Yoshikazu Goto

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Yoshikazu Goto
後藤 義一
Personal information
Full name Yoshikazu Goto
Date of birth (1964-02-20) February 20, 1964 (age 54)
Place of birth Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1982–1985 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1995 JEF United Ichihara 220 (25)
1996–1998 Consadole Sapporo 82 (7)
1999–2003 Yokohama FC 120 (5)
Total 422 (37)
Teams managed
2009–2011 Arte Takasaki
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Yoshikazu Goto (後藤 義一, Goto Yoshikazu, born February 20, 1964) is a former Japanese football player and manager.

Playing career[edit]

Goto was born in Shizuoka Prefecture on February 20, 1964. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined Furukawa Electric (later JEF United Ichihara) in 1986. He played many matches as midfielder from first season and the club won the champions 1986 JSL Cup and 1986 Asian Club Championship. This is first Asian champions as Japanese club. He became a regular player from 1987. He played for the club in 10 seasons and also served captain from 1994. In 1996, he moved to Japan Football League club Consadole Sapporo. He played as captain and the club won the champions in 1997 and was promoted to J1 League. In 1999, he moved to new club Yokohama FC in Japan Football League. The club won the champions in 1999 and 2000 and was promoted to J2 League. He played as regular player until 2002 and retired end of 2002 season. From 2003, although he became a coach, In July, he came back as player and retired end of the season.

Coaching career[edit]

After retirement, Goto started coaching career at Yokohama FC in 2003. He served coach for top team until he came back as player in July. From 2004, he became a manager for youth team until 2008. In 2009, he signed with Japan Football League club Arte Takasaki. However the club was disbanded end of 2011 season due to financial strain. He was the last manager for the club.

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
1986/87 Furukawa Electric JSL Division 1 11 3 11 3
1987/88 19 1 19 1
1988/89 22 2 22 2
1989/90 22 4 2 0 24 4
1990/91 22 2 5 0 27 2
1991/92 21 2 1 0 22 2
1992 JEF United Ichihara J1 League - 9 0 9 0
1993 19 2 3 0 4 0 26 0
1994 36 3 2 0 2 1 40 4
1995 48 6 1 0 - 49 6
1996 Consadole Sapporo Football League 28 3 3 1 - 31 4
1997 29 3 3 0 8 2 40 5
1998 J1 League 25 1 0 0 1 0 26 1
1999 Yokohama FC Football League 21 1 3 0 - 24 1
2000 22 3 2 0 - 24 3
2001 J2 League 42 1 4 0 4 0 50 1
2002 32 0 2 0 - 34 0
2003 3 0 0 0 - 3 0
Country Japan 422 37 23 1 36 3 481 37
Total 422 37 23 1 36 3 481 37

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