About

Founded in 1980, the British Football Club Tokyo is one of the oldest foreign football clubs in Japan.

We currently play 11-a-side in the TML’s Division 3.

Futsal sessions and other social events are also planned throughout the year, including quiz nights and general get-togethers.

Use the site’s Contact Us form to get in touch if you’re interested in being involved.

BFC has the following mission:

  • To provide high quality and affordable football that improves both physical and mental health.
  • The Club will achieve this by promoting the benefits of football and activity from a physical, mental and social viewpoint for all members.
  • The Club is open to all quality footballers regardless of race, age, religion, gender or sexual orientation.
  • BFC players will be encouraged to demonstrate good sportsmanship and the importance of team play.
  • We believe that the success of this Club is measured by its excellence on and off the pitch.

For the 2022/23 season the specific goals are to:

Organisation:

  • Create a new committee to ensure the smooth operation of the club in order to meet the above mission
  • Find new sponsorship in order to provide the Club with financial stability
  • Create a new website that will be the new hub for the Club to provide transparency into Club activities
    • Restore historical club honours to the new website
    • Put together updated current and past Player Profiles

Community:

  • Have at least 3 main club events this season
    • Tour to Thailand
    • Bonnenkai or Shinnenkai
    • End of season celebration
  • Promote and provide off pitch activities for club members such as Cycling, Tennis, Golf, Gym sessions, Fitness training, Wine nights, watching the football in Footnik and nights out
  • Grow the club by attracting new members who align with the Clubs ethos
  • Put the foundation in place to have a domestic tour in spring 2024 (Gordie’s Memorial)

Football:

  • Ensure that there are football opportunities every weekend this season (ie if there is no 11-a-side fixture, futsal/training will be scheduled)
  • At the end of the season to finish 1st in TML Division 3 and get promoted to TML2 for next season
  • To form an over 40s team
  • At the end of the season to form a new second BFC team

Results:

  • The Club’s focus is on Community and Football – the Results will come