Episode 160 – Dustbuster

There’s a full house this week at 48 Shades Tower as Mark returns to take his place on the sofa with Paul and The Phantom. The guys review all of the latest games in K1 and K2 and talk about some of the factors behind the hugely disappointing weekend crowds. They also look at the…

Episode 158 – Popp Goes The Supermatch

On this week’s show the guys talk Asian Champions League as Jeju United crash out of the group stages and Suwon Bluewings home defeat to Sydney leaves them in a precarious situation of their own. They look ahead to the weekend’s K-League fixtures including the first Supermatch of 2018 and of course Dejan against his…

2018 K-League One – Match Day 1 – Previews

This week sees the return of live top-table league football in Korea under the newly named K-League One division and not a moment too soon as I’m not sure many of us can take much more of people falling over when nobody near them and all too frequent bizarre refereeing decisions…..oh wait Short Track Skating…

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…

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…