Takayoshi Yamano

Japanese association football player

Takayoshi Yamano (山野 孝義, Yamano Takayoshi, born April 5, 1955) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Takayoshi Yamano
Personal information
Full name Takayoshi Yamano
Date of birth (1955-04-05) April 5, 1955 (age 67)
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1971–1973 Hokuyo High School
1974–1977 Osaka University of Commerce
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1978–1984 Yanmar Diesel 125 (4)
1986–1991 Osaka Gas
Total 125+ (4+)
National team
1980 Japan 2 (0)
Yanmar Diesel
Winner Japan Soccer League 1980
Runner-up Japan Soccer League 1978
Winner JSL Cup 1983
Winner JSL Cup 1984
Runner-up JSL Cup 1982
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 1983
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Yamano was born in Osaka Prefecture on April 5, 1955. After graduating from Osaka University of Commerce, he joined his local club Yanmar Diesel in 1978. The club won the Japan Soccer League champions in 1980. The club also won 1983 and 1984 JSL Cup. He played 125 matches for the club until 1984. In 1986, he signed with Japan Soccer League Division 2 club Osaka Gas. He retired in 1991.

On June 11, 1980, Yamano debuted for the Japan national team against China. He played 2 games for Japan in 1980.



Japan national team
1980 2 0
Total 2 0


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