Ryuichi Sugiyama

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Ryuichi Sugiyama
Personal information
Full name Ryuichi Sugiyama
Date of birth (1941-07-04) July 4, 1941 (age 73)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1958–1961 Shimizu Higashi High School
1962–1965 Meiji University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966–1973 Mitsubishi Motors 115 (41)
National team
1961–1971[1] Japan 56 (15)
Teams managed
1974–1986 Yamaha Motors
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze 1968 Mexico City Team competition

Ryuichi Sugiyama (杉山 隆一 Sugiyama Ryūichi?) (born July 4, 1941 in Shizuoka, Japan) is a former Japanese football player who won the bronze medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He also participated in the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and scored 2 goals.[2] Sugiyama later became a manager and led Yamaha Motors to the Japan Soccer League Division 1. He is their longest-serving manager, having led the club from 1974 to 1986.[3]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1966 Mitsubishi Motors JSL Division 1 14 11
1967 14 8
1968 14 4
1969 14 1
1970 13 4
1971 14 4
1972 14 3
1973 18 6
Country Japan 115 41
Total 115 41

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1961 3 0
1962 6 0
1963 5 1
1964 2 1
1965 4 3
1966 6 2
1967 5 4
1968 4 1
1969 4 0
1970 11 1
1971 6 2
Total 56 15

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SUGIYAMA Ryuichi". Japan National Football Team Database. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Ryuichi Sugiyama Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-27. 
  3. ^ "杉山隆一 (Ryuichi Sugiyama)" (in Japanese). Footballjapan.jp. Retrieved 5 October 2010.