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Outgoing FC Seoul coach says he wants new challenge in China

Outgoing FC Seoul boss Choi Yong-soo said Wednesday he decided to join the Chinese club Jiangsu Suning because he wanted a new challenge by facing top-class football coaches. FC Seoul announced Tues...

Updated : 2016.06.22 21:36

After quiet night, Lille prepares fans clashing at Euro 2016

LILLE, France (AP) -- After an unexpectedly quiet night in Lille, Russian and Slovakian fans are gathering at the Stade Pierre Mauroy for Wednesday afternoon's European Championship match while a leg...

Updated : 2016.06.15 20:51

Scottish coach sacked by Seoul football club

Martin Rennie, former head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer (MLS), was sacked by a South Korean second-tier club on Wednesday. Seoul E-Land FC announced that Rennie will be re...

Updated : 2016.06.15 11:08

Korea stun 10-man Czech Republic in football friendly

South Korea stunned the 10-man Czech Republic in a 2-1 football friendly victory in Prague on Sunday. Midfielder Yoon Bitgaram had a goal and set up another in South Korea's first-ever win over the ...

Updated : 2016.06.06 09:08

Son Heung-min apologizes over 'towel incident' in football friendly vs. Spain

South Korean forward Son Heung-min has apologized for his towel-tossing conduct in a recently friendly match against Spain, saying he was mad about his performance in the team's 6-1 defeat. Son thre...

Updated : 2016.06.03 13:54

Korea lose 6-1 to Spain in football friendly

South Korea lost 6-1 to Spain in a football friendly match on Wednesday as their unbeaten streak came to an end with their worst defeat in 15 years. Goals from David Silva, Alvaro Morata, Cesc Fabre...

Updated : 2016.06.02 09:19

FC Seoul coach confident of advancing in AFC Champions League

FC Seoul head coach Choi Yong-soo said Tuesday that he is confident of reaching the quarterfinals at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League despite dropping the opening leg in the round of...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:57

Korea unveil squad for friendlies vs. Spain, Czech Republic

Korea on Monday unveiled their 20-man squad for upcoming friendly matches against Spain and the Czech Republic, as some players who have been struggling with their European clubs were left out. Kore...

Updated : 2016.05.23 12:49

Korean roster set for Olympic football prep tourney

Korea on Monday announced their under-23 men's football roster for an Olympic prep tournament. Salzburg striker Hwang Hee-chan was one of 23 players named to the squad, as Korea are readying to host...

Updated : 2016.05.23 12:48

Two Korean clubs chasing quarterfinals berths at AFC Champions League

Two Korean clubs will be chasing quarterfinals berths at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League this week after failing to pick up victories in the opening legs of the round of 16. ...

Updated : 2016.05.23 10:46

Korea confirms schedule of int'l football event for Olympics

Korea will play Nigeria first in an international football tournament created as a warm-up for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, the national football governing body said Wednesday. The Korea...

Updated : 2016.05.18 16:26

Ex-World Cup stars named honorary ambassadors for U-20 tournament

Two former South Korean football stars were appointed honorary ambassadors for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup on Wednesday. The organizing committee of the U-20 World Cup unveiled Park Ji-sung and Ahn...

Updated : 2016.05.18 11:39

Korean footballers in Europe end seasons with regrets

South Korean footballers in Europe have wrapped up their seasons with regrets, as most of them failed to make strong impressions on their fans and coaches alike. The major European football leagues ...

Updated : 2016.05.17 11:11

Two Korean Premier Leaguers boost national team hopes

Two South Korean footballers in the English Premier League (EPL) are boosting the country's hopes for upcoming matches, as they each notched a goal for their clubs over the weekend. Son Heung-min of...

Updated : 2016.05.09 17:17

Suwon eliminated from AFC Champions League despite win over Shanghai

South Korean club Suwon Samsung Bluewings were eliminated from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League Tuesday despite a 3-0 victory over Shanghai SIPG in their final group match. In...

Updated : 2016.05.03 21:37