Kashiwa Reysol

Kashiwa Reysol is a Japanese professional football club based in Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture, part of the Greater Tokyo Area. The club plays in the J1 League, which is the top tier of football in the country. Their home stadium is Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium, also known as “Hitachidai”. Reysol is a portmanteau of the Spanish words Rey and Sol, meaning “Sun King”. The name alludes to their parent company Hitachi, whose name is associated with the sun in Japanese. The club was formed in 1940 and was a founding member (“Original Eight”[a]) of the Japan Soccer League (JSL) in 1965. Since the league’s inception, they have spent the majority of their existence in the top tier of Japanese football. They have been Japanese League champions twice in 1972 and 2011, and have won three League Cups in 1976, 1999 and 2013, and three Emperor’s Cups in 1972, 1975 and 2012.

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Full name Kashiwa Reysol
Nickname(s) Taiyō-Ō (Sun King)
Aurinegro (Gold-and-black)
Short name REY
Founded 1940; 81 years ago (as Hitachi SC)
Ground Sankyo Frontier Kashiwa Stadium (“Hitachidai”)
Kashiwa, Chiba
Capacity 15,900
Owner Hitachi
Chairman Ryuichiro Takikawa
Manager Nelsinho Baptista
League J1 League
2020 J1 League, 7th
Website Club website

Honours

  • JSL Division 1 (1965–1991/92) / J1 League (1993–) 
    • Champions (2): 1972, 2011
    • Runners-up (1): 1973
  • JSL Division 2 (1972–1991/92) / JFL Division 1 (1992–1998) / J2 League (1999–) [Second tier]
    • Champions (3): 1990/91, 2010, 2019
    • Runners-up (4): 1988/89, 1992, 1994, 2006
  • Emperor’s Cup (1921–)
    • Winners (3): 1972, 1975, 2012
    • Runners-up (3): 1963, 1973, 2008
  • JSL Cup (1976–1991) / J.League Cup (1992–)
    • Winners (3): 1976, 1999, 2013
    • Runners-up (2): 1980, 2020
  • Japanese Super Cup (1977–1984, 1994–)
    • Winners (1): 2012
    • Runners-up (1): 2013
  • All Japan Works Football Championship (1948–1964)
    • Winners (2): 1958, 1960
    • Runners-up (7): 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1961, 1963, 1964
  • All Japan Inter-City Football Championship (1955–1964)
    • Winners (1): 1963
    • Runners-up (1): 1964
  • Suruga Bank Championship (2008–)
    • Winners (1): 2014

Team Roster

2021 Team Roster
(Updated 18-03-2021)
Manager :
Haruhiko Takimoto (Goalkeeper)
Kim Seung-gyu (Goalkeeper)
Masato Sasaki (Goalkeeper)
Kenta Matsumoto (Goalkeeper)
(Goalkeeper)
Yuji Takahashi
Taiyo Koga
Shunki Takahashi
Hidekazu Otani 
Richardson
Cristiano
Ataru Esaka
Matheus Sávio
Kengo Kitazume
Yuta Someya
Hiroto Goya
Hiromu Mitsumaru
Dodi
Yusuke Segawa
Naoki Kawaguchi
Takuma Ominami
Keiya Shiihashi
Masatoshi Mihara
Sachiro Toshima
Rodrigo Angelotti
Ippei Shinozuka
Hayato Nakama
Mao Hosoya
Fumiya Unoki
Takuma Otake
Yuta Kamiya
Takumi Kamijima
Tatsuya Yamashita