Tetsuji Hashiratani

Tetsuji Hashiratani
Personal information
Full name Tetsuji Hashiratani
Date of birth (1964-07-15) July 15, 1964
Place of birth Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
1983–1986 Kokushikan University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1992 Nissan Motors 97 (2)
1992–1998 Verdy Kawasaki 183 (13)
Total 280 (15)
National team
1988–1995 Japan 72 (6)
Teams managed
2002 Consadole Sapporo
2008 Tokyo Verdy
2011–2015 Mito HollyHock
2016– Gainare Tottori

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Tetsuji Hashiratani (柱谷 哲二 Hashiratani Tetsuji, born July 15, 1964) is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team. He was a defender and a defensive midfielder. His elder brother Koichi is also a former football player.

Playing career

He was educated at and played for Kyoto Commercial High School and Kokushikan University. He joined Japan Soccer League side Nissan Motors in 1987. He moved to Verdy Kawasaki in 1992 when professional league J1 League was founded. He retired as a Verdy player in 1998.

He was capped 72 times and scored 6 goals for the Japanese national team from 1988 to 1995. He was a member of the Japan team for the 1992 AFC Asian Cup which Japan won. He was the captain when Japan's hope to play in the 1994 FIFA World Cup finals was dashed by a late Iraqi equaliser in the final qualifier, the match that the Japanese fans now refer to as the Agony of Doha.

He was the first chairman of the J. League Pro-Footballers Association (JPFA).

Managerial career

He succeeded Takeshi Okada as the manager of Consadole Sapporo at the beginning of the 2002 season. However, he was sacked after only seven matches. The club was relegated to J2 League that season. Then he coached Kokushikan University and Urawa Red Diamonds. He was a coach at Tokyo Verdy from 2006 to 2007. He was promoted to the manager of the club in 2008 but fired by the Verdy after the season. He would later return in 2010 to coach Kokushikan University's soccer club. He was called back to professional managing once more, as he was announced to lead Mito HollyHock from the 2011 season. After poor results leaving Mito in the relegation zone, he was sacked in the middle of the 2015 season. He was signed to manage Division 3 team Gainare Tottori from the 2016 season.

Club statistics

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J.League Cup Total
1987/88Nissan MotorsJSL Division 1120120
1992Verdy KawasakiJ1 League-50110160
Country Japan 2801516041034111
Total 2801516041034111

National team statistics

Japan national team

Managerial statistics

Update; December 31, 2015[1]

Team From To Record
Consadole Sapporo 2002 2002 7 1 0 6 14.29
Tokyo Verdy 2008 2008 34 10 7 17 29.41
Mito HollyHock 2011 2015 181 55 51 75 30.39
Gainare Tottori 2016 Present
Total 222 66 58 98 29.73

Honors and awards

Individual Honors

Team Honors


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