Tadao Onishi

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Tadao Onishi
Personal information
Full name Tadao Onishi
Date of birth (1943-04-18)April 18, 1943
Place of birth Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Date of death June 29, 2006(2006-06-29) (aged 63)
Place of death Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Kyoto Murasakino High School
1963–1966 Kyoto University of Education
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1974 Mitsubishi Motors 83 (0)
Total 83 (0)
National team
1969 Japan 1 (0)
Teams managed
1981–1986 Toshiba
Honours
Mitsubishi Motors
Winner Japan Soccer League 1969
Winner Japan Soccer League 1973
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1970
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1971
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1974
Winner Emperor's Cup 1971
Winner Emperor's Cup 1973
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1967
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1968
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tadao Onishi (大西 忠生, Onishi Tadao, April 18, 1943 – June 29, 2006) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Onishi was born in Kyoto on April 18, 1943. After graduating from Kyoto University of Education, he joined Mitsubishi Motors in 1967. The club won Japan Soccer League champions in 1969 and 1973. The club also won 1971 and 1973 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1974. He played 83 games in the league.

In October 1969, Onishi was selected the Japan national team for 1970 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on October 10, he debuted against Australia.

After retirement, Onishi became a manager for Toshiba in 1981. He managed until 1985–86 season. In 2002, he signed with Thespa Kusatsu and became a general manager. From November 2005, he also served as president.

On June 29, 2006, Onishi died of lung cancer in Yokohama at the age of 63.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1967 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 14 0
1968 14 0
1969 14 0
1970 14 0
1971 8 0
1972 11 0
1973 6 0
1974 2 0
Country Japan 83 0
Total 83 0

[2]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1969 1 0
Total 1 0

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