|Full name||Hisashi Tsuchida|
|Date of birth||February 1, 1967|
|Place of birth||Okayama, Okayama, Japan|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 1+1⁄2 in)|
|1982–1984||Okayama University of Science High School|
|1985–1988||Osaka University of Economics|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Tsuchida was born in Okayama on February 1, 1967. After graduating from Osaka University of Economics, he joined Japan Soccer League club Mitsubishi Motors (later Urawa Reds) in 1989. He played many matches as goalkeeper from 1991. In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and founded new league J1 League. He battles with Yuki Takita for the position for a long time. He played as regular goalkeeper in 1994 and 1995. However he lost regular position for injury in 1996, and his opportunity to play decreased from 1997. He could not play at all in the matches from 1999. He retired with rival Takita end of 2000 season.
In 1988, when Tsuchida was an Osaka University of Economics student, he was selected Japan national "B team" for 1988 Asian Cup. At this competition, he played one game. However, Japan Football Association don't count as Japan national team match because this Japan team was "B team" not "top team".
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1989/90||Mitsubishi Motors||JSL Division 2||3||0||0||0||0||0||3||0|
|1990/91||JSL Division 1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|1992||Urawa Reds||J1 League||-||4||0||9||0||13||0|