Urawa Red Diamonds

association football club

Urawa Red Diamonds (浦和レッドダイヤモンズ, Urawa reddo daiyamonzu) is a Japanese professional football club[1] in the Urawa ward[2] of Saitama.[3]

Urawa Red Diamonds
Full nameUrawa Red Diamonds
Founded1950
GroundUrawa Komaba Stadium,
Saitama Stadium 2002
Capacity21,500,
63,700
ChairmanMitsuo hashimoto
ManagerVolker Finke
LeagueJ1 League
2009J1 League, 6th

In 2007, the Urawa Reds were the first Japanese team to reach the finals of the Asian Champions League.[4] Its famous in Japan developing young good players.

HistoryEdit

The club was founded in 1950.[3]

  • 1950-1992 Mitsubishi Motors SC
  • 1992-present Urawa Red Diamonds

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Notable achievementsEdit

In 2009, Edmilson (Edmilson Dos Santos Silva) made three goals in one game (hat-trick) against Jubilo Iwata.[5]

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jsoccer.com, "Japan J.League Teams" Archived 2012-07-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  2. The team's hometown is the city of Saitama in Saitama Prefecture, but its name comes from the former city of Urawa, which is now a ward of the prefectural capital city.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Soccerway.com, "Urawa Red Diamonds"; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  4. "Urawa Reds advances to final," New York Times. October 24, 2007; retrieved 2012-3-26.
  5. WorldFootball.net, "3 Goals in one game"[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-7-5.

Other websitesEdit

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