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Since a stunning performance at the 2002 World Cup, which they co hosted, South Korea have struggled to replicate the form that saw them reach the semi finals of the tournament. During 2006, they managed to secure an impressive draw with France but ultimately went out during the group stage. The team comfortably qualified for the 2010 tournament but it remains to be seen if they can perform outside of Asia.
The team have been drawn into a competitive group but will still harbour hopes of qualification. Argentina will be …

Asian nation South Korea have officially revealed their new away shirt that they will wear at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The 2002 co-hosts qualified relatively comfortably from the Asian qualification section after winning four and drawing four matches to top their group ahead of rivals North Korea. The team have been drawn in a tricky qualification group alongside Argentina, Nigeria and Greece. They will hope to take advantage of Nigeria’s managerial problems and Greece’s inexperience at this level to sneak 2nd place in the group.

The new South Korea 2010 …

Asian qualifiers South Korea have had their 2010 home and away jersey shirts released by Nike in the build up to the official launch before the World Cup begins.
The 2002 co-hosts qualified relatively comfortably from the Asian qualification section after winning four and drawing four matches to top their group ahead of rivals North Korea. The team have been drawn in a tricky qualification group alongside Argentina, Nigeria and Greece. They will hope to take advantage of Nigeria’s managerial problems and Greece’s inexperience at this level to sneak 2nd place in …

The South Korean national football team has been one of the most successful teams from Asia during the World Cup. After several years of qualifying for the tournament without winning a game, South Korea provided the shock of their own hosted competition in 2002. Victories over Italy and Spain saw them reach the semi finals where they were finally eliminated. The feat put Korean football on the map and expectations now have ridden to qualifying for the knock out stages.

However, South Korea first had to navigate the Asian qualifying section. …

On a night where Australia lacked experience in the back 4, drive and creativity in the final third and the ability to keep possession in midfield, the 2002-esque South Korea dominated Australia in a display of brilliance. On a pitch which was in terrible condition, South Korea showed their quality early by controlling the tempo and possession.
After an early mistake from the Australians, which involved a stray cross-field pass from Gold Coast marquee man Culina before North Queensland defender Stefanutto panicked as he tried to save a throw in, South …

A Cahill-less Australia is a lacking Australia. An Australia that lacks leadership. An Australia that lacks attack. An Australia that lacks drive. An Australia that lacks creativity, and ultimately, an Australia that lacks goals. Unfortunately for Australian fans, that is the Australia that will line up against South Korea on Saturday night. And if that’s not enough, you can throw in Kewell, Carney, Wilkshire and Invincible in the list of players which will not take part in the friendly match.
Harry Kewell has an ankle problem, Invincible a back problem, Carney …