|Dates||14 March – 28 November|
|Champions|| Gainare Tottori |
1st JFL title
1st D3 title
|Relegated||Ryutsu Keizai University|
|Goals scored||847 (2.77 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Sho Gokyu (27 goals total)|
|Highest attendance||9,499 (Round 25,|
Gainare vs. Sagawa)
|Lowest attendance||0 (Round 19,|
Lock vs. Zweigen)
The 2010 Japan Football League (Japanese: 第12回日本フットボールリーグ, Hepburn: Dai Jūni-kai Nihon Futtobōru Rīgu) was the twelfth season of the Japan Football League, the third tier of the Japanese football league system.
At the end of the 2009 season, three new clubs were promoted from the Japanese Regional Leagues by virtue of their final placing in the Regional League promotion series:
Before the season corporate TDK SC were renamed to Blaublitz Akita and started operations as an independent football club. Hitachi Tochigi Uva S.C. has dropped the company prefix and changed its name to simply Tochigi Uva F.C.
Matsumoto Yamaga were approved as J. League associate members at the annual meeting in February. Zweigen Kanazawa applied for the membership later in April but the application was not accepted because of incomplete documentation.
Gainare Tottori are the first club to be promoted to J. League Division 2 as champions since Ehime FC in 2005 season.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Gainare Tottori (C, P)||34||24||5||5||64||31||+33||77||Promotion to 2011 J.League Division 2|
|11||MIO Biwako Kusatsu||34||13||7||14||51||56||−5||46|
|17||Arte Takasaki||34||7||8||19||28||51||−23||29||Promotion/Relegation Series|
|18||Ryutsu Keizai University (R)||34||5||4||25||33||80||−47||19||Relegation to Regional Leagues|
|9||MIO Biwako Kusatsu||13,474||2,144||163||793||−20.4%|
|15||Ryutsu Keizai University||7,454||958||184||438||−3.9%|
Due to Gainare Tottori being promoted to J2, the Regional League promotion series champions and runners-up, Kamatamare Sanuki and Nagano Parceiro, were promoted automatically. The third-placed Sanyo Electric Sumoto S.C. faced Arte Takasaki in the promotion and relegation series.
|Sanyo Electric Sumoto S.C.||0 – 3||Arte Takasaki|
|Report|| Kawasato |
|Arte Takasaki||1 – 1||Sanyo Electric Sumoto S.C.|
| Yoshida ||Report|| Ota |
Arte Takasaki won the series 4–1 on aggregate and stayed in JFL.
The 2007 Japan Football League was the ninth season of the Japan Football League, the third tier of the Japanese football league system.
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