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Korean midfielder Kim Bo-kyung set to join Japan's Kashiwa Reysol

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors midfielder Kim Bo-kyung is set to join Japanese side Kashiwa Reysol, his South Korean football club said Wednesday.Jeonbuk said they've received an offer from Kashiwa, and both ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 11:26

Korean striker signs with Japan's Gamba Osaka

Seongnam FC striker Hwang Ui-jo will move to Japan's Gamba Osaka, his second division South Korean club announced Tuesday. The K League Challenge side said they've reached an agreement with Gamba on H...

Updated : 2017.06.20 11:56

Tottenham's Son Heung-min leaves hospital after forearm surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min on Tuesday was discharged from a Seoul hospital where he underwent surgery on his broken right forearm.Son went under the knife last Friday to fix a...

Updated : 2017.06.20 10:31

Korean pro football league set to introduce VAR system in July

South Korea's pro football league said Monday that a video review system will be implemented next month to reduce refereeing mistakes and enhance the quality of matches.The K League, the operator of t...

Updated : 2017.06.19 17:17

Convicted ex-Jeonbuk scout found dead at football stadium

A former football club scout convicted of bribing referees was found dead in an apparent suicide at a football stadium, South Korean police said Friday. The police said a former scout for the K League Classic club Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors was found hanged at Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonj...

Updated : 2017.06.16 13:51

Son Heung-min undergoes successful arm surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean star Son Heung-min underwent surgery on his broken right forearm Friday, officials here said. The 24-year-old South Korean went under the knife to treat a fractured fo...

Updated : 2017.06.16 11:54

Son Heung-min to undergo arm surgery Friday

South Korean football star Son Heung-min will undergo surgery on his broken right forearm on Friday, his English Premier League (EPL) club said.Tottenham Hotspur announced on their website that the 24...

Updated : 2017.06.16 10:07

Dismissal completes fall from grace for once-revered football coach

The firing of Uli Stielike as the South Korea men's football head coach Thursday completed a rather precipitous fall from grace for a man once hailed as "god."The Korea Football Association made the d...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:06

With coach gone, players must step up to right sinking ship

The ship that is the South Korean men's national football team has now been left without its navigator, and the onus will fall as much on the players as on the new boss to make sure it doesn't sink fu...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:04

Nat'l football head coach Uli Stielike sacked following World Cup qualifier loss

South Korea sacked Uli Stielike as their men's football head coach Thursday in the wake of their World Cup qualifying loss to Qatar.The Korea Football Association said it decided to part ways with Sti...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:02

Korean football chief says U-20 World Cup ticket sales better

The national football chief Chung Mong-gyu said Thursday host South Korea sold more tickets than expected at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, adding that the recently concluded event was successful.South Kore...

Updated : 2017.06.15 14:02

Son Heung-min's injury likely to require surgery

Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean attacker Son Heung-min might need to go under the knife for his arm injury suffered during a recent FIFA World Cup qualifying match, a national football team official ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 10:06

Nat'l football captain blames media for putting pressure on players

INCHEON -- South Korean men's football captain Ki Sung-yueng on Wednesday blamed the media for putting pressure on the players with negative coverage.Ki and the team returned home from Doha, where the...

Updated : 2017.06.14 19:41

Beleaguered football coach holds himself accountable, falls short of resignation

INCHEON -- Beleaguered South Korea men's national football head coach Uli Stielike said Wednesday he'll willingly hold himself accountable for the team's poor run of late while falling short of offeri...

Updated : 2017.06.14 19:14

Men's nat'l football team makes solemn return from loss in Qatar

INCHEON -- The South Korean men's national team made a solemn return on Wednesday from an away loss to Qatar in a World Cup qualifying match.With a dreadful defensive effort, South Korea fell to Qatar...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:41