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Kawasaki Frontale
Full name Kawasaki Frontale
Founded 1955; 66 years ago (1955) as Fujitsu SC
1997 as Kawasaki Frontale
Ground Todoroki Athletics Stadium,
Nakahara, Kawasaki, Japan
Ground Capacity 26,232
Owner Fujitsu
Chairman Yoshihiro Warashina
Manager Toru Oniki
League J1 League
2018 J1 League, 1st (champion, 2nd title)

'Kawasaki Frontale is a J1 League association football club. The team is located in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo. Their home stadium is Todoroki Athletics Stadium, in Nakahara Ward, in the central area of Kawasaki.

The team was founded in 1955 as Fujitsu Soccer Club. It was one of many city clubs that comprised the Japan Soccer League, including Yomiuri, Toshiba and NKK SC. They first made the JSL First Division in 1977, only to be relegated the next season afterwards and would not return to the top flight until 2000, when they were first promoted to the re-branded J1. Kawasaki has advanced steadily, and provides players for the Japan national football team.

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