Vegalta Sendai

Vegalta Sendai

Japan #18 in J2 League
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VenueYurtec Stadium Sendai
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Vegalta Sendai Players

Players Position
Yasushi Endo
Yasushi Endo Japan
Midfielder
Aoi Kudo
Aoi Kudo Japan
Midfielder
Manato Kudo
Manato Kudo Japan
Midfielder
Midfielder
Midfielder
Midfielder
Ryoma Kida
Ryoma Kida Japan
Midfielder
Midfielder
Midfielder
Chihiro Kato
Chihiro Kato Japan
Midfielder
Midfielder
Keito Arita
Keito Arita Japan
Midfielder
Yuta Goke
Yuta Goke Japan
Midfielder
Yuma Obata
Yuma Obata Japan
Goalkeeper
Goalkeeper
Riku Umeda
Riku Umeda Japan
Goalkeeper
Goalkeeper
Defender
Defender
Defender
Yuto Uchida
Yuto Uchida Japan
Defender
Yuta Koide
Yuta Koide Japan
Defender
Rikuto Ishio
Rikuto Ishio Japan
Defender
Takumi Mase
Takumi Mase Japan
Defender
Attacker
Attacker
Attacker
Attacker

Vegalta Sendai latest transfers

Date Player From To Price
2021-02-11 T. Nishimura CSKA Moscow Vegalta Sendai € 473K
2018-08-31 T. Nishimura Vegalta Sendai CSKA Moscow € 1M

J2 League standings

Rank Team MP W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Blaublitz Akita players, news and schedule Blaublitz Akita 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Ehime FC players, news and schedule Ehime FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Fagiano Okayama players, news and schedule Fagiano Okayama 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Fujieda MYFC players, news and schedule Fujieda MYFC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Iwaki players, news and schedule Iwaki 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 JEF United Chiba players, news and schedule JEF United Chiba 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Kagoshima United players, news and schedule Kagoshima United 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Mito Hollyhock players, news and schedule Mito Hollyhock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Montedio Yamagata players, news and schedule Montedio Yamagata 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Oita Trinita players, news and schedule Oita Trinita 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Renofa Yamaguchi players, news and schedule Renofa Yamaguchi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Roasso Kumamoto players, news and schedule Roasso Kumamoto 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Shimizu S-pulse players, news and schedule Shimizu S-pulse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Thespakusatsu Gunma players, news and schedule Thespakusatsu Gunma 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Tochigi SC players, news and schedule Tochigi SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Tokushima Vortis players, news and schedule Tokushima Vortis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 V-varen Nagasaki players, news and schedule V-varen Nagasaki 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Vegalta Sendai players, news and schedule Vegalta Sendai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Ventforet Kofu players, news and schedule Ventforet Kofu 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Yokohama FC players, news and schedule Yokohama FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

About Vegalta Sendai

Vegalta Sendai is a professional football club based in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The club, which competes in the J1 League, the top tier of Japanese football, has a rich history that dates back to its founding in 1988.

Originally named Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. Soccer Club, the team was renamed Vegalta Sendai in 1999, a title derived from the names of two stars, Vega and Altair, in homage to the Tanabata Star Festival, a significant cultural event in Sendai. The club's emblem, a golden crescent moon and star, also reflects this celestial inspiration.

Vegalta Sendai’s journey to the J1 League was not straightforward. After its establishment, the club spent a decade in the Japan Football League, the second tier of Japanese football. In 1999, following the name change, Vegalta Sendai earned promotion to the J1 League. However, the team was relegated after just one season. Undeterred, Vegalta Sendai fought back and secured promotion to the J1 League again in 2001. Since then, the club has managed to maintain its position in the top tier, despite facing several challenges.

Vegalta Sendai's home ground is the Yurtec Stadium Sendai, a venue that can accommodate over 19,000 spectators. The club's passionate fans, known as the "Vegalta Army," are renowned for their unwavering support. Their chant, "Take Me Home, Country Roads," has become synonymous with the spirit of the team.

Vegalta Sendai’s resilience was particularly evident in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. Despite the devastation, the club decided to continue playing, seeing football as a means to uplift the spirits of the community. Their efforts were documented in the 2012 film "Football, Take Me Home," which highlighted the role of football in the region's recovery.

Over the years, Vegalta Sendai has produced several notable players who have represented Japan at the international level. These include Atsushi Yanagisawa, a forward who played in the 2002 World Cup, and Kunimitsu Sekiguchi, a midfielder who represented Japan in the 2004 Olympics.

While Vegalta Sendai has yet to secure a J1 League title, the club has consistently demonstrated its competitiveness. In 2012, the team finished second in the league, its highest-ever position. Vegalta Sendai continues to strive for success, embodying the resilience and determination of the city it represents.

In summary, Vegalta Sendai is more than just a football club. It is a symbol of hope and resilience for the people of Sendai and the wider Tohoku region. With its passionate fans, dedicated players, and inspiring history, Vegalta Sendai remains a significant part of Japan's football landscape.

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 209/307 68%
Over/Under 29/37 78%
League Correct %
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 20/23 87%
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 44/54 81%
First League logo First League 104/132 79%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 121/157 77%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 99/128 77%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 54/70 77%
NPFL logo NPFL 86/113 76%
Süper Lig logo Süper Lig 176/233 76%