Yusuke Tasaka

Yusuke Tasaka
Personal information
Full name Yusuke Tasaka
Date of birth (1985-07-08) 8 July 1985
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kawasaki Frontale
Number 6
Youth career
2000–2003 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
2004–2007 Aoyama Gakuin University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Kawasaki Frontale 105 (11)
2012–2015 VfL Bochum 81 (9)
2015– Kawasaki Frontale 7 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 September 2015.

Yusuke Tasaka (田坂 祐介 Tasaka Yusuke, born 8 July 1985 in Hiroshima, Hiroshima) is a Japanese football midfielder.[1][2][3]


Tasaka began his career with hometown side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. He was a regular in the academy sides and won the 2003 J-League Youth Cup alongside the likes of Yojiro Takahagi and Issei Takayanagi. After graduating high school Tasaka received an offer from first team, but he decided to continue his study and play football at the Aoyama Gakuin University.

Upon graduating university Tasaka joined Kawasaki Frontale in 2007 and inherited jersey number 6. He made his J-League debut in a 4-0 defeat against Kashiwa Reysol on 23 September 2007.

Tasaka left Kawasaki to sign for VfL Bochum on 24 July 2012. He made his Bochum debut against Dynamo Dresden in the 2. Bundesliga on 12 August 2012.


As of 18 June 2015

Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kawasaki Frontale 2007 1000000010
2008 1211030161
2009 242303030332
2010 273104161385
2011 2523241325
2012 1630061224
Total 10511822039114217
VfL Bochum 2012–13 28320303
2013–14 31320333
2014–15 22320243
Total 819600000879
Kawasaki Frontale 2015 00000000
Total 0000000000
Career total 186201422039122926

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal.

2Includes J. League Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League.


  1. "Yusuke Tasaka" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
  2. "Yusuke Tasaka" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 18 June 2015.
  3. "Yusuke Tasaka". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 22 August 2012.

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