Nara Club

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Nara Club
奈良クラブ
Nara Club Logo.png
Nickname(s)Nara
Founded1991;30 years ago (1991)
Ground Rohto Field Nara, Nara [1]
Capacity30,600
Coordinates 34°41′54″N135°49′45″E / 34.69833°N 135.82917°E / 34.69833; 135.82917 Coordinates: 34°41′54″N135°49′45″E / 34.69833°N 135.82917°E / 34.69833; 135.82917
ChairmanMitsuru Hamada [2]
Manager Flag of Spain.svg Julián Marín Bazalo [3]
League Japan Football League
Website Club website

Nara Club (奈良クラブ, Nara Kurabu) is a Japanese football (soccer) club based in Nara, Nara Prefecture. They play in Japan Football League.

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History

The Club was originally established in Nara in 1991 under the name Tonan Club (都南クラブ, Tonan Kurabu) and it became a member of the Football Association of Nara. The club went up to the top division in 1997. It was renamed its current name in 2008, and promoted to the regional league in 2009. In 2014 they won the Regional League promotion series and currently play in the Japan Football League since 2015.

League and cup record

ChampionsRunners-upThird place Promoted Relegated
League Emperor's Cup Shakaijin Cup
SeasonDivisionTierTeamsPos.GPWDLFAGDPtsNote
1992Nara Pref. League Edu.12*3rd********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.5**
1993Nara Pref. League Div.5111st********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.4**
1994Nara Pref. League Div.4101st********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.3**
1995Nara Pref. League Div.391st********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.2**
1996Nara Pref. League Div.281st********Promoted to Nara Pref. League Div.1**
1997Nara Pref. League
(Div. 1)
76th**********
19984th**********
19993rd**********
20002nd**********
20011st**********
2002117th103341414012Did not qualifyDid not qualify
20035th106041714+318
20041st10811258+1725
2005 [* 1] 3rd106132511+1419
2006 [* 2] 1st108113111+2025
2007123rd116142210+1222
20082nd11830399+3027Promoted to Kansai League Div.21st Round
2009 Kansai Soccer League (Div. 2) 681st149324718+2930Promoted to Kansai League Div.12nd RoundDid not qualify
2010 Kansai Soccer League
(Div. 1)
54th146623624+12241st Round
20111st1411214213+29351st Round
20122nd148512811+17292nd Round
20135th143471122−11142nd Round
20141st1410313011+1933Promoted to JFL3rd RoundQuarter Final
2015 JFL4167th30137103328+5461st RoundNot eligible
2016 10th30117124148-7371st Round
2017 7th301010104151-10401st Round
2018 8th30126123332+1422nd Round
2019 14th30810122732-5341st Round
2020 13th1553721210182nd Round
2021 17Did not qualify
Key
  1. It was originally 12 teams participating. Tenri Univ. FC was disqualified, and the rest of 11 teams had to compete. [4]
  2. It was originally 12 teams participating. Ikoma SC was disqualified, and the rest of 11 teams had to compete. [5]

Current squad

As of 19 July 2021. [6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Tomoki Ueda
2 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Soichi Tanaka
3 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuta Tsunami
4 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Seita Murai (On loan from FC Imabari)
5 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Jiei Katayama
6 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Haruhi Terashima
7 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryota Kuwajima
8 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Sachio Hamada
9 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Glory Nagashima
10 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shinichi Mukai (captain)
11 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Tetsuya Kato
13 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Rei Akatsuka
14 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Rin Morita(On loan from Tokushima Vortis)
No.Pos.NationPlayer
15 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yusuke Kaneko
17 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Naoya Yoshida   
18 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Shunsuke Mori   
20 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN So Kataoka
21 GK Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuki Kaneko
22 FW Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kodai Nagashima (On loan from FC Imabari)
23 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Yuki Kotani
25 DF Flag of North Korea.svg  PRK Kim Song-sun
26 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Ryotaro Hiramatsu
27 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Sotaro Yamamoto  
33 MF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Kohei Teramura(On loan from Iwaki FC)
38 DF Flag of Japan.svg  JPN Masaki Iida

Managerial history

ManagerNationalityTenure
StartFinish
Koji Yamaguchi Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 19912009
Ken'ichiro FujimotoFlag of Japan.svg  Japan 2010
Satoru YoshidaFlag of Japan.svg  Japan January 1, 2011December 31, 2011
Masashi HachūdaFlag of Japan.svg  Japan February 1, 2012January 31, 2013
Jiro Yabe Flag of Japan.svg  Japan July 3, 2012October 7, 2013
Jun Mizukoshi Flag of Japan.svg  Japan October 8 2013January 31, 2014
Atsushi NakamuraFlag of Japan.svg  Japan February 1, 2014January 31, 2017
Norihiro SatsukawaFlag of Japan.svg  Japan February 12, 017January 31, 2019
Koichi Sugiyama Flag of Japan.svg  Japan February 12, 2019January 31, 2020
Maiki HayashiFlag of Japan.svg  Japan February 1, 2020January 31, 2021
Julián Marín BazaloFlag of Spain.svg  Spain February 1, 2021Current Manager

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References

  1. "Jリーグ準加盟審査結果について" (Press release) (in Japanese). Japan Professional Football League. 17 September 2013. Archived from the original on 20 September 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2015.
  2. 今後のクラブ運営体制について. Nara Club (in Japanese). 26 December 2019. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  3. "フリアン氏 トップチーム監督就任のお知らせ" (Press release) (in Japanese). Nara Club. 10 December 2020. Retrieved 10 December 2020.
  4. "1部リーグ勝敗表" (PDF). Nara Football Federation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  5. "平成18年度 奈良県社会人サッカーリーグ1部星取表" (PDF). Nara Football Federation. 23 November 2006. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  6. "Top team players". Nara Club. Retrieved 11 March 2020.