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FC Seoul looking for 1st win after coaching change

Korean football club FC Seoul will try to get their first win this week following a recent coaching change, though they will have to do so without their top scorer. Seoul are on a three-match losing...

Updated : 2016.07.04 17:31

Football league delays meting out punishment on club over bribery scandal

The national pro football league said Thursday it will delay meting out punishment on Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors over a bribery scandal. The K League had been scheduled to discuss penalties for Jeonbuk ...

Updated : 2016.06.30 17:31

Jeonnam Dragons acquire Brazilian forward

Korean football club the Jeonnam Dragons said Thursday they have signed Brazilian forward Jair Eduardo Britto da Silva. Jeonnam -- currently 10th in the top-flight K League Classic with three wins, ...

Updated : 2016.06.30 16:11

Jeonnam Dragons sign Aussie-born defender

Korean football club Jeonnam Dragons said Tuesday they are set to sign defender Tomislav Mrcela from Croatian club NK Lokomotiva Zagreb. Jeonnam, currently 10th in the top-flight K League Classic, s...

Updated : 2016.06.28 16:32

Messi's retirement from Argentina could hurt his legacy

Lionel Messi's surprising decision to stop playing for Argentina could damage his legacy with the national team and fans back home. If Messi sticks to his announcement, made in the heat of the momen...

Updated : 2016.06.27 21:09

Versatility key to Olympic football squad: coach

When assembling the Korean team for the men's Olympic football tournament in Rio de Janeiro, versatility was the most important criterion for head coach Shin Tae-yong. On Monday, Korea unveiled thei...

Updated : 2016.06.27 16:59

New FC Seoul boss vows to keep football club's legacy alive

Hwang Sun-hong, new head coach for Korean football club FC Seoul, said Monday he will try his best to produce good results despite the pressure to keep the club's legacy alive. Hwang officially beca...

Updated : 2016.06.27 16:17

Korea hoping for boost from 3 'wild-card' players in Olympic football

Korean Olympic football team is hoping for big contributions from its three "wild-card" players when they enter the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, as head coach Shin Tae-yong wants them to boost both t...

Updated : 2016.06.27 13:13

Tottenham's Son Heung-min named to Korean Olympic squad

Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min has been tasked with leading South Korea's quest for a second straight Olympic football medal. On Monday, Son was named to South Korea's 18-man squad for the...

Updated : 2016.06.27 10:24

Nat'l football team coach named new boss of second-tier club

A Korean men's national football team coach on Friday was named the new boss for a second-tier pro club in Seoul. Seoul E-Land FC said Park Kun-ha, an assistant to Uli Steilike, will be their new sk...

Updated : 2016.06.24 15:50

Outgoing FC Seoul coach says he wants new challenge in China

Outgoing FC Seoul boss Choi Yong-soo said Wednesday he decided to join the Chinese club Jiangsu Suning because he wanted a new challenge by facing top-class football coaches. FC Seoul announced Tues...

Updated : 2016.06.22 21:36

After quiet night, Lille prepares fans clashing at Euro 2016

LILLE, France (AP) -- After an unexpectedly quiet night in Lille, Russian and Slovakian fans are gathering at the Stade Pierre Mauroy for Wednesday afternoon's European Championship match while a leg...

Updated : 2016.06.15 20:51

Scottish coach sacked by Seoul football club

Martin Rennie, former head coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps in Major League Soccer (MLS), was sacked by a South Korean second-tier club on Wednesday. Seoul E-Land FC announced that Rennie will be re...

Updated : 2016.06.15 11:08

Korea stun 10-man Czech Republic in football friendly

South Korea stunned the 10-man Czech Republic in a 2-1 football friendly victory in Prague on Sunday. Midfielder Yoon Bitgaram had a goal and set up another in South Korea's first-ever win over the ...

Updated : 2016.06.06 09:08

Son Heung-min apologizes over 'towel incident' in football friendly vs. Spain

South Korean forward Son Heung-min has apologized for his towel-tossing conduct in a recently friendly match against Spain, saying he was mad about his performance in the team's 6-1 defeat. Son thre...

Updated : 2016.06.03 13:54