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WORLD CUP 2014: Son among new wave of players aiming to enhance South Korea's status at WCup

Son Heung-min is part of a new wave of players aiming to enhance South Korea's status at the World Cup, no longer content with merely being Asia's most successful performer on football's biggest stage.The South Koreans have progressed past the group stage in two of the last three World Cups, reaching the semifinals as co-host in 2002 and the last 16 in 2010.Approaching its eighth consecutive appearance at the World Cup, South Korea boasts a young team full of players with European experience and led by a young and popular coach in Hong Myong-bo.Hong has good credentials. He was captain of the 2002 team that reached the semifinals, prompting millions of chanting fans to flood into downtown streets to watch the team's progress on giant screens. As a coach, Hong took his country to the quarterfinals of the Under-20 World Cup in 2009 and to a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics.The World Cup presents the biggest test yet for 45-year-old former defender. In Group H, South Korea will face Russ...

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  1. Surcoreanos vencen a Japón y consiguen bronce olímpico en fútbol

    Park Chu-young realizó una brillante jugada individual para anotar el gol que abrió el paso a Corea del Sur hacia la medalla de bronce en el fútbol de hombres en los...

  2. 2-1. La buena estrella de Park premia la ambición celeste

    El debut soñado del coreano Park Chu-Young, que marcó nada más saltar al terreno de juego mediada la segunda parte, recompensó la mayor ambición del Celta ante un Ge...

  3. Arshavin could stay at Gunners

    Forward Arshavin spent the second half of last season on loan at former side Zenit St Petersburg after coming in for criticism from fans at Emirates Stadium. It was ...

  4. Olympic Daily News - Sunday, July 29

    Deja vu on cue.Ryan Lochte got Jason Lezak-ed by the French.Yannick Agnel chased down Lochte after the final turn and France rallied to beat the United States in the...

  5. Soccer shocker: Honduras eliminates Spain

    Spain is out of the men's Olympic soccer tournament.The country that has won the last two European championships and the World Cup in 2010, was eliminated Sunday wit...

  6. Mexico Vs. South Korea, 2012 Olympics: Can El Tri Live Up To The Hype?

    There was a lot of excitement around the Mexico team when it was being put together at the beginning of the summer. With a slew of talent and an entire summer to pre...

  7. Reds to make bid for Swans midfielder

    Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertainin...

  8. West Ham still want Andy Carroll

    Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertainin...

  9. South Korea Vs. Japan, 2012 Olympics: Final Score 2-0, South Korea Take Bronze

    Well that ended up being far too easy for South Korea. The bronze medal game of the London 2012 Olympics was supposed to be very tightly contested between two well-o...

  10. Barcelona leaves it late against Granada

    Barcelona left it late but dramatically preserved its unblemished start to the La Liga season by earning a 2-0 win over Granada at Camp Nou on Saturday.The Catalans ...

  11. Ronaldo's hat trick leads Real past Deportivo

    A hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo guided Real Madrid to a 5-1 win over Deportivo on Sunday at the Santiago Bernabeu.Madrid's sputtering start to the campaign meant ...

  12. Deportivo snaps winless run with Celta Vigo defeat

    Deportivo emerged from the Riazor victorious on Friday, snapping a nine-game winless run in La Liga action with a 3-1 defeat of 10-man Celta Vigo.The Bianquiazules c...

  1. WORLD CUP 2014: 5 South Korea players to watch at the World Cup in Brazil

    With plenty of European-based talent, South Korea has players with top-level experience and the quality to makes things happen on the field.Chief among them may be S...

  2. Arsenal ficha a Park Chu Young y Mertesacker

    Con la herida todavía sangrante tras sufrir una histórica goleada, Arsenal se reforzó el martes en el ataque y la defensa con las contrataciones del delantero surcor...

  3. Arsenal signs South Korea captain Park Chu -young

    Arsenal has signed South Korea captain Park Chu-young from Monaco .The 26-year-old striker scored 25 goals in 91 appearances during three seasons in France .Park say...

  4. Arsenal signs Park Chu -Young from Monaco

    Arsenal signed South Korean striker Park Young from Monaco on Tuesday, pending his formal registration process.Park was reportedly close to a switch to French side L...

  5. Park ready to do military service, boosts Olympic chances

    Arsenal striker Park Chu-young has boosted his chances of representing South Korea in the London Olympic Games after pledging to do military service, local media sai...

  6. Park leads South Korea past Japan 2-0 in warmup

    SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Park Ji-sung scored in the first half and Park Chu-young in the second to lead South Korea to a 2-0 win over Japan on Monday night in an exhibi...

  7. Switzerland falls to South Korea

    Arsenal striker Park Chu-young scored the opener as South Korea defeated Switzerland 2-1 in the Olympic football tournament Sunday.The 27-year-old put his side in fr...

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