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Korea aim to draw more than 60,000 fans in World Cup qualifier vs. Iran

South Korea aim to draw more than 60,000 fans to a stadium in Seoul when they host Iran in a World Cup qualifier next month, the national football governing body said Tuesday. South Korea will face ...

Updated : 2017.07.11 11:54

Newly promoted club shows solid performance as football league reaches halfway point

Newly promoted club Gangwon FC showed a solid first half performance in South Korea's top-tier football league as the 2017 season reached its halfway mark. Ten of the 12 clubs in the K League Classi...

Updated : 2017.07.10 17:10

Korean football club Ulsan Hyundai sign Japanese attacker

South Korean football club Ulsan Hyundai said Monday they've acquired Japanese forward Takuma Abe from FC Tokyo. The K League Classic club said Abe will fill the "Asian quota" for its squad, althoug...

Updated : 2017.07.10 14:03

New natl. football coach hoping for early call-up for crucial World Cup qualifiers

South Korea's new national football head coach is hoping to call up his players early for crucial World Cup qualifiers as he seeks help from the domestic pro football league and its clubs. Shin Tae-...

Updated : 2017.07.10 10:35

Tottenham's Son Heung-min named honorary ambassador for hometown province

CHUNCHEON -- Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean forward Son Heung-min on Friday was named honorary ambassador for his hometown province that will host the Winter Olympics next year. Gangwon Provincial...

Updated : 2017.07.07 16:02

Korean football club Gangwon FC sign French striker

South Korean football club Gangwon FC said Friday they've acquired French forward Jonathan Nanizayamo. The K League Classic outfit announced they signed a contract with Nanizayamo, who will be known...

Updated : 2017.07.07 10:25

Man United agrees fee with Everton for Lukaku

MANCHESTER (AP) -- Manchester United is looking to sign striker Romelu Lukaku after the club agreed on a fee of 75 million pounds ($97 million) with Everton, a person familiar with the deal said on T...

Updated : 2017.07.06 22:15

New Korea football coach hints at change in squad selection

If there's one thing that makes new South Korea football coach Shin Tae-yong different from his predecessor Uli Stielike, it is his standards on squad selection. Shin was named new head coach for th...

Updated : 2017.07.06 14:47

New nat'l football team coach vows to lead Korea to 2018 World Cup

South Korea's new national football team head coach Shin Tae-yong said Thursday he is ready to devote himself to help South Korea achieve its ninth consecutive World Cup appearance. Shin was appoint...

Updated : 2017.07.06 13:54

Gangwon FC sign Brazilian defender Gerson

South Korean outfit Gangwon FC said Thursday they've acquired Brazilian defender Gerson Guimaraes Junior. The K League Classic club said it's signed a contract with Gerson, who holds a Spanish passp...

Updated : 2017.07.06 11:12

Chief assistant coach of Korea nat'l football team resigns

Jung Hae-sung, the chief assistant coach of the South Korean national football team, decided to step down from his post on Wednesday, a day after the national football governing body named a new boss...

Updated : 2017.07.05 17:19

Korean football reaches out to promising coach to join 2018 World Cup

After axing Uli Stielike as the men's national team boss, South Korean football has now placed its bet on Shin Tae-yong, who will have to serve a firefighting role again for his country. The Korea F...

Updated : 2017.07.05 10:02

Gangwon FC acquire Korean midfielder from Qatari club

South Korean outfit Gangwon FC said Wednesday they've signed defensive midfielder Han Kook-young from Qatari side Al Gharafa SC. The K League Classic club said it acquired Han to advance to the Asia...

Updated : 2017.07.05 09:38

Ex-U-20 football coach to lead S. Korea's senior squad for World Cup

Former South Korean under-20 football team boss Shin Tae-yong has been named as the new head coach of the senior national football team, officials here said Tuesday. The Korea Football Association (...

Updated : 2017.07.04 21:48

Communication important for new Korean football coach

PAJU -- The capability to communicate actively and smoothly with players appeared to be the most important criterion in South Korea's search for new national team boss as the country decided to go wi...

Updated : 2017.07.04 18:01