All posts tagged "football"

  • South Korea's Yoo Seung-min, middle, tries to fight off two England defenders. (Courtesy of Korean Football Association / Yonhap)
    S. Korea plays England to scoreless draw, wins Group B at U-17 World Cup

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea won Group B at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile on Friday after a scoreless draw with England. South Korea completed their undefeated group phase at Estadio Francisco Sanchez Rumoroso...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • In this June 3, 2015 file photo Chung Mong-joon arrives to hold a press conference in Seoul, South Korea. On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 FIFA banned VP Chung Mong-joon for 6 years. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, file)
    Court denies Chung Mong-joon’s request to lift ban: FIFA

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A Swiss court has rejected a request by South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon to lift a recent ban on him, the world’s football governing body said Tuesday, all but ruling out Chung’s...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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    Korea defeats Brazil in dramatic 1-0 upset at U-17 World Cup

    By Brian Han South Korea began the FIFA U-17 World Cup by upsetting tournament favorites Brazil in a 1-0 victory Sunday in Chile. The two teams battled through a tie game until the 79th minute when midfielder...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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    S. Korea inches past Kuwait 1-0, undefeated in World Cup qualifiers

    KUWAIT CITY (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Kuwait 1-0 here Thursday for their fourth consecutive victory in the Asian qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, inching closer to their ninth straight appearance in the quadrennial tournament....

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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    FIFA bans Chung Mong-Joon for six years

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Football’s world governing body said Thursday it has banned South Korean FIFA presidential hopeful Chung Mong-joon for six years, a move that could cast a pall on his campaign. “The former FIFA Vice-President Chung...

    • Posted October 8, 2015
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    Ex-soccer star Song Jong-gug files for 2nd divorce

    Ex-South Korean national team soccer player Song Jong-gug is getting divorced for the second time. He and his second wife Park Ip-seon agreed to go their separate ways, according to various reports Tuesday. The 36-year-old played a key...

    • Posted October 6, 2015
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  • South Korea's Son Heung-min celebrates scoring a hat-trick against Laos during the Asian zone Group G qualifying soccer match for the 2018 World Cup at  Hwaseong Sports Complex Main Stadium in Hwaseong, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. South Korea won 8-0.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Son Heung-min to miss S. Korea’s World Cup qualifier with foot injury

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min will miss South Korea’s upcoming World Cup qualifier against Kuwait with a foot injury, the sport’s national federation said Friday. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said it will not...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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