|Full name||Katsuyoshi Shinto|
|Date of birth||September 15, 1960|
|Place of birth||Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1976–1978||Yasufuruichi High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Shinto was born in Hiroshima on September 15, 1960. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined his local club Mazda which played in Japan Soccer League in 1983. He moved to Mitsubishi Motors (later Urawa Reds) in 1990. He played as regular player. In 1992, founded new league J1 League. However, he lost the opportunity to play in the match. In 1993, he moved to Japan Football League club Fujita Industries (later Bellmare Hiratsuka). The club won the champions in 1993 and was promoted to J1 League. The club won 1994 Emperor's Cup and 1995 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. He retired in 1995.
On May 27, 1987, Shinto debuted for the Japan national team against Senegal. He played at 1988 Summer Olympics qualification, 1990 World Cup qualification and 1990 Asian Games. He played 15 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 1990.
After retirement, Shinto started coaching career at Bellmare Hiratsuka in 1996. In 1999, he moved to Toho Titanium. In 2001, he signed with Yokohama FC and became a manager. In 2002 season, the club finished at the bottom place and he resigned end of the season.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1983||Mazda||JSL Division 1|
|1984||JSL Division 2|
|1986/87||JSL Division 1|
|1988/89||JSL Division 2|
|1990/91||Mitsubishi Motors||JSL Division 1||21||1||1||0||22||1|
|1992||Urawa Reds||J1 League||-||0||0||1||0||1||0|
|1993||Fujita Industries||Football League||12||0||3||0||-||15||0|
|1994||Bellmare Hiratsuka||J1 League||14||0||0||0||0||0||14||0|
|Japan national team|