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Tottenham's Son Heung-min embarrassed about leading FA Cup in scoring

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean attacker Son Heung-min said Monday he feels "embarrassed" about leading the scoring at the English Football Association Cup since his goals came against inferior oppo...

Updated : 2017.05.29 14:39

Korea nat'l team coach not looking to call up U-20 football stars

South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said Monday he isn't yet thinking about bringing in the country's young footballers to the senior national team, although they've been impressive at the ongoin...

Updated : 2017.05.29 11:42

Korea's round of 16 match vs. Portugal to see sell-out crowd

Hosts South Korea will play Portugal in their round of 16 match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in front of a sell-out crowd, the local organizing committee of the men's football event said Sunday. South...

Updated : 2017.05.28 11:34

S. Korea comes up with experimental lineup vs. England

Host South Korea will use an experimental lineup against England in their final group stage match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Friday. The starting lineup released by FIFA shows four South Kor...

Updated : 2017.05.26 20:02

Korean pro football club Gangwon to play friendly match in Vietnam

South Korean football club Gangwon FC will play a friendly match in Vietnam next month, a club official said Friday. The official, who asked not to be named, said the K League Classic club will play...

Updated : 2017.05.26 16:09

Venue decided for Korea's football friendly vs. Iraq

South Korea will face Iraq at a small stadium in the United Arab Emirates next month for a tune-up ahead of a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier. The Korea Football Association said Thursday that the ...

Updated : 2017.05.25 13:57

Korean midfielder puts team first ahead of personal glory

JEONJU -- South Korean midfielder Paik Seung-ho already has two goals in two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, he but emphasized Wednesday he always puts the team ahead of his own personal glory. ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:44

Jeju United beat Urawa 2-0 to open AFC Champions League round of 16

South Korean outfit Jeju United defeated Urawa Red Diamonds 2-0 to open their round of 16 series at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League on Wednesday. Marcelo Toscano opened the scoring...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:12

Korean coach to rest Barcelona prospects vs. England

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday he will rest two FC Barcelona prospects in their final group stage match against England at the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Hosts South Ko...

Updated : 2017.05.24 16:34

Tottenham players enjoy Korea visit with Son Heung-min

Tottenham Hotspur players said Wednesday they were excited to see how popular their teammate Son Heung-min is in his homeland as they met with South Korean fans. Kyle Walker, Kevin Wimmer and Ben Da...

Updated : 2017.05.24 15:59

Korea ride opportunistic offense, resilient defense into knockout stage

JEONJU -- Eight shots on target were all South Korea needed to score five goals in their first two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil. South Korea defeated Argentina 2-1 on Tuesday at J...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:41

Korean coach 'thrilled' to beat Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said he was thrilled that his side overcame Argentina's tough test at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Tuesday. Hosts South Korea clinched a knocko...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:39

Korea's pro football league looking to regain fans with video assistance

They say refereeing mistakes are a part of football's unpredictability that also depicts human nature in the sport, but for South Korean fans, enough is enough. Following a series of refereeing mist...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:09

Korea clinch knockout berth with win over Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korea became the first team to clinch a knockout berth at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 2-1 win over Argentina Tuesday. Two FC Barcelona prospects, Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:59

Barca prospect lifts Korea once again

JEONJU -- South Korean attacker Lee Seung-woo is known for his dazzling performance on the pitch, but also for his aggressive hair style. In the past, Lee, who plays for FC Barcelona's Juvenil A tea...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:56