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Son hopes Euro spirit returns for Leverkusen

LEVERKUSEN, Germany, Oct 21, 2014 (AFP) - Bayer Leverkusen's South Korea striker Son Heung-Min says his team must forget their stumble in Stuttgart when they host Zenit St Petersburg in the Champions ...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:11

Messi eyes record on anniversary of debut for Barcelona

MADRID (AFP) ― In the week that he marked the 10th anniversary of his competitive debut for Barcelona, Lionel Messi could become the all-time top scorer in the history of La Liga.The Argentine made his bow as a 17-year-old in a 1-0 win at city rivals Espanyol on Oct. 16, 2004. Now he is p...

Updated : 2014.10.17 20:43

S. Korea falls to Costa Rica in final football friendly of '14 at home

South Korea fell to Costa Rica 3-1 in their football friendly match on Tuesday, unable to contain the FIFA World Cup quarterfinalists in its final contest at home this year. (Yonhap)Midfielder Celso ...

Updated : 2014.10.14 22:18

Korea looks to make it two in a row

On paper, South Korea, ranked 63rd in the world, will be overmatched against the 15th-ranked Costa Rica in its football friendly scheduled for Tuesday in Seoul.Yet Uli Stielike, head coach for the hom...

Updated : 2014.10.13 20:16

Park becomes Man U ambassador

Retired Korean football star Park Ji-sung has become the ambassador of his former club, Manchester United of the English Premier League, the club announced Sunday. Marking his appointment, the former ...

Updated : 2014.10.06 20:15

[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