KIM Jungyong
KIM Jungyong is a football writer at Footballist. He was previously at the monthly magazine Besteleven and the daily paper Ilgan Sports. He covers both national and international football and has a big interest in Serie A. You can reach him at
by KIM Jungyong  ·  5 MIN READ
196cm tall, versatile, and humorous, he’s a Gyeongnam fan favorite. Will he stay?
by KIM Jungyong  ·  4 MIN READ
First-team football. Finally.
by KIM Jungyong  ·  10 MIN READ
Korea’s next World Cup qualifier is this Thursday.

One thorn in their side: China’s new foreign player quota.
by KIM Jungyong  ·  8 MIN READ
The Video Assistant Referee system promises to minimize human error and perhaps even angry shouting matches.
by KIM Jungyong  ·  13 MIN READ
A subtropical climate, tangerine orchards, a shield volcano, and beautiful beaches. Such is the neighborhood of Jeju United, the current leaders of the K League Classic. Their only problem: attracting fans.
Lee Seung-woo signed for Barcelona at age 12. FIFA regulations have held him back, but next month’s U-20 World Cup in Korea is a chance to realize his potential. Kicking off a regular column, a Korean football writer delves into Lee’s popularity and what could be.