2017 Report Cards – Jeonnam Dragons

2016 had been a decent year for the Dragons as they ended the season in 5th place in the league and had made it to the Quarter-finals of the FA Cup, narrowly losing out to eventual runners-up Seoul on penalties. While there weren’t any crazily lofty expectations of prising the title away from their Jeolla-do…

2017 Report Cards – Gyeongnam

  2016 will go down in Gyeongnam’s history as a low point for sure as they began the season effectively on -10 points for their part in a bribery scandal some years earlier. There had also been some rumors involving contractual issues with one of their foreign contingent …..yes it’s fair to say that off…

Goals Scored in Consecutive Matches

The K-league is often criticized for a lack of producing (or importing) natural goal-scorers as a lot of clubs down the years have deployed rather more precautionary tactics than a Gung-ho, cavalier style of play. We at 48 Shades Tower decided to have a look back at some of those names and stars that had…

2017 Report Cards – Sangju Sangmu

Sangju finished the 2016 season on a high, they had claimed their highest ever place in the K-League Classic as they made it into the Championship Group and finished in 6th spot in the table. They would also finish the year as the 3rd top goalscorers in the league and had definitely brought an entertaining…

ACL Group Stages 2018 – Round 2 Preview

  The first round was a relatively successful one for the Korean teams involved as all but Jeju United came away with at least a point. The highlight of the round was Suwon Bluewing’s 2-0 victory in Sydney. Also returning from Australia unscathed were Ulsan as they boarded the plane home with a share of…

Episode 149 – ‘Sno joke, Chief

This week at 48 Shades Tower Mark is still trying his best to thaw off from the Suwon Bluewings Asian Champions League playoffs where they defeated Thanh Hoa in utterly Baltic conditions. The game saw the debuts of Dejan, Waguininho, Lim Sang Hyub and Lee Ki Jae all of whom scored with Waguininho bagging himself…