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FIFA president to visit Korea next week

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will visit South Korea next week to meet with corporate sponsors of the international football governing body, a source close to the matter told Yonhap News Agency Fri...

Updated : 2016.04.22 17:05

Korean footballer named to English league's Team of the Year

South Korean footballer Ji So-yun was named to the Team of the Year in the top English women's football league for the second time in a row Thursday (local time). The Professional Footballers' Assoc...

Updated : 2016.04.22 11:39

FC Seoul coach proud of players after sealing AFC knockout spot

FC Seoul head coach Choi Yong-soo said Wednesday he is proud of his players for clinching the Asian Football Confederation Champions League knockout berth as a group winner. Seoul sealed the top spo...

Updated : 2016.04.21 11:20

FC Seoul clinch AFC Champions League knockout berth

South Korean outfit FC Seoul clinched a knockout berth as the Group F winner at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Buriram United at home. Jeonbuk Hyunda...

Updated : 2016.04.21 11:18

Korea targeting top group spot in Olympic football: coach

South Korea will aim to collect two wins and a draw to win their group at the 2016 Olympic men's football tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, head coach Shin Tae-yong said on Wednesday. The 16 qua...

Updated : 2016.04.20 11:52

Suwon beat Osaka to stay alive in AFC Champions League

South Korean club Suwon Samsung Bluewings defeated Gamba Osaka 2-1 Tuesday to stay alive in the Asian Football Confederation Champions League. Another South Korean side, Pohang Steelers, lost to Gua...

Updated : 2016.04.20 11:16

Offense on upswing in top pro football league

Offense has been on the upswing in the top professional football league this season compared with last year, data showed Tuesday. Having each played six matches, the 12 clubs in the K League Classic...

Updated : 2016.04.19 17:01

Former star midfielder gets new job at nat'l football body

Kim Nam-il, an integral member of the semifinalist South Korean team at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, will join a task force for the nation's football industry, the Korea Football Association said on Tues...

Updated : 2016.04.19 11:55

FC Seoul to make change after exit of skillful midfielder

FC Seoul have been cruising this K League Classic football season thanks to their formidable offense, but they are now forced to make a change as skillful midfielder Sin Jin-ho bids adieu to the club...

Updated : 2016.04.18 17:30

Cha Bum-kun says he is ready to devote himself to 2017 U-20 World Cup

South Korean football legend Cha Bum-kun said on Monday he is ready to devote himself to the country's successful hosting of the FIFA U-20 World Cup next year. Cha was named the deputy chief of the ...

Updated : 2016.04.18 17:23

Jeonbuk hoping to see benefit of squad rotation in tight schedule

South Korean pro football champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors hope to see their squad rotation system bloom during the tight schedule of the domestic league and the Asian premier club tournament, as the...

Updated : 2016.04.11 16:51

Korea up one spot in FIFA rankings at No. 56

South Korea has moved one spot up to rank No. 56 in the world, the latest FIFA ranking announced on Thursday showed. The April rankings of FIFA showed that the South Korea men's football team is ran...

Updated : 2016.04.07 20:54

Korea will remain second seed despite forfeit victory over Kuwait

South Korea will remain a second seed in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite the world football governing body's ruling that the country should be awarded a forfeit v...

Updated : 2016.04.07 11:46

Korea won‘t be top seed in final World Cup qualification round

South Korea will not be a first seed in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup as their international ranking next month is expected to be lower than their Asian counterparts. ...

Updated : 2016.03.30 11:33

Korea beat Thailand to set new shutout win record

South Korea beat Thailand 1-0 in a friendly match on Sunday to set a new national record for most consecutive shutout wins. With nearly 20,000 Thai fans packed at Suphachalasai Stadium in Bangkok, S...

Updated : 2016.03.28 09:51