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2001 Japan Football League

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Season  2001
Goals scored  779 (3.25 per match)
Location  Japan
Matches played  240
Promoted  none
Start date  2001
End date  November 18, 2001
2001 Japan Football League
Champions  Honda Motors !Honda Motors 1st JFL title 2nd D3 title
Top goalscorer  Takaaki Tokushige (25 goals total)
Highest attendance  3,305 (Round 28, Honda vs. Kyoken)
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Statistics of Japan Football League in the 2001 season.



It was contested by 16 teams, and Honda Motors !Honda Motors won the championship. No promotion or relegation took place due to the promotion-eligible teams not being autonomous clubs fit for the J. League, and at the other end of the table, due to the expansion of the league from 16 to 18 teams.


Updated to games played on November 18, 2001.
Source: Japan Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Denotes clubs that occupied top two places at the end of the first half of the season (15th week) and were seeded for 2001 Emperor's Cup. These clubs were automatically qualified for the tournament, while each of other JFL clubs had to go through the prefectural qualifier.
(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 18, 2001.
Source: Japan Football League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.


Team played previous season in Regional Leagues.

Promotion and relegation

No relegation has occurred due to expansion of the league to 18 teams. At the end of the season, the winner and runner-up of the Regional League promotion series, Sagawa Express Osaka !Sagawa Express Osaka and Profesor Miyazaki !Profesor Miyazaki were promoted automatically.


2001 Japan Football League Wikipedia