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Football club Gwangju sign league's 1st Northern Irishman

South Korean football club Gwangju FC said Tuesday they've signed the league's first Northern Irish player. The K League Classic outfit acquired forward Niall McGinn. Terms of the deal were not disc...

Updated : 2017.07.04 16:16

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

PAJU -- 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 Assoc...

Updated : 2017.07.04 15:02

New technical committee formed to select Korea's national football team coach

The national football governing body appointed new members to its technical committee on Monday in order to search for a head coach for the men's national football team. The Korea Football Associati...

Updated : 2017.07.03 17:56

Korea's key World Cup qualifier to be played in Seoul

A key World Cup qualifying match for South Korea next month will take place in Seoul, the national football governing body said Friday. The Korea Football Association said the match against Iran in ...

Updated : 2017.06.30 14:37

Korean pro football All-Stars selected for match in Vietnam

The South Korean professional fooball All-Star team for mid-season festivities in Vietnam was unveiled on Monday. The K League, operator of the national pro competitions, announced a team of 18 play...

Updated : 2017.06.26 15:40

Korea names new technical director in football

The national football governing body named a new technical director Monday. The Korea Football Association said its Vice President Kim Ho-gon has been named the head of its technical committee. Kim...

Updated : 2017.06.26 14:14

At career crossroads, Barca prospect wants to talk to Spanish side first

Amid transfer rumors, FC Barcelona's South Korean prospect Lee Seung-woo said Monday he'll first talk to his current club before deciding on his future. The 19-year-old left home for Spain earlier i...

Updated : 2017.06.26 13:26

Korean football club to appeal sanctions over on-field violence

Korean football club Jeju United said they plan to appeal sanctions over their players' on-field violence Monday. The Asian Football Confederation earlier handed down penalties to three Jeju players...

Updated : 2017.06.26 11:42

Seoul mayor proposes reviving Seoul-Pyongyang football exchanges

MUJU -- Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon proposed reviving a Seoul-Pyongyang football exchange program to a senior North Korean sports official on Sunday. Park broached the idea at a luncheon meeting with ...

Updated : 2017.06.25 16:05

Korean midfielder Kim Bo-kyung set to join Japan's Kashiwa Reysol

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors midfielder Kim Bo-kyung is set to join Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol, his South Korean football club said Wednesday. Jeonbuk said they've received an offer from Kashiwa, and bo...

Updated : 2017.06.21 11:26

Korean striker signs with Japan's Gamba Osaka

Seongnam FC striker Hwang Ui-jo will move to Japan's Gamba Osaka, his second division South Korean club announced Tuesday. The K League Challenge side said they've reached an agreement with Gamba on...

Updated : 2017.06.20 11:56

Tottenham's Son Heung-min leaves hospital after forearm surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min on Tuesday was discharged from a Seoul hospital where he underwent surgery on his broken right forearm. Son went under the knife last Friday to fi...

Updated : 2017.06.20 10:31

Korean pro football league set to introduce VAR system in July

South Korea's pro football league said Monday that a video review system will be implemented next month to reduce refereeing mistakes and enhance the quality of matches. The K League, the operator o...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:17

Convicted ex-Jeonbuk scout found dead at football stadium

A former football club scout convicted of bribing referees was found dead in an apparent suicide at a football stadium, South Korean police said Friday. The police said a former scout for the K Leag...

Updated : 2017.06.16 13:51

Son Heung-min undergoes successful arm surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min underwent surgery on his broken right forearm Friday, officials here said. The 24-year-old South Korean went under the knife to treat a fractured ...

Updated : 2017.06.16 11:54