Shinkichi Kikuchi

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Shinkichi Kikuchi
Personal information
Full name Shinkichi Kikuchi
Date of birth (1967-04-12) April 12, 1967 (age 54)
Place of birth Tono, Iwate, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1983–1985 Tono High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–2001 Tokyo Verdy 280 (0)
2000Kawasaki Frontale (loan) 6 (0)
Total 286 (0)
National team
1994–1995 Japan 7 (0)
Honours
Tokyo Verdy
Winner Japan Soccer League 1986/87
Winner Japan Soccer League 1990/91
Winner Japan Soccer League 1991/92
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1989/90
Winner J1 League 1993
Winner J1 League 1994
Runner-up J1 League 1995
Winner JSL Cup 1991
Winner J.League Cup 1992
Winner J.League Cup 1993
Winner J.League Cup 1994
Runner-up J.League Cup 1996
Winner Emperor's Cup 1986
Winner Emperor's Cup 1987
Winner Emperor's Cup 1996
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1991
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1992
Kawasaki Frontale
Runner-up J.League Cup 2000
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Shinkichi Kikuchi (菊池 新吉, Kikuchi Shinkichi, born April 12, 1967) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His brother Toshimi Kikuchi is also a former footballer.

Biography[change | change source]

Kikuchi was born in Tono on April 12, 1967. After graduating from Tono High School, he joined Japan Soccer League club Yomiuri (later Verdy Kawasaki, Tokyo Verdy) in 1986. The club won league champions 3 times, JSL Cup 1 time and Emperor's Cup 2 times. In Asia, the club also won 1987 Asian Club Championship. In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and founded new league J1 League. The club won the league champions in 1993 and 1994. The club also won 1992, 1993, 1994 J.League Cup and 1996 Emperor's Cup. He was a central player in golden era in the clubs history. In 1999, he lost opportunity to play behind Kenji Honnami. In 2000, Kikuchi moved to Kawasaki Frontale on loan. In 2001, he returned to Tokyo Verdy and retired with his rival Honnami end of the 2001 season.

On September 27, 1994, Kikuchi debuted for the Japan national team against Australia. In October, he played all matches at 1994 Asian Games. He was also selected Japan for 1995 King Fahd Cup. But he did not play in the match, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Shigetatsu Matsunaga. He played 7 games for Japan until 1995.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1986/87 Yomiuri JSL Division 1 22 0 5 0 0 0 27 0
1987/88 10 0 4 0 1 0 15 0
1988/89 9 0 3 0 1 0 13 0
1989/90 8 0 0 0 1 0 9 0
1990/91 22 0 2 0 2 0 26 0
1991/92 6 0 0 0 5 0 11 0
1992 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League - 5 0 9 0 14 0
1993 28 0 3 0 8 0 39 0
1994 39 0 2 0 2 0 43 0
1995 36 0 3 0 - 39 0
1996 30 0 5 0 15 0 50 0
1997 11 0 2 0 6 0 19 0
1998 33 0 2 0 4 0 39 0
1999 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
2000 Kawasaki Frontale J1 League 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
2001 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 16 0 3 0 2 0 21 0
Country Japan 276 0 39 0 58 0 373 0
Total 276 0 39 0 58 0 373 0

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1994 5 0
1995 2 0
Total 7 0

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