Police Given Potential Reprieve

It was the news that dominated the final weeks if not months of this year's K-League Two season and just when we thought that things were all done and dusted with Asan's future the K-League have decided to open the can of worms to give it a little more air. The powers that be, in … Continue reading Police Given Potential Reprieve

2018 K-League One – Relegation Group – Final Round

"And then there were three". With the final set of fixtures in the Relegation Group this weekend we have three teams all still battling to avoid the playoffs while last orders were finally served on Jeonnam Dragons who will be playing K-League Two games next year as their relegation was confirmed last Saturday. Jeonnam fell … Continue reading 2018 K-League One – Relegation Group – Final Round

FC Seoul 0 Incheon United 1 – The FT Afterthought

"If only every K-League match could be played with the same intensity and attack-minded approaches then we wouldn't be seeing ghostly silent stadiums with cheerleaders playing to empty rows". These were the thoughts running through my mind both during and after what was an entertaining and often pulsating match as FC Seoul fell to their … Continue reading FC Seoul 0 Incheon United 1 – The FT Afterthought

Asian Champions League 2019 – Groups Drawn

The group stages for next year's Asian Champions League have been drawn and we are really no further forward as to who will play who given that three of the federations haven't completed their domestic season yet. Despite this however, from those teams that have been drawn already there are some intriguing fixtures awaiting us … Continue reading Asian Champions League 2019 – Groups Drawn

2018 K-League One – Relegation Group – The Penultimate Round

After another productive Hwang Ui-jo inspired international break it's time to return to the bread and butter of the domestic scene and the penultimate round of the K-League One. Before the break FC Seoul put themselves to within touching distance of safety with a '12th man' assisted victory over Jeonnam Dragons, while Incheon came back … Continue reading 2018 K-League One – Relegation Group – The Penultimate Round

D-Day Looms For The K-League Two

Come 6pm on Monday November 19th a decision will be made in the corridors of K-League HQ that will have ramifications from the satellite city of Seongnam to the historical enclave of Gwangju.  This decision, of course, relates to the 'final' deadline given to the Police team of Asan Mugunghwa expiring and a ruling finally being … Continue reading D-Day Looms For The K-League Two

Seongnam 1 Busan 0 – The FT Afterthought

  It was a game that began shrouded in farce as the K-League had announced on Monday past that they were giving the Police team a deadline of November 19th to submit their recruitment plan, if any, for the 2019 season. This is, of course, a deadline which has been extended a ridiculous number of … Continue reading Seongnam 1 Busan 0 – The FT Afterthought