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Urawa Red Diamonds
Full nameUrawa Red Diamonds
GroundUrawa Komaba Stadium,
Saitama Stadium 2002
(capacity: 21,500,
ChairmanMitsuo hashimoto
ManagerVolker Finke
LeagueJ. League 1
2009J. 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] Its famous in Japan developing young good players.


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 achievements

In 2009, Edmilson (Edmilson Dos Santos Silva) made three goals in one game (hat-trick) 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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