Eidai SC

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Eidai S.C.
Full name Eidai Soccer Club
Founded 1972
(as Eidai Industries SC)
Dissolved 1977
Ground Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan

Eidai Soccer Club was a Japanese football club based in Yamaguchi Prefecture. The club has played in Japan Soccer League (Japanese former top division).

History[edit]

The club was formed following the collapse of the original Nagoya Mutual Bank club. In 1973 they were promoted to the JSL Division 2 and the following year to Division 1. In their first season in the top flight they made the final of the Emperor's Cup, only to lose 2-1 to Yanmar Diesel.

In 1976 they had another opportunity at cup glory when they made the final of the Japan Soccer League Cup, but they lost again, 2-1 to Mitsubishi Motors. With increasing costs of running a top-flight team out of Yamaguchi Prefecture, at the time midway between Toyo Industries and Nippon Steel, Eidai Industries decided to close their team in March of 1977, and thus Fujitsu, who had won Division 2 but lost the promotion/relegation series, was promoted anyway.

Record[edit]

Season League Pos PTS W D L GF GA Emperor's Cup League Cup
1973 JSL Division 2 1st 26 11 4 3 51 24 3rd round
1974 JSL Division 1 9th 14 4 6 8 19 30 Final
1975 5th 18 8 2 8 30 29 Quarter-final
1976 7th 18 7 4 7 18 24 Quarter-final Final

Club name[edit]

  • 1972-1975 : Eidai Industries SC
  • 1976 : Eidai SC

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