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|Date of birth||
April 11, 1981|
|Place of birth||
Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan|
1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
Tasaki Perule FC||
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Miyuki Yanagita ( , Yanagita Miyuki, born April 11, 1981) is a former Japanese football player. She played for Japan national team.
Yanagita was born in Chigasaki on April 11, 1981. When she was a high school student, she played for NTV Beleza. In 2000, she graduated from high school and she joined Tasaki Perule FC. In 2006, she moved to Urawa Reds. She retired end of 2012 season. She played 239 matches at 3 clubs in L.League and she was selected Best Eleven 3 times (2006, 2009 and 2010).
National team career
In December 1997, when Yanagita was 16 years old, she was selected Japan national team for 1997 AFC Championship. At this competition, on December 5, she debuted and scored a goal against Guam. She was a member of Japan for 1999, 2003, 2007 World Cup, 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She played 91 games and scored 11 goals for Japan until 2008.
National team statistics