FC Osaka
FC大阪
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Full nameFootball Club Osaka
Founded1996; 26 years ago (1996)
GroundJ-Green Sakai Main Field
Capacity3,000
ChairmanMasato Yoshizawa
ManagerShinya Tsukahara
LeagueJapan Football League
20217th of 17
WebsiteClub website

FC Osaka (FC大阪, Efu Sī Osaka) is a Japanese football club playing in the Japan Football League, the fourth tier in the Japanese football league system. The top team name FC Osaka was changed to F.C. Osaka (F.C.大阪, Efu. Sī. Osaka) as of January 1, 2021.[1] On January 12, 2022, the name was changed back to FC Osaka.[2]

League & cup record

Champions Runners-up Third place Promoted Relegated
League Emperor's Cup Shakaijin Cup
Season Division Tier Teams Pos. GP W D L F A GD Pts Attendance/G
2008 Osaka Prefectural
League (Div. 1)
6 16 3rd 15 12 0 3 53 12 41 36 -
2009 16 1st 15 12 2 1 61 12 49 38 -
2010 16 1st 15 12 2 1 76 14 62 38 -
2011 16 1st 15 15 0 0 73 9 64 45 -
2012 Kansai Soccer
League (Div. 2)
5 8 1st 14 13 0 1 52 7 45 36 - 2nd round
2013 Kansai Soccer
League (Div. 1)
4 8 1st 14 12 2 0 38 7 31 38 - Quarter final
2014 5 8 2nd 14 9 4 1 37 15 22 31 1st round Winners
2015 JFL 4 16 8th 30 13 5 12 45 35 10 44 692 2nd round Not eligible
2016 16 5th 30 18 4 8 52 31 21 58 986 -
2017 16 4th 30 16 7 7 59 32 27 55 597 2nd round
2018 16 2nd 30 18 3 9 54 34 20 57 788 2nd round
2019 16 8th 30 10 10 10 33 32 1 40 1,098 2nd round
2020 16 8th 15 6 2 7 24 24 0 20 712 Did not qualify
2021 17 7th 32 13 9 10 37 35 2 48 516 2nd round
2022 16 TBA 30
Key

Current squad

As of August 1, 2022.[3] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Japan JPN Tatsunari Nagai
2 DF Japan JPN Kazuya Mima
3 DF Japan JPN Ryusei Saito
4 DF Japan JPN Yuki Hashimoto
5 DF Japan JPN Shusuke Sakamoto (captain)
6 DF Japan JPN Shunsuke Tachino
7 MF Japan JPN Takahiro Kitsui
8 MF Japan JPN Keita Hidaka
9 FW Brazil BRA Luiz Fernando
10 FW Brazil BRA Efrain Rintaro
11 MF Brazil BRA Gabriel Pires
13 DF Japan JPN Tomoyuki Iwamoto
14 FW Japan JPN Naoki Tanaka
15 FW Japan JPN Yusuke Imamura
16 MF Japan JPN Ranjiro Machida
17 MF Japan JPN Yuta Hamano
18 FW Japan JPN Rikuto Kubo
19 FW Japan JPN Kaito Utaka
20 MF Japan JPN Masaya Shibuya
21 DF Japan JPN Hayato Sato
22 MF Japan JPN Yuto Maeda
23 FW Japan JPN Junya Goto
No. Pos. Nation Player
24 FW Japan JPN Reo Ino
25 MF Japan JPN Kento Nishiya
26 DF Japan JPN Shunsuke Yamazaki
27 DF Japan JPN Kaito Omomo
28 MF Japan JPN Taiga Yoshida
29 GK South Korea KOR Kim Soo-han
30 GK Japan JPN Yuitaro Yasuda
31 GK Japan JPN Sunao Kasahara
32 DF South Korea KOR Lee Jae-hyung
33 MF Japan JPN Dai Takahashi
34 GK Japan JPN Riki Sakuraba
35 DF Japan JPN Tomoki Taniguchi
36 MF Japan JPN Takaya Yoshinare (on loan from Cerezo Osaka)
37 FW Japan JPN Junta Nagai
38 MF Japan JPN Shosei Kozuki
39 MF South Korea KOR Woo Sang-ho
40 DF Japan JPN Shinji Muraki
41 FW Japan JPN Taichi Takeda (on loan from Tokushima Vortis)
42 MF Japan JPN Shingo Moriyama
43 MF Japan JPN Takumi Kiyomoto
44 MF Japan JPN Kazuma Miyagi
46 FW Japan JPN Tomoya Fukumoto (on loan from Fagiano Okayama)

Club Officials

Position Staff
Manager Japan Shinya Tsukahara
Assistant Manager Japan Masahiro Hirano
Japan Akio Yamano
First Team Coach & Interpreter Japan Shinji Muraki
Goalkeeper Coach Japan Shinsuke Yoshioka
Physical Coach Japan Ryosuke Botan
Manager Japan Ryo Nango
Physical Trainer Japan Naotoshi Izukie
Medical Trainer Japan Ryohei Nishii
Japan Yoshihiro Ike
Physiotherapist Japan Keita Morimoto
Groundkeeper Japan Makoto Oogi
Support Manager Japan Rina ishizuka

Manager history

At June 2022

Manager Nationality Tenure
Start Finish
Masami Ogawa  Japan 1 February 2007 31 July 2008
Shigeru Morioka  Japan 1 August 2008 31 December 2015
Haruo Wada  Japan 1 February 2016 31 January 2020
Shinya Tsukahara  Japan 1 February 2020 Current

Partnerships

On September 2, 2014, FC Osaka announced a partnership with Sporting Clube de Macau, which makes the transfer of players between Macau and Japan possible.[4]

References

  1. ^ "法人名及びクラブ名 改称のお知らせ". FC Osaka (in Japanese). December 25, 2020. Retrieved January 1, 2021.
  2. ^ "クラブ名およびトップチーム名称変更のお知らせ". FC Osaka (in Japanese). January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 12, 2022.
  3. ^ FC Osaka. "PLAYER・STAFF | 選手・スタッフ". fc-osaka.com. Retrieved February 12, 2022.
  4. ^ Catarina Pinto (September 3, 2014). "Sporting Macau signs partnership with Osaka F.C." Macau Daily Times.