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Encyclopedia > FC Tokyo
F.C. Tokyo
Full name Tokyo Football Club
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Founded 1935
Ground Ajinomoto Stadium
Chofu, Tokyo
Capacity 50,000
Chairman Masahiro Tsubahara
Manager Hiromi Hara
League J. League Div.1
J. League 2004 8th place (1st: 6th, 2nd: 10th)
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F.C. Tokyo(FC東京) is a J. League team. Unlike most J. League teams, its team name is simply Football Club Tokyo and has no mascot character. 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Chōfu (調布市; -shi) is a city located in Tokyo, Japan. ... This is a list of major football (soccer) stadiums, grouped by country and ordered by capacity. ... The J. League (in Japanese: Jリーグ, Officially 日本プロサッカーリーグ) is the top professional football league in Japan. ... left arm 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... 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... shorts 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... 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... left arm 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... 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... shorts 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... 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 J. League (in Japanese: Jリーグ, Officially 日本プロサッカーリーグ) is the top professional football league in Japan. ...


Its hometown is Tokyo perfecture and uses Ajinomoto Stadium as its home ground. For a long time it did not have a home stadium of its own and various football field like the National Yoyogi Stadium, the National Nishigaoka Football Field, the Edogawa Special Ward Stadium, the Komazawa Olympic Park Stadium but finally found a permanent home that it currently uses in 2001. Its practice gorunds are Sarue Ground in Koto, Tokyo and Kodaira Ground in Kodaira, Tokyo. Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō  listen, literally eastern capital), is located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu in Japan. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the 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. ...


The team started as a company team, Tokyo Gas Football Club in 1935. With addition of the Brazilian football player Amarao and the manager Kiyoshi Okuma at the helm, the team gradually became competitive and in 1997, the team archieved the second and the next year a championship in JFL. However, the team lacked the necessary qualifications for a promotion to the J1 league. 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Reef. ...


Thus on October 1, 1998, companies like Tokyo Gas, TEPCO, am/pm Japan, TV Tokyo, and Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. set up a joint company Tokyo Football Club Company with the aim of making the team eligible for joining the J. League. On 1999, the same year the team became eligible, it won the J2 championship and joined the J1 league from 2000. 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. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... TV TOKYO Corporation (abbreviated name: TX, Japanese: 株式会社テレビ東京, Kabushiki Gaisha Terebi Tōkyō) is a local TV station based in Tokyo, Japan. ... 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the 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 on 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 at 4th spot besting its previous record. On August of the same year, it held a friendly match against one of the greatest football clubs, Real Madrid getting beaten three to zero 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 Japans J. League. ... For the Kawasaki company see Kawasaki Heavy Industries. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 - Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Emblem Real Madrid Club de Fútbol of Spain is the worlds most successful football club for the 20th century, rank by the governing body of international football FIFA, just ahead of Manchester United. ...


The long time leader and nicknamed The King of Tokyo by its fans, Amarao departed the team to join Shonan Bellmare on 2004 but had a Athen Olympic national football team player Yasuyuki Konno from Consadole Sapporo join the team. On November of the same year, it won the Nabisco cup for the 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. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ...


Title

  • 1998 - JFL championship (as Tokyo Gas Football Club)
  • 2004 - Nabisco Cup championship

1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External Link

  • F.C. Tokyo Official Site (http://www.fctokyo.co.jp/english/index.phtml)


Japan Professional Football League
Members in 2005 season
Division 1 (J1)

Niigata | Kashima | Kashiwa | Chiba | Omiya | Urawa | F.C. Tokyo | Tokyo V. | Kawasaki The J. League (in Japanese: Jリーグ, Officially 日本プロサッカーリーグ) is the top professional football league in Japan. ... Albirex Niigata(アルビレックス新潟) is a J. League team. ... Kashima Antlers F.C.(鹿島アントラーズ) is a J. League team. ... Kashiwa Reysol is a J. League team. ... JEF United Ichihara Chiba (ジェフユナイテッド市原・千葉) is a J. League team. ... The Urawa Red Diamonds (Japanese: 浦和レッドダイヤモンズ), also known as Urawa Reds (Japanese: 浦和レッズ), are one of the most popular football clubs in the J. League. ... Tokyo Verdy 1969 is a football team which plays Japans J. League. ... Kawasaki Frontale (Japanese: 川崎フロンターレ) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ...

Yokohama F.M. | Shimizu | Iwata | Nagoya | G.Osaka | C.Osaka | Kobe | Hiroshima | Oita Yokohama F.Marinos is a Japanese football team which participates in the professional J. League. ... Shimizu S-Pulse(清水エスパルス) is a J. League team. ... Nagoya Grampus Eight is a Japanese football team which plays in the first division of the J. League. ... Gamba Osaka (Japanese: ガンバ大阪) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 1. ... Cerezo Osaka(セレッソ大阪) is a J. League team. ... Vissel Kobe (Japanese: ヴィッセル神戸) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J. League Division 1. ... Sanfrecce Hiroshima(サンフレッチェ広島) is a J. League team. ... Oita Trinita(大分トリニータ) is a J. League team. ...

Division 2 (J2)

Sapporo | Sendai | Yamagata | Mito | Kusatsu | Yokohama FC | Shonan | Kofu | Kyoto | Tokushima | Fukuoka | Tosu Vegalta Sendai (Japanese: ベガルタ仙台) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ... 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. ... Tokushima VORTIS (Japanese: 徳島ヴォルティス) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ... Avispa Fukuoka (Japanese: アビスパ福岡) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ... Sagan Tosu (Japanese: サガン鳥栖) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ...


 
 

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