Tottenham Hotspur's new signing Son Heung-Min scored a hat trick as South Korea recorded an emphatic 8-0 win over Laos in Asian World Cup qualifying Group G.
Son, who signed for Tottenham from Bayer Leverkusen last week, was joined on the scoresheet by Lee Chung-Yong, Lee Jae-sung, Chang-Hoon Kwon (two) and Hyun-Jun Suk to make it two wins from as many games.
Also in Group G, Kuwait cruised to a 9-0 win over Myanmar. The hosts already led 6-0 when Zaw Aung was sent off in the 68th minute, and Bader...
Augsburg have signed South Korea international Koo Ja-Cheol from Mainz on a two-year contract.
Koo, now 26, scored eight goals in 36 games for Augsburg while on loan from Wolfsburg during the 2012-13 season and returns on a permanent basis.
"After he left Augsburg we remained in regular contact," director of sport Stefan Reuter told his club's official website.
"When this opportunity to sign him arose, we seized it.
"He knows the club, the surroundings, as well as the coach and the team, so Koo...
HAMBURG, Germany -- South Korea youth international Seo Young-Jae has joined Hamburg from Seoul-based side Hanyang University on a busy day for the Bundesliga club.
Hamburg say the 20-year-old Seo has signed a three-year-deal, to 2018, after impressing coach Bruno Labbadia in a trial, and that he will initially join their under-23 team.
Seo, a left-back, has played for South Korea's under-19 and under-21 sides.
Der Südkoreaner Young-Jae Seo hat einen 3-Jahres-Vertrag unterschrieben& soll über...
Chung Mong-joon has told L'Equipe fellow FIFA presidential candidate Michel Platini should have done more to tackle corruption within global football's governing body.
Chung, 63, has declared he will stand against Platini, 60, in the election to succeed Sepp Blatter at the head of FIFA in February.
The South Korean claimed the UEFA president missed an opportunity to deal with the climate of corruption within FIFA when Platini worked closely with Blatter, 79, in the late '90s.
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