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1998 Japan Football League

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Season  1998
Goals scored  846
Start date  1998
Matches played  240
1998 Japan Football League
Champions  Tokyo Gas !Tokyo Gas 1st JFL title 1st D2 title
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Statistics of Japan Football League in the 1998 season.



The 1998 season was the seventh and the last of the former Japan Football League. It was contested by 16 teams, and Tokyo Gas !Tokyo Gas won the championship. After the season, nine teams together with J. League Promotion and Relegation series' losers Consadole Sapporo !Consadole Sapporo formed the second division of J. League. Other seven clubs together with Regional Leagues promotion series winners Yokogawa Electric !Yokogawa Electric and newly created Yokohama FC !Yokohama FC have formed the new Japan Football League.


Updated to games played on November 1998.
Source: Montedio Yamagata website
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Updated to games played on November 1998.
Source: Montedio Yamagata website
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion and relegation

Kawasaki Frontale !Kawasaki Frontale were awarded a spot in the first round of J. League Promotion and Relegation Series where they have played against Avispa Fukuoka !Avispa Fukuoka.

Avispa proceeded to the next round and Frontale entered the second division.

Successor seasons

  • 1999 J. League Division 2
  • 1999 Japan Football League
  • References

    1998 Japan Football League Wikipedia