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2005 J.League Division 1

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Template:Infobox football league season The 2005 season was the 13th season since the establishment of J.League. It began on March 5 and ended on December 3, followed by promotion/relegation series matches on December 7 and 10.

General[edit source | edit]

Promotion and relegation[edit source | edit]

Changes in competition formats[edit source | edit]

  • The Division 1 was expanded to 18 clubs, and Division 2 stays at 12 clubs.
  • The format of Division 1 was changed from the double-season format to a single season.
  • In games that require extra time in case of a tie (i.e. league cup finals), golden goal rules were eliminated. Clubs now had to play the full extra time.

Changes in clubs[edit source | edit]

Honours[edit source | edit]

Competition Champion Runner-Up 3rd Place
J.League Division 1 Gamba Osaka Urawa Red Diamonds Kashima Antlers
J.League Division 2 Kyoto Purple Sanga Avispa Fukuoka Ventforet Kofu
Emperor's Cup Urawa Red Diamonds Shimizu S-Pulse Cerezo Osaka
Omiya Ardija
Nabisco Cup JEF United Chiba Gamba Osaka Urawa Red Diamonds
Yokohama F. Marinos
XEROX Super Cup Tokyo Verdy 1969 Yokohama F. Marinos

Clubs[edit source | edit]

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  • Kashima Antlers
  • Urawa Red Diamonds
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  • JEF United Chiba
  • Kashiwa Reysol
  • FC Tokyo
  • Tokyo Verdy 1969
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  • Yokohama F. Marinos
  • Albirex Nigata
  • Shimizu S-Pulse
  • Jublio Iwata
  • Nagoya Grampus Eight
  • Gamba Osaka
  • Cerezo Osaka
  • Vissel Kobe
  • Sanfrecce Hiroshima
  • Oita Trinita

Format[edit source | edit]

Eighteen clubs will play in double round-robin (home and away) format, a total of 34 games each. A club receives 3 points for a win, 1 point for a tie, and 0 points for a loss. The clubs are ranked by points, and tie breakers are, in the following order:

  • Goal differential
  • Goals scored
  • Head-to-head results

A draw would be conducted, if necessary. However, if two clubs are tied at the first place, both clubs will be declared as the champions. The bottom two clubs will be relegated to J2, while the 16th placed club plays a two-legged Promotion/Relegation Series.

Changes from previous year
  • Number of clubs competing increased from 16 to 18
  • The season format was changed from the double-season format to a single season.
  • Number of games per club increased from 30 games to 34 games per season.

Table[edit source | edit]

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Results[edit source | edit]

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Top scorers[edit source | edit]

Rank Scorer Club Goals[1]
1 Brazil Araújo Gamba Osaka
33
2 Brazil Washington Tokyo Verdy 1969
22
3 Japan Hisato Satō Sanfrecce Hiroshima
18
Brazil Edimilson Albirex Niigata
18
Brazil Magno Alves Oita Trinita
18
6 Brazil Juninho Kawasaki Frontale
16
Japan Masashi Oguro Gamba Osaka
16
8 Brazil Alex Mineiro Kashima Antlers
15
9 Japan Robert Cullen Júbilo Iwata
13
10 Japan Seiichiro Maki JEF United Chiba
12
Japan Ryoichi Maeda Júbilo Iwata
12
Japan Yuki Abe JEF United Chiba
12

Attendance figures[edit source | edit]

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Awards[edit source | edit]

Individual[edit source | edit]

Award Recipient Club Notes
Player of the Year Brazil Araújo Gamba Osaka
Young Player of the Year Japan Robert Cullen Júbilo Iwata
Manager of the Year Japan Akira Nishino Gamba Osaka
Top scorer Brazil Araújo Gamba Osaka 33 goals.
Fair Play Player Award Japan Teruyuki Moniwa FC Tokyo
Japan Masashi Oguro Gamba Osaka
Referee of the Year Japan Kazuhiko Matsumura
Assistant Referee of the Year Japan Masatoshi Shibata
Meritoriousness Player Award Brazil Bismarck

Best Eleven[edit source | edit]

Position Footballer Club Nationality
GK Motohiro Yoshida (1) Cerezo Osaka  Japan
DF Ilian Stoyanov (1) JEF United Ichihara Chiba Template:BUL
DF Marcus Tulio Tanaka (2) Urawa Red Diamonds  Japan
DF Yuji Nakazawa (4) Yokohama F. Marinos  Japan
MF Mitsuo Ogasawara (5) Kashima Antlers  Japan
MF Yuki Abe (1) JEF United Ichihara Chiba  Japan
MF Fernandinho (1) Gamba Osaka  Brazil
MF Yasuhito Endō (3) Gamba Osaka  Japan
MF Tatsuya Furuhashi (1) Cerezo Osaka  Japan
FW Araújo (1) Gamba Osaka  Brazil
FW Hisato Satō (1) Sanfrecce Hiroshima  Japan

* The number in brackets denotes the number of times that the footballer has appeared in the Best 11.

References[edit source | edit]

  1. "2005 J1 Top Scorers". j-league.or.jp. J-League. Archived from the original on 2011-06-29. Retrieved 17 April 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit source | edit]

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