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…

ACL 2018 Group Stages – Round 1 Preview

This week sees the first round of the Group Stages of the 2018 ACL and for many of the teams it’s that much awaited first competitive match of the season and the chance to showcase the new additions to the squad. The first round has a couple of matches which even at this early stage…

2017 K-League Report Cards – Jeonbuk

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.