2020 K-League One – Week 14 Predictions

Not for the first time this season I feature a photograph of a “resigned” manager on my mactchday previews as this time we bid farewell, a fond one for some, to FC Seoul’s Choi Yong-soo. Choi was in his 2nd stint at the club and quite like Kim Hak-beom circa Seongnam 2016, his past successes…

2020 K-League One – Week 13 Predictions

It’s almost time to welcome fans back into K-League stadiums as the Korean Government announced tentative measures to open sports venues from Sunday July 26th starting with baseball of course. The K-League are looking at an August 1st return with 10% capacity if all goes well over the next week that is. Further restrictions involving…

2020 Korean FA Cup – Quarter-Final Draw

Across the footballing world one of the elements that unites us whether we are watching in a rain-soaked stadium in Scotland, a beach bar in Rio or on a ridiculously large TV in a Seoul chicken hof is the ‘Magic of the Cup’, and more accurately the hope and desire to see an underdog make…

K-League One 2020 – Week 1 Previews

It’s back! In the words of The Rock, finally the K-League has returned to our TVs albeit with closed stadiums and no fans. It’s been a long wait and here’s hoping it’s been worth it as the 2020 season kicks off on Friday May 8th with pretty much the whole footballing supporting world having access…

Asian Champions League 2020 – Groups Drawn

The group stages for the 2020 Asian Champions League have been drawn although we still await who from Japan will take the remaining spot in Group G.  K-League champions Jeonbuk will meet Sydney FC and recent J-League champions Yokohama Marinos in what looks like being the hardest group of the bunch. Meanwhile Ulsan’s reward for…

Are The K-League Fit For Purpose?

The title might sound a tad harsh to the casual passer-by in Korean football but for those of us who have invested years and our, sometimes, hard-earned Won into the game here it is becoming a question that needs asked more and more regularly as the K-League lurches from disaster to disaster.