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[Asian Games] S. Korea wins bronze in women's football

South Korea defeated Vietnam 3-0 for the women's football bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games on Wednesday.Kwon Hah-nul, Jung Seol-bin and Park Hee-young each scored a goal in the second-half, as South Korea earned its second consecutive Asiad bronze.South Korea had lost to North Korea...

Updated : 2014.10.01 19:42

[Asian Games] Korea looks to break Thai defense

When South Korea and Thailand clash in the men’s football semifinals at the Asian Games on Tuesday, something has to give: Neither team has given up a goal in five matches so far.On the eve of the sh...

Updated : 2014.09.29 20:29

Leverkusen hold on, jump to second

BERLIN (AFP) ― Bayer Leverkusen were temporarily stopped by some local lightning strikes but ended up beating FC Augsburg 1-0 on Wednesday to remain on the heels of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich. ...

Updated : 2014.09.25 20:37

FIFA judge hesitates on World Cup

GENEVA (AP) ― For Qatar or Russia to be stripped of the World Cup, a key person in the legal chain needs to make use of the powers available to him.Events of recent days, however, suggest FIFA’s independent ethics judge Joachim Eckert will interpret the rules more cautiously and have add...

Updated : 2014.09.23 20:30

Barca wins as Chelsea held 1-1

PARIS (AP) ― Manchester United’s new-look attack looked impressive once again only for its suspect defense to collapse in spectacular style in a 5-3 loss to newly promoted Leicester in the Premier L...

Updated : 2014.09.22 19:40

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