Atsushi Yoneyama

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Atsushi Yoneyama
Personal information
Full name Atsushi Yoneyama
Date of birth (1976-11-20) November 20, 1976 (age 44)
Place of birth Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1992–1994 Toin Gakuen High School
1995–1997 Komazawa University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2005 Tokyo Verdy 198 (10)
2006 Kawasaki Frontale 7 (0)
2007–2008 Nagoya Grampus 39 (1)
2009–2010 Tochigi SC 54 (0)
Total 298 (11)
National team
2000 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atsushi Yoneyama (米山 篤志, Yoneyama Atsushi, born November 20, 1976) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yoneyama was born in Utsunomiya on November 20, 1976. When he was a Komazawa University student, he joined Verdy Kawasaki (later Tokyo Verdy) in 1998. He became a regular player as center-back among the teams where generations change. In 2004, the club won the champions J.League Cup. However, the club was relegated to J2 League in 2005. He moved to Kawasaki Frontale in 2006. However, there were few opportunities to play, so he moved to Nagoya Grampus Eight (later Nagoya Grampus) in 2007. In 2009, he moved to his local club Tochigi SC in J2 League. He left the club end of 2010 season and announced his retirement in November 2011.

In February 2000, Yoneyama was selected the Japan national team for 2000 Asian Cup qualification. At this qualification, on February 16 he debuted against Brunei.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1998 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 15 0 3 0 2 1 20 1
1999 29 2 4 1 4 0 37 3
2000 30 1 2 0 6 0 38 1
2001 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 21 1 3 1 2 0 26 2
2002 28 2 1 0 6 0 35 3
2003 23 0 2 0 3 0 28 0
2004 29 3 5 1 8 1 42 5
2005 23 1 0 0 2 0 25 1
2006 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 7 0 0 0 1 0 8 0
2007 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 21 0 1 0 2 0 24 0
2008 Nagoya Grampus J1 League 18 1 1 0 6 0 25 1
2009 Tochigi SC J2 League 37 0 1 0 - 38 0
2010 17 0 0 0 - 17 0
Country Japan 298 11 23 3 42 2 363 16
Total 298 11 23 3 42 2 363 16

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2000 1 0
Total 1 0

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