The 48s – The 40yr Old Virgin Award

‘Better Late Than Never’ is the tagline of the iconic Steve Carell movie, I’m not sure our very own @chiefinkorea would agree after his ‘virginal’ year as a K-League season ticket holder. He may not exactly have been ‘popping his Korean footballing cherry’ as he took his seat, or stance as the case would be…

The 48s – Best Debut of 2018

From Christovam to Evandro, Bonnes to the MLB there were so many players who graced our Twitter feeds for the first time in 2018, with some going on to be more memorable than most. We had K-League returns for Adriano and Tiago, promotions for players like Waguininho and Dejan 🙂 and of course the usual…

The 48s – HT “Entertainment Award”

Nothing screams ‘depleted crowds alert’ quite like the cries of “Send in the clowns” from a blazer-strewn boardroom or,as has been the case in the K-League this year, “Send in the ‘celebrity’ penalty-kick takers”! It feels like an eternity since those pesky fellows at Bucheon were blowing their cash on Hello Venus and Bambino with…

The 48s – ‘Titanic : Tip of the Iceberg’ Award

“Community Service right ahead!” This is probably the thought that international defender Jang Hyun-soo wished had passed through his head as he sipped his warm latte in the toasty confines of a coffee shop instead of coaching outside in the snow. When the news broke that Jang was to be banned from future National team…