|Intro||Japanese association football player|
|A.K.A.||Yoshiyuki Kato, Yoshiyuki Katou|
|Is||Athlete Football player Association football player Sports official Association football manager|
|Birth||27 July 1964, Tokyo, Japan|
Yoshiyuki Kato (加藤 善之, Katō Yoshiyuki, born July 27, 1964) is a former Japanese football player and manager.
Kato was born in Tokyo on July 27, 1964. After graduating from high school, he joined Yomiuri (later Verdy Kawasaki) in 1983. Although he played many matches in late 1980s, he could not became a regular player at the club which had many Japan national team players. In 1995, he moved to Japan Football League club Fukuoka Blux. He retired end of 1995 season.
In 2009, Kato became a general manager for Regional Leagues club Matsumoto Yamaga FC. The club was promoted to Japan Football League end of 2009 season. In June 2011, manager Hideo Yoshizawa was sacked and Kato became new manager as Yoshizawa successor. The club finished the 4th place in 2011 and won the Qualify to promoted to J2 League. However Kato did not have license for J.League manager, he resigned as manager and returned to general manager.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|1983||Yomiuri||JSL Division 1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|1992||Verdy Kawasaki||J1 League||–||2||0||0||0||2||0|
|1995||Fukuoka Blux||Football League||7||0||0||0||–||7||0|