|Full name||Goro Yamada|
|Date of birth||March 3, 1894|
|Place of birth||Nihonmatsu, Fukushima, Japan|
|Date of death||March 9, 1958(aged 64)|
|Place of death||Ota, Tokyo, Japan|
|Tokyo Aoyama Normal School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Yamada was born in Nihonmatsu on March 3, 1894. After graduating from Tokyo Aoyama Normal School, he played for Tokyo Shukyu-Dan while working as a teacher at primary school. The club won first Emperor's Cup in 1921. He played as right midfielder and captain.
In 1925, Yamada became manager for Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. He managed 2 matches at this competition, but Japan lost in both matches (0-4, v Philippines and 0-2, v Republic of China).