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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, said...

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 moment s...

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 their 1...

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 became ...

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 th...

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 Ri...

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 skipper after signing a two-and-a-half year contract. The K League Challenge club, founded in...

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 Tuesday...

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 legi...

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 relea...

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 Czechs. The South Koreans entered the match at Eden Arena with three draws and a loss in thei...

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 threw a...

Updated : 2016.06.03 13:54

Korea lose 6-1 to Spain in football friendly

South Korea lost 6-1 to Spain in a football friendly match on Wednesday as their unbeaten streak came to an end with their worst defeat in 15 years.Goals from David Silva, Alvaro Morata, Cesc Fabregas, and Manuel "Nolito" Agudo snapped South Korea's victory run at 16.South Korea hadn't los...

Updated : 2016.06.02 09:19

FC Seoul coach confident of advancing in AFC Champions League

FC Seoul head coach Choi Yong-soo said Tuesday that he is confident of reaching the quarterfinals at the Asian Football Confederation Champions League despite dropping the opening leg in the round of 16.Seoul, which reached the AFC Champions League knockout stage as Group F winners, last w...

Updated : 2016.05.24 14:57

Korea unveil squad for friendlies vs. Spain, Czech Republic

Korea on Monday unveiled their 20-man squad for upcoming friendly matches against Spain and the Czech Republic, as some players who have been struggling with their European clubs were left out. Korea, 54th in FIFA world rankings, will take on No. 6 Spain on June 1 in Salzburg, Austria, and...

Updated : 2016.05.23 12:49