Fixtures

Japan J2-League 05/29 05:00 19 V-Varen Nagasaki vs Fagiano Okayama - View
Japan Cup 06/01 10:00 8 V-Varen Nagasaki vs Kagoshima United - View
Japan J2-League 06/05 09:00 20 Tochigi SC vs V-Varen Nagasaki - View
Japan J2-League 06/11 09:30 21 FC Ryukyu vs V-Varen Nagasaki - View
Japan J2-League 06/18 10:00 22 V-Varen Nagasaki vs Thespa Kusatsu - View
Japan J2-League 06/25 10:00 23 V-Varen Nagasaki vs Blaublitz Akita - View

Results

Japan J2-League 05/25 10:00 18 [7] V-Varen Nagasaki v JEF Utd Chiba [18] L 0-2
Japan J2-League 05/22 05:00 17 [14] Renofa Yamaguchi v V-Varen Nagasaki [16] W 1-2
Japan J2-League 05/14 05:00 16 [13] V-Varen Nagasaki v Omiya Ardija [20] D 0-0
Japan J2-League 05/08 05:00 15 [11] V-Varen Nagasaki v Vegalta Sendai [3] L 0-2
Japan J2-League 05/04 04:00 14 [21] Grulla Morioka FC v V-Varen Nagasaki [14] W 0-4
Japan J2-League 05/01 05:00 13 [13] Montedio Yamagata v V-Varen Nagasaki [11] L 2-0
Japan J2-League 04/27 10:00 12 [13] V-Varen Nagasaki v Mito Hollyhock [19] W 1-0
Japan J2-League 04/23 05:00 11 [6] Albirex Niigata v V-Varen Nagasaki [12] L 2-1
Japan J2-League 04/17 04:00 10 [15] Blaublitz Akita v V-Varen Nagasaki [14] W 0-1
Japan J2-League 04/09 05:00 9 [17] V-Varen Nagasaki v Machida Zelvia [3] W 1-0
Japan J2-League 04/03 05:00 8 [8] Tokushima Vortis v V-Varen Nagasaki [18] D 0-0
Japan J2-League 03/30 10:00 7 [9] Thespa Kusatsu v V-Varen Nagasaki [20] W 2-3

Stats

 TotalHomeAway
Matches played 48 26 22
Wins 26 14 12
Draws 9 5 4
Losses 13 7 6
Goals for 76 41 35
Goals against 45 23 22
Clean sheets 18 9 9
Failed to score 12 7 5

Wikipedia - V-Varen Nagasaki

V-Varen Nagasaki (V・ファーレン長崎, Vi Fāren Nagasaki) is a Japanese J2 League football club based in Nagasaki. The club was established in 1985 as Ariake SC till they merged with Kunimi FC in 2004 and adopted the present name in 2005.

The club gained promotion into the J. League Division 2 in 2012 for the first time in their history after finishing as the champions in the 2012 Japan Football League and hired Nagasaki native Takuya Takagi to coach the club for the 2013 season.

On 11 November 2017, the club clinched promotion to the J1 League for the first time in their history after a 3-1 home win over Kamatamare Sanuki.

History

V-Varen Nagasaki, since 2006, had been contending for the Kyūshū Soccer League championship and thus a place in the Japan Football League, but they only won it in November 2008, as second place in the Regional League promotion series.

In January 2009, they applied for J. League Associate Membership and their application was accepted at the J. League board meeting in February. In 2012, they won the Japan Football League title and thus promotion to the J. League Division 2. Five years later they won promotion to the J1 League for the first time after finishing runners-up in the 2017 season.

J. League: 2013 –

In preparation for the club's first season in the J. League Division 2 the club hired local-born Takuya Takagi as their coach for the season. On 3 March 2013 V-Varen Nagasaki played in their first ever J. League Division 2 match against Fagiano Okayama at the Kanko Stadium in Okayama in which the club drew the match 1–1 with Kōichi Satō scoring the first J. League Division 2 goal for V-Varen Nagasaki in the 25th minute. The club then played their first home match in the J. League Division 2 on 10 March 2013 at the Nagasaki Athletic Stadium against former J. League champions Gamba Osaka in which V-Varen Nagasaki lost 3–1 in front of a huge crowd of 18,153.

Financial troubles

After facing dire financial difficulties, on 8 March 2017 the club was purchased by Japanet Holdings, the parent company of Japanese television shopping giant Japanet Takata Co.,Ltd., becoming a fully owned subsidiary. Japanet have invested significant sums into the club, securing promotion to the top tier of Japanese football and publishing plans to build a new football-specific stadium on the former site of Mitsubishi's Nagasaki shipbuilding operations, opening in 2023.