The J.League Player of the Year is awarded by the J.League.
|1993||Kazuyoshi Miura||Verdy Kawasaki|
|1995||Dragan Stojković||Nagoya Grampus Eight|
|1998||Masashi Nakayama||Júbilo Iwata|
|1999||Alessandro Santos||Shimizu S-Pulse|
|2000||Shunsuke Nakamura||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|2001||Toshiya Fujita||Júbilo Iwata|
|2002||Naohiro Takahara||Júbilo Iwata|
|2003||Emerson||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|2004||Yuji Nakazawa||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|2006||Marcus Tulio Tanaka||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|2007||Robson Ponte||Urawa Red Diamonds|
|2009||Mitsuo Ogasawara||Kashima Antlers|
|2010||Seigo Narazaki||Nagoya Grampus|
|2011||Leandro Domingues||Kashiwa Reysol|
|2012||Hisato Satō||Sanfrecce Hiroshima|
|2013||Shunsuke Nakamura||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|2014||Yasuhito Endō||Gamba Osaka|
|2015||Toshihiro Aoyama||Sanfrecce Hiroshima|
|2016||Kengo Nakamura||Kawasaki Frontale|
|2017||Yū Kobayashi||Kawasaki Frontale|
|2018||Akihiro Ienaga||Kawasaki Frontale|
|2019||Teruhito Nakagawa||Yokohama F. Marinos|
|2020||Michael Olunga||Kashiwa Reysol|
|1||Yokohama F. Marinos||4|
|3||Urawa Red Diamonds||3|
Júbilo Iwata is a professional Japanese association football team that currently play in the J2 League. The team name Júbilo means 'joy' in Spanish and Portuguese. The team's hometown is Iwata, Shizuoka prefecture and they play at Yamaha Stadium. For big fixtures such as the Shizuoka Derby with Shimizu S-Pulse and against some of the top teams in J1, Júbilo play at the much larger Ecopa Stadium in Fukuroi City, a venue built specifically for the 2002 FIFA World Cup finals. They practice at Okubo Ground in Iwata and Iwata Sports Park Yumeria.
Gamba Osaka is a Japanese professional football club based in Suita, Osaka Prefecture. The club plays in the J1 League, which is the top tier of football in the country. The club's name Gamba comes from the Italian word "gamba" meaning "leg" and the Japanese ganbaru (頑張る), meaning "to do your best" or "to stand firm". The club's home stadium is Suita City Football Stadium.
Masami Ihara is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team.
Naohiro Takahara is a Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team. Currently, he is player for Okinawa SV.
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The 2011 Júbilo Iwata season was Júbilo Iwata's 18th consecutive season in J.League Division 1 and 29th overall in the Japanese top flight. It also included the 2011 J.League Cup, and the 2011 Emperor's Cup.
1994 JEF United Ichihara season
1994 Verdy Kawasaki season
1994 Yokohama Marinos season
1994 Bellmare Hiratsuka season
1994 Júbilo Iwata season
1994 Sanfrecce Hiroshima season
1995 Verdy Kawasaki season
1995 Júbilo Iwata season
1996 Verdy Kawasaki season
1996 Júbilo Iwata season
1997 Júbilo Iwata season
The 2013 Nagoya Grampus season was Nagoya Grampus' 21st season in the J. League Division 1 and 31st overall in the Japanese top flight. It was Dragan Stojković last season as manager, as he left at the end of the season, and they finsed 11th in the J League, reached the group stage of the J. League Cup and were knocked out of the Emperor's Cup at the second round stage by Nagano Parceiro.
The 2013 Sagan Tosu season was Sagan Tosu's second season in J.League Division 1 after being promoted for J.League Division 2 in 2011. They finished the season in twelfth position, whilst participating in the J.League Cup group stages and reaching the Semifinal of the Emperor's Cup.