Teruo Iwamoto

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Teruo Iwamoto
岩本 輝雄
Personal information
Full name Teruo Iwamoto
Date of birth (1972-05-02) May 2, 1972 (age 47)
Place of birth Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1997 Bellmare Hiratsuka 144 (21)
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga 33 (8)
1999 Kawasaki Frontale 12 (5)
2000 Verdy Kawasaki 9 (0)
2001–2003 Vegalta Sendai 82 (14)
2004 Nagoya Grampus Eight 5 (0)
2006 Auckland City 3 (0)
Total 278 (48)
National team
1994 Japan 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Teruo Iwamoto (岩本 輝雄, Iwamoto Teruo, born May 2, 1972) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Iwamoto was born in Yokohama on May 2, 1972. After graduating from high school, he joined Fujita Industries (later Bellmare Hiratsuka) in 1991. In 1994, the club won 1994 Emperor's Cup. In Asia, the club also won 1995 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. After that, he could not become regular player due to injuries. In the latter the 1990s, he played for Kyoto Purple Sanga (1998), Kawasaki Frontale (1999) and Verdy Kawasaki (2000). In 2001, he moved to Vegalta Sendai. At the club, he became a regular player and assisted many goals. In 2004, he moved to Nagoya Grampus Eight. However he got hurt in May and he left the club end of the season. In October 2006, he signed with Auckland City and played until December. In December, he also played at 2006 Club World Cup in Japan. He retired after 2006 Club World Cup.

National team career[edit]

On May 22, 1994, Iwamoto debuted for Japan national team against Australia. He also played at 1994 Asian Games. At Asian Games, he wore the number 10 shirt for Japan. He played 9 games and scored 2 goals for Japan in 1994.[1]

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 J.League Cup Total
1991/92 Fujita Industries JSL Division 2 22 7 0 0 22 7
1992 Football League 14 2 0 0 - 14 2
1993 10 1 1 0 4 3 15 4
1994 Bellmare Hiratsuka J1 League 37 6 5 3 1 1 43 10
1995 18 2 1 0 - 19 2
1996 17 3 3 0 9 2 29 5
1997 24 4 3 2 6 0 33 6
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 33 8 1 0 4 1 38 9
1999 Kawasaki Frontale J2 League 12 5 0 0 1 0 13 5
2000 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 9 0 0 0 2 0 11 0
2001 Vegalta Sendai J2 League 34 5 3 0 2 1 39 6
2002 J1 League 22 4 2 0 6 0 30 4
2003 26 5 0 0 4 0 30 5
2004 Nagoya Grampus Eight J1 League 5 0 0 0 1 0 6 0
New Zealand League Chatham Cup League Cup Total
2006/07 Auckland City Championship 3 0 - - 3 0
Country Japan 283 52 19 5 40 8 318 62
New Zealand 3 0 - - 3 0
Total 286 52 19 5 40 8 321 62

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1994 9 2
Total 9 2

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