1998 J.League

The sixth season of the J-League.

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Júbilo Iwata

Professional Japanese association football team that currently play in the J1 League.

Yamaha Stadium Júbilo Iwata

Amongst these are the most goals scored in a season (107 in 1998); the fewest goals conceded in a season (26 in 2001); the biggest goal difference (plus 68 goals in 1998); and the largest win (9–1 against Cerezo Osaka in 1998).

Kashima Antlers

The Kashima Antlers (鹿島アントラーズ) are a football club in Kashima, Ibaraki, currently playing in the J1 League, top tier of Japanese professional football leagues.

Leonardo Araújo, played for Kashima from 1994 to 1996
Outside the Kashima Soccer Stadium
Kashima players training at Azadi Stadium
Kashima Antlers celebrate after winning the 2018 AFC Champions League.

Champions (8): 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016

Yokohama Flügels

Yokohama Flügels (横浜フリューゲルス) was a Japanese football club that played in the J.League between 1993 and 1998.

Masashi Nakayama

Japanese football manager and former player who is the assistant manager of Júbilo Iwata.

Masashi Nakayama's autograph

J.League Most Valuable Player: 1998

Hiroshi Nanami

Japanese former professional football player and manager.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

He was also selected Best Eleven for three years in a row (1996-1998).

Toshiya Fujita

Former Japanese football player.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

J.League Best XI: 1998, 2001, 2002

Yokohama FC

Japanese professional football club based in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, part of the Greater Tokyo Area.

Graphical timeline of Yokohama football clubs

The blue ribbon on the top represents the Blue Ribbon Movement, a movement that began at the end of the 1998 J.League season to keep the Flugels alive.

Jorginho (footballer, born 1964)

Brazilian football manager and former player.

Jorginho in 2005

J.League: 1996, 1998

1999 in association football

The following are the association football events of the year 1999 throughout the world.

March 14 – New J.League Division 2 (J2) season started with ten clubs, one relegated from previous season's J.League and nine promoted from former Japan Football League.

Shunsuke Nakamura

Japanese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Yokohama FC in J2 League.

Nakamura with Japan in 2008
Nakamura warming up ahead of Celtic's clash with Dundee United on 6 August 2005
Nakamura during a freekick
Nakamura playing for the national team.

Nakamura had his breakout season the following year in 1998, making 37 appearances and scoring 10 goals; his playmaking ability in creating scoring chances for teammates also contributed to Nakamura being considered one of the best young players in Japan.