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Suwon eye AFC Champions League knockout berth at home

South Korean outfit Suwon Samsung Bluewings will aim to clinch a knockout berth at the top Asian club football competition this week, while three other South Korean teams will try to remain in the hu...

Updated : 2017.04.24 15:23

Injured Augsburg midfielder returns home to focus on rehab

South Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol returned to his homeland from Germany on Friday to rehab an injured knee. Koo, who plays with FC Augsburg in the German Bundesliga, tore a ligament in his right ...

Updated : 2017.04.21 14:31

Park Ji-sung tells Korean U-20 nat'l team to create 'miracle' at World Cup

South Korean football icon Park Ji-sung said Thursday he hopes the national under-20 football team will create a "miracle" at the upcoming FIFA competition at home. South Korea will host the FIFA U-...

Updated : 2017.04.20 15:27

Host S. Korea to finalize U-20 World Cup squad after 2 friendlies

Host South Korea will finalize their final squad for the FIFA U-20 World Cup after playing two friendly matches with local soccer clubs next week. The country is in the final stretch of their prepar...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:47

Monaco beats Dortmund to reach Champions League semifinals

MONACO -- Rising teenage star Kylian Mbappe and resurgent forward Radamel Falcao scored early goals as free-scoring Monaco beat Borussia Dortmund 3-1 to reach the Champions League semifinals Wednesda...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:15

Juventus hold firm to knock out Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain -- A distraught Neymar left the field in tears as Juventus held Barcelona to a 0-0 draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday to reach the Champions League semifinals 3-0 on aggregate. Barca...

Updated : 2017.04.20 13:13

Ronaldo hat trick puts Madrid into Champions League semis

MADRID -- With a hat trick that made him the first player to score 100 Champions League goals, Cristiano Ronaldo led Real Madrid to a 4-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich after extra time on Tuesday and...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:34

Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol out 6 weeks with knee injury: report

Germany-based South Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol will miss at least six weeks with a knee injury, a report said Wednesday, casting doubt on his national team availability for World Cup qualifiers. ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 09:16

Korea's preparation for FIFA U-20 World Cup enters final stretch

With the FIFA U-20 World Cup just 30 days away, the local organizers and the South Korean national football team are in the final stretch of their preparations to deliver an impressive performance at...

Updated : 2017.04.19 09:15

Sanchez, Ozil strike to end Arsenal away woes

MIDDLESBROUGH, England -- Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil ended Arsenal’s run of four successive away defeats with a scratchy 2-1 victory over struggling Middlesbrough in its Premier League...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:17

Korea nat'l football team appoints chief assistant coach

The South Korean men's national football team on Tuesday appointed a chief assistant coach to help their beleaguered boss Uli Stielike. The Korea Football Association said Jung Hae-sung will be the ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 11:44

Korea women's football team to play friendly with US in Oct.

The South Korea women's national football team plans to play a friendly against the United States in October, their head coach said Monday. Yoon Duk-yeo said South Korea, ranked No. 17 in the latest...

Updated : 2017.04.17 17:00

Korean football club Suwon stuttering from frequent draws

South Korean football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings have lost only once since the new season started last month, but some angry supporters are already calling for the head coach's resignation. Suwon,...

Updated : 2017.04.17 13:46

Son Heung-min ties single-season scoring record for Korean in European football

Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min on Saturday drew level with football legend Cha Bum-kun as the highest-scoring South Korean in Europe in a single season with his goal against Bournemouth. S...

Updated : 2017.04.16 09:46

S. Korean women's football team returns home from N. Korea after Asian Cup qualifying success

The South Korean women's national football team returned home on Thursday from North Korea after qualifying for the top Asian competition next year. South Korea, led by head coach Yoon Duk-yeo, won ...

Updated : 2017.04.14 13:39