Takahiro Futagawa

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Takahiro Futagawa
Takahiro Futagawa.jpg
Futagawa playing for Gamba Osaka
Personal information
Full name Takahiro Futagawa
Date of birth (1980-06-27) June 27, 1980 (age 41)
Place of birth Kagoshima, Japan
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Tiamo Hirakata
Youth career
1996–1998 Gamba Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2016 Gamba Osaka 430 (47)
2016Gamba Osaka U-23 (loan) 10 (1)
2016–2018 Tokyo Verdy 22 (1)
2018 Tochigi SC 7 (0)
2019– FC Tiamo Hirakata 12 (4)
National team
2006 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
Gamba Osaka
Winner AFC Champions League 2008
Winner J1 League 2005
Winner J1 League 2014
Runner-up J1 League 2010
Runner-up J1 League 2015
Winner J.League Cup 2007
Winner J.League Cup 2014
Runner-up J.League Cup 2005
Runner-up J.League Cup 2015
Runner-up J.League Cup 2016
Winner Emperor's Cup 2008
Winner Emperor's Cup 2009
Winner Emperor's Cup 2014
Winner Emperor's Cup 2015
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2006
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2012
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Takahiro Futagawa (二川 孝広, Futagawa Takahiro, born June 27, 1980) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Futagawa was born in Kagoshima Prefecture on June 27, 1980.[1] He joined J1 League club Gamba Osaka from their youth team in 1999. He debuted in 1999 season and played many matches as offensive midfielder from 2000 season. He played as central player for the club for a long time. In 2003, he was given number "10" shirt and Gamba was at the 3rd place in J1 League. In 2005, Gamba won the champions in J1 League first time in the club history. In 2008, Gamba won the champions in AFC Champions League for 2 years in a row as Japanese club (Urawa Reds won in 2007). Gamba also won the 2008 Emperor's Cup. In 2009, Gamba won the Emperor's Cup for 2 years in a row. This is the golden era in the club history and he was one of the central player under manager Akira Nishino (2002–2011). However manager Nishino left Gamba end of 2011 season and the club performance deteriorated soon. In 2012, Gamba finished at the 17th place of 18 clubs and was relegated to J2 League. Futagawa remained in Gamba and Gamba won the champions in 2013 season. In 2014 season, Gamba returned to J1 and won all three major title in Japan, J1 League, J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. However his opportunity to play decreased in 2014 and he could hardly play in the match from 2015.

In June 2016, Futagawa moved to J2 club Tokyo Verdy. He played many matches in 2016 season. However he could hardly play in the match from 2017. In March 2018, he moved to Tochigi SC. In 2019, he moved to Regional Leagues club FC Tiamo Hirakata. The club was promoted to Japan Football League from 2021.

On 4 August 2006, Futagawa debuted for Japan national team against Ghana.

Statistics[change | change source]

[2][3][4]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
1999 Gamba Osaka J1 League 5 0 2 0 2 0 - 9 0
2000 21 0 3 1 2 0 - 26 1
2001 26 2 3 1 4 1 - 33 4
2002 28 2 2 0 7 0 - 37 2
2003 29 5 2 0 5 0 - 36 5
2004 30 4 3 0 7 0 - 40 4
2005 29 0 2 0 8 0 - 39 0
2006 33 6 5 1 2 0 5 1 45 8
2007 34 7 4 1 11 3 - 49 12
2008 29 1 1 0 4 2 12 3 46 6
2009 21 4 6 1 2 0 1 0 30 5
2010 27 3 3 0 2 0 7 1 39 4
2011 32 5 1 0 2 0 7 1 42 6
2012 29 3 4 0 0 0 5 0 38 3
2013 J2 League 36 4 2 0 - - 38 4
2014 J1 League 19 1 2 1 6 0 - 27 2
2015 2 0 0 0 4 1 4 0 10 1
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2016 Gamba Osaka U-23 J3 League 10 1 - - - 10 1
2016 Tokyo Verdy J2 League 20 1 2 0 - - 22 1
2017 2 0 1 0 - - 3 0
2018 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
2018 Tochigi SC J2 League 7 0 0 0 - - 7 0
Country Japan 469 49 48 6 68 7 42 6 627 68
Total 469 49 48 6 68 7 42 6 627 68

[5]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2006 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

  1. Takahiro Futagawa at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Takahiro Futagawa at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Takahiro Futagawa at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  4. Tochigi SC(in Japanese)
  5. Japan National Football Team Database

Other websites[change | change source]