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Son Heung-min to undergo arm surgery Friday

South Korean football star Son Heung-min will undergo surgery on his broken right forearm on Friday, his English Premier League (EPL) club said. Tottenham Hotspur announced on their website that the...

Updated : 2017.06.16 10:07

Dismissal completes fall from grace for once-revered football coach

The firing of Uli Stielike as the South Korea men's football head coach Thursday completed a rather precipitous fall from grace for a man once hailed as "god." The Korea Football Association made th...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:06

With coach gone, players must step up to right sinking ship

The ship that is the South Korean men's national football team has now been left without its navigator, and the onus will fall as much on the players as on the new boss to make sure it doesn't sink f...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:04

Nat'l football head coach Uli Stielike sacked following World Cup qualifier loss

South Korea sacked Uli Stielike as their men's football head coach Thursday in the wake of their World Cup qualifying loss to Qatar. The Korea Football Association said it decided to part ways with ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:02

Korean football chief says U-20 World Cup ticket sales better

The national football chief Chung Mong-gyu said Thursday host South Korea sold more tickets than expected at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, adding that the recently concluded event was successful. South K...

Updated : 2017.06.15 14:02

Son Heung-min's injury likely to require surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean attacker Son Heung-min might need to go under the knife for his arm injury suffered during a recent FIFA World Cup qualifying match, a national football team official...

Updated : 2017.06.15 10:06

Nat'l football captain blames media for putting pressure on players

INCHEON -- South Korean men's football captain Ki Sung-yueng on Wednesday blamed the media for putting pressure on the players with negative coverage. Ki and the team returned home from Doha, where ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 19:41

Beleaguered football coach holds himself accountable, falls short of resignation

INCHEON -- Beleaguered South Korea men's national football head coach Uli Stielike said Wednesday he'll willingly hold himself accountable for the team's poor run of late while falling short of offer...

Updated : 2017.06.14 19:14

Men's nat'l football team makes solemn return from loss in Qatar

INCHEON -- The South Korean men's national team made a solemn return on Wednesday from an away loss to Qatar in a World Cup qualifying match. With a dreadful defensive effort, South Korea fell to Qa...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:41

Nat'l football federation hints at sacking beleaguered coach

INCHEON -- South Korean football's technical director on Wednesday hinted at firing beleaguered men's head coach Uli Stielike this week in light of the team's shocking loss to Qatar. Lee Yong-soo, h...

Updated : 2017.06.14 13:11

Korea's defense collapses in World Cup qualifier vs. Qatar

South Korea has suffered their worst defeat against Qatar as they failed to end an away drought in the final World Cup qualifying stage. South Korea fell 3-2 to Qatar in the final Asian qualifying r...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:19

Korea fall to Qatar; World Cup hopes in limbo

DOHA -- South Korea suffered a stunning 3-2 loss to Qatar in their World Cup qualifying match here on Tuesday, as their hopes of advancing to the quadrennial tournament remained in limbo. Hassan Al ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:18

Squandered opportunity as Korea continue desperate fight for World Cup berth

By losing to underdogs Qatar 3-2 in their latest World Cup qualifier in Doha Tuesday (local time), South Korea squandered a precious chance to take a step closer to football's showpiece event. Once ...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:16

Korea football coach hints at tenuous job status following World Cup qualifying loss

South Korea national football coach Uli Stielike said Wednesday his future on the bench is "not in my hands" after a stunning defeat to Qatar in the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, hinting at his...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:12

Tottenham's Son Heung-min fractures forearm in Korea's World Cup qualifier

DOHA -- Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean attacker Son Heung-min suffered a broken right forearm during a FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Doha on Tuesday, a major setback for a team in a dogfight f...

Updated : 2017.06.14 09:10