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Korea will perform better in 'must-win' match vs. Argentina: coach

South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Monday his team will show an even better performance in its second match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup than it did in a convincing victory last weekend. H...

Updated : 2017.05.22 20:00

Jeju United looking for solid AFC Champions League knockout stage debut

South Korean football club Jeju United will face Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League this week as they aim to leave a strong impression in their knockout s...

Updated : 2017.05.22 14:49

Nat'l football coach goes back to familiar faces for spark

To spark a team that has been utterly unimpressive in recent outings, South Korea men's football head coach Uli Stielike has gone back to some familiar faces. Stielike on Monday announced his 24-man...

Updated : 2017.05.22 11:29

In-form Tottenham star Son Heung-min headlines World Cup qualifier roster

In-form Tottenham winger Son Heung-min was tapped on Monday to lead the South Korean attack at a crucial World Cup qualifier next month. Head coach Uli Stielike announced his 24-man roster that will...

Updated : 2017.05.22 10:44

Barca youngster shines in Korea's victory vs. Guinea

South Korea's FC Barcelona prospect Lee Seung-woo proved his caliber as he led his team to a 3-0 victory over Guinea in the opening match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Saturday. Lee, who is wit...

Updated : 2017.05.21 09:58

Korea's U-20 World Cup opponents vow to impress, reach knockout stage

JEONJU -- South Korea's opponents at the FIFA U-20 World Cup vowed Friday to reach the knockout stage and impress fans with exciting performances. The U-20 World Cup will be staged in six South Kore...

Updated : 2017.05.19 18:08

FIFA's refereeing chief says video assistance will only be used to address 'clear' mistakes

JEONJU -- FIFA's top refereeing official emphasized Friday that the video review system at the upcoming youth tournament in South Korea will only be used in "clear mistakes." The 2017 FIFA U-20 Worl...

Updated : 2017.05.19 17:25

Korea ready to deliver surprising performance at U-20 World Cup: coach

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Friday his side will play every match like the final at the FIFA U-20 World Cup to deliver a surprising performance at home. The U-20 World C...

Updated : 2017.05.19 16:41

Ticket sales sluggish for FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea

With a day left until the opening of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea, less than 30 percent of tickets have been sold, according to the organizers, although the tournament's opening match is li...

Updated : 2017.05.19 11:12

Son Heung-min's record-setting performance bodes well for Korean World Cup hopes

The record-setting performance by Tottenham Hotspur's winger Son Heung-min this week is also a welcoming sight for the South Korean national team trying to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup. Son s...

Updated : 2017.05.19 10:00

Korean coach says no home field advantage at U-20 World Cup with video assistance

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Thursday there will be no home field advantage at the FIFA U-20 World Cup with the introduction of a video review system. The U-20 World Cup ...

Updated : 2017.05.18 17:54

Barca prospect hoping to score Korea's 1st goal at U-20 World Cup

JEONJU -- FC Barcelona prospect Paik Seung-ho said Thursday he hopes to score South Korea's opening goal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil. Host South Korea will face Guinea to start their Gro...

Updated : 2017.05.18 16:18

Son Heung-min to return home with Tottenham teammates next week

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min will return home with his teammates next week for promotional events, the club's main sponsor said Wednesday. AIA, the pan-Asian insurance group t...

Updated : 2017.05.17 15:10

Sharing hotel with U-20 World Cup opponents no problem: coach

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday staying in the same hotel with the team's group stage opponents ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will not pose a big problem. The U...

Updated : 2017.05.17 12:44

Ex-football stars hope Korea go beyond semis at U-20 World Cup

Two former South Korean football stars said Wednesday they hoped the youth national team will go deep into the upcoming FIFA tournament at home -- even beyond where they'd gone more than three decade...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:02