 1997 Brazil Levir Culpi
  • 1998 - 1998 Yasutaro Matsuki
  • 1999 - 1999 Rene Desaeyere
  • 2000 - 2001 Hiroshi Soejima
  • 2001 - 2001 Brazil João Carlos
  • 2001 - 2003 Akihiro Nishimura
  • 2003 - 2003 Yuji Tsukada
  • 2004 - 2004 Croatia Nadoveza Petar
  • 2004 - 2004 Bosnia and Herzegovina Fuad Muzurovic
  • 2004 - 2004 Croatia Albert Pobor
  • 2004 - 2006 Shinji Kobayashi
  • 2006 - 2006 Yuji Tsukada

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External links

  • (English) Cerezo Osaka Official Site
  • (Japanese) Cerezo Osaka Official Site


Japan Professional Football League
Members in 2006 season
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Division 1 (J1)
Niigata | Kashima | Chiba | Omiya | Urawa | FC Tokyo | Kawasaki | Yokohama FM
Kofu | Shimizu | Iwata | Nagoya | Kyoto | G.Osaka | C.Osaka | Hiroshima | Fukuoka | Oita
Division 2 (J2)
Sapporo | Sendai | Yamagata | Mito | Kusatsu | Kashiwa
Tokyo V. | Yokohama FC | Shonan | Kobe | Tokushima | Ehime | Tosu

  Results from FactBites:
 
Sports Venue Technology - Nagai World Cup Stadium, Osaka, Japan (984 words)
Built originally for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Nagai Stadium in Osaka was the oldest venue to be used for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™.
Located 10km from the centre of Osaka City in the Kansai region of western Japan, Nagai Stadium is set in the expansive Nagai Park, in Higashisumiyoshi-ku.
Cerezo Osaka is the team, which uses Nagai Stadium as its home ground, though the team plays in the J.League's second division, with Gamba Osaka being in Japan's top-flight division.
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