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12 Aug 2016 : From terrorising defences to terror suspect. Turkey issue arrest warrant for Sukur -
August 12 - An arrest warrant has been issued in Turkey for former international striker Hakan Sukur as part of the investigation into the failed July 15 coup. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

27 Jul 2016 : Kumho drive deeper into Europe with addition of Olympique Lyonnias -
July 27 - South Korean tyre manufacturer Kumho has added a second European football club to its sponsorship portfolio, becoming the official tyre partner of French Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

22 Jul 2016 : Chung dynasty continues with new FA chief promising more 'enjoyment' -
July 22 South Korean business executive Chung Mong-gyu, younger cousin of banned former FIFA Vice President Chung Mong-joon, has been re-elected unanimously as head of the South Korean FA after being the sole candidate. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

20 Jul 2016 : Spurs tread new Korean deal with Kumho Tyre -
July 20 - Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have announced Korean manufacturer Kumho Tyre as the club's Official Tyre Partner in a two-year sponsorship that starts with the 2016/17 season. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

31 May 2016 : Empire of the Son? Spurs expand brand deeper into South Korea -
May 31 Tottenham Hotspur have moved quickly to expand their commercial opportunity in South Korea following a rapid 30% growth in the club's fanbase in the region as the club's challenge for Premier League honours has raised its profile. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

23 May 2016 : 'Korean Leo Messi' ready to step up at Barcelona -
Seung Ho Paik and Seung Woo Lee have both overcome a FIFA-imposed exile to push themselves to the front of the queue in Barca's youth divisions, but they will not be overexposed - more ...
Topics: South Korea

28 Apr 2016 : Infantino woos Koreas with World Cup places and a 'peace' suggestion -
By Andrew Warshaw/April 28 Eager to put down a marker and enhance his reputation in the early days of his FIFA presidency, Gianni Infantino has taken the somewhat bold step of suggesting a goodwill friendly between North and South Korea amid escalating tensions between the two countries. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

25 Apr 2016 : Costa Rica add CONCACAF U-20 finals hosting to next month's Futsal -
April 25 Costa Rica has stepped up to more hosting duties in the CONCACAF region picking up the 2017 Under-20 Championship which acts as the qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, to be played in South Korea in 2017. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

13 Apr 2016 : Four bidders line up for right to host 2023 Asian Cup -
By Mark Baber/April 13 China, Indonesia, Thailand and South Korea are bidding to host the 2023 Asian Cup, with Indonesia in the running despite being under a FIFA-imposed ban from international competition because of government interference in the running of the national soccer federation. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

07 Apr 2016 : Bizarre FIFA fine for Kuwait for not playing matches it was banned from playing -
April 7 FIFA's ongoing spat with Kuwait, and by association the Asian football heirarchy, has deepened with the Kuwaitis being fined a symbolic SFr30,000 for failing to play two World Cup qualifying matches last month. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

30 Mar 2016 : Pelé sues Samsung for GBP 30m over look-a-like ad in the US -
March 30 The world's most famous footballer, Pelé, is suing Korean electronics giant Samsung in a Chicago federal court, claiming they improperly used his identity in The New York Times. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

29 Mar 2016 : Infantino promises aid for CONMEBOL and 2030 World Cup bid encouragement -
By Andrew Warshaw/March 28 Gianni Infantino is quickly learning the importance as FIFA president of saying the right things at the right time depending on where he is. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

15 Mar 2016 : FIFA keeps pressure on Kuwait cancelling two more World Cup qualifiers -
By Andrew Warshaw/March 15 FIFA has officially cancelled Kuwait's two Asian World Cup qualifying matches against Laos and South Korea scheduled for later this month, the inevitable result of the Gulf state's ongoing suspension but another blow to the region's football stability on and off the field. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

17 Nov 2015 : Laos 0-5 South Korea: Ki and Son lead comfortable victory -
South Korea made it six wins from six in round two of World Cup qualifying with a 5-0 victory over Laos. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

15 Nov 2015 : Laos v South Korea Preview: Son expecting tough test -
As the visitors go in search of their sixth straight World Cup qualifying win, Son Heung-min warns Group G's bottom side will be tough opponents - more ...
Topics: South Korea

26 Oct 2015 : Chung Mong-joon officially withdraws Fifa presidency bid -
The South Korean hopeful had announced his intention to appeal a six-year ban from football ahead of the elections, but just hours before the deadline he stepped down - more ...
Topics: South Korea

03 Sep 2015 : Watch Tottenham new-boy Son's hat-trick for South Korea! -
Spurs fans might be mourning the failure to sign an out-and-out striker but the 22 million man looks to have the ability to change their minds, as he proved against Laos - more ...
Topics: South Korea

31 Aug 2015 : North vs South Korea football friendly mooted as bridge to new era -
By Mark BaberAugust 31 - The tenuous rapprochement between the two Koreas may see North and South Korea competing in a friendly for the first time in 10 years, according to an article in the English language Korea Joongang Daily, part of one of South Korea's biggest newspaper groups. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

25 May 2015 : Depay can emulate Ronaldo at Man Utd - Park -
Louis van Gaal's side have agreed a deal to acquire the Netherlands international from PSV Eindhoven this summer and the South Korean has praised his former team-mate - more ...
Topics: South Korea

25 May 2015 : Saudi tunnel assault earns Estoyanoff AFC ban and fine -
May 25 - Former Uruguay international Fabian Estoyanoff, now playing in Saudi Arabia, has been banned for six matches by the Asian Football Confederation for assaulting a South Korean opponent following an AFC Champions League game earlier this month. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

30 Apr 2015 : Fragile 'unity' as AFC hustles Sheikh Ahmad in, but Koreans left out in the cold -
By Andrew Warshaw in Manama, BahrainApril 30 - Asia's most influential sports official, Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad al Fahad Al Sabah, extended his burgeoning power base by joining FIFA's inner sanctum today but the anticipated move into world football was not without controversy. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

18 Feb 2015 : South Korea's Chung bids to add to family dynasty on FIFA exco -
By Andrew WarshawFebruary 18 - Four years after South Korea's Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in world football administration, suffered a humiliating defeat after almost a generation as Asia's FIFA vice-president, his family is gunning to get back to the top table. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

31 Jan 2015 : Korea are the real champions - Stielike -
The coach was elated with his side's performance despite their 2-1 defeat to Australia in the Asian Cup final on Saturday - more ...
Topics: South Korea

31 Jan 2015 : South Korea 1-2 Australia: Hosts win Asian Cup in extra-time -
A last-minute equaliser from Song Heung-min had prevented Massimo Luongo's goal from giving the Socceroos a win over 90 minutes, but James Troisi scored the winner - more ...
Topics: South Korea

26 Jan 2015 : South Korea 2-0 Iraq: Stieleke's men stroll into Asian Cup final -
The East Asian nation took the lead 20 minutes into the match through Lee Jung-hyub before Kim Young-gwon doubled the total shortly after half-time - more ...
Topics: South Korea

25 Jan 2015 : South Korea - Iraq Preview: Strange lead-up for Shenaishil's men -
The threat of disqualification loomed temporarily over the designated away team, but they have retained their spot in the last four of the Asian Cup - more ...
Topics: South Korea

22 Jan 2015 : North Korea silently retreats from AFC Cup with King's Cup trip in doubt -
January 22 - North Korea have withdrawn from a friendly tournament in Thailand next month following the humiliation of their early Asian Cup exit in Australia, according to Thai authorities. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

21 Jan 2015 : South Korea - Uzbekistan Preview: Kasimov's men out for revenge -
Uli Stielike's men edged them out of contention to qualify for the World Cup last summer but their head coach has promised a memorable win in the Asian Cup last eight - more ...
Topics: South Korea

17 Jan 2015 : Australia 0-1 South Korea: Lee fires visitors to top of the table -
A 1-0 win was enough to get beyond the tournament hosts and put Korea at the top of Group A as they head into the knockout rounds - more ...
Topics: South Korea

16 Jan 2015 : Australia - South Korea Preview: Top spot at stake for two tournament favourites -
Each side has maximum points from their opening two matches at the Asian Cup but it is the hosts who have looked the more impressive so far - more ...
Topics: South Korea

14 Jan 2015 : North Korea 1-4 Saudi Arabia: Falcons come from behind to send opponents crashing out -
The West Asian side went a goal down early on but recovered to sail beyond their opponents and give themselves a chance to progress - more ...
Topics: South Korea

10 Jan 2015 : The best is yet to come, warns South Korea boss Stielike -
The two-time Asian Cup winners began their 2015 campaign with a narrow win over Oman but their German coach is confident they will improve throughout the tournament - more ...
Topics: South Korea

10 Jan 2015 : South Korea 1-0 Oman: Cho Young-Cheol strike settles tight contest -
Ali Al Habsi was in inspired form for the Gulf nation, who hit the crossbar late on, in a game of several chances but wayward finishing - more ...
Topics: South Korea

09 Jan 2015 : Uzbekistan-North Korea Preview: Qosimov's men hot favourites -
Both sides will be desperate to kick off their Asian Cup challenge with a victory, with games against Saudi Arabia and China coming up - more ...
Topics: South Korea

09 Jan 2015 : South Korea-Oman Preview: Stielike's men expected to win -
Saturday's clash provides both sides with their first taste of the 2015 Asian Cup, with Australia having already beaten Kuwait 4-1 elsewhere in Group A - more ...
Topics: South Korea

30 Dec 2014 : North Korea dumps Yun and appoints Jo as it heads to Asian Cup -
December 30 - North Korea is reported to have replaced suspended head coach Yun Jong-su with his predecessor Jo Tong-sop (pictured) for next month's Asian Cup in Australia. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

29 Dec 2014 : On this day: Blackburn Rovers sign Manchester United striker Andy Cole -
Thirteen years ago today, Manchester United and England striker Andy Cole agreed to join Blackburn Rovers. - more ...
Topics: Blackburn Rovers, Manchester United, England, Premier League

24 Dec 2014 : Queens Park Rangers suffer Yun Suk-Young injury blow -
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp reveals that left-back Yun Suk-Young will be out for a while with an ankle injury. - more ...
Topics: Queens Park Rangers, Harry Redknapp, Championship, West Bromwich Albion

23 Dec 2014 : Why Vertonghen Is the Unsung Hero for Tottenham Hotspur so Far in 2014-15 Season -
Tottenham Hotspur's defence is still a work in progress as we approach the midway point of the 2014-15 season. - more ...
Topics: Tottenham Hotspur, White Hart Lane, Burnley FC, World Cup

30 Nov 2014 : K. League Review: Late drama sees Seoul pounce -
Late turnarounds in both Pohang and Seogwipo saw FC Seoul clinch AFC Champions League football on the final day of the K. - more ...
Topics: Champions League, World Cup, South Korea

27 Nov 2014 : K. League Preview: Seoul, Steelers tussle for third -
Seoul have their eyes firmly fixed on snatching third place from Pohang Steelers on the final weekend of the K. - more ...
Topics: Champions League, South Korea, FA Cup

26 Nov 2014 : K. League Review: Steelers preserve advantage, Seongnam boost survival hopes -
Pohang Steelers edged ever closer to an AFC Champions League berth with a goalless K. - more ...
Topics: Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma, Pohang Steelers, Busan I'Park, Suwon Samsung Bluewings

25 Nov 2014 : K. League Preview: Cup winners Seongnam eye safety -
Fresh from winning the FA Cup, Seongnam turn their attentions to securing K. - more ...
Topics: Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma, Incheon United, Pohang Steelers, South Korea

24 Nov 2014 : Valdez: Suarez needs ´miracle´ for Copa America -
Uruguayan FA president Wilmar Valdez has conceded they are relying on a "miracle" to have Luis Suarez available for the Copa America. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, FIFA, Costa Rica, Japan

18 Nov 2014 : Januzaj: World Cup experience was vital -
Adnan Januzaj explains why his experience of Brazil 2014 is helping him to progress. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, South Korea, Belgium

15 Nov 2014 : Iran v South Korea: Stielike´s visitors complete Asian Cup preparations -
South Korea complete their Asian Cup friendly preparations with a clash against Iran on Tuesday. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

14 Nov 2014 : Jordan 0 South Korea 1: Wilkins´ men lose out to Han´s header -
Han Gyo-won's first-half goal ensured Ray Wilkins remains without a win as Jordan coach as South Korea clinched a 1-0 triumph in Amman. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

12 Nov 2014 : Jordan v South Korea: Stielike to attack in Amman -
South Korea coach Uli Stielike said he will try to deploy an attacking brand, as he prepares his side for a friendly with Jordan on Friday. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

25 Oct 2014 : Park surprised by Drogba return -
Ji-sung Park did not anticipate Didier Drogba returning to Chelsea but thinks he will still be a threat. - more ...
Topics: Chelsea FC, South Korea, Jose Mourinho, Old Trafford

19 Oct 2014 : Stoke fight back to win -
Jon Walters came off the bench to head Stoke to a 2-1 win after coming from behind against Swansea at the Britannia. - more ...
Topics: Stoke City, Swansea, Wilfried Bony, Ryan Shawcross

19 Oct 2014 : QPR vs. Liverpool: Score, Grades and Reaction from Premier League Game -
QPR 2-3 LiverpoolLiverpool needed two own goals to claim an undeserved three points at Queens Park Rangers. - more ...
Topics: Queens Park Rangers, Liverpool FC, Premier League, Richard Dunne

14 Oct 2014 : South Korea 1 Costa Rica 3: Borges inspires Costa Rica win -
Celso Borges scored twice as Costa Rica consigned South Korea to a 3-1 friendly defeat at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on Tuesday. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

12 Oct 2014 : South Korea v Costa Rica: World Cup sides clash in Seoul -
South Korea coach Uli Stielike will be hoping his honeymoon can continue, after his winning start in the top role. - more ...
Topics: South Korea, World Cup

10 Oct 2014 : South Korea 2 Paraguay 0: Success for hosts in Stielikes first game -
Uli Stielike's first game in charge of South Korea ended in comfortable victory as they cruised to a 2-0 win over Paraguay on Friday. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

08 Oct 2014 : South Korea v Paraguay: Stielike to steer Asian nation on journey -
South Korea coach Uli Stielike said he is looking forward to taking his side on a "journey", as he prepares for his first game in charge. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

02 Oct 2014 : | Park named United ambassador -
Former South Korea captain Park Ji-sung has been appointed as an ambassador by his former club Manchester United. - more ...
Topics: South Korea, Ji Sung Park, Manchester United

02 Oct 2014 : Ji-Sung Park to Become Manchester United Club Ambassador -
Manchester United have confirmed that Ji-sung Park will return to Old Trafford as a club ambassador. - more ...
Topics: Manchester United, Old Trafford, South Korea, Queens Park Rangers

07 Sep 2014 : South Korea-Uruguay Preview: New boss Stielike to run rule over hosts -
Uli Stielike will be in the stands to see his new side take on the South Americans in a friendly before his first game in charge next month - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Sep 2014 : South Korea 3 Venezuela 1: Lee ensures winning start to Stielike era -
South Korea made a winning start to the Uli Stielike era as they came from behind to beat Venezuela 3-1 on Friday. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Sep 2014 : South Korea 3-1 Venezuela: Lee at the double following Stielike appointment -
Veteran striker Lee Dong-gook starred as the home side came from behind to record an overdue win over the South Americans - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Sep 2014 : Korea turn to former Madrid star Stielike but admit 'he's not the best coach in the world' -
The Korea Football Association has found a replacement for Hong Myung-bo but failed to give him a glowing endorsement following his appointment - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Sep 2014 : South Korea chief backs Stielike to succeed -
Uli Stielike's previous international record will have no bearing on his stint as South Korea coach, says the nation's technical director. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Sep 2014 : South Korea appoint Stielike -
South Korea have finally appointed a new coach, giving German Uli Stielike a four-year deal. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

03 Sep 2014 : South Korea v Venezuela: Lee poised for 100th cap -
Lee Dong-Gook is on the verge of earning his 100th international cap for South Korea after he was plucked out of the wilderness. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

19 Aug 2014 : South Korea end Van Marwijk chase -
A trio of local coaches will take charge in South Korea's upcoming friendlies after negotiations with Bert van Marwijk broke down. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

14 Aug 2014 : Meet the Chevrolet mascots -
Watch videos to find out more on the stories of each of Saturday's mascots. - more ...
Topics: China, South Korea, Swansea

08 Aug 2014 : South Korea keen on Van Marwijk -
Bert van Marwijk looks set to become South Korea's next coach after KFA official Lee Yong-soo confirmed he had spoken to the Dutchman. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

06 Aug 2014 : How Manchester City's Vincent Kompany Can Become the World's Best Centre-Back -
At the World Cup in Brazil, Belgiumrsquo;s so-called ldquo;Golden Generationrdquo; of footballers appeared on a major international tournament for the very first time. - more ...
Topics: Manchester City, Vincent Kompany, World Cup, Brazil

30 Jul 2014 : Fletcher salutes Park following retirement -
Darren Fletcher praises Ji-Sung Park following his last match in professional football. - more ...
Topics: South Korea, World Cup

21 Jul 2014 : Prosinecki keen on South Korea job -
Former Croatia international Robert Prosinecki may be the next coach of South Korea, after he confirmed he would like to replace Hong Myung-bo. - more ...
Topics: South Korea

10 Jul 2014 : Hong resigns from South Korea post -
Hong Myung-bo has resigned from his post as South Korea's coach, after their failed FIFA World Cup campaign. - more ...
Topics: South Korea, FIFA, World Cup

06 Jul 2014 : Start Believing: North Korea's nightmares of Jesus -
The peculiar story of the minnows' collapse at the hands of Portugal in the 1966 World Cup features in the latest of our series chronicling the extraordinary power of belief - more ...
Topics: South Korea

05 Jul 2014 : Express: Kompany fit to face Argentina -
City skipper Vincent Kompany could potentially face three of his club mates this evening when Belgium face Argentina - a place in the World Cup Semi Finals is the prize for the victor in Brasilia. - more ...
Topics: Argentina, Vincent Kompany, Belgium, World Cup

30 Jun 2014 : Angry fans confront South Korea -
Fans expressed their disappointment on Monday when South Korea returned home from the FIFA World Cup. - more ...
Topics: South Korea, FIFA, World Cup

27 Jun 2014 : Wilmots: ´We´re here to win´ -
Belgium coach Marc Wilmots talked up his team's pragmatic approach again after they edged South Korea 1-0 on Thursday. - more ...
Topics: Belgium, Marc Wilmots, South Korea

27 Jun 2014 : World Cup failure down to me - Hong -
South Korea coach Hong Myung-Bo has accepted the blame for his team's FIFA World Cup failure as he weighs up whether to stay on. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, South Korea, FIFA

27 Jun 2014 : Belgium top group after South Korea win -
Belgium top group after South Korea win - more ...
Topics: Belgium, South Korea

27 Jun 2014 : Argentina Need to Learn from Manchester City's Errors over Sergio Aguero Injury -
Given that Bacary Sagna signed at the beginning of the tournament and before Francersquo;s first match, 11 Manchester City players started at this World Cup. - more ...
Topics: Argentina, Manchester City, Sergio Aguero, Bacary Sagna

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