List of football clubs in Japan

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The List of Japanese football teams is evolving. The list is changing as the popularity of Japanese Association football (soccer) grows.[1]

J.League[change | change source]

The sport has a long-term expansion program called the "Hundred Year Plan."[1]

The number of teams in J. League Division 1 is stable; however, the list of teams is variable depending on seasonal win-loss statistics.[1]

The number of teams in J. League Division 2 is expanding slowly; and creation of a Division 3 is proposed.[1]

Division 1[change | change source]

There are 18 Division 1 (J1) teams.[2] In 2012, the J1 teams are:

Division 2[change | change source]

There are 20+ Division 2 (J2) teams.[2] In 2012, the J2 teams are:

Japan Football League[change | change source]

The amateur Japan Football League (JFL) has 17 teams.[43] In 2012, the JFL teams are:

In 2012, Arte Takasaki was removed from the list of JFL teams.[46]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 ""History of the J.League"". RisingSunNews.com. Archived from the original on 2012-06-02. Retrieved 2012-03-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2012 Club Guide". Archived from the original on 2012-03-10. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  3. "Albirex Niigata" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  4. "Cerzo Osakaa". Archived from the original on 2013-06-25.}}
  5. "Consadole Sapporo" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  6. "F.C. Tokyo". Archived from the original on 2012-07-04. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  7. "Gama Osaka". Archived from the original on 2015-01-13. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  8. "Jubilo Iwata]". Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  9. "Kashima Antlers". Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  10. "Kashiwa Reysol". Archived from the original on 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  11. "Kawasaki Frontale". Archived from the original on 2012-03-28.; [http://www.frontale.co.jp/ Kawasaki Frontale | language=ja |access-date= 2012-03-09}}
  12. "Nagoya Grampus" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  13. "Omiya Ardija" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  14. "Sagan Tosu" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  15. "Sanfrecce Hiroshima" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  16. "Shimizu S-Pulse" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  17. "Urawa Reds". Archived from the original on 2012-03-04. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  18. "Vegalta Sendai" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  19. "Vissel Kobe". Archived from the original on 2013-01-31.; [http://www.vissel-kobe.co.jp/ Vissel Kobe | language=ja |access-date= 2012-03-09}}
  20. "Yokohama•Marinos". Archived from the original on 2013-06-25. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  21. "Avispa Fukuoka" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2012-07-09.
  22. "Ehime FC" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  23. "Fagiano Okayama" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-08-05. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  24. "FC Gifu" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  25. "FC Macida Zelvia" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  26. "Gainare Tottori" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  27. "Giravanz Kitakyushu" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-05-29. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  28. "JEF United Chiba" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  29. "Kataller Toyama" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  30. "Kyoto Sanga F.C." (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  31. "Matsumoto Yamaga FC" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  32. "Mito Hollyhock" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-09-13. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  33. "Montedio Yamagata" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  34. "Oita Trinita" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-10.
  35. "Roasso Kumamoto" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-10.
  36. "Shonan Bellmare" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  37. "Thespa Kusatsu" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  38. "Tochigi SC" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  39. "Tokushima Vortis" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  40. "Tokyo Verdy" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-03-28. Retrieved 2012-03-10.
  41. "Venforet Kofu" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  42. "Yokohama FC" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2012-03-09.
  43. Soccerway.com, Japan Football League; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  44. Honda F.C. (in Japanese); retrieved 2012-3-2.
  45. Sagawa Shiga F.C. (in Japanese); retrieved 2012-3-2.
  46. Japan Football League (JFL), アルテ高崎、JFLからの退会について ("Arte Takasaki withdrawal from the JFL"), 13 January 2012; retrieved 2012-3-2.

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