Masaru Uchiyama

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Masaru Uchiyama
Personal information
Full name Masaru Uchiyama
Date of birth (1957-04-14) April 14, 1957 (age 64)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1973–1975 Shimizu Higashi High School
1976–1979 University of Tsukuba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1989 Yamaha Motors 122 (6)
Total 122 (6)
National team
1985 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
Yamaha Motors
Winner Japan Soccer League 1987/88
Winner Emperor's Cup 1982
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Masaru Uchiyama (内山 勝, Uchiyama Masaru, born April 14, 1957) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His brother Atsushi Uchiyama also played for Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Uchiyama was born in Shizuoka Prefecture on April 14, 1957. After graduating from University of Tsukuba, he joined Japan Soccer League club Yamaha Motors in 1980. The club won 1982 Emperor's Cup and 1987/88 Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1989. He played 122 games and scored 6 goals in the league.

On May 26, 1985, Uchiyama debuted for the Japan national team against Uruguay.

Statistics[change | change source]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1980 Yamaha Motors JSL Division 1 9 3
1981 16 1
1982 JSL Division 2 18 0
1983 JSL Division 1 6 1
1984 18 1
1985/86 21 0
1986/87 22 0
1987/88 12 0
1988/89 0 0
Country Japan 122 6
Total 122 6

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1985 1 0
Total 1 0

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