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S. Korea coach vows to end away drought in World Cup qualifier

South Korea men's football head coach Uli Stielike has said his team is ready to end an ongoing away drought in the World Cup qualifying stage this week. South Korea will take on Qatar at Jassim Bin...

Updated : 2017.06.13 09:09

FIFA chief says Korea's U-20 World Cup 'successful'

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Monday South Korea hosted a successful Under-20 World Cup, congratulating local organizers and thanking people for their support for the men's youth football tour...

Updated : 2017.06.12 16:44

Korea faces roadblocks in bid to bring FIFA World Cup to NE Asia

South Korea will face roadblocks in its bid to bring the world's greatest football competition to Northeast Asia. In his meeting with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino on Monday, President Moon Jae-in sug...

Updated : 2017.06.12 16:32

England edge past Venezuela to win FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea

SUWON -- England won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea after edging out Venezuela 1-0 in the final on Sunday. Dominic Calvert-Lewin's first-half strike lifted England to their first U-20 footba...

Updated : 2017.06.11 21:46

Korean football club Jeju United to appeal AFC suspensions

South Korean football club Jeju United said Friday they will appeal penalties handed down by the Asian Football Confederation following their on-field brawl against a Japanese team last month. The K...

Updated : 2017.06.09 16:48

Midfielder says back four suits S. Korea better than back three

South Korean midfielder Lee Jae-sung is not a tactician, but as a player who actually performs on the pitch, he thinks a four-man defense suits the national team better than a back three system. Sou...

Updated : 2017.06.09 14:57

FIFA president to visit Korea for U-20 World Cup final

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will visit South Korea for the final of the ongoing U-20 World Cup, local organizers here said Friday. The organizing committee, led by Korea Football Association Pre...

Updated : 2017.06.09 14:10

Venezuela reaches U20 World Cup final by beating Uruguay

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Venezuela scored a late equalizing goal and then held on through a penalty shootout to beat Uruguay on Thursday and reach the final of the Under-20 World Cup. The teams dre...

Updated : 2017.06.08 20:56

Int'l footballers' union executive says S. Korean players need voice

South Korea's pro football players need to have a voice and they deserve to have a representative organization here, a high-ranking official at the international pro footballers' union said Thursday....

Updated : 2017.06.08 18:07

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