Johor Darul Ta'zim F.C.
|Full name||Johor Darul Ta'zim Football Club|
Harimau Selatan |
1972 (as PKENJ FC)|
1996 (as Johor FC)
2013 (as Johor Darul Ta'zim FC)
|Ground||Tan Sri Dato' Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium|
Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim (70%)|
Royal Football Fund (30%)
|President||Tunku Aminah Sultan Ibrahim|
|League||Malaysia Super League|
|2018||Malaysia Super League, 1st|
Johor Darul Ta'zim Football Club (Malay: Kelab Bola Sepak Johor Darul Ta'zim), or simply JDT, is a football club based in Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia. The club was founded in 1972 (as PKENJ FC) and currently plays in the top division of Malaysian football, the Malaysia Super League. The club is owned by Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim. In 2014, JDT gained their first major honour by winning the national league during the first season under Croatian manager Bojan Hodak. Under Argentine Mario Gómez's tutelage, they won the 2015 AFC Cup as well as the Malaysian Piala Sumbangsih and 2015 Super League. By winning the AFC Cup, JDT became the second Malaysian team since 1967 to enter a final of a major continental competition, and the first ever Malaysian club to win a continental title. JDT is the first team in the country to win five consecutive league titles (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018). Before this achievement, no team had ever won the league championship more than twice in a row since the league system was first introduced in Malaysia in 1979.
Since 2012, Johor Darul Ta'zim FC also implied a new nickname Southern Tigers (Malay: Harimau Selatan), replacing the old nickname Jengking (Scorpion). The new nickname is based on the Johor State Council coat of arms. The team's home ground is a 30,000 capacity Tan Sri Dato' Haji Hassan Yunos Stadium. The stadium was renovated prior to the 2013 season. Beginning in 2013, the club has developed a fiercy rivalry with Pahang FA and Felda United.
- 1 History
- 2 Club ownership
- 3 Kit manufacturers
- 4 Training facilities and infrastructure
- 5 Crest and colours
- 6 Supporters
- 7 Rivalries
- 8 Stadium
- 9 Players
- 10 Development squads
- 11 Season-by-season records
- 12 Individual player awards
- 13 Current Management and Coaching Staff
- 14 Honours
- 15 Continental record
- 16 Home attendance
- 17 See also
- 18 References
- 19 External links
The Johor FC Era (1996–2011)
The club was founded in 1972 as PKENJ FC. After PKENJ FC won the Piala FAM twice, Johor Corporation (state funded corporation) decided to takeover the club in 1996 and changed its name to Johor Football Club (Johor FC). The club finished as the runners-up in the 1996 season.
In 1998, Johor FC was promoted to the second tier Malaysian football league, the Liga Perdana 2 and won the title in 2001 which granted a promotion to first division, the Liga Perdana 1. After two years in top division of the league, Johor FC were relegated to Liga Premier after failed to achieved promotion to Super League during the 2003 season. The club earned an automatic promotion to the Malaysia Super League during the 2006–07 season after Football Association of Malaysia's decision to expand the league to 14 teams and was respectively a regular top 5 finisher in the league. Johor FC was the first club team in Malaysian football league to enter Malaysia Cup in 2000 under English manager Bruce Stowell. Piala Malaysia was previously dominated by state teams and by defeating ATM on aggregate in the second-round group qualification, the club itself has marked another record in the division. The club has also participated in AFC Cup in 2009 replacing Negeri Sembilan of which the latter qualified but did not proceed to compete in the competition.
Johor Darul Ta'zim era (2013–present)
Starting from 2 February 2012, former Singaporean international footballer Fandi Ahmad began his three-year contract with Johor FA serving as the technical advisor. Later in the year, Fandi assumed the role as the team's head coach. The team eventually finished fourth in the Malaysia Premier League for the 2012 season.
HRH Tunku Ismail was officially appointed as the new President of Johor FA (PBNJ) in the association's congress held on 16 February 2012. During the congress, he first mooted a proposal to revamp the whole organisation structure and its footballing activities. Part of the plan was to consolidate its football teams into a single representative competing in the M-League.
During the season, there were several match fixing allegations and investigations involving players from Johor-based teams. At the end of the 2012 season, Johorean football was in poor state. Johor based teams were underperforming and struggling in the M-League. Johor FC barely avoided relegation in MSL, while other Johor-based clubs – Johor FA, Johor Bahru FC, and Muar FC – were struggling to compete in MPL. Just months after HRH Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim took charge as Johor FA's President, a bold strategic revamp within Johor FA (PBNJ) was initiated. The move was to realign and consolidate football teams and clubs representing Johor. It saw both teams Johor FC and Johor FA would be placed under a single management to ensure the stability of both teams. All Johor-based clubs except for Johor FC and Johor FA were withdrawn from the M-League. Both teams were reinstated with same name and were given with numerical order. In December 2012, FAM announced that they had received the application of changing the name to Darul Ta'zim FC for the upcoming 2013 season and had no objection of it. It was later renamed as Johor Darul Ta'zim Football Club.
Officially, 2013 is the first year in which the Southern Tigers made its debut under the new transformation initiative. A fully refurnished Larkin Stadium was made to accommodate more fans. With the introduction of season passes, it allow fans entry to all competitive matches for an entire season. As for the start of the 2013 season, Fandi Ahmad had been handed the task as the head coach of the team in the MSL, while the MPL team would be handled by former international and Johor player, Azmi Mohamed, with the assistance of former compatriot, Ismail Ibrahim. Before the season, Johor signed former Spanish international Dani Güiza and Italian midfielder Simone Del Nero. However, both left in the middle of the season. JDT managed to reach the 2013 Malaysia FA Cup final on away goals rule, defeating Pahang FA. In the final, JDT lost 1–0 to Kelantan FA. During the middle of 2013 season, Fandi Ahmad was relieved of his coaching duties, but would stay on as the team's manager. Azmi Mohamed became JDT's coach on an interim basis while waiting for the arrival of the new head coach. In their first season after the club's transformation, JDT managed to finish third in the 2013 Malaysian Super League. Later on, just a day before the 2013 Malaysia Cup kicked off, Fandi Ahmad resigned as the team manager and parted ways with Johor FA amicably. With the motivation to rejuvenate the glory days of past into the future, JDT appointed former Valencia and Atlético Madrid manager Cesar Ferrando Jimenez as the new club's head coach.
In February 2014, Bojan Hodak was appointed as the team manager to assist Cesar Jimenez in managerial duties. On 26 June 2014, JDT secured their first national league title by defeating Sarawak FA 1–0. In the 2014 Malaysia Cup campaign, JDT made it through to the final for the first time in 23 years, when the former Johor FA won the double (league and Malaysia Cup winners). Billed as the "Match of Heavyweights", it was a highly anticipated match between JDT (league champions) and Pahang (Malaysia FA Cup winners). JDT lost the match 5–3 after the penalty shoot-out.
On 31 January 2015, JDT competed in the Piala Sumbangsih for the first time in the club's history, qualifying to the competition as the 2014 Malaysian champions. They defeated Pahang 2–0 to win the trophy. The club made their debut in the AFC Cup on 24 February 2015 with a 4–1 win over East Bengal FC in the first game of the group stage. In late April 2015, the head coach Bojan Hodak left the club and was replaced by Roberto Carlos Mario Gómez. As the new head coach, he was also given the authority to revamp youth development programmes in JDT, especially its development squads, from JDT II to JDT V.
On 12 July 2015, an announcement was made that Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim has left his post as president of the Johor FA; instead, he will still serve in his capacity as the Royal Patron of Johor FA. Dato' Haji Ismail bin Karim, State Secretary of Johor, has been appointed as his replacement with immediate effect. In August 2015, JDT defended the Malaysia Super League title, becoming the national champions for the second year in a row. On 31 October 2015, JDT became the first Malaysian team to reach the final of the AFC Cup. In the final, held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, they defeated the home side FC Istiklol 1–0 with a goal scored by Leandro Velazquez. As a result, JDT became the first Southeast Asian club to win a continental title.
In the opener of the 2016 season, JDT edged Selangor FA in a 7–6 penalty shoot-out win, successfully defending the Piala Sumbangsih title. In the same season, JDT clinched their first-ever Malaysia FA Cup title after making a comeback 2–1 win over PKNS FC. It was the first time a Malaysian club lifted the trophy since 1990. JDT secured their third consecutive league title on Match Day 20 of the 2016 season with a 3–0 win over Terengganu FA. They became the first team to win three consecutive league titles – a feat never achieved before by any team since the inception of a national league championship in 1982. Also in the 2016 season, JDT was managed to end the league undefeated and became the first ever club in Malaysia that have done that.
On 18 January 2017, JDT announced that they have parted their ways with Mario Gómez barely two days before the season opener. The club promoted Mexican Benjamin Mora from JDT II to coach the squad for the 2017 season. On 21 January 2017, despite leading 1–0 at halftime, JDT failed to win the Sultan Ahmad Shah Cup for the third time in a row after losing 5–4 after the penalty shoot-out to Kedah. In the 2017 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off, JDT reached the play-off round for the first time in their history, after eliminating Bangkok United in the second preliminary round after the penalties. In the play-off round, JDT lost 3–0 to the Japanese side Gamba Osaka. Following that, Perak defeated JDT 2–1 and ended the club’s record of unbeaten streak in 26 league matches dating back to the beginning of the 2016 season’s opener.
In the midst of 2017 mid-season break, JDT demoted Mora back into his previous position as the second team's head coach. The club appointed Portuguese Ulisses Morais as the new manager of the main squad. Morais has led the team to its fourth consecutive league title; JDT confirmed the 2017 Super League title on 5 August 2017 with three games remaining.
During JDT Congress held in early October 2017, HRH Tunku Ismail made several major moves in the state of Johor. All race-based football associations in the state were disbanded. However these teams will be allowed to continue participating as football clubs in the state competitions. As for the club, major restructuring of the organisation were made to ensure future success in both off and on-the-pitch. Amongst them are Martin Hugo Prest as the new Sporting Director, meanwhile the previous holder, Alistair Edwards reassigned as the club's Technical Director to be responsible for all developmental teams including JDT II. JDT II which played in the MPL will be a developmental team instead as a feeder club.
After completing the league fixture in late October 2017, JDT contested in the Malaysia Cup final against Kedah, the 2017 Malaysia FA Cup winners, whom they met earlier in the season opener in January. Playing in front of 80,000 fans in Shah Alam Stadium, JDT seized the title from the "Red Eagles" with a 2–0 victory and clinched a double for the 2017 season.
On the eve of the 2016 season, JDT have officially came under the ownership of HRH Tunku Ismail in a statement released by Johor FA dated 10 January 2016. It further clarifies that JDT are now turned into a full-fledged professional outfit, as a separate entity from the Johor FA which organises the overall football development programme in the state. As the JDT owner, HRH Tunku Ismail is being directly involved in the decision-making process and club management, compared to his previous role as the Royal Patron of Johor FA, when he provided directions and counsel. A day later, former Johor striker who was a key member of the historic double-champion team of 1991, Alistair Edwards has been appointed as JDT's Sporting Director to assist HRH Tunku Ismail. The move was seen as a part of the privatisation process and a strategic initiative on how Malaysia football clubs should be run and managed professionally including the youth development in the region.
Shortly after, on 12 January 2016, Sultan of Johor, HRH Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar decided to give RM50 million as a reward to the club. After the successful 2015 season, when the club have won the Super League, Piala Sumbangsih, and AFC Cup, Sultan Ibrahim made the decision to contribute RM50 million as he was satisfied with how football in the state has united the citizens of Johor and put the state's name on the map.
In an interview published on the club's social media in early December 2016, the majority shareholder in the club is HRH Tunku Ismail himself, who holds 70% of the southern based club. 30% of the club belongs to Royal Football Fund, which invests in several football clubs around the world.
As a part of restructuring process, the club made an unexpected announcement by naming Luciano Figueroa as the new Sporting Director. His responsibility and focus will be on the first team and to assist the head coach, Ulisses Morais. Meanwhile, the previous position holder, Alistair Edwards has been reassigned as the new Technical Director and will be responsible to oversee all JDT development and grassroot programmes.
The foundation was registered on 9 August 2016. The mission behind the formation of the foundation is to collect funds and distribute aids to the development of the club.
Just days before the 2016 Malaysia FA Cup final, the club announced JDT Foundation (Malay: Yayasan JDT), expected to be launched officially in September 2016 as the platform for JDT supporters to be more involved with the team in terms of the team's future and the development of JDT football programmes. JDT Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman Datuk Hasni Mohammad said that it would give opportunity for JDT fans to actually have a "say" in the football club through proper ownership.
With the establishment of JDT Foundation, fans can become shareholders of the club and send representatives to have meetings with the club officials to understand the club’s direction and plans including its monthly financial statement which is planned to be released informing them on all expenditures and its costs. After several postponements, JDT Foundation is slated to be launched in mid January 2017.
The foundation's Membership Card launch was held at the Persada International Convention Centre in Johor Bahru on 7 December 2016.
Appointment of HRH Tunku Tun Aminah as JDT's President
On 27 July 2016, Tunku Tun Aminah binti Sultan Ibrahim, the sister of HRH Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, has been appointed as the President of Johor DT. Besides focusing on the youth development and attracting youth into sporting activities and active lifestyle, she is also considering to establish a JDT women's football team in the near future.
For the 2014 season, JDT becomes the first Malaysian club to have Nike as their official kit sponsor. The home kit's design of red and blue stripes is shaped by a blue row of lines. The away kit features design of white and blue stripes is shaped by a white row of lines. The alternate kit is design reminisce of 2013 design of royal blue navy gradient overlay with pink red.
In November 2014, Nike Malaysia created a new special kit for their 2015 AFC Champions League campaign. The home kit's design of royal navy blue and red stripes is shaped by a navy blue row of lines. The away kit features a full plain white front alternating with grey pattern boxes. The alternated kit features a full plain black.
In the eve of 2016 season, JDT's signed a contract with Adidas. The new kits were officially unveiled with a commercial video featuring JDT footballers inside the Senai International Airport terminal, and a special cameo by HRH Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim. The jerseys feature three different designs in red, white and blue, representing the colours of the Johor state flag.
In November 2016, JDT announced that they have signed a three-year deal with Nike for the 2017 season. It is the biggest kit sponsorship ever signed for a Malaysian club. The three-year cooperation encompassed all the teams under JDT, namely main squad, JDT II, JDT III, and JDT IV. The official kit was unveiled on 12 January 2017.
|2014||Nike||Danga Bay||Country Garden|
Johor Corporation 
Fastrack Iskandar Sdn Bhd
Training facilities and infrastructure
Dato Suleiman Mohd Noor Indoor Training Centre (Johor Bahru, Johor)
Padang Sri Gelam is the training facility for Johor Darul Ta'zim, located at Johor Bahru, Johor. Besides the indoor synthetic field measuring 16 x 109.2 metres, the building comes with the gym equipment, a swimming pool, and ice baths. The project is lined with the vision of HRH Tunku Ismail, who wants international-level training equipment for the players and to help those who are injured to recover faster.
The development of RM15 million indoor facility was sponsored by Iskandar Waterfront Holdings (IWH) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The 0.8ha indoor facility were designed and built according to the requirements and specifications set by FIFA, the world's football governing body.
After its completion, it was named Dato Suleiman Mohd Noor Indoor Training Centre as a special recognition and appreciation for his contribution as the "Father of Johor Football" on 23 February 2016. It was officially opened on 21 April 2016.
To demonstrate his ideas and commitment to youth development in the state, HRH Tunku Ismail has entered into partnerships and built ties with various football individuals all over the world. To date, JDT has developed strategic partnership and collaborations with Borussia Dortmund (Germany), Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo (Japan), and Valencia (Spain). Besides signing a new young players for development, the club has been organising competitive tournaments across all age groups in Johor districts.
In mid-January 2017, the club revealed that they have signed a three-year coaching and player development partnership with Valencia. The partnership will introduce and oversee the implementation of a long-term player development plan for JDT. This plan will be based on Valencia Academy's methodologies and development philosophies, adapted to JDT’s needs and context.
JDT Football Academy (Kulai, Johor)
As of December 2015, the club is in the process of building a brand new youth academy with up to 15 football pitches and modern facilities, designed in collaboration with Borussia Dortmund, who have entered into a partnership with JDT. The development of the 40-hectare academy in Kulai will be focusing to develop local youth talents from the grassroots level and promote JDT's regional presence.
European Training Centre (Spain)
As part of JDT's Youth Development Plan, the club has announced its plan to build a pre-season training facility in Spain on 21 June 2016. The facility will be used to accommodate JDT's young players for pre-season training, as well as for lodging of youth JDT players who will be on playing stints in Spain.
JDT Sports City
In January 2016, as part of HRH Tunku Ismail's strategic plan to develop the state's football and other programmes, the club has announced the development of JDT Sports City. The Johor state government had provided a 70-acre (28.3 hectares) plot of land for the project in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. Under its blueprint, the sports complex will house a new stadium and other sporting facilities such as a hotel, apartments, and a shopping mall.
Sultan Ibrahim Larkin Stadium
Located within the vicinity of JDT Sports City, a new stadium complex will be constructed to be the new home ground of Southern Tigers. The club's new headquarter will be part of the complex. Initial design will have a maximum capacity of up to 45,000 spectators and ample parking facilities. The new RM200 million stadium will be named as the Sultan Ibrahim Larkin Stadium in honour of the state's ruler.
With the cost of the construction of a new stadium and the JDT Sports City is estimated between RM180 million and RM200 million, the Sultan of Johor has granted the funds needed for the construction of the project.
Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd has been given the responsibility to build the stadium. Upon its completion, the new stadium will house the main JDT team, while the JDT II will be playing at the stadium in Larkin. The other development squads, JDT III and JDT IV, will use the Pasir Gudang Stadium.
Slated to be launched in January 2018, the club announced that the construction has been delayed by six months following adjustments made by HRH Tunku Ismail on the stadium’s location, technical and design changes.
The final design was unveiled in a ceremony held in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. The new stadium will span 140,000 square meters with a total built area of 70,000 square meters and can accommodate up to 40,000 people.
Crest and colours
The club crest is derived from the Johor State Council coat of arms, although all that remains of it on the current crest is the part of the tiger head.
Boys Of Straits (formerly known as Southern Trooper) is the name of the official supporters of the Johor Darul Ta'zim. The main colours of the supporters are usually blue with a red scarf and banners, like the team's kits colours. The supporters always bring drums and large colorful flags to the stadiums.
Known for their constant singing, drumming, and rallying team throughout the match, they have consistently built-up the spirit of togetherness and camaraderie among the fans of the club's home and away matches. It has caught the attention of Hong Kong media during 2016 AFC quarter-final match with South China AA when they singled out South China's captain Chan Wai Ho for verbal abuse during the second leg of the tie.
Inter Johor Firm was created to support Johor Darul Ta'zim. The early aim of creation of IJF was to protect JDT fans in away games. But when the group fans was over capacities, IJF implicated with football hooliganism scandal. In late 2014, IJF was officially banned by the club's president to enter any home or away matches.
Other small supporters groups that consist as regulars in Larkin Stadium are Sini Laken, Flag Pole, Brotherhood Johor, and JDT-Sg (Singaporean-based supporters group).
The rivalry with Pahang began to develop in 2013 after a 3–2 loss in the club's debut in the Malaysia Super League, and an event of overcrowding and crowd trouble during the Malaysia FA Cup semi-final second Leg match at Darul Makmur Stadium on 28 May 2013.
Since then, it has developed into an intense and fiery competition between both sides. It also has created an immense atmosphere for supporters and fans of both sides.
Beginning in 2013, with JDT's resurrection and emergence as one of Malaysia's football powerhouse to fight for the league titles and other domestic cup campaigns, Felda United is one of the club's main rivals. Between 2013 and 2016, the two sides have met on 12 occasions, with JDT triumphant six times, Felda United thrice, with the remaining three games drawn.
In the 2014 edition of the Malaysia Cup competition, the clubs met in the semi-final duel for a place in the final. JDT went into the match to complete a "double" silverware of the season after winning the 2014 Malaysia Super League title, whereas Felda United were trying to redeem their season with an appearance and the possibility of winning a title for the season in the final after becoming the losing side in 2014 Malaysia FA Cup final. After Felda won 4–3 in the first leg in a waterlogged pitch at Selayang Stadium, JDT won the second leg 3–1 and earned a place in the final with a 6–5 aggregate victory.
Towards the end of the 2015 season, the newly crowned 2015 AFC Cup winners received a 2–1 home defeat from Felda United, eliminating JDT out of the Malaysia Cup competition in the quarter-final duel. It was the first home loss for JDT since 2013.
2016 – Title decider
In the course of the 2016 season, the rivalry has become highly competitive and intense with both clubs competing for the league title. On Match Day 18 (24 August 2016), the two sides met in a head-to-head match, dubbed as the "Top of the Table Clash". With JDT as the league leaders and four remaining league games, Felda United were determined to stop JDT from creating history as the first Malaysian club to win three consecutive league titles. Playing away at Felda United's home ground, JDT managed to win 3–2 in the title decider.
Johor Darul Ta'zim FC plays their home games at Larkin Stadium. The stadium was originally built in 1964, with a capacity for 15,000 spectators. The stadium was named after the former Menteri Besar of Johor, Tan Sri Dato Hj. Hassan Yunus.
In 1991, the stadium's capacity was doubled following extensive renovations. An athletics track, floodlight masts and media infrastructure were added to allow the ground to host major events. The stadium was also used for the FIFA U-20 World Cup and Sukma Games.
- As of 13 June 2018
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Out on loan
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
As part of the club's acquisition and subsequent rebranding in 2012, HRH Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, the Johor FA's President, took the decision to rename all the club's teams using the same nomenclature. In addition, Roman numerals were used to denote each team's hierarchy in the club.
- JDT III [Under-21 Squad]
- JDT IV [Under-19 Squad]
- Matches played summaries calculated only for Division 1/Perdana 1/Malaysia Super League or Division 2/Perdana 2/Malaysia Premier League current season.
- Pld = Played, W = Won, D = Drawn, L = Lost, F = Goals for, A = Goals against, Pts= Points, Pos = Position
1st or Winners 2nd or Runner-up 3rd place Promotion Relegation
|1998||Perdana 2||14||4||4||6||19||24||16||5th||–||–||2nd round|
|1999||Perdana 2||18||9||5[a]||4||24||17||33||3rd||–||–||1st round|
|2000||Perdana 2||18||5||6||7||16||18||21||7th||–||Quarter-finals||2nd round|
|2001||Perdana 2||22||14||5||3||42||20||47||1st||–||Group stage||Quarter-finals|
|2002||Perdana 1||26||12||5||9||37||27||41||6th||–||Group stage||2nd round|
|2003||Perdana 1||24||10||4||10||42||32||34||7th||–||Group stage||Quarter-finals|
|2004||Premier League||24||14||5||5||43||25||47||3rd||–||Group stage||Quarter-finals|
|2005||Premier League||21||10||6||5||27||16||36||4th||–||Group stage||1st round|
|2005–06||Premier League||21||9||8||4||38||27||35||3rd||–||Group stage||1st round|
|2006–07||Super League||24||11||6||7||35||26||39||6th||–||Group stage||2nd round|
|2007–08||Super League||24||14||4||6||40||27||46||3rd||–||Semi-finals||1st round|
|2009||Super League||26||15||3||8||53||27||48||4th||–||Quarter-finals||1st round|
|2010||Super League||26||13||4||9||44||29||43||4th||–||Semi-finals||1st round|
|2011||Super League||26||8||10||8||26||28||34||7th||–||Group stage||2nd round|
|2015||Super League||22||14||4||4||36||18||46||1st||Winners||Quarter-finals||1st round|
|2016||Super League||22||18||4||0||56||14||58||1st||Winners||Group stage||Winners|
- Draws were followed by penalty shootouts for an additional point. The club have won once and lost four times in a penalty shootouts.
Individual player awards
|2016||Jorge Pereyra Díaz||18|
|2004||Walter Ariel Silva||18|
|2009||Nurul Azwan Roya||8|
|2010||Nurul Azwan Roya||7|
|Jorge Pereyra Díaz||8|
|2016||Jorge Pereyra Díaz||18|
|Juan Martín Lucero||16|
Current Management and Coaching Staff
|Patron||Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim|
|President||Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah|
|Technical Director||Alistair Edwards|
|Marketing Director||Romain Biesse|
|Sporting Director||Martin Hugo Prest|
|Treasurer||Abd. Latif Bandi|
|Asst. Head Coach||Ismail Ibrahim|
|Goalkeeping Coach||Orkatz Martin Egana|
|Fitness Coach||Jorge Alvarez|
|Physio||Fariq Mohd Yusof|
|Development Manager||K Sukumaran|
|Head of Youth Development||Wan Jamak Wan Hassan|
|U21 Head Coach|
|U21 Asst. Head Coach||Fazail Mat Nayan|
|U21 Coach||Salehan Mohd Som|
|U21 Fitness Coach||Azmi Ibrahim|
|U21 Goalkeeping Coach||Amirullah Abdul Ghani|
|U21 Physio||Mohd Syafiq Zakaria|
|U19 Head Coach||Gonzalo Sanz Zaballos|
|U19 Asst. Head Coach||Yusre Zuhaile Zainuddin|
|U19 Goalkeeping Coach||Mohd Sany Muhammad Fahmy|
|U19 Physio||Ahmad Fazarie Dahlan|
|Chief Scout||Abdul Nasir Mohd Yusof|
|Scout||Idris Abdul Karim|
Head Coach history
Head Coach by years (1998–present)
|Bruce Stowell||1999||2001||2001 Liga Perdana 2|
|César Ferrando||Dec 2013||April 2014|
|Bojan Hodak||10 April 2014||25 April 2015||2014 Malaysia Super League|
2015 Piala Sumbangsih
|Mario Gómez||26 April 2015||18 January 2017||2015 Malaysia Super League|
2015 AFC Cup
2016 Piala Sumbangsih
2016 Malaysia FA Cup
2016 Malaysia Super League
|Benjamin Mora*||18 January 2017||18 June 2017|
|Ulisses Morais||19 June 2017||25 February 2018||2017 Malaysia Super League|
2017 Malaysia Cup
2018 Piala Sumbangsih
|Raúl Longhi*||26 February 2018||9 August 2018||2018 Malaysia Super League|
|Luciano Figueroa||9 August 2018|
* As interim manager
- Malaysia Super League
- Malaysia Premier League
- Winners (1): 2001
- Malaysia FAM League
- Malaysia Cup
- Malaysia FA Cup
- Piala Sumbangsih
All results (home and away) list Johor's goal tally first.
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