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is a Japanese professional football (soccer) club, currently playing in J. League Division 1. The team is located in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. Their home stadium is Yurtec Stadium Sendai, in Izumi-ku, Sendai, although a few home games have also been played at nearby Miyagi Stadium. - Source: Wikipedia
Defender Taikai Uemoto scored in the second half on Saturday to lead Vegalta Sendai to an emotional 1-0 win over Kashima Antlers on the opening day of the 2012 J-League season.
The cancellation of soccer games in Japan was extended into early April because of the devastation from the earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks.