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With the end of June here, it seems like it’s time for an update on our Taeguk Warriors. June featured the first two matches of the final round of World Cup qualifying (there was also a friendly in May against Spain). (more…)
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First off, I hope to have a review of the match against Lebanon will be up within the week. That being said, I had intended to write a post chronicling the issues surrounding Park Chu-Young, and was writing it on the plane from Korea to the U.S., when I discovered upon arriving, that Park has finally broken his media silence. ... [read more]
Choi has released his call ups for the friendly against Spain, and the first two matches for the final round of World Cup qualification against Qatar and Lebanon. (more…)
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Buzzwords. Words that are used frequently in the media and society. Globalization. One of those buzzwords. How many countries and people are becoming one. Here in America and in western Europe you can see it everywhere. Cars from Japan, food from Europe, languages from everywhere. But over in Korea, it’s not quite so. At least not yet. (more…)
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It’s been a couple of months since our Taeguk Warriors made it to the last round of World Cup qualification. These months have been a bit quiet, especially compared to the months prior. When Cho Kwang-Rae was sacked, and Choi Kang-Hee was appointed. But, that’s about to change, with a friendly and that final round of qualification about to kick ... [read more]
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Club Football News
While the big news of the day is that Chelsea is free to go after a fifty year old child manager of the utmost ability, it's backup keeper Ross Turnbull's son Josh who is stealing the show. After the final match there were some festivities on the pitch. Josh didn't ...
The Munich Philharmonic penned this little aria for their boys heading to England for the grandest match of the year on Saturday. Bounding around Google has surfaced nothing in the way of an English translation for the lyrics, but it's worth it simply to watch someone work 'Heynckes' into a ...
During this evening's Copa del Rey final, won by Atletico Madrid in extra time at the Bernabeu (big win, that one), Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo were both sent off. The latter was unjustified, though Cristiano probably could've been sent off for kicking Juanfran off the ball earlier, and there's ...
This might be better than the Champions League final itself. Heineken decided to run a gag where if a guy could get his girl to go along with buying stadium seats for $1899, he would win tickets to the final in London. One man actually rose above the odds - ...
The people who whip up these fancy second-tier finals (UEFA. They're called UEFA.) concocted a nice little PR thingamajig by pairing one fan from Benfica and one fan from Chelsea with a top notch freestyler in a race through Amsterdam to the Arena. They would hope to determine a winner ...
Just days after the club granted a young boy with cancer his Make-A-Wish wish a friendly against the senior side, the fans of the Portland came up with a choreograph. Only it's not your typical collective - this one was for gay tolerance, fresh on the heels of the spate ...
The Moldovan first division. An eighteen year-old kid named Radu Mitu making his professional debut. This happens. It's like watching a three-legged dog fall to the back of the pack as it tries to run a race. The wind took it. Just...the wind took it. Hopefully Radu has a great sense of ...
Leonardo, the PSG director not the Ninja Turtle, isn't exactly having a fine few weeks. After Thiago Silva was sent off for lightly placing his hands on the referee last week, Leonardo decided it would be a smart idea to bump the referee in the tunnel. This may result in ...
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