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Masaaki Yanagishita

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Full name  Masaaki Yanagishita
Role  Football player
Manages  Albirex Niigata
Name  Masaaki Yanagishita
Position  Defender
1975–1977  Hamana High School
Weight  70 kg
Height  1.76 m

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Date of birth  (1960-01-01) 1 January 1960 (age 56)
Place of birth  Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
1978–1981  Tokyo University of Agriculture
Team coached  Albirex Niigata (Manager, since 2012)
Similar People  Yasuharu Sorimachi, Hisashi Kurosaki, Nobuhiro Ueno

Playing position  Defender (retired)

Masaaki Yanagishita (柳下 正明, Yanagishita Masaaki, born January 1, 1960) is a former Japanese football player and manager.

Club career

Born in Hamamatsu, Yanagishita played as a central defender for Yamaha Motors during their 1980s glory years, making a total 135 League appearances for the club.

He previously managed Júbilo Iwata (twice) and Consadole Sapporo. While in his second spell at Júbilo, he managed the side that won the 2010 J. League Cup.

After three seasons and a half with Albirex Niigata, the manager was released in November 2015, before the end of the season.


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