Japan - List of Clubs Foundation Dates


1922  Kyoto Sanga FC
1935  FC Tokyo
      Consadole Sapporo
1938  Sanfrecce Hiroshima
1939  Nagoya Grampus Eight
1940  Kashiwa Reysol
1946  JEF United Ichihara Chiba
1947  Kashima Antlers
      Giravanz Kitakyushu
1950  Urawa Red Diamonds
1953  Tochigi FC
1955  Albirex Niigata
      Kawasaki Frontale
      Albirex Niigata
      Tokushima Vortis
1957  Cerezo Osaka
1964  Omiya Ardija
1965  Ventforet Kofu
1966  Vissel Kobe
1968  Shonan Bellmare
1969  Tokyo Verdy
1970  Jubilo Iwata
      Ehime FC
      Roasso Kumamoto
1972  Yokohama F. Marinos
1980  Gamba Osaka
1982  Avispa Fukuoka
1984  Montedio Yamagata
1987  Sagan Tosu
1988  Vegalta Sendai
1991  Shimizu S-Pulse
      Mito HollyHock
1994  Oita Trinita
1995  Thespa Kusatsu
1998  Yokohama FC
2001  FC Gifu
2004  Fagiano Okayama
2007  Kataller Toyama


Women Club Foundation Dates

1972  Nissan FC Ladies (Yokohama)                       [disbanded 1994]
1976  Iga FC Konoichi (Taito)
      Speranza FC Osaka-Takatsuki (Takatsuki)
      Shimizudaihachi Pleiades (Shimizu)
1981  NTV Beleza (Inagi)
1982  Tokyo Shidax LSC                                  [disbanded 1996]
1985  Nippon Sport Science University Fields (Yokohama)
1986  Fukuoka J. Anclas (Fukuoka)
1990  Bunny's Kyoto SC (Kyoto)
      Fujita SC Mercury (Hiratsuka)                     [disbanded 1990]
      Nikko Securities Dream Ladies (Tokyo)             [disbanded 1998]
1991  AS Elfen (Saitama)
      Diosa Izumu FC (Izumo)
1992  JEF United Ichihara Chiba Ladies (Ichihara)
      Je Vrille (Kagoshima)
1993  Tsukuba FC Ladies (Tsukuba)
      Mashiki Renaissance Kumamoto FC (Kumamoto)
1997  Tokyo Denryoku Ladies SC (Tokyo)                  [disbanded 2011]
1998  Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies (Saitama)
      Yamato Sylphid (Yamato)
      NGU Nagoya FC Ladies (Nagoya)
2000  FC Kibi International University Charme (Takahashi)   
      AC Nagano Parceiro Ladies (Nagano)
2001  INAC Kobe Leonessa (Kobe)   
      Okayama Yunogo Belle (Mimasaka)  
      Sfida Setagaya FC (Setagaya)
2002  Albirex Niigata Ladies (Niigata)
2004  Norddea Hokkaido (Sapporo)
      Hoyo Sukarabu FC Oita)   
2005  Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies (Osaka)
2006  Yokohama FC Seagulls (Yokohama)
2008  Shizuoka Sangyo University Iwata Bonita (Iwata)
2011  Ehime FC Ladies (Ehime)
2012  Vegalta Sendai Ladies (Sendai)
      Nojima Stella Kanagawa (Sagamihara)
      AS Harima Albion (Himeji)
      Angeviolet (Hiroshima)
      Niigata University of Health and Welfare LSC (Niigata)
 

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