All posts tagged "soccer"

  • Ki Sung-yueng (Korea Times file)
    Ki voted ‘Player of Year’ by Swansea

    Korean soccer player Ki Sung-yueng, 26, was voted Swansea City’s Player of the Year for 2014-15. Swansea City, an English Premier League team, said Wednesday Ki was named Player of the Year by supporters after a solid...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Shaven-headed children who entered temples to have an experience of monks' life for weeks, play Dongjasung (little monk) soccer at Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, May 14, 2015. The Dongjasung soccer match is one of the events to celebrate Buddha's upcoming 2,559th birthday on May 25 and to publicize Korean Buddhism. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Image of Asia: Little monks at play in South Korea

    In this photo by Lee Jin-man, children with shaved heads play Dongjasung, or little monk, soccer at Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea. The children entered temples for two weeks to experience a monk’s life. They participated...

    • Posted May 15, 2015
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  • Leverkusen's Son Heung-min (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
    Son Heung-min named No. 1 Asian player

    By Kim Jae-heun British football magazine FourFourTwo has named Korean football star Son Heung-min as the No. 1 Asian player. The magazine’s website said 2014 was not a perfect year for Son, whose team crashed out in...

    • Posted May 14, 2015
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  • Leverkusen's Son Heung-min (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
    Liverpool FC eyeing Son Heung-min

    English Premier League’s Liverpool F.C. is looking to sign Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen’s South Korean forward Son Heung-min according to his agent. The 22-year-old has been with his current club since 2013 where he has recorded a respectable...

    • Posted May 6, 2015
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    S. Korea tops New Zealand 1-0 in Cha Du-ri’s final int’l match

    By Nam Hyun-woo Roaring ovations warmed the chilly Seoul World Cup Stadium as national team wingback Cha Du-ri bid farewell to his international career during South Korea’s  1-0 victory over New Zealand, Tuesday. The friendly game between...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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    19-year-old Korean midfielder to start 2nd season for OC Blues

    By Brian Han 19-year-old Kim Seung-ju will be showcasing his talents in his second year with the Orange County Blues FC for the upcoming United Soccer League (USL) season. Before leaving his hometown of Busan, the young...

    • Posted March 20, 2015
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  • Leverkusen's Son Heung-min, left and Atletico's Juanfran hump for a high ball during the Champions League round of sixteen second leg soccer match between Atletico de Madrid and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, March 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
    Son struggles, Leverkusen eliminated from Champions League

    By Brian Han Son Heung-Min had a lackluster performance Tuesday in Bayer Leverkusen’s 1-0 loss against Atlético Madrid in the Champions League round of 16. The two clubs faced each other previously on Feb. 25 in Germany...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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