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Korean midfielder puts team first ahead of personal glory

JEONJU -- South Korean midfielder Paik Seung-ho already has two goals in two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, he but emphasized Wednesday he always puts the team ahead of his own personal glory. ...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:44

Jeju United beat Urawa 2-0 to open AFC Champions League round of 16

South Korean outfit Jeju United defeated Urawa Red Diamonds 2-0 to open their round of 16 series at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League on Wednesday. Marcelo Toscano opened the scoring...

Updated : 2017.05.24 17:12

Korean coach to rest Barcelona prospects vs. England

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Wednesday he will rest two FC Barcelona prospects in their final group stage match against England at the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Hosts South Ko...

Updated : 2017.05.24 16:34

Tottenham players enjoy Korea visit with Son Heung-min

Tottenham Hotspur players said Wednesday they were excited to see how popular their teammate Son Heung-min is in his homeland as they met with South Korean fans. Kyle Walker, Kevin Wimmer and Ben Da...

Updated : 2017.05.24 15:59

Korea ride opportunistic offense, resilient defense into knockout stage

JEONJU -- Eight shots on target were all South Korea needed to score five goals in their first two matches at the FIFA U-20 World Cup on home soil. South Korea defeated Argentina 2-1 on Tuesday at J...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:41

Korean coach 'thrilled' to beat Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said he was thrilled that his side overcame Argentina's tough test at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Tuesday. Hosts South Korea clinched a knocko...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:39

Korea's pro football league looking to regain fans with video assistance

They say refereeing mistakes are a part of football's unpredictability that also depicts human nature in the sport, but for South Korean fans, enough is enough. Following a series of refereeing mist...

Updated : 2017.05.24 09:09

Korea clinch knockout berth with win over Argentina

JEONJU -- South Korea became the first team to clinch a knockout berth at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 2-1 win over Argentina Tuesday. Two FC Barcelona prospects, Lee Seung-woo and Paik Seung...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:59

Barca prospect lifts Korea once again

JEONJU -- South Korean attacker Lee Seung-woo is known for his dazzling performance on the pitch, but also for his aggressive hair style. In the past, Lee, who plays for FC Barcelona's Juvenil A tea...

Updated : 2017.05.24 08:56

S. Korea set to use back three vs. Argentina

Hosts South Korea are likely to use a back three system against Argentina for their second Group A match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup here on Tuesday. The starting lineup released by FIFA shows South ...

Updated : 2017.05.23 19:47

After monumental season, Tottenham's Son Heung-min hungry for more

Even after setting the scoring record for a South Korean player in a European club season, Tottenham Hotspur's Son Heung-min is hungry for more. Son made a triumphant return home Tuesday after netti...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:55

Tottenham star Son Heung-min gets hero's welcome after record-breaking season

Tottenham Hotspur's star winger Son Heung-min got a hero's welcome here Tuesday after a record-breaking season. Son arrived home with teammates Kyle Walker, Kevin Wimmer and Ben Davies for a corpora...

Updated : 2017.05.23 15:39

Korea will perform better in 'must-win' match vs. Argentina: coach

South Korean football coach Shin Tae-yong said Monday his team will show an even better performance in its second match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup than it did in a convincing victory last weekend. H...

Updated : 2017.05.22 20:00

Jeju United looking for solid AFC Champions League knockout stage debut

South Korean football club Jeju United will face Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League this week as they aim to leave a strong impression in their knockout s...

Updated : 2017.05.22 14:49

Nat'l football coach goes back to familiar faces for spark

To spark a team that has been utterly unimpressive in recent outings, South Korea men's football head coach Uli Stielike has gone back to some familiar faces. Stielike on Monday announced his 24-man...

Updated : 2017.05.22 11:29