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S. Korea comes up with experimental lineup vs. England

Host South Korea will use an experimental lineup against England in their final group stage match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Friday.The starting lineup released by FIFA shows four South Korean players will make their first start at the U-20 World Cup. Head coach Shin Tae-yong also ...

Updated : 2017.05.26 20:02

Korean pro football club Gangwon to play friendly match in Vietnam

South Korean football club Gangwon FC will play a friendly match in Vietnam next month, a club official said Friday.The official, who asked not to be named, said the K League Classic club will play a ...

Updated : 2017.05.26 16:09

Venue decided for Korea's football friendly vs. Iraq

South Korea will face Iraq at a small stadium in the United Arab Emirates  next month for a tune-up ahead of a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier. The Korea Football Association said Thursday that the ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 13:57

Korean midfielder puts team first ahead of personal glory

JEONJU -- South Korean midfielder Paik Seung-ho already has two goals in two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, he but emphasized Wednesday he always puts the team ahead of his own personal glory.Pai...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:44

Jeju United beat Urawa 2-0 to open AFC Champions League round of 16

South Korean outfit Jeju United defeated Urawa Red Diamonds 2-0 to open their round of 16 series at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League on Wednesday.Marcelo Toscano opened the scoring in...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:12

Korean coach to rest Barcelona prospects vs. England

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday he will rest two FC Barcelona prospects in their final group stage match against England at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.Hosts South Korea...

Updated : 2017.05.24 16:34

Tottenham players enjoy Korea visit with Son Heung-min

Tottenham Hotspur players said Wednesday they were excited to see how popular their teammate Son Heung-min is in his homeland as they met with South Korean fans.Kyle Walker, Kevin Wimmer and Ben Davie...

Updated : 2017.05.24 15:59

Korea ride opportunistic offense, resilient defense into knockout stage

JEONJU -- Eight shots on target were all South Korea needed to score five goals in their first two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil.South Korea defeated Argentina 2-1 on Tuesday at Jeon...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:41

Korean coach 'thrilled' to beat Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said he was thrilled that his side overcame Argentina's tough test at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Tuesday.Hosts South Korea clinched a knockout ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:39

Korea's pro football league looking to regain fans with video assistance

They say refereeing mistakes are a part of football's unpredictability that also depicts human nature in the sport, but for South Korean fans, enough is enough.Following a series of refereeing mistake...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:09

Korea clinch knockout berth with win over Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korea became the first team to clinch a knockout berth at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 2-1 win over Argentina Tuesday.Two FC Barcelona prospects, Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung-ho...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:59

Barca prospect lifts Korea once again

JEONJU -- South Korean attacker Lee Seung-woo is known for his dazzling performance on the pitch, but also for his aggressive hair style.In the past, Lee, who plays for FC Barcelona's Juvenil A team, ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:56

S. Korea set to use back three vs. Argentina

Hosts South Korea are likely to use a back three system against Argentina for their second Group A match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Tuesday.The starting lineup released by FIFA shows South Korea will deploy three central defenders -- Lee Sang-min, Jeong Tae-wook, and Kim Seung-woo ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 19:47

After monumental season, Tottenham's Son Heung-min hungry for more

Even after setting the scoring record for a South Korean player in a European club season, Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min is hungry for more.Son made a triumphant return home Tuesday after netting ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:55

Tottenham star Son Heung-min gets hero's welcome after record-breaking season

Tottenham Hotspur's star winger Son Heung-min got a hero's welcome here Tuesday after a record-breaking season.Son arrived home with teammates Kyle Walker, Kevin Wimmer and Ben Davies for a corporate ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:39