Takashi Hirano

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Takashi Hirano
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Personal information
Full name Takashi Hirano
Date of birth (1974-07-15) July 15, 1974 (age 46)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1990–1992 Shimizu Commercial High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1993–2000 Nagoya Grampus Eight 222 (43)
2000 Kyoto Purple Sanga 7 (1)
2001 Júbilo Iwata 3 (0)
2002 Vissel Kobe 28 (1)
2003–2005 Tokyo Verdy 80 (8)
2006 Yokohama F. Marinos 9 (0)
2007 Omiya Ardija 3 (1)
2008–2010 Vancouver Whitecaps 65 (1)
Total 417 (55)
National team
1997–2000 Japan 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Takashi Hirano (平野 孝, Hirano Takashi, born July 15, 1974) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Hirano was born in Shizuoka on July 15, 1974. After graduating from Shimizu Commercial High School, he joined J1 League club Nagoya Grampus Eight in 1993. He played many matches as left midfielder from first season. The club won the champions in the 1995 and 1999 Emperor's Cup. He played 222 matches and scored 43 goals. In summer 2000, he moved to Kyoto Purple Sanga. However the club was relegated to J2 League end of the 2000 season. He played for Júbilo Iwata in 2001 and Vissel Kobe in 2002. In 2003, he moved to Tokyo Verdy. The club won the champions in the 2004 Emperor's Cup. However the club was relegated to J2 end of 2005 season. From 2006, he played Yokohama F. Marinos, Omiya Ardija and Vancouver Whitecaps. He retired in 2010.

On June 8, 1997, Hirano debuted and scored a goal for the Japan national team against Croatia. He also played at 1998 World Cup qualification in 1997. In 1998, he was selected Japan for 1998 World Cup. He played two games as a substitute at the 1998 World Cup. He played 15 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 2000.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1993 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 19 4 3 1 3 1 25 6
1994 36 4 2 0 1 0 39 4
1995 50 9 5 2 - 55 11
1996 29 7 0 0 14 5 43 12
1997 21 4 1 0 6 3 28 7
1998 30 8 4 0 0 0 34 8
1999 28 7 5 1 6 2 39 10
2000 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
2000 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 7 1 1 0 4 0 12 1
2001 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0
2002 Vissel Kobe J1 League 28 1 1 0 5 0 34 1
2003 Tokyo Verdy J1 League 25 4 3 1 5 0 33 5
2004 28 4 1 0 7 1 36 5
2005 27 0 1 1 6 0 34 1
2006 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 9 0 0 0 6 0 15 0
2007 Omiya Ardija J1 League 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 1
CanadaLeague Open Canada Cup League CupTotal
2008 Vancouver Whitecaps USL First Division 22 1 22 1
2009 28 0 28 0
2010 D2 Pro League 15 0 15 0
Country Japan 352 54 29 6 63 12 444 72
Canada 65 1 65 1
Total 417 55 29 6 63 12 509 73

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1997 5 1
1998 7 2
1999 0 0
2000 3 1
Total 15 4

References[change | change source]

  1. Takashi Hirano at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Takashi Hirano at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

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