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Albirex Niigata
Full name Albirex Niigata
Founded 1955
Ground Niigata Stadium
Ground Capacity 42,300
Chairman Yukio Nakano
Manager Masaaki Yanagishita
League J. League 1
2011 J. League 1, 14th

Albirex Niigata (アルビレックス新潟 Arubirekkusu Nīgata) is a Japanese professional football club in Niigata.

In 2012, Masaaki Yanagishita was named coach.

History

The club was founded in 1955.

  • 1955-1994 Niigata Eleven S.C.
  • 1995-1996 Albireo Niigata F.C.
  • 1997-present Albirex Niigata

League title

League position

Notable achievement

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2009, Pedro Bispo Moreira Júnior made three goals in one game against Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

In 2010, Marcio Richardez scored three times in one game against Vegalta Sendai.

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