|Full name||Yoshiyuki Matsuyama|
|Date of birth||July 31, 1966|
|Place of birth||Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9+1⁄2 in)|
|1982–1984||Yamashiro High School|
|1997||Kyoto Purple Sanga||19||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Yoshiyuki Matsuyama (松山 吉之, Matsuyama Yoshiyuki, born July 31, 1966) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His brother Hiroaki Matsuyama is also former footballer.
Biography[change | change source]
Matsuyama was born in Kyoto on July 31, 1966. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined Japan Soccer League club Furukawa Electric in 1989. The club won the 2nd place at the 1990 JSL Cup. He moved to Matsushita Electric (later Gamba Osaka) in 1991. He played 120 matches and scored 15 goals for the club. In 1997, he moved to his local club Kyoto Purple Sanga. He retired end of 1997 season.
In April 1987, when Matsuyama was a Waseda University student, he was selected the Japan national team for 1988 Summer Olympics qualification. At this qualification, on April 8, he debuted against Indonesia. He played 10 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 1989.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Club statistics||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1989/90||Furukawa Electric||JSL Division 1||21||2||2||2||23||4|
|1991/92||Matsushita Electric||JSL Division 1||19||5||0||0||19||5|
|1992||Gamba Osaka||J1 League||-||1||2||7||2||8||4|
|1997||Kyoto Purple Sanga||J1 League||19||0||2||0||5||2||26||2|
|Japan national team|