Atsuhiro Miura

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Atsuhiro Miura
Personal information
Full name Atsuhiro Miura
Date of birth (1974-07-24) July 24, 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth Oita, Oita, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1990–1992 Kunimi High School
1993 Aoyama Gakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Yokohama Flügels 145 (22)
1999–2000 Yokohama F. Marinos 55 (7)
2001–2004 Tokyo Verdy 79 (10)
2005–2007 Vissel Kobe 76 (21)
2007–2010 Yokohama FC 72 (5)
Total 427 (65)
National team
2000 Japan U-23 3 (0)
1999–2005 Japan 25 (1)
Teams managed
2020– Vissel Kobe
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atsuhiro Miura (三浦 淳寛, Miura Atsuhiro, born July 24, 1974) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team. He used his name "三浦 淳宏" until 2009.

Biography[change | change source]

Miura was born in Oita on July 24, 1974. After dropped out from Aoyama Gakuin University, he joined J1 League club Yokohama Flügels in 1994. He became a regular player in 1995 and he mainly played as left midfielder. The club won the champions at 1994–95 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. In 1998, the club won Emperor's Cup. However the club was disbanded end of 1998 season due to financial strain, he moved to Yokohama F. Marinos. He moved to Tokyo Verdy in 2001. However his opportunity to play decreased behind Takahito Soma while Miura was away from the club for Japan national team. He moved to Vissel Kobe in 2005. Although he served as captain, his opportunity to play decreased in 2007. In August 2007, he moved to Yokohama FC which was founded by Yokohama Flügels supporters. He retired end of 2010 season.

On June 6, 1999, Miura debuted for the Japan national team against Peru. He also played at 1999 Copa América. In September 2000, he was selected Japan for the Japan U-23 national team as over aged player for 2000 Summer Olympics. In October, he played at 2000 Asian Cup and Japan won the champions. In 2001, he played at 2001 Confederations Cup and Japan won the 2nd place. In 2003, he was selected Japan for the first time in 2 years. Although he played as left side-back, there were few opportunity to play behind Alessandro Santos. He was also selected Japan for 2004 Asian Cup which won the champions and 2005 Confederations Cup. However he did not play in the match at both competition. He played 25 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 2005.

In 2018, Miura signed with Vissel Kobe and became a sporting director. In September 2020, he became a manager as Thorsten Fink successor.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1994 Yokohama Flügels J1 League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995 51 6 2 1 - 53 7
1996 30 3 2 0 14 0 46 3
1997 32 3 5 2 10 1 47 6
1998 32 10 5 0 3 2 40 12
1999 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 29 2 3 0 6 0 38 2
2000 26 5 1 0 3 0 30 5
2001 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 22 3 0 0 2 0 24 3
2002 8 1 0 0 0 0 8 1
2003 26 2 3 0 4 1 33 3
2004 23 4 1 0 0 0 24 4
2005 Vissel Kobe J1 League 25 6 2 0 0 0 27 6
2006 J2 League 46 15 0 0 - 46 15
2007 J1 League 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
2007 Yokohama FC J1 League 9 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2008 J2 League 37 2 2 0 - 39 2
2009 24 3 1 0 - 25 3
2010 2 0 0 0 - 2 0
Country Japan 427 65 25 3 43 4 495 72
Total 427 65 25 3 43 4 495 72

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1999 5 1
2000 8 0
2001 3 0
2002 0 0
2003 1 0
2004 6 0
2005 2 0
Total 25 1

References[change | change source]

  1. Atsuhiro Miura at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Atsuhiro Miura at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

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