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Urawa Red Diamonds
Full name Urawa Red Diamonds
Founded 1950
Ground Urawa Komaba Stadium,
Saitama Stadium 2002
(capacity: 21,500,
Chairman Mitsuo hashimoto
Manager Volker Finke
League J. League 1
2009 J. League 1, 6th

Urawa Red Diamonds (浦和レッドダイヤモンズ Urawa reddo daiyamonzu?) is a Japanese professional football club[1] in the Urawa ward[2] of Saitama.[3]

In 2007, the Urawa Reds were the first Japanese team to reach the finals of the Asian Champions League.[4] And it is famous for making much account of developing young good player.


The club was founded in 1950.[3]

  • 1950-1992 Mitsubishi Motors S.C.
  • 1992-present Urawa Red Diamonds

League title

League position

Former position

Notable achievement

The team has some notable achievements.

In 2009, Edmilson (Edmilson Dos Santos Silva) made three goals in one game against Jubilo Iwata.[5]

Related pages


  1., "Japan J.League Teams"; retrieved 2012-7-5.
  2. The team's hometown is the city of Saitama in Saitama Prefecture, but its name comes from the former city of Urawa, which is now a ward of the prefectural capital city.
  3. 3.0 3.1, "Urawa Red Diamonds"; retrieved 2012-3-2.
  4. "Urawa Reds advances to final," New York Times. October 24, 2007; retrieved 2012-3-26.
  5., "3 Goals in one game"; retrieved 2012-7-5.

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