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[Newsmaker] Uli Stielike leaves Korea

Former national football team head coach Uli Stielike has left South Korea and returned to his home country, officials in Seoul said Wednesday. The Korea Football Association said Stielike departed ...

Updated : 2017.07.19 09:47

Korean city Yongin says nothing confirmed on hosting pro football club

South Korean city Yongin said Tuesday that nothing has been confirmed on hosting a pro football club in its region, denying rumors that it has contacted Jeju United in the top domestic league. Yongi...

Updated : 2017.07.18 15:56

Korean winger in China hoping for nat'l football team call-up

South Korean winger Hwang Il-su said Tuesday he believes he can still earn a call-up to the national football team despite his move to a Chinese club. Hwang joined Chinese Super League outfit Yanbia...

Updated : 2017.07.18 10:49

Injured Korean midfielder dropped from EPL club's preseason tour

South Korean midfielder Lee Chung-yong has been dropped from his English Premier League club's preseason tour in Hong Kong due to injury. Lee will not join Crystal Palace at the Premier League Asia ...

Updated : 2017.07.18 09:23

Korea toughens academic requirements for university footballers

South Korea on Monday announced new rules for the national school football leagues that include strict academic requirements for university student-athletes. The Korea Football Association said only...

Updated : 2017.07.17 17:53

Kickoff time changed for Korea's World Cup qualifier vs. Iran

The national football governing body said Monday the kickoff time for South Korea's upcoming World Cup qualifier against Iran has been changed. The Korea Football Association announced that the matc...

Updated : 2017.07.17 16:38

More than 100,000 footballers are registered in Korea

The number of registered footballers in South Korea has surpassed the 100,000 mark, the sport's national governing body said Monday. The Korea Football Association said the 100,000th player -- an el...

Updated : 2017.07.17 11:56

Korean football prospect mulling over future options

FC Barcelona's South Korean prospect Lee Seung-woo is mulling over multiple options as he's met with the Catalan club to discuss his future, an official here said Monday. Lee, who departed for Spain...

Updated : 2017.07.17 11:44

Natl. football team to make early departure for crucial World Cup qualifier vs. Uzbekistan

The South Korean men's national football team will depart for Uzbekistan for a crucial World Cup qualifier earlier than scheduled to ensure thorough preparation, the sport's national federation said ...

Updated : 2017.07.16 09:46

Injured Son Heung-min leaves Korea to join Tottenham

South Korean footballer Son Heung-min on Thursday departed for London to prepare for a new English Premier League season with Tottenham Hotspur. Son stayed in his homeland about 70 days after having...

Updated : 2017.07.13 14:49

Reigning Korean football champs sign Croatian forward Ivan Kovacec

Reigning South Korean pro football champions FC Seoul said Thursday they've signed Croatian forward Ivan Kovacec. Seoul didn't release details of the contract but said Kovacec will boost their attac...

Updated : 2017.07.13 14:30

Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo re-joins FC Tokyo

South Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo has re-joined his old Japanese club FC Tokyo, the footballer's agency said Wednesday. Inspokorea said Jang signed a two-and-a-half year deal with the J. League ou...

Updated : 2017.07.13 10:08

Korea confirm new coaching staff for natl. football team

South Korea's football governing body on Wednesday announced the new coaches for the men's national team, with two stars from the 2002 FIFA World Cup joining head coach Shin Tae-yong's staff. The Ko...

Updated : 2017.07.12 16:37

Korea women's football coach set to sign new contract

South Korea women's football coach Yoon Duk-yeo is set to sign a new contract that will take him through the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, officials in Seoul said Wednesday. Yoon will negotiate the c...

Updated : 2017.07.12 11:46

Bayer Leverkusen's Korean attacker returns home

Bayer Leverkusen attacker Ryu Seung-woo will return to his old South Korean club Jeju United after playing nearly four years overseas, officials here said Tuesday. Jeju said they've acquired Ryu fro...

Updated : 2017.07.11 17:22