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Former coach of star footballers dies of heart attack

Jeong Jong-deok, a former South Korean football coach who produced future World Cup heroes, died of a heart attack on Tuesday. He was 73. Jeong coached Konkuk University in Seoul for 20 years starti...

Updated : 2016.02.18 17:21

Retired footballer Cha Du-ri loses divorce suit

A Seoul court dismissed a suit filed by retired footballer Cha Du-ri seeking a divorce from his wife, court officials said Thursday. The Seoul Family Court rejected the 36-year-old's claim, saying t...

Updated : 2016.02.18 11:37

Korea seeking to schedule football friendlies vs. Spain, Czech Republic

The national football federation said Wednesday it is trying to schedule friendlies against Spain and the Czech Republic this summer. The Korea Football Association said it is in talks with the two ...

Updated : 2016.02.17 15:20

Korea coach to return from vacation, begin prep for final World Cup qualifying stage

South Korea men's football head coach Uli Stielike is scheduled to return from his vacation next week to begin preparing for the final World Cup qualification stage, the sport's national governing bo...

Updated : 2016.02.12 16:24

Top domestic football league identifies illegal practice, mulls over punishment

The nation's top football league said Friday it is mulling over the appropriate punishment for an illegal economic practice banned by the sport's international governing body. An official with the K...

Updated : 2016.02.12 11:36

Long, winding trip ahead for Vietnamese football club competing in Korea

Vietnamese football side Hanoi T&T must complete a long and winding trip this weekend to South Korea before they will face a local team for a spot at Asia's top club competition, officials here said ...

Updated : 2016.02.04 15:05

Korean club Pohang to face Vietnamese side in AFC Champions League playoff

South Korean side Pohang Steelers will battle a Vietnamese team for a spot at Asia's top club football competition. Pohang, representing the first-division K League Classic, will take on Hanoi T&T i...

Updated : 2016.02.03 10:14

Korea lose to Japan to fall shy of Asian men's U-23

South Korea dropped to Japan 3-2 Saturday to come up short of the Asian men's under-23 football title in Doha. South Korea blew a 2-0 second-half lead in the final of the the 2016 Asian Football Con...

Updated : 2016.01.31 09:32

Rising star eyes Olympic football glory

After enjoying a coming-out party at the Asian Olympic men's football qualification tournament, South Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan said he hopes to be part of the Summer Games, too. South Korea cli...

Updated : 2016.01.28 12:55

Korea, Japan to renew football rivalry at continental championship

South Korea and Japan will renew their football rivalry at the continental under-23 championship on Saturday in Qatar. The two countries will meet in the final of the Asian Football Confederation (A...

Updated : 2016.01.28 09:50

With Olympic football berth secured, focus shifts to 'wild-card' selection

Now that South Korea have secured an Olympic men's football berth, the focus will soon shift to the selection of overage players for the quadrennial competition. South Korea on Tuesday defeated Qata...

Updated : 2016.01.27 17:24

Energetic offense carries Korea into 8th straight Olympics

An energetic offense, led by rising stars demonstrating ability to adapt on the fly, carried well-coached South Korea into their eighth consecutive Olympic men's football tournament. South Korea def...

Updated : 2016.01.27 10:31

Korea clinch 8th straight Olympic football berth

South Korea clinched a record eighth straight Olympic men's football berth on Tuesday with a 3-1 victory over Qatar at the Asian qualification tournament. Midfielder Kwon Chang-hoon broke the 1-1 ti...

Updated : 2016.01.27 09:20

Key players on mend for Korea, Qatar in Olympic football

Key players for both South Korea and Qatar remain on the mend as they prepare for a crucial showdown at the regional Olympic qualifying tournament here later Tuesday. South Korea could be without fo...

Updated : 2016.01.26 11:26

Korea to clash with Qatar in search for Olympic football berth

South Korea will try to put their defensive headaches behind them as they take on Qatar on Tuesday in search for a berth in the Olympic men's football tournament. The semifinals showdown at the Asia...

Updated : 2016.01.25 13:09