Albirex Niigata

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Albirex Niigata
Full nameAlbirex Niigata
GroundNiigata Stadium
ChairmanYukio Nakano
ManagerMasaaki Yanagishita
LeagueJ1 League
2022J2 League, 1st

Albirex Niigata (アルビレックス新潟, Arubirekkusu Nīgata) is a Japanese professional football club[1] in Niigata.[2]

In 2012, Masaaki Yanagishita was named coach.[3]

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1955.[2]

  • 1955-1994 Niigata Eleven
  • 1995-1996 Albireo Niigata
  • 1997-present Albirex Niigata

League title[change | change source]

League position[change | change source]

Former position[change | change source]

Notable achievement[change | change source]

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2009, Pedro Bispo Moreira Júnior made three goals in one game against Sanfrecce Hiroshima.[4]

In 2010, Marcio Richardez scored three times in one game against Vegalta Sendai.[4]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1., "Japan J.League Teams" Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-7-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1, "Albirex Niigata". Retrieved 2012-3-2.
  3., Masaaki Yanagishita. Retrieved 2012-7-5.
  4. 4.0 4.1, "3 Goals in one game"[permanent dead link]. Retrieved 2012-7-5.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Albirex Niigata at Wikimedia Commons