Yoshinori Taguchi

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Yoshinori Taguchi
Personal information
Full name Yoshinori Taguchi
Date of birth (1965-09-14) September 14, 1965 (age 56)
Place of birth Saitama, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1981–1983 Saitama Urawa Minami High School
1985–1988 University of Tsukuba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1992 Yokohama Flügels 139 (8)
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 6 (0)
1994–1998 Urawa Reds 90 (6)
Total 235 (14)
Teams managed
2001–2004 Saitama Reinas
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yoshinori Taguchi (田口 禎則, Taguchi Yoshinori, born September 14, 1965) is a former Japanese football player.

Biography[change | change source]

Taguchi was born in Saitama on September 14, 1965. After graduating from University of Tsukuba, he joined Japan Soccer League club All Nippon Airways (later Yokohama Flügels) in 1989. He became a regular player as center back from first season. However he was suspended for seven months from October 1991 due to violence against referee. In 1993, he moved to Sanfrecce Hiroshima. However he could not become regular player due to injury before opening season. In 1994, he moved to his local club Urawa Reds and became a regular player. However he was suspended for four months from September 1995 due to violence against supporter after a match. From 1997, he could hardly play in the match in two seasons for injury. Although he came back on October 3, 1998, he receiving a red card. This match became his last match. He retired end of 1998 season.

In 1988, when Taguchi was a University of Tsukuba student, he was selected the Japan national "B team" for 1988 Asian Cup. At this competition, he played 3 games.[1] However, Japan Football Association don't count as Japan national team match because this Japan team was "B team" not "top team".

After retirement, Taguchi became a manager for Nadeshiko League club Urawa Reinas (later Saitama Reinas) in 2001. In 2004, the club won the champions Nadeshiko League and the 2nd place Empress's Cup. He resigned end of 2004 season.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1989/90 All Nippon Airways JSL Division 1 20 1 4 0 3 0 27 1
1990/91 18 1 2 1 4 0 24 1
1991/92 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
1992 Yokohama Flügels J1 League - 1 0 0 0 1 0
1993 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
1994 Urawa Reds J1 League 29 1 2 0 2 0 33 1
1995 36 4 0 0 - 36 4
1996 24 1 4 1 13 1 41 3
1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Country Japan 139 8 13 2 23 1 175 11
Total 139 8 13 2 23 1 175 11

References[change | change source]

  1. Yoshinori Taguchi at WorldFootball.net
  2. Yoshinori Taguchi at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata

Other websites[change | change source]