Albirex Niigata

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Albirex Niigata
Full nameAlbirex Niigata
Founded1955
GroundNiigata Stadium
Ground Capacity42,300
ChairmanYukio Nakano
ManagerMasaaki Yanagishita
LeagueJ1 League
2011J1 League, 14th

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

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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]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Jsoccer.com, "Japan J.League Teams" Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Soccerway.com, "Albirex Niigata"; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  3. TransferMarkt.co.uk, Masaaki Yanagishita; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  4. 4.0 4.1 WorldFootball.net, "3 Goals in one game"; retrieved 2012-7-5.

Other websites[change | change source]

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