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The (is Japan's professional football league including the first division J1 League, second division J2 League and third division J3 League. J1 League is one of the most successful leagues in Asian club football. It is currently sponsored by Meiji Yasuda Life and thus officially known as the Meiji Yasuda J.League. [1]

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A-League

The A-League is a professional men's soccer league run by Football Federation Australia (FFA).

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AFC Champions League

The AFC Champions League, commonly known as the Asian Champions League, is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

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Apertura and Clausura

The Apertura and Clausura tournaments are a relatively recent innovation for many Latin American football leagues in which the traditional association football season from August to May is divided in two sections per season, each with its own champion.

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Asian Football Confederation

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of association football in Asia and Australia.

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Avispa Fukuoka

For the record label, see Avispa.

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Away goals rule

The away goals rule is a method of breaking ties in association football and other sports when teams play each other twice, once at each team's home ground.

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Blaublitz Akita

(formerly TDK S.C.) are a Japanese association football team based in Akita, Akita.

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Cerezo Osaka

is a Japanese football team, currently playing in the J League.

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Defender (association football)

In the sport of association football, a defender is an outfield player whose primary role is to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals.

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Dragan Stojković

Dragan Stojković (Драган Стојковић,; born 3 March 1965 in Niš, Serbia), also known under the nickname Piksi (Пикси), is a Serbian former footballer who played as a midfielder, and current manager of Guangzhou R&F.

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EFL Championship

The English Football League Championship (often referred to as the Championship for short or the Sky Bet Championship for sponsorship reasons) is the highest division of the English Football League (EFL) and second-highest overall in the English football league system, after the Premier League.

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Emperor's Cup

, commonly known as or, is a Japanese association football competition.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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FIFA 17

FIFA 17 is a sports video game in the ''FIFA'' series developed and published by Electronic Arts, that was released in September 2016.

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FIFA Club World Cup

The FIFA Club World Cup is an international men's association football competition organised by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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Football

Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with a foot to score a goal.

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Football at the 1968 Summer Olympics

The 1968 Olympic football tournament was played as part of the 1968 Summer Olympics.

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Forward (association football)

Forwards are the players on an association football team who play nearest to the opposing team's goal, and are therefore most responsible for scoring goals.

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Gamba Osaka

is a Japanese professional association football club, currently playing in the J1 League.

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Goalkeeper (association football)

The goalkeeper, often shortened to keeper or goalie, is one of the major positions of association football.

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Hidetoshi Nakata

is a former Japanese football player who played as a midfielder.

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Hiroshi Nanami

is a former Japanese football player and manager.

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Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo

is a Japanese professional football club, which plays in the J1 League.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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J.League 100 Year Plan club status

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J.League Best XI

The J League Best XI is an acknowledgement of the best eleven players in J League.

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J.League Championship

The J. League Championship is a two-legged championship series which determined the season champion for the first 12 J.League seasons (1993–2004) excluding the 1996 season.

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J.League Cup

The J.League Cup is a Japanese football (soccer) competition organized by J.League.

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J.League designated special players

This is a list of J. League designated special players, picked by J. League clubs from university all over Japan.

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J.League historical goals

These are the milestones reached by Japanese football since the creation of J. League.

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J.League Manager of the Year

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J.League Most Valuable Player

The J. League Player of the Year is awarded by the J.League.

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J.League MVP of the month

The Coca-Cola J-League MVP of the Month is an award sponsored by Coca-Cola (partner since 2009) and promoted by J-League to highlight the best player in J. League and J. League 2.

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J.League Promotion / Relegation Series

In 2004, J. League introduced a series of two test matches called League between the sixteenth-place J. Division 1 (J1) club and third-place J.league Division 2 (J2) club.

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J.League records and statistics

This page details J. League records.

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J.League Rookie of the Year

The J. League Rookie of the Year is awarded by the J. League to the most outstanding rookie of the season.

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J.League Top Scorer

The J. League Top Scorer is awarded by the J.League to the top scoring player of the season.

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J1 League

The is the top division of the and the top professional association football J.League in Japan.

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J2 League

The is the second division of the and the second-tier professional association football league in Japan.

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J3 League

or simply J3 is the third division of that has established a third-tier professional association football league in Japan starting in 2014.

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Japan derbies

In Japanese football, a large amount of rivalries have been formed during the last 20 years.

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Japan Football Association

The is the governing body responsible for the administration of football in Japan.

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Japan Football League

The also known as simply the JFL is the 4th tier of the Japanese association football league system, positioned beneath three divisions of the J.League, and the top tier of amateur football in the country.

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Japan Football League (1992–98)

The former was an association football league that existed from 1992 to 1998.

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Japan Soccer League

, or JSL, was the top flight football league in Japan between 1965 and 1992, and was the precursor to the current professional league, the J. League.

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Japanese Super Cup

The Japanese Super Cup or is an annual one-match football (soccer) competition in Japan organised by J. League and the Japan Football Association (JFA).

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Júbilo Iwata

is a professional Japanese association football team that currently play in the J1 League.

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JEF United Chiba

, full name JEF United Ichihara Chiba and also known as, is a Japanese professional football club that plays in J. League Division 2.

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Kashima Antlers

are a Japanese professional association football club playing in the J1 League with financial backing from the Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal.

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Kashiwa Reysol

is a Japanese professional football club based in Kashiwa, Chiba.

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Kawasaki Frontale

is a J1 League association football club.

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Kazuyoshi Miura

, often known simply as Kazu (nicknamed as King Kazu), is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward for Yokohama FC in the J2 League.

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Kyoto Sanga FC

is a Japanese professional football (soccer) club based in Kyoto.

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List of J League awards

The J. League awards are represented by a ceremony, which is hosted every year in December, at the end of the season.

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List of J.League licensed video games

This is a list of soccer video games based on/licensed by the J. League.

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List of J.League mascots

The following is a list of mascots of J. League (Japan Professional Football League) teams.

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Lost Decade (Japan)

The is a period of economic stagnation in Japan following the Japanese asset price bubble's collapse in late 1991 and early 1992.

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Masami Ihara

is a former Japanese football player and manager.

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Masashi Nakayama

is a Japanese football player.

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Meiji Yasuda Life

is a Japanese life insurance company, headquartered in Tokyo and created in 2004 from the merger of Meiji Life and Yasuda Life.

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Midfielder

A midfielder is an association football position.

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Nagoya Grampus

(officially known as) is a Japanese association football club that plays in the J1 League, following promotion from the J2 League in 2017.

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Naoki Matsuda

was a Japanese football player.

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National Stadium (Tokyo)

was a multi-purpose stadium in Kasumigaoka, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

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Overtime (sports)

Overtime or extra time is an additional period of play specified under the rules of a sport to bring a game to a decision and avoid declaring the match a tie or draw where the scores are the same.

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Penalty shoot-out (association football)

A penalty shoot-out (officially kicks from the penalty mark) is a method of determining which team advances or is awarded the championship of an association football match that cannot end in a draw but where the score is tied after the regulation playing time as well as extra time (if used) have expired.

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Perform Group

Perform Group is a global sports media company, based in the United Kingdom, operating across a range of digital platforms.

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Sanfrecce Hiroshima

Sanfrecce Hiroshima (translit) is a professional football club based in Asaminami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan.

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Segunda División

The Segunda División, officially known as La Liga 2 and stylized as La Liga 1|2|3 for sponsorship reasons, is the men's second professional association football division of the Spanish football league system.

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Serie B

Serie B, currently named Serie B ConTe.it due to sponsorship reasons, is the second-highest division in the Italian football league system after the Serie A. It is contested by 22 teams and organized by the Lega Serie B since July 2010, after the split of Lega Calcio that previously took care of both the Serie A and Serie B. Common nicknames for the league are campionato cadetto and cadetteria, as cadetto is the Italian for junior or cadet.

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Shimizu S-Pulse

is a professional Japanese football club.

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Shonan Bellmare

is a Japanese professional association football club currently playing in the J1 League.

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Shunsuke Nakamura

is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Júbilo Iwata in J1 League.

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Spain

Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Tokyo Verdy

, is a Japanese professional football club, based in Tokyo, Japan, that plays in J2 League.

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Urawa Red Diamonds

, colloquially Urawa Reds, are a professional association football club playing in Japan's football league, J1 League.

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Vissel Kobe

is a Japanese professional football club, currently playing in the J1 League.

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Yasuhito Endō

is a Japanese footballer, who currently plays for the J. League team Gamba Osaka.

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Yokohama F. Marinos

is a Japanese association football team that participates in the J1 League.

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Yokohama Flügels

was a Japanese football club that played in the J. League between 1993 and 1998.

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Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi

, sometimes referred to as Yoshi Kawaguchi, is a Japanese footballer who plays as a goalkeeper.

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Yuji Nakazawa

is a Japanese football player who currently plays as a centre back for J.League side Yokohama F. Marinos.

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1968 Summer Olympics

The 1968 Summer Olympics (Spanish: Juegos Olímpicos de Verano de 1968), officially known as the Games of the XIX Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Mexico City, Mexico, in October 1968.

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1996 J.League

The 1996 J. League season was the fourth season since the establishment of the J. League Division 1.

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1998 Emperor's Cup

Statistics of Emperor's Cup in the 1998 season.

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2002–03 AFC Champions League

The 2002-03 AFC Champions League was the 22nd edition of the top-level Asian club football tournament and the 1st edition under the current AFC Champions League title.

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2005 Emperor's Cup

The 85th Emperor's Cup was held between September 17, 2005 and January 1, 2006.

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2005 J.League Division 1

The 2005 season was the 13th season since the establishment of J. League.

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2007 AFC Champions League

The 2007 AFC Champions League was the 26th edition of the top-level Asian club football tournament and the 5th edition under the current AFC Champions League title.

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2007 Emperor's Cup

The 87th Emperor's Cup has been held between September 16, 2007 and January 1, 2008.

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2008 AFC Champions League

The 2008 AFC Champions League was the 27th AFC Champions League, the top-level Asian club football tournament, and the 6th under the current AFC Champions League title.

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2008 J.League Division 1

The 2008 J. League Division 1 season is the 44th season of the top-flight club football in Japan and the 16th season since the establishment of J1 League.

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2009 AFC Champions League

The 2009 AFC Champions League was the 28th edition of the top-level Asian club football tournament organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and the 7th under the current AFC Champions League title.

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2009 J.League Division 1

The 2009 J. League Division 1 season is the 45th season of the top-flight club football in Japan and the 17th season since the establishment of J1 League.

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2017 J1 League

The 2017 J1 League (known as the Meiji Yasuda J1 League for sponsorship reasons) was the 25th season of the J1 League, the top Japanese professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1993.

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2017 J2 League

The 2017 Meiji Yasuda J2 League season is the 46th season of the second-tier club football in Japan and the 19th season since the establishment of J2 League.

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2017 J3 League

The 2017 J3 League (referred to as the Meiji Yasuda J3 League for sponsorship reasons) is the 4th season of the J3 League under its current title.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J.League

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