Episode 148 – Rok-Rolled

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. Advertisements

Episode 141 – Once Busan, Twice Shy

Episode 141 – Once Busan, Twice Shy The boys meet up to wrap-up the 2017 K-League season as Ulsan hosted Busan in the final match of the year in the 2nd leg of the FA Cup final. The visitors had it all to play for as they came into the match 2-1 down but it…

Episode 98 – “We would’ve gotten away with it…”

Episode 98 – “We would’ve gotten away with it….”  ____________________________________________  “Who let the dogs out, woof, woof, woof, woof”  This week sees the boys discuss the all important stories in the K-League and some rather touching ones too as Seongnam FC not only get a new kit sponsorship deal but also decide to sponsor a rescued greyhound in…

ACL Half-term Report

  Yesterday marked the conclusion of Round3 of this year’s ACL group stage so it’s time for a half-term report. So who have been the class swots, the class clowns and those that should really get expelled for bringing the game into disrepute. Each ‘student’ gets a grade with a letter for effort and a score…

Korea’s AFC Under 23s Championship!

This past weekend brought down the curtain on the AFC Under 23 Championship. It was yet again a tournament of highs and ‘could have beens’ that were unfortunately brought crashing down to Earth by the now all too familiar  under-achieving that has seemed to plague Korean national teams since those dizzy heights of 2002. In 2014…