Seoul: “Negotiations are in progress”
Local media reported that Jesse Lingard (32), a striker from Manchester United in the English Premier League (EPL), will wear the K League FC Seoul uniform. Seoul also admitted that it is currently in contact with Lingard and is conducting negotiations.
British media ‘Sky Sports’ reported on the 2nd (Korean time), “Former Manchester United winger Lingard is about to make a ‘shocking’ transfer to FC Seoul. “Lingard received offers from several countries, including Saudi Arabia and Turkiye, but chose to challenge himself on the Korean stage and verbally agreed to a 2+1 year contract with Seoul,” the report said.
He continued, “The transfer has actually been confirmed. Lingard will travel to Seoul in the coming days to finalize his contract,” he added.
The Seoul club also explained in a phone call with 'News 1' on the same day, "It is true that we have contacted Lingard," and "Negotiations are still in progress."
by 19guide03_1446 on 2024-02-01 10:57:50
Israel enters 2005 targeting World Cup tickets, moves to Europe due to conflict in the Middle East
Graham Arnold, coach of the Australian national soccer team, is entering the official press conference held a day ahead of the Asian Cup quarterfinal match with Korea at the main media center in Doha, Qatar, on the 1st (local time).
Korea's opponent in the Asian Cup quarterfinals, Australia, is a country in Oceania among the six continents. But how was it possible to participate in the Asian Cup, the Asian soccer championship?
It dates back to 2005. Australia, which was a member of the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) at the time, declared its withdrawal from OFC and instead applied to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to be accepted as a member. AFC has approved Australia's membership. The reason AFC accepted Australia was because it judged that it would help expand Asian soccer power. Subsequently, FIFA also gave final approval for Australia to join the AFC. Australian professional league teams are also participating in the AFC Champions League. Currently, OFC includes 11 countries, including New Zealand, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu, but there... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2024-02-01 10:51:59
Introducing 5 pitchers who could be good recruits Ryu Hyun-jin is chosen first.
The official website of the U.S. Major League Baseball evaluated left-handed pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin (37) saying, “As long as he stays healthy, he can have a good season.”
On the 18th (Korean time), MLB.com looked at five players who were hidden from view among the pitchers remaining in the free agent (FA) market.
The media pointed out that there were no notable pitchers other than Blake Snell and Jordan Montgomery in the free agent market as several high-level starting pitchers visited teams, but said, “This does not mean that there are no hidden gem players. “There may be pitchers who perform better than expected in 2024,” he predicted.
Next, the name of Ryu Hyun-jin was brought up first.
MLB.com evaluated, “Ryu Hyun-jin’s prime has clearly passed, but there is still hope that he can become a strong starting pitcher.”
Ryu Hyun-jin, who underwent elbow ligament fusion surgery in June 2022, returned in August of last year and recorded 3 wins, 3 losses, and an average ERA of 3.46 in 11 games. The media observed, “It is far from the overwhelming record of... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2024-01-18 07:43:15
Silver and bronze medals at the previous two Olympics
Women's golfer Lydia Go (New Zealand), who is competing on the Olympic stage for the third time, shouted for gold at the 2024 Paris Olympics.
At the official press conference on the 18th (Korean time), a day before the opening of the Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions, the first tournament of the LPGA tour season, Lydia Go said, “I am looking forward to the Paris Olympics,” and “I don’t know if it will be my last Olympics. , Collecting medals of all colors can lead to a fairytale-like ending,” he said.
Lydia Ko, who competed in the Olympics twice before, won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games and a bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
If you win a gold medal at this year's Paris Games, you will collect medals of all colors.
Lydia Go said, “The Los Angeles Olympics will be held in five years, but I don’t know if I will still be an athlete until then.” She added, “Sometimes I joke that I am not an athlete but an Olympic athlete. “I am honored and grateful to represent New Zealand,” he said.
Lydia Ko, who struggled last season, met with coach Lee... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2024-01-18 07:35:33
Jeka of Pohang Steelers
Coach Kim Ki-dong of Pohang Steelers of the K-League 1 professional soccer team announced that main gun Zeka will move to Taishan, Shandong, China.
Coach Kim met with reporters ahead of the away game against Gwangju FC in the final 38th round of Hana One Q K League 1 held at Gwangju Soccer Stadium on the 3rd and said, "Jeka is going to Shandong. I finished greeting the players."
Zeka played in 37 regular league games this season, scoring 12 goals and providing 7 assists.However, on this day, Coach Kim did not list Jecca's name on the list of players.
Coach Kim said, “(Jeka) said that he would feel sorry for the other players if he came all the way here (Gwangju) and didn’t do his best for fear of getting hurt. I didn’t bring him in out of consideration.”
Jeka, who is 190cm tall and has great mobility, was born in 1997 and is well into his physical prime, so his market value is high.
The team that sent a love call to Zeka, who showed the best performance among the K-League foreign players this season, was Shandong, led by coach Choi Kang-hee.
When reporters asked a question about Jeka, who was recently rumored to be transferring to... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-12-05 11:14:40
LA Clippers George (No. 13) is happy after hitting a comeback 3-pointer
The LA Clippers achieved a thrilling comeback victory over the Golden State Warriors by one point thanks to Paul George's 3-pointer 9 seconds before the end.
The LA Clippers won 113-112 in their home game against Golden State in the 2023-2024 National Basketball Association (NBA) regular league held at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California, USA on the 3rd (Korean time).
The LA Clippers, who lost 114-120 in the away game to Golden State two days ago, took revenge on this day, which was their home game.
The LA Clippers, with 9 wins and 10 losses, ranked 9th out of 15 teams in the Western Conference, while Golden State, with 9 wins and 11 losses, ranked 11th.
The LA Clippers struggled as they were down by 22 points, 48-70, in the early third quarter of the day.
However, they achieved a come-from-behind victory with the ‘big three’ of George, who scored 25 points on this day, Kawhi Leonard (20 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists), and James Harden (21 points, 9 assists).
The LA Clippers, who trailed by 112-110 thanks to Leonard's two-point field goal with 35 seconds left, took control again when... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-12-05 11:11:25
Industrial Bank of Korea Abercrombie Triple Crown level performance
In the professional volleyball women's division, IBK Industrial Bank beat Pepper Savings Bank and jumped to 5th place in the league. Industrial Bank of Korea coach Kim Ho-cheol's strategy of replacing Ponpun Gedpard with Kim Ha-kyung in the middle of the third set was successful.
Industrial Bank of Korea won the 'Dodram 2023-2024 V-League' women's away match against Pepper with a set score of 3-1 (25-18 20-25 25-22 25-19) held at Gwangju Pepper Stadium on the 19th.
Industrial Bank of Korea, which lost in the previous Hyundai Engineering & Construction match, succeeded in rebounding with a win on this day. They jumped from 6th to 5th in the league with 11 points from 4 wins and 6 losses. 5th place Korea Expressway Corporation (3 wins, 6 losses, 11 points) was pushed out of the number of wins and fell to 6th place.
Pepper Savings Bank, which lost in the previous Korea Expressway Corporation match, suffered its second consecutive loss. They ranked 7th in the league, the lowest with 2 wins, 7 losses and 5 points.
Industrial Bank of Korea Abercrombie led the victory with a Triple Crown-level performance,... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-11-19 08:10:29
'Jeong Hyo-geun's 22 points' Cheong Kwan-jang, 5 consecutive wins against KCC 'Maintained 2nd place'
'Marey double-double' LG defeated Korea Gas Corporation to take 3rd place
Wonju DB, the leader in professional basketball, defeated Goyang Sono and won 5 games in a row.
DB defeated Sono 99-91 in the 2023-2024 CheongKwanJang Professional Basketball regular league away game held at Goyang Gymnasium on the 19th.
DB, which had won 5 games in a row, recorded 12 wins and 1 loss, firmly maintaining its lead. It is also their 6th consecutive away win.
They also continued their two-game winning streak against Sono this season.
DB is the second team to achieve 12 wins in the opening 13 games after Orion in the 2015-2016 season.
On the other hand, Sono, which failed to win three games in a row at home, remained in 7th place (4 wins, 7 losses).
DB Didrick Lawson led the team to victory with a double-double of 29 points and 14 rebounds. Sangjae Kang scored 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Jonggyu Kim added 16 points and 8 rebounds.
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-11-19 08:07:34
Rematch in national championship final.
A six-point victory to put the Asian Games loss behind them
Song Sera (R) of South Korea won the gold medal in the women's general fencing epee individual final at the National Games on Wednesday, beating senior national team member Choi In-jung. The two are pictured here at the final of the Hangzhou Asian Games last month.
National fencers who faced off in the final of the Hangzhou Asian Games have crossed swords for gold at the National Games.
Song Se-ra, 30, defeated Choi In-jung, 33, a senior national fencer, 15-9 in the women's general epee individual final at the National Fencing Championships at Woosul Gymnasium in Haenam, South Jeolla Province, on Wednesday. Song Sera represented Busan and Choi In-jung represented Chungnam.
Song Se-ra missed out on the gold medal after losing 8-9 to Choi In-jung in the women's individual epee final at the Hangzhou Asian Games on March 24, but the two met in a return match 19 days later. Choi defeated Song to win her first gold medal in only her third appearance at the Asian Games.
Unlike the Asian Games, where the match went into overtime, the national championships was a six-point... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-10-14 12:16:39
My first day at the helm of Birmingham City
I was asked "Who are you?" at the door and shrugged.
Wayne Rooney is the new manager of Birmingham City, a second division English professional soccer team.
"Who are you?"
That's the question England soccer legend Wayne Rooney, 38, was asked by a security guard on the morning of Dec. 12, his first day at his new job in Birmingham. Birmingham is a city in central England. Rooney had just been named the new manager of Birmingham City, a second division English professional soccer team, the day before, and the security guard didn't recognize him. As a player, Rooney earned 120 caps for England, scoring 53 goals. With 208 goals in the English Premier League (EPL), he is third on the all-time goalscoring list behind Alan Shearer (260 - retired) and Harry Kane (213 - Bayern Munich). Rooney, who hung up his jersey in January 2021, has gained a lot of weight in the interim.
"Rooney's first day in charge at Birmingham City led to an awkward scene when a security guard didn't recognize him," the Sun reported on Wednesday. Rooney said: "As a manager, I thought it was important to set an example for the staff. I had to arrive early and... More
by 19guide03_1446 on 2023-10-14 12:07:25