2017 J3 League

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Meiji Yasuda J3 League
Season2017
ChampionsBlaublitz Akita
1st title
PromotedTochigi SC
Matches played272
Goals scored698 (2.57 per match)
Top goalscorerNoriaki Fujimoto (Kagoshima United FC)
(24 goals)[1]
Highest attendance14,935[2]
Kitakyushu 1–1 Akita
(12 Mar 2017)
Lowest attendance273[2]
C-Osaka U-23 2-2 YS Yokohama
(22 Oct 2017)
Average attendance2,613[2]
2016
2018

The 2017 J3 League (referred to as the Meiji Yasuda J3 League for sponsorship reasons) was the 4th season of the J3 League under its current name. The fixtures were announced on 26 January 2017.[3] The 2017 season started on 11 March, then ended on 3 December.

Blaublitz Akita won their first title as a J.League club.

Clubs[edit]

A total of 17 teams took part in the league. 2016 J3 League champion Oita Trinita gained promotion to the J2 League, and was replaced by Giravanz Kitakyushu, that finished last in the 2016 J2 League. Oita made an immediate return to the J2 League after being relegated in 2015. Kitakyushu competed in the third tier for the first time under the J3 League name. Azul Claro Numazu made their debut in the third tier as a club.

Club Location Venue Capacity
Azul Claro Numazu Numazu Ashitaka Stadium 10,000
Blaublitz Akita Akita Akigin Stadium 4,992
Cerezo Osaka U-23 Osaka Kincho Stadium 19,904
Fukushima United Fukushima Toho Stadium 21,000
Gamba Osaka U-23 Suita Osaka Expo '70 Stadium 21,000
Gainare Tottori Tottori Bird Stadium 16,033
Giravanz Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Kitakyushu Stadium 15,066
Grulla Morioka Morioka Iwagin Stadium 4,946
Kagoshima United Kagoshima Kamoike Stadium 19,934
Kataller Toyama Toyama Toyama Athletic Stadium 25,251
Fujieda MYFC Fujieda Fujieda Soccer Field 13,000
Nagano Parceiro Nagano Nagano U Stadium 15,491
FC Ryukyu Okinawa Okinawa Athletic Stadium 25,000
SC Sagamihara Sagamihara Gion Stadium 15,300
Tochigi SC Utsunomiya Green Stadium 18,025
FC Tokyo U-23 Tokyo Ajinomoto Field Nishigaoka 7,137
YSCC Yokohama Yokohama Mitsuzawa Stadium 15,454

Personnel and kits[edit]

Club Manager Captain Kit manufacturer
Azul Claro Numazu Japan Ken Yoshida Japan Eiichiro Ozaki Puma
Blaublitz Akita Japan Koichi Sugiyama Japan Naoyuki Yamada ATHLETA
Cerezo Osaka U-23 Japan Yuji Okuma none Puma
Fukushima United Japan Kazuaki Tasaka Japan Takumi Watanabe hummel
Gainare Tottori Japan Ryuzo Morioka Japan Takuya Sugimoto hummel
Gamba Osaka U-23 Japan Tsuneyasu Miyamoto none Umbro
Giravanz Kitakyushu Japan Takeo Harada Japan Tomoki Ikemoto bonera
Grulla Morioka Japan Toshimi Kikuchi Japan Kohei Doi Under Armour
Kagoshima United Japan Yasutoshi Miura Japan Akira Akao mitre
Kataller Toyama Japan Tetsuro Uki Japan Ryo Kubota Goldwin
Fujieda MYFC Japan Atsuto Oishi Japan Tadayo Fukuo gol.
Nagano Parceiro Japan Tetsuya Asano Japan Tomokazu Myojin Penalty
FC Ryukyu North Korea Kim Jong-song Japan Noritaka Fujisawa sfida
SC Sagamihara Japan Sotaro Yasunaga Japan Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi gol.
Tochigi SC Japan Yuji Yokoyama Japan Koji Hirose ATHLETA
F.C. Tokyo U-23 Japan Tadashi Nakamura none Umbro
YSCC Yokohama Japan Yasuhiro Higuchi Japan Masao Tsuji SVOLME

Results[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Blaublitz Akita (C) 32 18 7 7 53 31 +22 61
2 Tochigi SC (P) 32 16 12 4 44 24 +20 60 Promotion to 2018 J2 League
3 Azul Claro Numazu 32 16 11 5 60 27 +33 59
4 Kagoshima United 32 17 4 11 49 37 +12 55
5 Nagano Parceiro 32 13 11 8 34 25 +9 50
6 FC Ryukyu 32 13 11 8 44 36 +8 50
7 Fujieda MYFC 32 12 11 9 50 43 +7 47
8 Kataller Toyama 32 13 8 11 37 33 +4 47
9 Giravanz Kitakyushu 32 13 7 12 44 37 +7 46
10 Fukushima United 32 13 4 15 39 43 −4 43
11 FC Tokyo U-23 32 12 7 13 36 47 −11 43
12 SC Sagamihara 32 9 12 11 34 41 −7 39
13 Cerezo Osaka U-23 32 8 11 13 39 43 −4 35
14 YSCC Yokohama 32 8 8 16 41 54 −13 32
15 Grulla Morioka 32 7 8 17 32 49 −17 29
16 Gamba Osaka U-23 32 7 5 20 31 65 −34 26
17 Gainare Tottori 32 4 9 19 31 63 −32 21
Source: 2017 MEIJI YASUDA J3 LEAGUE League table
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4th) head-to-head results; 5th) disciplinary points; 6th) draw
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

Results table[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AZU BLA C23 FUK GAI G23 GIR GRU KGU KAT MYF PAR RYU SGM TOC T23 YSC
Azul Claro Numazu 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 4–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 5–0 1–1
Blaublitz Akita 0–2 0–3 2–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 1–1 4–3
Cerezo Osaka U-23 1–4 1–3 2–1 2–0 3–2 2–2 2–2 1–3 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–2 0–1 0–1 2–2
Fukushima United 0–0 0–2 3–2 2–0 0–1 0–3 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 3–0
Gainare Tottori 2–2 0–3 1–3 1–2 0–0 3–4 2–2 1–2 0–1 1–6 1–0 2–3 1–2 1–1 0–6 1–2
Gamba Osaka U-23 2–3 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–6 0–2 1–7 0–1 3–2 4–3 1–2
Giravanz Kitakyushu 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 5–1 0–4 0–2 0–1 1–2 2–0 3–0 3–2 1–0 3–2
Grulla Morioka 2–1 1–3 2–3 5–1 1–2 0–2 0–3 0–0 0–3 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–2 1–2 0–0 0–1
Kagoshima United 1–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 5–0 2–1 0–1 5–2 1–5 3–0 1–0
Kataller Toyama 0–3 0–4 2–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 4–2 1–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–0
Fujieda MYFC 2–2 3–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–2 1–2 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–1
Nagano Parceiro 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–3 1–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–0
FC Ryukyu 2–2 1–6 1–0 2–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–1
SC Sagamihara 2–2 1–1 1–3 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 1–3 3–2 1–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2
Tochigi SC 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 3–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 4–1 1–0
FC Tokyo U-23 1–6 1–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 3–1 1–2 0–2 2–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 0–1 0–3
YSCC Yokohama 1–4 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–1 3–4 1–2 4–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–1

Updated to games played on 3 December 2017.
Source: J. League Data Site
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of match played 3 December 2017.[4]
Rank Player Club Goals
1
Japan Noriaki Fujimoto Kagoshima United FC
24
2
Japan Takuma Sonoda Azul Claro Numazu
19
3
Japan Tomoki Ikemoto Giravanz Kitakyushu
16
4
Japan Tomohiro Tanaka Blaublitz Akita
15
5
Japan Masao Tsuji YSCC Yokohama
14
6
Japan Yu Tomidokoro FC Ryukyu
13
Japan Yuichiro Edamoto Fujieda MYFC
8
Japan Keisuke Endo Fujieda MYFC
12
9
Japan Junya Kato Gainare Tottori
11
10
Japan Ken Hisatomi Blaublitz Akita
10

Attendances[edit]

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Giravanz Kitakyushu 95,023 14,935 3,864 5,939 +84.2%
2 Tochigi SC 82,352 11,191 2,758 5,147 +4.7%
3 Nagano Parceiro 68,095 8,049 2,652 4,256 −15.2%
4 SC Sagamihara 58,517 6,122 1,548 3,657 −15.8%
5 Kagoshima United 56,128 5,157 1,854 3,508 −4.3%
6 Kataller Toyama 50,536 6,383 1,917 3,159 −12.4%
7 Azul Claro Numazu 48,462 8,649 753 3,029 +29.9%
8 FC Ryukyu 40,132 6,888 1,032 2,508 +60.7%
9 Blaublitz Akita 37,819 3,933 1,355 2,364 −2.5%
10 FC Tokyo U-23 30,923 6,338 864 1,933 −30.9%
11 Gainare Tottori 24,938 2,435 573 1,559 −17.9%
12 Fukushima United 23,762 3,897 629 1,485 −11.5%
13 Fujieda MYFC 23,162 2,577 722 1,448 −5.4%
14 Grulla Morioka 21,385 3,590 520 1,337 +12.5%
15 Gamba Osaka U-23 19,620 2,317 523 1,226 −48.9%
16 YSCC Yokohama 15,222 1,264 559 951 −6.6%
17 Cerezo Osaka U-23 14,545 1,653 273 909 −38.9%
League total 710,621 14,935 273 2,613 −11.6%

Updated to games played on 3 December 2017
Source: J. League Data
Notes:
Relegated from J2. Prometed from JFL.

References[edit]

  1. ^ STATS:J. LEAGUE.JP
  2. ^ a b c "2017J3 LEAGUE Attendance". J. League. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  3. ^ "017 J.League schedule announced". J. League. January 2017. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  4. ^ https://www.jleague.jp/en/stats/goal.html?s=J3