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…

Episode 170 – There’s Some Good Fellas in the K2

This week the Phantom swings by 48 Shades HQ as he and Mark look at all the news and stories hitting the K-League this week. The summer transfer window is in full flow now with most teams hoping to complete the deals that either lead them to glory or save them from falling into the…

An Interview With Marin Orsulic

48 Shades’ Mark sat down with Seongnam’s towering Croatian central defender Marin Orsulic to discuss his time in Korea so far. They talked seasons past as they analysed 2017 and discussed the ideas behind his move from the sunny slopes of Cyprus to the confines of the K-League. They looked back on Marin’s injury, his…

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…