Yoshiyuki Matsuyama

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Yoshiyuki Matsuyama
Personal information
Full name Yoshiyuki Matsuyama
Date of birth (1966-07-31) July 31, 1966 (age 54)
Place of birth Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1982–1984 Yamashiro High School
1985–1988 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1991 Furukawa Electric 42 (6)
1991–1996 Gamba Osaka 120 (15)
1997 Kyoto Purple Sanga 19 (0)
Total 181 (21)
National team
1987–1989 Japan 10 (4)
* 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]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1989/90 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 21 2 2 2 23 4
1990/91 21 4 0 0 21 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
1993 22 3 2 1 0 0 24 4
1994 29 1 2 1 2 0 33 2
1995 26 4 4 0 - 30 4
1996 24 2 4 0 12 3 40 5
1997 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 19 0 2 0 5 2 26 2
Country Japan 181 21 15 4 28 9 224 34
Total 181 21 15 4 28 9 224 34

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1987 9 4
1988 0 0
1989 1 0
Total 10 4

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