FC Machida Zelvia

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FC Machida Zelvia
FC町田ゼルビア
Full nameFC Machida Zelvia
Founded1977
GroundMachida Municipal Athletic Stadium
Machida, Tokyo
Ground Capacity8,924
ChairmanMinoru Moriya
ManagerOsvaldo Ardiles
LeagueJ2 League

FC Machida Zelvia (FC町田ゼルビア, Efushī Machida Zelvia) [1] is a Japanese professional football club[2] in Machida in the Tokyo region.[3]

History[change | change source]

The club was founded in 1989.[4]

In 2010, Machida Zelvia formed a partnership with Major League Soccer's D.C. United. This was the first partnership between a Japanese football club and American soccer club.[5]

In 2012, the club was promoted to the J.League in its second division.[6]

  • 1989-1996 FC Machida Top
  • 1997-present FC Machida Zelvia

League position[change | change source]

Managers[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. FC is an acronym. FC stands for "Football Club". In the J-League, the team is one of seven with FC in the club name.
  2. TransferMarkt.co.uk, FC Machida Zelvia; retrieved 2012-7-6.
  3. Soccerway.com, "FC Machida Zelvia"; retrieved 2012-3-9.
  4. J.League
  5. D.C. United, "D.C. United to partner with FC Machida Zelvia," Archived 2010-03-28 at the Wayback Machine March 10, 2010; retrieved 2012-3-9.
  6. McKirdy, Andrew, "Ardiles ready to face new challenge", Japan Times, March 6, 2012; retrieved 2012-3-9.

Other websites[change | change source]

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