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Izumi Arata Biography

Arata Izumi is an Japanese born Indian footballer who plays as a strikerand attacking midfielder for Pune F.C. in the I-League. In 2005 Izumi recorded the start of his professional football career with Albirex Niigata Singapore of the S.League. He scored his first professional goal of his career against Tampines Rovers FC in the S.League on 18 September 2005. In 2006 after a successful season with Albirex Niigata Singapore in which the team finished 5th in the S.League, Arata moved back to Japan and signed for Mitsubishi Motors Mizushima F.C. of the Japan Football League. In November 2006 Izumi signed for East Bengal F.C. of the National Football League. In 2007 Izumi signed for Mahindra United of the I-League which was the league replacing the old National Football League. In 2009 Izumi signed for newly promoted I-League side Pune FC. Izumi has called his move to Pune as the turning point of his career. In 2010 he finished the season with a career high 10 goals and 10 assists in 26 games. He was the top goalscorer among all midfielders and his profile was also nominated as the best midfielder in the I-League by goal.com. Izumi also won the Pune FC Man of Steel award from the club that season. On 22 October 2011 Izumi made his 50th appearance for the club in I-League in the opening match of the 2011–12 season against Shillong Lajong.

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ISL 2016: Kerala Blasters 2-1 Pune City - Player Ratings
ISL 2016: Kerala Blasters 2-1 Pune City - Player Ratings
Player performances from Kerala Blasters' 2-1 win over Pune City.
NorthEast edge Pune 1-0 to key ISL hopes alive
NorthEast edge Pune 1-0 to key ISL hopes alive
ISL 2016: FC Pune City 4-3 Delhi Dynamos - Player ratings
ISL 2016: FC Pune City 4-3 Delhi Dynamos - Player ratings
Friday's match between Pune and Delhi was one of the best ever with a last minute winner from lenny Rodrigues.
ISL 2016: FC Pune City 0-1 NorthEast United FC - Player Ratings
ISL 2016: FC Pune City 0-1 NorthEast United FC - Player Ratings
The Highlanders defeated Pune City FC at their home for the first time in ISL history. Take a look at the player ratings.
ISL 2016 : FC Pune City's Arata Izumi says they are ready for Mumbai City FC challenge
ISL 2016 : FC Pune City's Arata Izumi says they are ready for Mumbai City FC challenge
Arata Izumi also commented on Gudjohnsen's injury.
I-League: Mumbai FC overpower Bengaluru FC 2-0
I-League: Mumbai FC overpower Bengaluru FC 2-0
Arata Izumi and and Son Min-chol were the two goal scorers for the Mumbai based club
I-League: East Bengal, Mumbai FC play goalless draw
I-League: East Bengal, Mumbai FC play goalless draw
The Mumbaikars drew for the second time in succession, while East Bengal were disappointed to drop points
Best Indian XI from the Indian Super League
Best Indian XI from the Indian Super League
A team full of the best Indian players from season two of the Indian Super League.
Chennaiyin FC vs Atletico de Kolkata – The story so far and what to expect in their semi-final
Chennaiyin FC vs Atletico de Kolkata – The story so far and what to expect in their semi-final
Will Chennaiyin FC be able to upset the champions Atletico de Kolkata in the 2nd semi-final and reach the Indian Super League final?
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata 2-3 Mumbai City - 5 Talking Points
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata 2-3 Mumbai City - 5 Talking Points
A Sony Norde brace gave Mumbai City their first away win to end their campaign on a high
ISL 2015: Sony Norde's late winner sees Mumbai City beat Atletico de Kolkata 3-2
ISL 2015: Sony Norde's late winner sees Mumbai City beat Atletico de Kolkata 3-2
Sony Norde grabbed a brace while Sunil Chhetri scored from the penalty spot
Top 5 wingers in ISL season 2
Top 5 wingers in ISL season 2
Top 5 wingers in ISL season 2
5 players who have surpassed expectations in ISL 2
5 players who have surpassed expectations in ISL 2
ISL Player of the Week - Round 9: Arata Izumi
ISL Player of the Week - Round 9: Arata Izumi
ISL Player of the Week – Round 9: Arata Izumi
ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters 2-3 Atletico de Kolkata - 5 Talking Points
ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters 2-3 Atletico de Kolkata - 5 Talking Points
Arata Izumi's late brace gave the visitors all three points in Kochi
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