All posts tagged "Korean football"

  • (Yonhap)
    The trophy is nice, but S. Korean football still lacks scorers

    By John Duerden The trophy is nice to win, but not that important in the grand scheme of things. What matters more is how the week in the Middle Kingdom helped the team progress and improve for...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    Cinderel-Lee story: rookie striker propels Korea to 1st win of 2015

    By Nam Hyun-woo It was an unforgettable night for South Korea’s rookie striker Lee Jung-hyub as his goal helped his team to a 2-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the final tune-up match before the Asian Cup...

    • Posted January 4, 2015
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  • Uli Stielike (Yonhap)
    German coach Uli Stielike takes over S. Korean football team

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Former German international Uli Stielike has been named the new head coach of the South Korean men’s football team. The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced the hiring of the 59-year-old through the 2018 FIFA World...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • Bert Van Marwijk
    Korea after another Dutch football coach

    Guus Hiddink (2001-2002),  Johannes Bonfrere (2004-2005), Dick Advocaat (2005-2006), Pim Verbeek (2006-2007). Koreans love Dutch football, and it looks like they’re going after another Dutch manager for their national team. This time it’s Bert van Marwijk, best known for leading the...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • kfa200
    South Korean football decides to hire foreign head coach

    (Yonhap) — South Korea will seek to hire a foreign head coach to fill the vacancy on the men’s senior national football team, the sport’s technical director said Thursday. Lee Yong-soo, who was named the new head...

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • Neil Lennon coached two South Korean players, midfielder Ki Sung-yueng and defensive back Cha Du-ri, during his tenure at Celtic. (AP)
    Ex-Celtic coach ‘strong candidate’ for vacant S. Korean nat’l team job

    According to Scottish newspaper  (Yonhap) — A Scottish newspaper reported on Tuesday that a former head coach of a pro football club there has emerged as a “strong candidate” to take over the South Korean men’s national...

    • Posted July 21, 2014
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  • hong
    Korean footballers partied after World Cup exit

    It appears members of the Korean World Cup team drank and partied hard after their disappointing campaign in Brazil. The video of the players drinking, dancing and mingling with women did not go too well in their...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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