|Champions|| Urawa Red Diamonds |
1st J. League title
5th Japanese title
|Relegated|| Avispa Fukuoka |
Kyoto Purple Sanga
|Champions League|| Urawa Red Diamonds |
(all to the group stage)
|Goals scored||976 (3.19 per match)|
|Top goalscorer|| Washington (26),|
Magno Alves (26)
|Highest attendance||62,241 (Round 34,|
Red Diamonds vs. Gamba)
|Lowest attendance||3,671 (Round 6,|
Purple Sanga vs. Avispa)
The 2006 J.League Division 1 season was the 14th season since the establishment of the J.League. It began on March 4 and ended on December 2.
|J.League Division 1||Urawa Red Diamonds||Kawasaki Frontale||Gamba Osaka|
|J.League Division 2||Yokohama FC||Kashiwa Reysol||Vissel Kobe|
|Emperor's Cup||Urawa Red Diamonds||Gamba Osaka|| Kashima Antlers |
|Nabisco Cup||JEF United Chiba||Kashima Antlers|| Kawasaki Frontale |
Yokohama F. Marinos
|XEROX Super Cup||Urawa Red Diamonds||Gamba Osaka|
Following eighteen clubs played in J.League Division 1 during 2006 season. Of these clubs, Kyoto Purple Sanga, Avispa Fukuoka, and Ventforet Kofu are newly promoted clubs.
Eighteen clubs will play in double round-robin (home and away) format, a total of 34 games each. A club receives 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, and 0 points for a loss. The clubs are ranked by points, and tie breakers are, in the following order:
A draw would be conducted, if necessary. However, if two clubs are tied at the first place, both clubs will be declared as the champions. The bottom two clubs will be relegated to J2, while the 16th placed club plays a two-legged Promotion/Relegation Series.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Urawa Red Diamonds (C)||34||22||6||6||67||28||+39||72||Qualification for 2007 AFC Champions League Group stage|
|7||Nagoya Grampus Eight||34||13||9||12||51||49||+2||48|
|9||Yokohama F. Marinos||34||13||6||15||49||43||+6||45|
|11||JEF United Chiba||34||13||5||16||57||58||−1||44|
|16||Avispa Fukuoka (R)||34||5||12||17||32||56||−24||27||2006 Promotion/Relegation Series|
|17||Cerezo Osaka (R)||34||6||9||19||44||70||−26||27||Relegation to 2007 J.League Division 2|
|18||Kyoto Purple Sanga (R)||34||4||10||20||38||74||−36||22|
|1||Washington||Urawa Red Diamonds||26|
|Magno Alves||Gamba Osaka||26|
|4||Kazuki Ganaha||Kawasaki Frontale||18|
|Hisato Satō||Sanfrecce Hiroshima||18|
|7||Ryūji Bando||Gamba Osaka||16|
|Cho Jae-Jin||Shimizu S-Pulse||16|
|10||Ryoichi Maeda||Júbilo Iwata||15|
|1||Urawa Red Diamonds||774,749||62,241||16,040||45,573||+15.8%|
|4||Yokohama F. Marinos||402,270||50,572||11,623||23,663||−8.0%|
|9||Nagoya Grampus Eight||253,702||32,109||6,618||14,924||+12.3%|
|13||JEF United Chiba||227,680||17,438||8,567||13,393||+40.5%|
|18||Kyoto Purple Sanga||166,280||16,492||3,670||9,781||+24.5%†|
Updated to games played on December 2, 2006
Source: J. League Division 1
† Team played previous season in J2.
|Player of the Year||Marcus Tulio Tanaka||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Young Player of the Year||Jungo Fujimoto||Shimizu S-Pulse|
|Manager of the Year||Guido Buchwald||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|Top Scorer||Washington||Urawa Red Diamonds||26 goals.|
|Magno Alves||Gamba Osaka||26 goals.|
|Fair Play Player Award||Satoru Yamagishi||JEF United Ichihara Chiba|
|Yuichi Nemoto||Oita Trinita|
|Referee of the Year||Toru Kamikawa|
|Assistant Referee of the Year||Yoshikazu Hiroshima|
|Meritoriousness Player Award||Nobuyuki Kojima|
|GK||Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (1)||Júbilo Iwata||Japan|
|DF||Marcus Tulio Tanaka (3)||Urawa Red Diamonds||Japan|
|DF||Satoshi Yamaguchi (1)||Gamba Osaka||Japan|
|DF||Akira Kaji (1)||Gamba Osaka||Japan|
|MF||Keita Suzuki (1)||Urawa Red Diamonds||Japan|
|MF||Yuki Abe (2)||JEF United Ichihara Chiba||Japan|
|MF||Kengo Nakamura (1)||Kawasaki Frontale||Japan|
|MF||Hiroyuki Taniguchi (1)||Kawasaki Frontale||Japan|
|MF||Yasuhito Endō (4)||Gamba Osaka||Japan|
|FW||Washington (1)||Urawa Red Diamonds||Brazil|
|FW||Magno Alves (1)||Gamba Osaka||Brazil|
* The number in brackets denotes the number of times that the footballer has appeared in the Best 11.
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