|Full name||Yoshiyuki Kobayashi|
|Date of birth||January 27, 1978|
|Place of birth||Yono, Saitama, Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|2009||→ Kashiwa Reysol (loan)||10||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:26, 1 December 2012 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
He retired in 2013, after a fourteen-year professional career, after being released by Albirex Niigata.
He started up his professional career at Tokyo Verdy where he won the Emperor's Cup in 2004 and the Japanese Super Cup in 2005. In the same year they got relegated from the J-League which marked his end in Tokyo. He signed for Omiya Ardija at the start of the 2006 season. As Omiya usually deployed a 4–4–2 formation, he usually played as a central/defensive midfielder. Kobayashi was the key player on the team, and at times the team's captain. His contract with Omiya ended on January 2011.
Club career stats
As of 11:26, 1 December 2012 (UTC)
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||League Cup||Total|
|1999||Tokyo Verdy||J. League 1||30||2||4||0||3||0||37||2|
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