The 12 clubs in the K League 1 was split into two groups on Sunday, with some late drama seeing clubs in the middle of the table switch places. Gwangju FC beat Seongnam FC to jump from eighth to sixth to grab the last spot for "Final A."
In danger of relegation for the first time in club history, the Suwon Samsung Bluewings have named a new head coach. The K League 1 club announced late Tuesday that former franchise star Park Kun-ha will take the helm as the new bench boss.
Sangju Sangmu midfielder Moon Seon-min has been named the top player for August in Korean football.
After just a few months with Seongnam FC, Na Sang-ho is already being called the next Hwang Ui-jo. Na, who was a member of Korea’s U-23 national football team at the 2018 Asian Games, has earned the nickname “little Hwang Ui-jo” from Seongnam fans.
After playing their first 15 matches of the season without a victory, Incheon United have now won two consecutive matches. Just like that, their hopes of avoiding relegation from K League 1 to the K League 2 next year are very much alive.
The Korean professional football players' union on Thursday bristled at a league proposal to cut player salaries, saying its members shouldn't be forced to accept reductions in their wages.
Back in 2002, Jung Jo-gook of Jeju United was the youngest player on the Korean national team. Eighteen years later Jung's still going strong, now the oldest player on the Jeju squad with a lot of young teammates to lead.
Don't look now, but here come the champions. Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, the three-time defending K League 1 champs, are nipping at the heels of first-place Ulsan Hyundai FC, having narrowed the deficit from 3 points to 1 point over the weekend.
The Korean football league said Tuesday that it is considering adjusting its 2020 regular season fixtures to avoid an overlap with Asia's top club football tournament in October.
The Korean football league said Tuesday it will conduct a second round of coronavirus tests on all players and coaches on its 22 teams across two divisions by next week as part of precautionary measures against the virus.