The 1973 season of Japanese football.
Tanabe Pharmaceuticals was relegated, thereby becoming the first Japanese team to go straight back down one season after promotion.
|4||Towa Real Estate||18||9||3||6||29||22||+7||21|
|9||Nippon Kokan||18||4||4||10||24||32||−8||12||To Promotion/Relegation Series|
|JSL Division 1||1st leg||2nd leg||JSL Division 2|
|Nippon Kokan||2-1||2-2||Kofu SC|
|Tanabe Pharmaceutical||2-1||0-2||Eidai Industries|
Eidai promoted, Tanabe relegated.
|1||Eidai Industries||18||11||4||3||51||24||+27||26||To Promotion/Relegation Series with Division 1|
|6||Dainichi Nippon Cable Industries||18||5||6||7||30||34||−4||16|
|9||Toyoda Automatic Loom Works||18||2||5||11||30||34||−4||9||To Promotion/Relegation Series with Senior Cup Finalists|
Sumitomo, at the time based in Osaka, would move to Kashima, Ibaraki in 1975 and become today's Kashima Antlers .
|JSL||1st leg||2nd leg||Senior Cup|
|Toyoda Automatic Loom Works||1-1||1-2||Hitachi Ibaraki (Cup runner-up)|
|Hagoromo Club||2-2||1-2||Sumitomo Metal (Cup winner)|
Hitachi Ibaraki and Sumitomo promoted, Toyota Industries and Hagoromo Club relegated.
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