Football records and statistics in Japan

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This page details football records in Japan. Unless otherwise stated, records are taken from the J.League.


J.League records (split-season era) [1]

Most Titles

4, Kashima Antlers (1996, 1998, 2000, 2001)

Most Consecutive Titles

2, Joint record: Verdy Kawasaki - (19931994), Kashima Antlers (2000, 2001), Yokohama F. Marinos (2003, 2004)

J.League Division 1 Records (single-season era) [1]

Most Titles

3, Kashima Antlers (2007, 2008, 2009)

Most Consecutive Titles

3, Kashima Antlers (20072009)

Most Second Place Finishes

3, Kawasaki Frontale (2006, 2008, 2009)

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1992 Kashima Antlers season

1993 Kashima Antlers season

1993 Verdy Kawasaki season

1994 Kashima Antlers season

1995 Kashima Antlers season

1996 Kashima Antlers season

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