Tetsuya Totsuka

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Tetsuya Totsuka
戸塚 哲也
Personal information
Full nameTetsuya Totsuka
Date of birth (1961-04-24) April 24, 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position(s) Forward, Midfielder
Youth career
1977–1978 Yomiuri
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1979–1995 Verdy Kawasaki 256 (68)
1994Kashiwa Reysol (loan) 17 (4)
Total273(72)
National team
1980–1985 Japan 18 (3)
Teams managed
2006–2007 FC Gifu
2007 MIO Biwako Kusatsu
2008–2009 FC Machida Zelvia
2011 SC Sagamihara
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tetsuya Totsuka (戸塚 哲也, Totsuka Tetsuya, born April 24, 1961) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team.

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Club career

Totsuka was born in Tokyo on April 24, 1961. He joined Yomiuri (later Verdy Kawasaki) from youth team in 1979. The club won the champions in Japan Soccer League 5 times, JSL Cup 3 times and Emperor's Cup 3 times. This was golden era in club history. He also became a top scorer 2 times (1984 and 1990–91). In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and founded new league J1 League. However he lost opportunity to play after that. In 1994, he moved to Japan Football League club Kashiwa Reysol. He retired in 1995.

National team career

In December 1980, Totsuka was selected Japan national team for 1982 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on December 22, he debuted against Singapore. He also played at 1982 Asian Games. In 1985, he was selected Japan for the first time in 3 years for 1986 World Cup qualification. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 18 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 1985. [1]

Coaching career

In 2006, Totsuka signed with Japanese Regional Leagues club FC Gifu. He managed the club and promoted the club to Japan Football League. However, he was sacked in June 2007. In September 2007, he signed with Regional Leagues club FC Mi-O Biwako. He managed the club and promoted the club to Japan Football League. In 2008, he moved to Regional Leagues club FC Machida Zelvia. He managed the club and promoted the club to Japan Football League. He promoted each club to Japan Football League for 3 years in a row. End of 2009 season, he resigned a manager for FC Machida Zelvia. In 2011, he signed with Regional Leagues club SC Sagamihara. However, he was sacked in May.

Club statistics

Club performanceLeagueCupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeagueAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1979 Yomiuri JSL Division 1 922131144
1980 1721120203
1981 1835010243
1982 1863210228
1983 18633332412
1984 161455222321
1985/86 2241042276
1986/87 2034310256
1987/88 1804300223
1988/89 2252030275
1989/90 1884040268
1990/91 221022202612
1991/92 2143050294
1992 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League -30100130
1993 1011061172
1994 70000070
1994 Kashiwa Reysol Football League 1740010184
1995 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 00-00
Total273724020489361101

National team statistics

[1]

Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1980 40
1981 80
1982 43
1983 00
1984 00
1985 20
Total183

National team goals

#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.2 June 1982 Hiroshima Stadium, Hiroshima, Japan Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore 2–0Won1982 Kirin Cup
2.18 July 1982 Stadionul Național, Bucharest, Romania Flag of Romania (1952-1965).svg  Romania 3–1LostFriendly
3.23 November 1982 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, India Flag of South Yemen.svg  South Yemen 3–1Won 1982 Asian Games
Correct as of 6 November 2016 [2]

Personal honors

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