Kazuya Yamamura

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Kazuya Yamamura
Personal information
Full name Kazuya Yamamura
Date of birth (1989-12-02) December 2, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Nagasaki, Nagasaki, Japan
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kawasaki Frontale
Youth career
2005–2007 Kunimi High School
2008–2011 Ryutsu Keizai University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Kashima Antlers 63 (4)
2016–2018 Cerezo Osaka 85 (16)
2019– Kawasaki Frontale 31 (3)
National team
2012 Japan U-23 3 (0)
2010 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
Kashima Antlers
Winner J.League Cup 2012
Winner J.League Cup 2015
Cerezo Osaka
Winner J.League Cup 2017
Winner Emperor's Cup 2017
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Kazuya Yamamura (山村 和也, Yamamura Kazuya, born December 2, 1989) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yamamura was born in Nagasaki on December 2, 1989. After graduating from Ryutsu Keizai University, he joined J1 League club Kashima Antlers in 2012. He played many matches as defensive midfielder and center back. Kashima won the champions in the 2012 and 2015 J.League Cup. In 2016, he moved to J2 League club Cerezo Osaka. He played as defensive midfielder and Cerezo was promoted to J1 end of the 2016 season. In 2017, he mainly played as offensive midfielder. Cerezo also won the J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. In 2019, he moved to Kawasaki Frontale.

In January 2010, when Yamamura was a Ryutsu Keizai University student, he was selected the Japan national team for 2011 Asian Cup qualification. At this qualification, he debuted against Yemen on January 6. In 2012, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played 3 matches and Japan won the 4th place.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2012 Kashima Antlers J1 League 18 1 0 0 5 0 - 23 1
2013 24 3 3 1 3 0 - 30 4
2014 8 0 0 0 1 0 - 9 0
2015 13 0 2 0 5 1 0 0 20 1
2016 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 34 6 3 0 - - 37 3
2017 J1 League 27 8 5 1 3 0 - 35 9
2018 24 2 2 0 2 0 6 0 34 2
2019 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 18 2 3 0 5 0 2 0 28 2
2020 13 1 0 0 1 0 - 13 1
2021
Country Japan 179 23 18 2 25 1 8 0 330 26
Total 179 23 18 2 25 1 8 0 330 26

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2010 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Kazuya Yamamura at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Kazuya Yamamura at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

Other websites[change | change source]