Naoki Ishikawa

Naoki Ishikawa
石川 直樹
Personal information
Full name Naoki Ishikawa
Date of birth (1985-09-13) 13 September 1985
Place of birth Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Vegalta Sendai
Number 5
Youth career
1998–2003 Kashiwa Reysol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Kashiwa Reysol 58 (4)
2009-2010 Consadole Sapporo 51 (1)
2011–2012 Albirex Niigata 54 (2)
2013– Vegalta Sendai 87 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2016.

Naoki Ishikawa (石川 直樹 Ishikawa Naoki, born 13 September 1985 in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan) is a Japanese footballer who currently plays for Vegalta Sendai.


Ishikawa was born and raised in Kashiwa. He is a product of the Kashiwa Reysol youth academy, having come up through the ranks into the reserve squad in 2003.

He turned full-time professional with Reysol at the start of the 2004 season and made his first team debut against Kawasaki Frontale on 23 October 2005.[1] He served as players chairperson in 2008. In early 2009, Ishikawa signed a loan deal with Consadole Sapporo. At Consadole, Ishikawa reunited with former Reysol manager Nobuhiro Ishizaki. He quickly became their key player and served as team's captain in 2010.

In 2011, Ishikawa completed a permanent move to Albirex Niigata.

Club career stats

Updated to 23 February 2016.[2][3]

Club performanceLeagueEmperor's CupJ. League CupAsiaTotal
2004Kashiwa ReysolJ1 League00000000
2006J2 League15210162
2007J1 League1200040160
2009Consadole SapporoJ2 League20110211
2011Albirex NiigataJ1 League2212030271
2013Vegalta Sendai27330204030


  1. "Players : 2012 J.League Division1 Albirex Niigata". J. League. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 241 out of 289)
  3. "Stats Centre: Naoki Ishikawa Facts". Retrieved 2009-06-13.
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