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Jeju defender to visit Japanese football club to apologize for on-field violence

A South Korean defender will visit a Japanese football club later this week to apologize for his violent actions during the Asian Football Confederation Champions League match last month, his club sa...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:41

Korea football coach looking to get boost of confidence ahead of World Cup qualifier

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea football coach Uli Stielike will try to get a boost of confidence and find the best combination for a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier next week wh...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:32

Nat'l football team baffled by Qatar's regional isolation

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- South Korea's national football team are having trouble finding the quickest way to reach Qatar amid a diplomatic rift in the Gulf region, an official from the...

Updated : 2017.06.07 10:02

Korea to fine-tune World Cup preparation with Iraq friendly

South Korea will fine-tune their preparation for a crucial FIFA World Cup qualifier when they face Iraq in a friendly this week. South Korea, led by head coach Uli Stielike, will take on Iraq at the...

Updated : 2017.06.05 15:07

Midfielder determined to show his character in long-awaited nat'l team return

RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates -- After making a long-awaited national football team return, Lee Myung-joo is ready to give his all even if he doesn't play. Lee made the national football team...

Updated : 2017.06.05 11:40

Korea football coach says quick passing key in World Cup qualifier vs. Qatar

PAJU -- South Korea football coach Uli Stielike said Friday executing a quick passing game will be a key to beat Qatar in the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier. South Korea will take on Qatar in Doh...

Updated : 2017.06.02 15:28

Nat'l football team captain says World Cup qualifier vs. Qatar turning point

PAJU -- South Korean football captain Ki Sung-yueng said Friday that the upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifier against Qatar will serve as a turning point for the national team. Ki is one of the 24 memb...

Updated : 2017.06.02 14:51

FC Augsburg forward Ji Dong-won to get married this month

FC Augsburg's South Korean forward Ji Dong-won will tie the knot with his longtime girlfriend later this month, a local wedding planning service said Friday. Ji will marry an older sister of Kang Ji...

Updated : 2017.06.02 10:56

FC Augsburg's Korean forward energized by healthy season

FC Augsburg's South Korean forward Ji Dong-won said Thursday he will try to score more goals and get more assists in the Bundesliga after completing a healthy season. Ji played in all 34 league matc...

Updated : 2017.06.01 16:01

Korean defender eager to leave Chinese football club

South Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo said Thursday he is eager to leave his Chinese club to get more playing time elsewhere. Jang, who plays with Guangzhou R&F in the Chinese Super League, is one of ...

Updated : 2017.06.01 14:41

Football club files suit against league to amend promotion playoff result

South Korean football club Seongnam FC said on Thursday they've recently filed a suit against the K League, the operator of the country's professional football leagues, to amend the promotion playoff...

Updated : 2017.06.01 11:52

Nat'l team footballer trains on wedding day, puts off honeymoon for World Cup qualification

South Korean football defender Kim Jin-su is scheduled to marry his girlfriend of 18 months on Wednesday. So what did the 24-year-old do for preparation? He trained for two hours with the rest of th...

Updated : 2017.05.31 16:21

Korea's elimination big blow to ticket sales

Hosts South Korea's exit will serve as a big blow to ticket sales for the FIFA U-20 World Cup as the organizers now hope South Koreans still fill the seats for other nations' matches. South Korea en...

Updated : 2017.05.31 10:06

Head coach laments Korea's exit

CHEONAN -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-young lamented his side's exit from the FIFA U-20 World Cup after losing 3-1 to Portugal on Tuesday. The tournament hosts failed to reach the quarterf...

Updated : 2017.05.31 09:59

Korean dreams come crushing down in 1st knockout match

CHEONAN -- As the host nation of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup, South Korea harbored dreams of going deep into the 24-nation tournament. They hoped, however cautiously, to match the country's best per...

Updated : 2017.05.31 09:57