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Korean football coach looks back at U-20 World Cup exit

SEONGNAM -- Shin Tae-yong, who coached South Korea at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, doesn't drink coffee these days because he just can't sleep well even without caffeine. South Korea were eliminated in ...

Updated : 2017.06.08 10:17

Coach of reigning Korean football champs to coach All-Star Game in Vietnam

The head coach of the reigning South Korean professional football champions will lead the All-Star squad in mid-season festivities, the league office said Thursday. The K League, operator of the nat...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:49

Korea football coach defends his choice of tactics in Iraq friendly

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea football coach Uli Stielike on Thursday defended his choice of using experimental tactics against Iraq in a friendly match that ended with a scorel...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:45

Korea, Iraq play to scoreless draw in football friendly

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea played to a scoreless draw with Iraq in a men's football friendly match here on Wednesday. South Korea tested their players and tactics against Ir...

Updated : 2017.06.08 09:43

Korea to have pro footballers' union

South Korea's professional football players will organize a union to defend their rights and enhance working conditions, a lawyer helping the establishment of the union said Wednesday. Park Ji-hoon,...

Updated : 2017.06.07 18:15

Korean special forces in UAE to cheer for nat'l football team in friendly vs. Iraq

South Korea's special forces troops in the United Arab Emirates will cheer for the national football team against Iraq in a friendly match here on Wednesday. South Korea, led by head coach Uli Stiel...

Updated : 2017.06.07 16:18

Jeju defender to visit Japanese football club to apologize for on-field violence

A South Korean defender will visit a Japanese football club later this week to apologize for his violent actions during the Asian Football Confederation Champions League match last month, his club sa...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:41

Korea football coach looking to get boost of confidence ahead of World Cup qualifier

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea football coach Uli Stielike will try to get a boost of confidence and find the best combination for a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier next week wh...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:32

Nat'l football team baffled by Qatar's regional isolation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea's national football team are having trouble finding the quickest way to reach Qatar amid a diplomatic rift in the Gulf region, an official from the...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:02

Korea to fine-tune World Cup preparation with Iraq friendly

South Korea will fine-tune their preparation for a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier when they face Iraq in a friendly this week. South Korea, led by head coach Uli Stielike, will take on Iraq at the...

Updated : 2017.06.05 15:07

Midfielder determined to show his character in long-awaited nat'l team return

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- After making a long-awaited national football team return, Lee Myung-joo is ready to give his all even if he doesn't play. Lee made the national football team...

Updated : 2017.06.05 11:40

Korea football coach says quick passing key in World Cup qualifier vs. Qatar

PAJU -- South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said Friday executing a quick passing game will be a key to beat Qatar in the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier. South Korea will take on Qatar in Doh...

Updated : 2017.06.02 15:28

Nat'l football team captain says World Cup qualifier vs. Qatar turning point

PAJU -- South Korean football captain Ki Sung-yueng said Friday that the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier against Qatar will serve as a turning point for the national team. Ki is one of the 24 memb...

Updated : 2017.06.02 14:51

FC Augsburg forward Ji Dong-won to get married this month

FC Augsburg's South Korean forward Ji Dong-won will tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend later this month, a local wedding planning service said Friday. Ji will marry an older sister of Kang Ji...

Updated : 2017.06.02 10:56

FC Augsburg's Korean forward energized by healthy season

FC Augsburg's South Korean forward Ji Dong-won said Thursday he will try to score more goals and get more assists in the Bundesliga after completing a healthy season. Ji played in all 34 league matc...

Updated : 2017.06.01 16:01