|Dates||15 March – 29 November|
|Champions|| Sagawa Shiga |
2nd JFL title
2nd D3 title
|Promoted||New Wave Kitakyushu|
|Relegated|| FC Kariya |
Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima
|Goals scored||775 (2.53 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Shogo Shiozawa (17 goals total)|
|Highest attendance||9,856 (Round 1,|
New Wave vs. JEF Reserves)
|Lowest attendance||109 (Round 28,|
Printing vs. Arte)
The 2009 Japan Football League (Japanese: 第11回日本フットボールリーグ, Hepburn: Dai Jūikkai Nihon Futtobōru Rīgu) was the eleventh season of the Japan Football League, the third tier of the Japanese football league system.
At the end of the 2008 season, three new clubs were promoted from the Japanese Regional Leagues by virtue of their final placing in the Regional League promotion series:
Machida Zelvia and V-Varen Nagasaki were approved as J. League associate members at the annual meeting in January.
Sagawa Shiga won their second championship title since 2007 season.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Sagawa Shiga (C)||34||19||9||6||62||36||+26||66|
|4||New Wave Kitakyushu (P)||34||16||10||8||49||31||+18||58||Promotion to 2010 J. League Division 2|
|8||MIO Biwako Kusatsu||34||13||9||12||51||43||+8||48|
|15||Ryutsu Keizai University||34||11||7||16||41||55||−14||40|
|17||FC Kariya (R)||34||7||10||17||26||51||−25||31||Promotion/Relegation Series|
|18||Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima (R)||34||4||6||24||28||69||−41||18||Relegation to Okayama prefectural league|
|1||Shogo Shiozawa||SP Kyoto||17|
|2||Shingo Kinoshita||MIO Biwako Kusatsu||15|
|Gen Nakamura||Sagawa Shiga||15|
|4||Keiichi Kubota||Arte Takasaki||11|
|Junya Nitta||Honda FC||11|
|Toshitaka Tsurumi||Gainare Tottori||11|
|7||Ryota Arimitsu||V-Varen Nagasaki||10|
|Hamed Koné||Gainare Tottori||10|
|Shoma Mizunaga||Honda Lock||10|
|Tomoya Osawa||Sagawa Shiga||10|
|Yuya Sano||New Wave Kitakyushu||10|
|Tatsuya Sekino||Yokogawa Musashino||10|
|2||New Wave Kitakyushu||57,983||9,856||1,365||3,411||+196.9%|
|7||MIO Biwako Kusatsu||16,929||2,058||338||996||+16.6%|
|14||Ryutsu Keizai University||7,747||725||183||456||−16.2%|
|15||Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima||7,486||953||304||440||+23.9%|
Due to Kitakyushu being promoted and Mitsubishi Mizushima being relegated, the Regional League promotion series winner and runner-up, Matsumoto Yamaga and Hitachi Tochigi Uva respectively, were promoted automatically. Third-placed team, Zweigen Kanazawa were set to play FC Kariya in the promotion and relegation series.
|Zweigen Kanazawa||1 – 0||FC Kariya|
|FC Kariya||1 – 1||Zweigen Kanazawa|
|Kusaka 87'||Report||Nemoto 31'|
Zweigen Kanazawa won the series at 2–1 aggregate score and earned promotion to JFL. F.C. Kariya relegated to Tōkai regional league.
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