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Asian Games: Big cheers for North Korea at opening ceremony

INCHEON, South Korea (AFP) – North Korea's athletes got an unexpectedly rousing welcome at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games in Incheon on Friday as South Korean fans put aside their bitter rivalry and cheered them warmly.The two countries are technically still at war, and a recent ...

Updated : 2014.09.19 21:22

[Asian Games] Victorious S. Korea clinches spot in men's football

South Korean national football squad congratulate themselves after winning against Saudi Arabia in the Asiad on Wednesday.                                       ...

Updated : 2014.09.17 22:17

S. Korea beats Malaysia 3-0 to open men's football campaign

South Korea defeated Malaysia 3-0 in their Asiad men's football match on Sunday, beginning the quest to end its gold medal drought on a winning note.In the Group A clash, defender Rim Chang-woo headed in the opening goal near the half-hour mark, and Kim Shin-wook and Kim Seung-dae each sco...

Updated : 2014.09.14 21:29

European clubs unsure over 2022 WC in winter

GENEVA (AP) ― Europe’s top football clubs still need to be convinced the 2022 World Cup in Qatar should be moved from summer.Although FIFA president Sepp Blatter has presented a switch to November-D...

Updated : 2014.09.10 20:28

With new coach watching, S. Korea falls to Uruguay in football friendly

GOYANG (Yonhap) -- With its new head coach looking on from the stands, South Korea fell to Uruguay 1-0 in their football friendly on Monday.Uli Stielike, an ex-German international appointed as the South Korea boss last week, watched the 59th-ranked Asian side fall to the sixth-ranked visi...

Updated : 2014.09.09 11:30

Korea beats Venezuela 3-1 in football friendly

South Korea came from behind to defeat Venezuela 3-1 in their football friendly match on Friday, with a veteran striker celebrating his milestone match with a pair of goals.Playing in his 100th intern...

Updated : 2014.09.06 00:15

Stielike named to head Korean football team

Former German international Uli Stielike has been named the new head coach of the South Korean men’s football team, officials said Friday.The Korea Football Association said the 59-year-old is signed...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:04

Conte tops Hiddink as Italy beats Netherlands

BARI, Italy (AP) ― Italy scored twice in the opening 10 minutes and Antonio Conte got the better of Guus Hiddink in their coaching debuts as a 10-man Netherlands was beaten 2-0 in a friendly on Thursday.Ciro Immobile scored his first international goal three minutes in, and Daniele De Ros...

Updated : 2014.09.05 19:01

German Uli Stielike named new head coach of S. Korean men's football team

Former German national team player Uli Stielike has been named the new head coach of the South Korean men's football team, officials said Friday.The Korea Football Association (KFA) said the 59-year-old is signed through the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.Stielike fills the vacancy at the f...

Updated : 2014.09.05 09:48

Pro football body launches English-language website

The K League, the national governing body of professional football, launched an English-language website Wednesday, hoping that the move will help it better communicate with its growing international fan base. The website at www.kleague.com/eng contains information on the first-division K ...

Updated : 2014.09.03 17:39

Korea to host Venezuela in first football match since World Cup

South Korea will host Venezuela on Friday in its first international football match since the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.The match will kick off at 8 p.m. at Bucheon Stadium in Bucheon, just west of Seoul. It will be the first-ever meeting between South Korea and Venezuela.South Korea is ran...

Updated : 2014.09.03 10:06

Ex-K Leaguer joins Belgian club owned by S. Korean firm

A Belgian professional football club recently purchased by a South Korean marketing firm has signed its first player from the Asian country, officials said Friday.Sportizen, a Seoul-based sports marketing agency that recently acquired A.F.C. Tubize, said the second-division Belgian club ha...

Updated : 2014.08.29 10:54

Candidates for nat'l football coach narrowed down to 4 or 5: official

South Korea has narrowed down the candidates for its men's national team head coach to four or five, the sport's technical director said Wednesday.Lee Yong-soo, head of the technical committee at the Korea Football Association, told reporters that the goal is to fill the coaching vacancy w...

Updated : 2014.08.27 15:12

New pro football club to be named Seoul Eland FC

Seoul Eland FC's new football coach Martin Rennie. (Seoul Eland FC)The new professional football club set to join the nation's second division next year will be named Seoul Eland FC, officials announc...

Updated : 2014.08.26 14:12

Pro football governing body approves conglomerate Eland's proposal

The nation's governing body of professional football on Friday approved a proposal by a local business conglomerate to found a new club for next season.In its board meeting, the K League gave the green light to Eland to launch a new team to be based in Seoul.     Eland, which operates ...

Updated : 2014.08.22 20:46