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Son Heung-min to return home with Tottenham teammates next week

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min will return home with his teammates next week for promotional events, the club's main sponsor said Wednesday. AIA, the pan-Asian insurance group t...

Updated : 2017.05.17 15:10

Sharing hotel with U-20 World Cup opponents no problem: coach

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday staying in the same hotel with the team's group stage opponents ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup will not pose a big problem. The U...

Updated : 2017.05.17 12:44

Ex-football stars hope Korea go beyond semis at U-20 World Cup

Two former South Korean football stars said Wednesday they hoped the youth national team will go deep into the upcoming FIFA tournament at home -- even beyond where they'd gone more than three decade...

Updated : 2017.05.17 11:02

Host Korea eyeing historic success at FIFA U-20 World Cup

The FIFA U-20 World Cup will kick off on Saturday, with South Korea eyeing to deliver their best performance to date at home. Under the slogan "Trigger the Fever," the U-20 World Cup will be played ...

Updated : 2017.05.17 09:13

Korean striker aims to score goals in every match at U-20 World Cup

PAJU -- Cho Young-wook might not be the most well-known player on the South Korean squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, but he might be the player with the greatest ambitions. As the main striker for ...

Updated : 2017.05.16 10:56

Korea have perfect preparations for the U-20 World Cup: coach

South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Monday his side have the perfect preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup as they enter the final stretch to get ready for the tournament at home. Shin...

Updated : 2017.05.15 13:50

FC Barcelona's Korean prospects eager to have 'long stay' in U-20 World Cup

PAJU -- FC Barcelona's two South Korean prospects said Monday they want to stay in the FIFA U-20 World Cup a long time to impress football fans. Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung-ho are two of the 21 pla...

Updated : 2017.05.15 12:30

Korea play to 2-2 draw with Senegal in final tune-up for U-20 World Cup

GOYANG -- South Korea played to a 2-2 draw with Senegal on Sunday in their final tune-up match for the FIFA U-20 World Cup at home. Cho Young-wook scored a goal and set up another for U-20 World Cup...

Updated : 2017.05.14 17:39

Korean football chief plans to co-host World Cup with Asian neighbors in 2030

GOYANG -- South Korea's football chief said Sunday he believes the country can co-host the FIFA World Cup with three neighboring nations in 2030. Chung Mong-gyu, president of the Korea Football Asso...

Updated : 2017.05.14 17:17

Tottenham's Son Heung-min named top Premier Leaguer for April

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min was named the Premier League's Player of the Month for the second time this season after claiming the April award on Friday. The English Premier L...

Updated : 2017.05.12 21:30

Malaysia considering NK travel warning before Asian Cup preliminary

Malaysia, which has been at serious diplomatic odds over the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half brother Kim Jong-nam at Kuala Lumpur International Airport early this year, is stu...

Updated : 2017.05.12 11:28

Korean football league to adopt video review earlier than scheduled

South Korea's professional football league will introduce a video review system earlier than scheduled following a series of missed calls by referees, officials said Wednesday. The K League, the ope...

Updated : 2017.05.10 15:28

Int'l football chief congratulates Korean official on earning FIFA position

FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Tuesday congratulated South Korean football chief Chung Mong-gyu on earning a position at the global football body. Chung, head of the Korea Football Association, ...

Updated : 2017.05.09 17:11

Past heroes to attend opening ceremony for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Host South Korea will bring back heroes of the past for the opening ceremony of the FIFA U-20 World Cup later this month, organizers said Tuesday. The top youth football competition will kick off on...

Updated : 2017.05.09 12:07

Korean football chief earns FIFA Council seat

South Korean football chief Chung Mong-gyu has won a seat on FIFA's main decision-making body. Chung, who leads the Korea Football Association, was elected by acclamation to a FIFA Council membershi...

Updated : 2017.05.09 09:47