2017 Report Cards – Sangju Sangmu

Sangju finished the 2016 season on a high, they had claimed their highest ever place in the K-League Classic as they made it into the Championship Group and finished in 6th spot in the table. They would also finish the year as the 3rd top goalscorers in the league and had definitely brought an entertaining…

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…

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.