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F.C. Tokyo
FC東京
Full name Tokyo Football Club
Nickname(s) Gas, "The Gas Men"
Founded 1935
Ground Ajinomoto Stadium
Chofu, Tokyo
Capacity 50,100
Chairman Masahiro Tsubahara
Manager Hiromi Hara(2007-)
League J. League Div.1
2006 13th Place
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F.C. Tokyo (FC東京 Efushī Tōkyō?) is a Japanese football (soccer) club playing in J. League Division 1. Its hometown is Tokyo prefecture. Unlike most J. League teams, its team name is simply Football Club Tokyo and there is no mascot character. Image File history File links FC Tokyos Crest Image by http://hqfl. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Tokyo Stadium (Japanese: 東京スタジアム) is a multipurpose stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. ... Chōfu (調布市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Rungnado May Day Stadium is the worlds largest football stadium. ... Hiromi Hara (原 博実, born October 19, 1958 at Tochigi prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese ex-soccer player. ... The Japan Professional Football League ), or J.LEAGUE ), is the top professional football (soccer) league in Japan and one of the most successful leagues in Asian club 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 No higher resolution available. ... 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 No higher resolution available. ... 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 football (soccer) league in Japan and one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. ... Tokyo ), the common English name for the Tokyo Metropolis ), is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and, unique among the prefectures, provides certain municipal services characteristic of a city. ...

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History

The team started as a company team, Tokyo Gas Football Club (東京ガスFC) in 1935. With addition of the Brazilian football player Amaral and the manager Kiyoshi Okuma at the helm, the team gradually became competitive and in 1997, the team placed second, winning the JFL championship the next year. However, at the time the team lacked the necessary qualifications for a promotion to the J1 league and so stayed in J2. 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Amaral is a music group from Zaragoza, Spain. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ...


Following this, on October 1, 1998, companies like Tokyo Gas, TEPCO, ampm, TV Tokyo, and Culture Convenience Club, set up a joint company Tokyo Football Club Company with the aim of making the team eligible for joining the J. League. In 1999, the same year the team became eligible, it won the J2 championship and joined the J1 league beginning in the 2000 season. Despite a widespread belief that the team would barely win enough to stay in the J1, the team won four games in a row since its opening game and managed to finish at the 7th spot. is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Tokyo Gas Company (東京ガス株式会社 Tōkyō Gasu Kabushiki-gaisha TYO: 9531), founded in 1885, is the primary provider of natural gas to the main cities of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Yamanashi, and Nagano. ... Tokyo Electric Power (東京電力; Tōkyō Denryoku or TEPCO) (TYO: 9501) is a company that supplies electric power to Tokyo, the surrounding Kanto region, Yamanashi Prefecture, and eastern Shizuoka Prefecture. ... ampm is a convenience store chain with branches located in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Japan. ... The logo of TV Tokyo. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Helped by its winning record, the attendance shot up and it is still above that of well-known Tokyo Verdy 1969 that moved its home town from Kawasaki, Kanagawa in 2001. Since 2002, the team welcomed Hiromi Hara as its manager and aimed for a championship with a strong offense. The 2003 season had the team finish in 4th, its highest ever. In August of the same year, it held a friendly match against one of the greatest football clubs, Real Madrid losing three–nil but gaining valuable experiences both on and off the field for what it takes to be a great football club. Tokyo Verdy 1969 ) is a football team which plays in Division 2 of Japans J. League. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Hiromi Hara (原 博実, born October 19, 1958 at Tochigi prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese ex-soccer player. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish sports club most widely known for its professional football team based in Madrid. ...


Long-time leader Amaral, nicknamed The King of Tokyo by his fans, departed the team to join Shonan Bellmare in 2004. He was replaced by Athens Olympics national football team player Yasuyuki Konno from Consadole Sapporo. In November of the same year, it won the J. League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup for its first big title since joining the J. League. Shonan Bellmare (Japanese: 湘南ベルマーレ) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yasuyuki Konno (今野 泰幸, born January 25, 1983 in Sendai, Japan) is a Japanese football player who plays for F.C. Tokyo in Japans professional J. League. ... Consadole Sapporo (Japanese: コンサドーレ札幌) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ... the 2005 final J. League Cup is a Japanese football (soccer) competition organised by J. League. ...


Stadium

It uses Ajinomoto Stadium (味の素スタジアム?) as its home ground (the official name of this stadium is Tokyo Stadium). For a long time it did not have a home stadium of its own and played at various football fields such as the National Yoyogi Stadium, the National Nishigaoka Football Field, the Edogawa Special Ward Stadium, and the Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium, but in 2001 it finally found a permanent home. Its practice grounds are Sarue Ground in Koto, Tokyo and Kodaira Ground in Kodaira, Tokyo. Tokyo Stadium (Japanese: 東京スタジアム) is a multipurpose stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. ... Tokyo Stadium (Japanese: 東京スタジアム) is a multipurpose stadium located in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Kōtō (江東区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... Kodaira (小平市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ...


Players

Current squad

As of March 15, 2007 is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

No. Position Player
1 Flag of Japan GK Yoichi Doi
2 Flag of Japan DF Teruyuki Moniwa
3 Flag of Brazil DF Evaldo
4 Flag of Japan DF Yousuke Yatsuda
6 Flag of Japan MF Yasuyuki Konno
7 Flag of Japan MF Satoru Asari
8 Flag of Japan DF Ryuji Fujiyama
9 Flag of Brazil FW Lucas
13 Flag of Japan FW Sota Hirayama
14 Flag of Japan MF Yuta Baba
15 Flag of Japan MF Norio Suzuki
16 Flag of Japan MF Reiichi Ikegami
17 Flag of Japan DF Jo Kanazawa
18 Flag of Japan MF Naohiro Ishikawa
19 Flag of Japan MF Masahiko Inoha
No. Position Player
20 Flag of Japan FW Nobuo Kawaguchi
22 Flag of Japan GK Hitoshi Shiota
23 Flag of Japan MF Yohei Kajiyama
24 Flag of Japan FW Shingo Akamine
25 Flag of Japan DF Yuhei Tokunaga
26 Flag of Japan DF Taishi Koyama
27 Flag of Japan MF Ryoichi Kurisawa
28 Flag of Japan MF Kenji Suzuki
29 Flag of Japan DF Kazumori Yoshimoto
30 Flag of Japan MF Kota Morimura
31 Flag of Japan GK Nobuyuki Abe
33 Flag of Japan FW Ryuki Kozawa
34 Flag of Japan GK Shuichi Gonda
35 Flag of Brazil FW Rychely
36 Flag of Japan DF Yuto Nagatomo
37 Flag of Japan MF Takashi Fukunishi

Notable players

World Cup players

World Cup 2006 Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A goalkeeper. ... Yoichi Doi (born July 25, 1973) is a Japanese football player, who currently plays for the J-league team FC Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Teruyuki Moniwa , born September 8, 1981) is a Japanese football player who, as of 2004 was playing for F.C. Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Evaldo Silva dos Santos or simply Evaldo born January 4, 1983, in Janauba, Brazil is a Brazilian central-defender who plays for Grêmio on loan from Vila Nova-GO until December 18, 2006. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Yasuyuki Konno (今野 泰幸, born January 25, 1983 in Sendai, Japan) is a Japanese football player who plays for F.C. Tokyo in Japans professional J. League. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Lucas Severino (born 3 January 1979) is a former Brazilian U-23 international football (soccer) striker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Sôta Hirayama (Japanese 平山 相太 (ひらやま そうた); born June 6, 1985, Kokuraminami-ku Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, height 190cm, weight 81kg) is a Japanese football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Naohiro Ishikawa (石川直宏, born May 12, 1981) is a Japanese football player who, as of 2004, was playing for F.C. Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Yuhei Tokunaga (born September 25, 1983) is a Japanese football player who, as of 2004 was playing for Waseda University. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... A goalkeeper. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Rychely Cantanhede de Oliveira, or simply Rychely (born August 6, 1987), is a Brazilian striker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... The Midfield in relation to the football positions In association football, a midfielder is a player whose position of play is midway between the attacking strikers and the defenders (highlighted in blue on the diagram). ... Takashi Fukunishi (born September 1, 1976) is a Japanese football player, who currently plays for the J-league team Jubilo Iwata. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Paraguay. ... Santiago Salcedo is a Paraguayan soccer player who was the top striker in Copa Libertadores 2005, scoring nine goals. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... Paulo Cesar Wanchope Watson (IPA: ) (born July 31, 1976) is a Costa Rican football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Wagner Augusto Lopes (呂比須 ワグナー) ( born January 29, 1969) was a former Japanese footballer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Kenji Fukuda , born November 21, 1977 in Ehime, Japan) is a Japanese football player, who currently plays for Spanish division 2 side Numancia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Takuya Jinno (born 1 June 1970) is a retired Japanese football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Akira Kaji (加地 亮, born January 13, 1980 at Hyogo prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese professional soccer player. ... “2006 World Cup” redirects here. ...

World Cup 2002 Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Yoichi Doi (born July 25, 1973) is a Japanese football player, who currently plays for the J-league team FC Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Teruyuki Moniwa , born September 8, 1981) is a Japanese football player who, as of 2004 was playing for F.C. Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... Paulo Cesar Wanchope Watson (IPA: ) (born July 31, 1976) is a Costa Rican football player. ...

Managers

Manager Nat. Tenure
Kiyoshi Okuma Flag of Japan Japan 1999-2001
Hiromi Hara Flag of Japan Japan 2002-2005
Alexandre Tadeu Gallo Flag of Brazil Brazil 2006
Hisao Kuramata Flag of Japan Japan 2006
Hiromi Hara Flag of Japan Japan 2007-

Team record

J. League

Season League Place GP Pts Win Draw Lose Average Crowd
1999 J2 Runners-up / 10 36 64 21 3 12 3,498
2000 J1 1st stage 6 / 16 15 23 8 0 7 11,807
J1 2nd stage 8 / 16 15 20 7 1 7
J1 Total 7 / 16 30 43 15 1 14
2001 J1 1st stage 9 / 16 15 21 8 0 7 22,313
J1 2nd stage 8 / 16 15 20 5 5 5
J1 Total 8 / 16 30 41 13 5 12
2002 J1 1st stage 10 / 16 15 17 5 2 8 22,173
J1 2nd stage 5 / 16 15 22 8 0 7
J1 Total 9 / 16 30 39 13 2 15
2003 J1 1st stage 4 / 16 15 25 7 4 4 24,932
J1 2nd stage 5 / 16 15 24 6 6 3
J1 Total 4 / 16 30 49 13 10 7
2004 J1 1st stage 6 / 16 15 23 6 5 4 25,438
J1 2nd stage 10 / 16 15 18 4 6 5
J1 Total 8 / 16 30 41 10 11 9
2005 J1 10 / 18 34 47 11 14 9 27,101
2006 J1 13 / 18 34 43 13 4 17 24,096
2007 J1
 
Key to colors
          Played in 1st division league
          Played in 2nd division league

Other domestic competitions

Emperor's Cup

Season Result
1999 4th Round
2000 3rd Round
2001 3rd Round
2002 3rd Round
2003 4th Round
2004 Quarter-finals
2005 5th Round
2006 5th Round
2007
 

J. League Cup

Season Result
1999 Semi-finals
2000 2nd Round
2001 2nd Round
2002 Quarter-finals
2003 Quarter-finals
2004 Champions
2005 Group Stage
2006 Group Stage
2007

Titles

External links

  • (English) F.C. Tokyo Official Site
  • (Japanese) F.C. Tokyo Official Site
  • (English) UK F.C Tokyo Site

 
 

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