2011 Albirex Niigata season

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Albirex Niigata
2011 season
Chairman Mitsugu Tamura
Manager Hisashi Kurosaki
Stadium Big Swan
J. League Division 1 14th
Emperor's Cup 3rd round
J. League Cup Quarterfinal
Top goalscorer League: Bruno Lopes (13)[1]
All: Bruno Lopes (16)
Highest home attendance 37,830 (vs Shimizu S-Pulse, 6 August 2011)[2]
Lowest home attendance 13,644 (vs Ventforet Kofu, 13 July 2011)[2]
Average home league attendance 26,049
Home colours
Away colours

The 2011 Albirex Niigata season was Albirex Niigata's eighth consecutive season in J. League Division 1. It also includes the 2011 J. League Cup, and the 2011 Emperor's Cup.

Match results[edit]

J. League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Kashiwa Reysol (C) (Q) 34 23 3 8 65 42 +23 72 Qualification for 2012 AFC Champions League group stage Group stage 1,2
12 Cerezo Osaka 34 11 10 13 67 53 +14 43
13 Omiya Ardija 34 10 12 12 38 48 −10 42
14 Albirex Niigata 34 10 9 15 38 46 −8 39
15 Urawa Red Diamonds 34 8 12 14 36 43 −7 36
16 Ventforet Kofu (R) 34 9 6 19 42 63 −21 33 Relegation to 2012 J. League Division 2

Updated to games played on February 3, 2012.
Source: J. League
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal differential; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head results; 5th disciplinary points; 6th draw
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 10 9 15 38 46  −8 39 6 6 5 25 20  +5 4 3 10 13 26  −13

Last updated: 1 February 2012.
Source: "J. League". 

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ground A H A H A H A A H A H A H H H A A H A H H A H A H A A H A H A H A H
Result W D D W D L L D L L D L D W L W L W W W L L D L D L L W W W L D L L
Position 1 2 4 4 5 7 9 10 11 13 15 15 15 14 14 14 11 11 15 13 11 9 13 13 13 14 13 13 13 11 15 13 13 14
Last updated: 1 February 2012.
Source: "J. League". 

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

J. League Cup[edit]

Emperor's Cup[edit]

Players[edit]

First team squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Takaya Kurokawa
3 Japan MF Kazuhiko Chiba
4 Japan DF Daisuke Suzuki
5 Japan DF Naoki Ishikawa
6 Japan MF Yuta Mikado
7 Brazil FW Anderson
8 Japan MF Fumiya Kogure
9 South Korea FW Cho Young-Cheol
10 Brazil MF Michael
11 Brazil FW Bruno Lopes
13 Japan MF Masaru Kato
14 Japan MF Seiya Fujita
15 Japan MF Isao Homma (captain)
17 Japan DF Jun Uchida
18 Japan FW Kengo Kawamata
19 Japan DF Ayato Hasebe
No. Position Player
20 Japan DF Shigeto Masuda
21 Japan GK Masaaki Higashiguchi
22 Japan GK Yasuhiro Watanabe
23 Japan MF Atomu Tanaka
24 Japan DF Gotoku Sakai
26 Japan DF Yusuke Murakami
27 Japan MF Hidetoshi Nakata
28 Brazil MF Rafael
29 Japan FW Noriyoshi Sakai
30 Japan GK Hideaki Ozawa
31 Japan MF Fumiya Hayakawa (youth)
32 Japan MF Yoshiyuki Kobayashi
33 Japan DF Ryoma Nishimura (youth)
34 Japan DF Yohei Iwasaki
36 Japan DF Naoya Kikuchi
39 Japan GK Yohei Takeda (on loan from Shimizu S-Pulse)

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
New Zealand DF Michael Fitzgerald (to Zweigen Kanazawa)
Japan DF Kazunari Ono (to Ehime FC)
Japan MF Musashi Okuyama (to Albirex Niigata Singapore)
No. Position Player
Japan FW Bruno Castanheira (to Albirex Niigata Singapore)
Japan FW Kazuhisa Kawahara (to Tochigi SC)
Japan FW Hideo Ōshima (to JEF United Chiba)

Starting XI[edit]

Last updated on 3 February 2012.[1]
No.
Pos.
Nat.
Name
MS Notes
30 GK Japan Hideaki Ozawa 15 Masaaki Higashiguchi had 14 starts
25 RB Japan Yusuke Murakami 15 Seiya Fujita had 12 starts
3 CB Japan Kazuhiko Chiba 28
4 CB Japan Daisuke Suzuki 20 Naoya Kikuchi had 14 starts
24 LB Japan Gotoku Sakai 23 Naoki Ishikawa had 9 starts
15 DM Japan Isao Homma 34
32 DM Japan Yoshiyuki Kobayashi 14 Naoya Kikuchi had 9 starts
23 RM Japan Atomu Tanaka 22
9 LM South Korea Cho Young-Cheol 21 Fumiya Kogure had 6 starts
10 SS Brazil Michael 25 Kengo Kawamata had 5 starts
11 CF Brazil Bruno Lopes 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Match results and statistics". J. League. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Aggregate Attendances by Club (J1)". J. League. Retrieved 3 February 2012.