Atsushi Uchiyama

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Atsushi Uchiyama
内山 篤
Personal information
Full name Atsushi Uchiyama
Date of birth (1959-06-29) June 29, 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1978–1981 Kokushikan University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982–1992 Yamaha Motors 195 (18)
Total 195 (18)
National team
1984–1985 Japan 2 (0)
Teams managed
2007–2008 Júbilo Iwata
2015–2017 Japan U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atsushi Uchiyama (内山 篤, Uchiyama Atsushi, born June 29, 1959) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team. His brother Masaru Uchiyama also played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Uchiyama was born in Shizuoka on June 29, 1959. After graduating from Kokushikan University, he joined Japan Soccer League Division 2 club Yamaha Motors in 1982. In 1982, the club won the champions and was promoted to Division 1. The club also won Emperor's Cup. The club won the league champions in 1987–88. He retired in 1992. He played 195 games and scored 18 goals in the league.

National team career[edit]

On September 30, 1984, Uchiyama debuted for Japan national team against South Korea. In 1995, he also played at 1986 World Cup qualification. He played 2 games for Japan until 1986.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

After retirement, Uchiyama started coaching career at Yamaha Motors (later Júbilo Iwata) in 1992. He mainly served as a coach for top team and a manager for youth team. In September 2007, he became a manager for top team as Adílson Batista successor. However he was sacked in August 2008. In 2015, he became a manager for Japan U-20 national team. At 2016 AFC U-19 Championship, U-20 Japan won the champions first time and won to qualify for 2017 U-20 World Cup for the first time in 10 years. He resigned after 2017 U-20 World Cup.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup JSL Cup Total
1982 Yamaha Motors JSL Division 2 17 3 17 3
1983 JSL Division 1 18 2 18 2
1984 18 2 18 2
1985/86 21 2 21 2
1986/87 22 3 22 3
1987/88 22 2 22 2
1988/89 21 2 21 2
1989/90 19 1 5 0 24 1
1990/91 21 1 0 0 21 1
1991/92 16 0 1 0 17 0
Country Japan 195 18 0 0 6 0 201 18
Total 195 18 0 0 6 0 201 18

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1984 1 0
1985 1 0
Total 2 0

Managerial statistics[edit]

[2]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Júbilo Iwata 2007 2008 33 11 8 14 033.33
Total 33 11 8 14 033.33

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