Fukushima United FC
福島ユナイテッドFC
Full nameFukushima United Football Club
Founded2002; 20 years ago (2002)
GroundToho Stadium
Fukushima, Fukushima
Capacity21,000
ChairmanHayato Suzuki
ManagerYu Tokisaki
LeagueJ3 League
20215th of 15
WebsiteClub website

Fukushima United FC (福島ユナイテッドFC, Fukushima Yunaiteddo Efushī) is a Japanese football club from Fukushima City, the capital of Fukushima Prefecture.

History

The club was founded in 2006, by the merger of FC Pelada Fukushima and Junkers. From the 2008 season, the club has adopted the new name as "Fukushima United FC". They played in the Japan Football League, the third tier of the Japanese football league system in 2013. Starting in 2014, they were promoted to the newly formed, J3 League.

League and cup record

Champions Runners-up Third place Promoted Relegated
League Emperor's
Cup
Shakaijin
Cup
Season Division Tier Teams Pos. P W D L F A GD Pts Attendance/G
2011 Tohoku Soccer
League (Div.1)
4 7 1st 12 11 0 1 53 6 47 33 2nd round 1st round
2012 7 1st 12 11 0 1 61 6 55 33 4th round Runner's up
2013 JFL 3 18 14th 34 8 10 16 35 42 -7 34 1,027 2nd round Not eligible
2014 J3 12 7th 33 9 9 15 30 38 -8 36 1,321 1st round
2015 13 7th 36 13 10 13 42 48 -6 49 1,289 1st round
2016 16 14th 30 7 9 14 35 44 -9 30 1,678 2nd round
2017 17 10th 32 13 4 15 39 43 -4 43 1,485 Did not qualify
2018 17 12th 32 9 13 10 36 43 -7 40 1,576
2019 18 11th 34 13 4 17 45 53 -8 43 1,645
2020 18 13th 34 11 6 17 46 55 -9 39 582
2021 15 5th 28 13 6 9 41 32 9 45 876
Key

Honours

Current squad

As of 8 April 2022.[1] Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
3 DF Japan JPN Makoto Kawanishi
4 DF Japan JPN Kazuki Dohana
6 MF Japan JPN Hiroto Morooka
7 MF Japan JPN Katsumi Yusa
8 MF Japan JPN Hiroshi Yoshinaga
9 FW Japan JPN Junya Takahashi (on loan from Montedio Yamagata)
10 FW Japan JPN Kota Mori
11 FW Japan JPN Hiroto Yukie
13 DF Japan JPN Kosuke Tanaka
14 MF Japan JPN Hayate Mukai
17 FW Japan JPN Yuta Nobe
18 MF Japan JPN Riku Hashimoto
20 DF Japan JPN Ryota Kitamura
21 GK Japan JPN Satoshi Osugi
No. Pos. Nation Player
22 GK Japan JPN Kaito Yamamoto
25 FW Japan JPN Shoki Nagano
26 MF Japan JPN Hikaru Arai (on loan from Shonan Bellmare)
27 DF Japan JPN Hideaki Arai
31 GK Japan JPN Taku Kamikawa
33 DF Japan JPN Hiroto Yagi
35 MF Japan JPN Keita Shiba
38 MF Japan JPN Kenta Awano DSP
39 DF Japan JPN Shoto Suzuki
40 FW Japan JPN Hiroki Higuchi
41 MF Japan JPN Uheiji Uehata
44 MF Japan JPN Shun Obu
46 FW Japan JPN Seiji Tsutsumi

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
GK Japan JPN Akira Fantini (on loan at Renofa Yamaguchi)

Kit Evolution

FP 1st
2008 - 2009
2010
2011 - 2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021 -
FP 2nd
2008 - 2009
2010
2011 - 2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021 -

References

  1. ^ "選手・スタッフ - 福島ユナイテッドFC 公式サイト|FUKUSHIMA UNITED FC OFFICIAL WEBSITE". 選手・スタッフ - 福島ユナイテッドFC 公式サイト|FUKUSHIMA UNITED FC OFFICIAL WEBSITE (in Japanese). Retrieved 5 February 2022.