Teruo Iwamoto

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Teruo Iwamoto
Personal information
Full name Teruo Iwamoto
Date of birth (1972-05-02) May 2, 1972 (age 49)
Place of birth Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Youth career
1988–1990 Yokohama College of Commerce High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Bellmare Hiratsuka 144 (21)
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga 33 (8)
1999 Kawasaki Frontale 12 (5)
2000 Verdy Kawasaki 9 (0)
2001–2003 Vegalta Sendai 82 (14)
2004 Nagoya Grampus Eight 5 (0)
2006 Auckland City 3 (0)
Total 278 (48)
National team
1994 Japan 9 (2)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Teruo Iwamoto (岩本 輝雄, Iwamoto Teruo, born May 2, 1972) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Iwamoto was born in Yokohama on May 2, 1972. After graduating from Yokohama College of Commerce High School, he joined Fujita Industries (later Bellmare Hiratsuka) in 1991. In 1994, the club won 1994 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club also won 1995 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. After that, he could not become regular player due to injuries. In the latter the 1990s, he played for Kyoto Purple Sanga (1998), Kawasaki Frontale (1999) and Verdy Kawasaki (2000). In 2001, he moved to Vegalta Sendai. At Vegalta, he became a regular player and assisted many goals. In 2004, he moved to Nagoya Grampus Eight. However he got hurt in May and he left the club end of the season. In October 2006, he signed with Auckland City and played until December. In December, he also played at 2006 Club World Cup in Japan. He retired after 2006 Club World Cup.

On May 22, 1994, Iwamoto debuted for the Japan national team against Australia. He also played at 1994 Asian Games. At Asian Games, he wore the number 10 shirt for Japan. He played 9 games and scored 2 goals for Japan in 1994.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1991/92 Fujita Industries JSL Division 2 22 7 0 0 22 7
1992 Football League 14 2 4 3 - 18 5
1993 10 1 1 0 4 3 15 4
1994 Bellmare Hiratsuka J1 League 37 6 5 3 1 1 43 10
1995 18 2 1 0 - 19 2
1996 17 3 3 0 9 2 29 5
1997 24 4 3 2 6 0 33 6
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 33 8 1 0 4 1 38 9
1999 Kawasaki Frontale J2 League 12 5 0 0 1 0 13 5
2000 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 9 0 0 0 2 0 11 0
2001 Vegalta Sendai J2 League 34 5 3 0 2 1 39 6
2002 J1 League 22 4 2 0 6 0 30 4
2003 26 5 0 0 4 0 30 5
2004 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
New ZealandLeague Chatham Cup League CupTotal
2006/07 Auckland City Championship 3 0 - - 3 0
Country Japan 287 55 19 5 40 8 322 65
New Zealand 3 0 - - 3 0
Total 290 53 19 5 40 8 325 65

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1994 9 2
Total 9 2

References[change | change source]

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

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