Satoshi Yamaguchi (footballer, born 1959)

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Satoshi Yamaguchi
Personal information
Full name Satoshi Yamaguchi
Date of birth (1959-08-01) August 1, 1959 (age 62)
Place of birth Oita, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
1975–1977 Oita Technical High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1984 Mitsubishi Motors 0 (0)
Total 0 (0)
National team
1981 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
Mitsubishi Motors
Winner Japan Soccer League 1978
Winner Japan Soccer League 1982
Winner JSL Cup 1978
Winner JSL Cup 1981
Winner Emperor's Cup 1978
Winner Emperor's Cup 1980
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1979
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Satoshi Yamaguchi (山口 悟, Yamaguchi Satoshi, born August 1, 1959) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yamaguchi was born in Oita Prefecture on August 1, 1959. After graduating from Oita Technical High School, he joined Japan Soccer League club Mitsubishi Motors in 1978. However he did not play in the game, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Japan national team player Mitsuhisa Taguchi. He retired in 1984. Eventually he could not play in the game.

In August 1979, Yamaguchi was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 1979 World Youth Championship. However he did not play in the match, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Yasuhito Suzuki. In February 1981, although Yamaguchi did not play at his club, he was selected the Japan national team because Japan's manager Saburo Kawabuchi actively appointed young players. On February 19, Yamaguchi debuted for Japan national team against Singapore.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1978 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 0 0
1979 0 0
1980 0 0
1981 0 0
1982 0 0
1983 0 0
1984 0 0
Country Japan 0 0
Total 0 0

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1981 1 0
Total 1 0

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