Takeo Takahashi

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Takeo Takahashi
Personal information
Full name Takeo Takahashi
Date of birth (1947-05-13) May 13, 1947 (age 74)
Place of birth Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8+12 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1963–1965 Kawaguchi High School
1974–1978 Tokyo University of Agriculture
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1973 Furukawa Electric 93 (47)
1979–1982 Toshiba
Total 93+ (47+)
National team
1966–1970 Japan 14 (4)
Teams managed
1987–1996 Consadole Sapporo
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Takeo Takahashi (高橋 武夫, Takahashi Takeo, born May 13, 1947) (former name; Takeo Kimura, 木村 武夫) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Takahashi was born in Shinagawa, Tokyo on May 13, 1947. After graduating from Kawaguchi High School, he joined Furukawa Electric in 1966. In 1967 season, he scored 15 goals and became a top scorer. He was 20 years old, this is the youngest top scorer in Japan Soccer League. He left the club in 1973 and entered Tokyo University of Agriculture. After graduating from Tokyo University of Agriculture, he joined Division 2 club Toshiba in 1979. In 1979, the club won the champions in Division 2. He retired in 1982.

In December 1966, Takahashi was selected the Japan national team for 1966 Asian Games. At this competition, on December 17, he debuted against Thailand. He also played at 1970 Asian Games. This competition was his last game for Japan. He played 14 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 1970.

After retirement, Takahashi became a manager for Toshiba (later Consadole Sapporo) in 1987. In 1989, he led the club to won the champions in Division 2 and promoted to Division 1. He managed the club until 1996.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1]

Club statistics League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1966 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 10 6
1967 13 15
1968 12 6
1969 14 6
1970 13 6
1971 14 3
1972 8 3
1973 9 2
Country Japan 93 47
Total 93 47

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1966 2 1
1967 1 0
1968 2 0
1969 1 0
1970 8 3
Total 14 4

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