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…
2016 had ended with Jeju finishing 3rd in the K-League Classic having crashed out of the FA Cup on penalties to Gwangju in the 4th round in a rather feeble attempt at cup glory.
2016 will go down as a particularly strange year not only for Jeonbuk but the K-League in general. The powers that be at the KFA decided to punish Jeonbuk for some Trotter-esque ‘dodgy dealing’ by issuing them with a 9pt deduction towards the end of a year that they had ran away with the league.
The final match of 2016 had witnessed Incheon managing to avoid the playoffs with a last day victory over Suwon FC and it’s probably safe to say that the 2017 season started much the same way as most recent years for Incheon fans with lofty dreams of a top-six finish and realistic aims of just…
This week at 48 Shades HQ we were blown off our feet with the news that the K-League had decided to change the much maligned names of the two top divisions…no more Classic and Challenge to confuse.
Suwon Bluewings started the 2017 season in a quite buoyant mood after collecting their first silverware in 6 years when they clinched the FA Cup the previous year in that dramatic penalty shoot-out against rivals FC Seoul…..
This week the 48 Shades focus on their ‘teams of the year’ as they choose the who from each team would make their starting 11. The XI must be made up of one player from each team, yip even Suwon much to Paul’s disgust, with the twelfth team being the manager.