The Division of the Soccer Club (サッカー部分裂 Sakkābu Bunretsu?) is the eleventh episode of the Area no Kishi anime. It aired on March 17, 2012.
Team FC's laxed training regime causes three of the SC members to quit. During practice, a scuffle between Matoba Kaoru and Michiro Takase occurs. Later, Kaoru has Kakeru and Nana accompany him so he can apologise to Takasa. There, they learn about Takasa's past from his siblings, and how he had to abandon basketball for soccer in order to attempt the pro leagues to support his family. Kaoru decides to drop his apology after concluding Takasa is playing soccer for money. That night, Kakeru see's Takasa practicing soccer at the pack and calls Kaoru where the three practice together. The next day, during practice, they discover most of the SC members have quit.
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