Yukio Tsuda

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Yukio Tsuda
Personal information
Full name Yukio Tsuda
Date of birth (1917-08-15)August 15, 1917
Place of birth Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Date of death April 17, 1979(1979-04-17) (aged 61)
Place of death Japan
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Kobe Daiichi High School
Keio University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Keio BRB
East Japan Heavy Industries
National team
1940–1951 Japan 4 (0)
Honours
Keio University
Winner Emperor's Cup 1937
Keio BRB
Winner Emperor's Cup 1936
Winner Emperor's Cup 1939
Winner Emperor's Cup 1940
Winner Emperor's Cup 1951
All Keio
Winner Emperor's Cup 1952
Representing  Japan
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 1951 New Delhi Team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yukio Tsuda (津田 幸男, Tsuda Yukio, August 15, 1917 – April 17, 1979) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Tsuda was born in Kobe on August 15, 1917. He played for Keio BRB which was consisted of his alma mater Keio University players and graduates. He won 1936, 1937, 1939 and 1940 Emperor's Cup at Keio University and Keio BRB. 1940 Emperor's Cup was the last Emperor's Cup before the war because Emperor's Cup was suspended for World War II from 1941 to 1945.

After World War II, Tsuda won 1951 and 1952 Emperor's Cup as a member of Keio BRB and All Keio. He also played East Japan Heavy Industries.

On June 16, 1940, when Tsuda was a Keio University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Philippines and Japan won the match. This match was the first match since 1936 Summer Olympics and the only match in the 1940s in Japan's "International A Match" due to World War II.

After World War II, Japan national team was resumed activities in 1951 and Tsuda was selected Japan for 1951 Asian Games. He played 4 games for Japan until 1951.

On April 17, 1979, Tsuda died of a parkinson's disease at the age of 61.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1940 1 0
1941 0 0
1942 0 0
1943 0 0
1944 0 0
1945 0 0
1946 0 0
1947 0 0
1948 0 0
1949 0 0
1950 0 0
1951 3 0
Total 4 0

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