Albirex Niigata

association football club

Albirex Niigata (アルビレックス新潟, Arubirekkusu Nīgata) is a Japanese professional football club[1] in Niigata.[2]

Albirex Niigata
Full nameAlbirex Niigata
Founded1955
GroundNiigata Stadium
Capacity42,300
ChairmanYukio Nakano
ManagerMasaaki Yanagishita
LeagueJ1 League
2011J1 League, 14th

In 2012, Masaaki Yanagishita was named coach.[3]

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1955.[2]

  • 1955-1994 Niigata Eleven
  • 1995-1996 Albireo Niigata
  • 1997-present Albirex Niigata

League titleEdit

League positionEdit

Former positionEdit


Notable achievementEdit

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2009, Pedro Bispo Moreira Júnior made three goals in one game against Sanfrecce Hiroshima.[4]

In 2010, Marcio Richardez scored three times in one game against Vegalta Sendai.[4]

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jsoccer.com, "Japan J.League Teams" Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Soccerway.com, "Albirex Niigata"; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  3. TransferMarkt.co.uk, Masaaki Yanagishita; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  4. 4.0 4.1 WorldFootball.net, "3 Goals in one game"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-5.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Albirex Niigata at Wikimedia Commons