|Full name||Satoru Noda|
|Date of birth||March 19, 1969|
|Place of birth||Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8+1⁄2 in)|
|1984–1986||Muroran Otani High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Noda was born in Muroran on March 19, 1969. After graduating from Kokushikan University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Nissan Motors (later Yokohama Marinos) in 1991. In 1992, he became a regular player as defensive midfielder. The club won the champions in the 1991, 1992 Emperor's Cup and 1995 J1 League. In Asia, the club won the champions 1991–92 and 1992–93 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. In 1999, he moved to Avispa Fukuoka. Although he played as regular player, the club was relegated to J2 League in 2002. In 2002, his opportunity to play decreased and he moved to Regional Leagues club Volca Kagoshima in 2003. He retired end of 2004 season.
In 1988, when Noda was a Kokushikan University student, he was selected the Japan national "B team" for 1988 Asian Cup. At this competition, he played 1 game. However Japan Football Association don't count as Japan national team match because this Japan team was "B team" not "top team". In 1989, Noda selected Japan national futsal team for 1989 Futsal World Championship in Netherlands.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1990/91||Nissan Motors||JSL Division 1||1||0||0||0||1||0|
|1992||Yokohama Marinos||J1 League||-||1||0||9||0||10||0|
|1999||Avispa Fukuoka||J1 League||27||2||2||0||3||0||32||2|