Regarded as the best supported club in Asia they have set the record for highest average attendance in a season getting nearly 48000 supporters in 2008 and rewarded these fans with a League Championship in 2006 and Cup victories in all competitions around this time.
Since then the club has under-performed dropping out of the qualification spots for the Asian Champions League which is probably considered a failure. They have tried to strengthen for the 2011 season by bring in Marcio Richardes from Albirex and will be looking to challenge for the title again.
Based : Saitama.
Stadium : Saitama Stadium (63700)
Years in J-League 1 : 17 (Highest – Champions 2006)
Years in J-League 2 : 1
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