Yasutoshi Miura

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Yasutoshi Miura
Personal information
Full name Yasutoshi Miura
Date of birth (1965-07-15) July 15, 1965 (age 56)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
1981–1983 Shizuoka Gakuen High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1985 Santos
1986–1992 Yomiuri 82 (5)
1992–1995 Shimizu S-Pulse 104 (5)
1996–1998 Verdy Kawasaki 56 (1)
1999–2001 Avispa Fukuoka 74 (5)
2002–2003 Vissel Kobe 24 (0)
Total 340 (16)
National team
1993 Japan 3 (0)
Teams managed
2011–2012 Giravanz Kitakyushu
2013–2014 Tokyo Verdy
2015 Chiangmai
2016 Kataller Toyama
2017–2018 Kagoshima United FC
Honours
Verdy Kawasaki
Winner Japan Soccer League 1986/87
Winner Japan Soccer League 1990/91
Winner Japan Soccer League 1991/92
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1989/90
Winner JSL Cup 1991
Runner-up J.League Cup 1996
Winner Emperor's Cup 1986
Winner Emperor's Cup 1987
Winner Emperor's Cup 1996
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1991
Shimizu S-Pulse
Runner-up J.League Cup 1992
Runner-up J.League Cup 1993
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yasutoshi Miura (三浦 泰年, Miura Yasutoshi, born July 15, 1965) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team. His brother Kazuyoshi Miura also played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Miura was born in Shizuoka on July 15, 1965. After graduating from Shizuoka Gakuen High School, through Brazilian club Santos, he joined Yomiuri (later Verdy Kawasaki) in 1986. The club won the champions in Japan Soccer League 3 times, JSL Cup 1 times and Emperor's Cup 2 times. In Asia, the club also won 1987 Asian Club Championship. In 1992, moved to new club Shimizu S-Pulse based in his local Shizuoka in 1992. In 1996, he returned to Verdy Kawasaki. The club won 1996 Emperor's Cup. However his opportunity for play has decreased, he moved to Avispa Fukuoka in 1999. He played as regular player at the club. However the club was relegated to J2 League in 2001 and he moved to Vissel Kobe in 2002. He retired in 2003. He was 38 years old.

On October 4, 1993, Miura debuted for the Japan national team against Ivory Coast. He played as left side-back on behalf of regular player Satoshi Tsunami who could not play for injury. Miura also played at 1994 World Cup qualification in Doha. However Japan failed to qualify for the 1994 World Cup. It was known as the "Agony of Doha" (ドーハの悲劇) in Japan. He played 3 games for Japan in 1993.

After retirement, Miura became a manager for J2 League club Giravanz Kitakyushu in 2011. Although Giravanz was at the bottom place in 2010 season, Miura led Giravanz to the 8th place in 2011 season. In 2012 season, Giravanz finished at the 9th place. In 2013, he moved to J2 club Tokyo Verdy which Miura played for long time. However the club results were bad and Miura was sacked in September 2014 when the club was at the 20th place of 22 clubs. In 2015, Miura moved to Thailand and signed with Chiangmai. However he was sacked for poor performance in July. In 2016, he signed with J3 League club Kataller Toyama. He moved to J3 club Kagoshima United FC in 2017. In 2018, he led the club to the 2nd place and the club was promoted to J2 first time in the club history. However he resigned end of 2018 season.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1986/87 Yomiuri JSL Division 1 6 1 1 0 4 0 11 1
1987/88 13 1 1 0 4 0 18 1
1988/89 15 2 3 0 3 0 21 2
1989/90 19 0 3 0 4 0 26 0
1990/91 22 1 2 0 2 0 26 1
1991/92 7 0 5 0 5 0 17 0
1992 Shimizu S-Pulse J1 League - 2 1 11 0 13 1
1993 19 1 4 0 4 0 27 1
1994 37 2 1 0 1 0 39 2
1995 48 2 1 0 - 49 2
1996 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 19 1 5 2 15 0 39 3
1997 21 0 1 0 5 0 27 0
1998 16 0 2 0 2 1 20 1
1999 Avispa Fukuoka J1 League 23 4 2 1 3 0 28 5
2000 25 1 2 1 1 0 28 2
2001 26 0 1 0 4 0 31 0
2002 Vissel Kobe J1 League 7 0 1 0 1 0 9 0
2003 17 0 0 0 5 0 22 0
Country Japan 340 16 43 5 68 1 451 22
Total 340 16 43 5 68 1 451 22

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1993 3 0
Total 3 0

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]