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The official English podcast of K League providing coverage of the latest South Korean football news with opinions, analysis, player interviews, and match previews for K League 1, K League 2, and the Korean National Team.

The official English podcast of K League providing coverage of the latest South Korean football news with opinions, analysis, player interviews, and match previews for K League 1, K League 2, and the Korean National Team.

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United States

Description:

The official English podcast of K League providing coverage of the latest South Korean football news with opinions, analysis, player interviews, and match previews for K League 1, K League 2, and the Korean National Team.

Language:

English


Episodes

Korea September Friendlies Preview and K League Round 33 Recap

9/21/2022
With the international week upon us, The K League United Podcast takes a look at South Korea's final friendlies with Costa Rica and Cameroon before the 2022 World Cup this November. There's also time to take a look back at the weekend's K League 1 action as the table split ahead of Final A and Final B rounds. This week's K League United Podcast sees Matthew Binns joined by our site's Korean National Team columnists Steve Price and Branko Belan to preview the Republic of Korea's upcoming...

Duration:01:05:47

K League 1 R32 Review, R33 Preview & Valentinos Interview

9/14/2022
In this week's episode, Paul and Matt go over the Korean national team squad announcement, discuss the latest news, review Round 32 in K League 1 and preview Round 33 - the last round before the split.

Duration:01:10:08

Interview with Jeju United winger Gerso Fernandes

9/8/2022
In this week's episode of The K League United Podcast, Paul speaks with Jeju United winger Gerso Fernandes about his move to K League, the season so far, being a modern winger, the aims for the rest of the season plus much more. Not only that, but Muyeol speaks to Pohang Steelers' centre back Alex Grant and Daegu FC's veteran forward Lee Keun-ho.

Duration:00:40:49

Lee Seung-woo Interview

9/1/2022
In this week's episode of The K League United Podcast, Paul sits down for an exclusive interview with Suwon FC star Lee Seung-woo. The former Barcelona youth prospect talks about life in K League, his aspirations for the national team, his time in Europe, and much more. Not only that, but Ryan and Matthew go over Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' AFC Champions League exit.

Duration:00:42:21

The Key Races in K League 2

8/24/2022
The original KLU Pod trio Ryan Walters, Paul Neat, and Matthew Binns go over the key races in K League 2. Is it a one-horse race for Gwangju FC to win the title? Which teams will seal the all-important playoff positions, and which team will get the wooden spoon by finishing bottom of the table? Plus, Michael Redmond gives his thoughts on what's happening at Seoul E-Land.

Duration:00:58:27

ACL 2022 Round of 16 Preview with Jeong Tae-wook & Kim Jin-su

8/15/2022
In this week's episode of the K League United Podcast we look ahead to the AFC Champions League Round of 16 clash between Daegu FC and Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. Muyeol gives his thoughts on Daegu's chances and speaks to giant defender Jeong Tae-wook before Paul checks in with Kim Jin-su. We are also joined by Ryan for a look at the competition as a whole and Matt sends in a report on how things look for Jeonbuk.

Duration:00:55:49

Fejsal Mulić Interview & Situation at Daegu FC

8/10/2022
Paul is joined by Muyeol who talks about what's happening at Daegu FC, a club which is in the midst of a poor run of form but still battling on three fronts. We then hear from Seongnam FC striker Fejsal Mulić on the move to K League, his failed transfer to Jeju United, what motivates him and much more.

Duration:00:42:57

EAFF Recap and Key Races in K League 1

8/5/2022
In this week's episode, Ryan returns from his scouting mission across Asia and joins Paul to recap the EAFF E-1 Championships for South Korea before outlining the key races in K League 1: the title, AFC Champions League qualification, the top six, and avoiding relegation.

Duration:01:16:00

Team K League vs Spurs recap with Antonio Conte, Lars Veldwijk, Rob Daly plus Dave Bulthuis Interview

7/19/2022
In this week's episode of the K League United Podcast, we review the Team K League vs Tottenham Hotspur friendly. Paul and Matt recap the Team K League performance and go over what went well, what didn't, and which players stood out the most. Then we hear from an 'all-star' cast of Antonio Conte, Lars Veldwijk and Spursplay commentator Rob Daly. Then, we catch up with Dave Bulthuis who talks about his move to Suwon Bluewings, what happened at Ulsan, why he followed a number of...

Duration:00:50:03

Double Interview Special w/ Samuel Nnamani & Aaron Calver

7/12/2022
It’s a double interview special where we’ll be speaking to Aaron Calver of Gwangju FC and Bucheon FC 1995 striker Samuel Nnamani.

Duration:00:41:15

KLU Pod Extra | Dave Bulthuis Team K League vs Spurs Preview

7/10/2022
Paul chats with Suwon Samsung Bluewings defender Dave Bulthuus about the Team K League friendly match with Tottenham Hotspur and Son Heung-min in this KLU Pod Extra. Video version available on https://www.patreon.com/posts/video-interview-68862835

Duration:00:10:36

EXTRA | Samuel Nnamani Interview

7/5/2022
Samuel Nnamani moved to South Korea ahead of the 2021 season, signing for Jeonnam Dragons who, despite playing in the second tier of K League, went onto win the FA Cup. But, despite AFC Champions League Football on offer with the Dragons, Nnamani moved to Bucheon FC 1995 to help with the Reds' promotion push. Samuel sat down with Ryan to talk about the FA Cup win, his move to Bucheon, and the new promotion system in K League 2.

Duration:00:21:16

2002 World Cup Rewind | Episode 8: Legacy

6/28/2022
After coming so close to doing the improbable, Korea fought valiantly and bowed out to the Germany in the semifinals of the 2002 World Cup. In our final episode of this mini-series, we briefly look at the third-place play-off match with Turkey before delving into the legacy that this team left on Korean football and how much is felt twenty years on. After defeat to Germany in the semi-finals, Korea's 2002 heroes still had one match remaining; the 3rd-place playoff with Turkey. While for...

Duration:01:06:26

2002 World Cup Rewind: Episode 7 - Korea 0-1 Germany

6/23/2022
Following on from giant-killing wins over Italy and Spain, Germany were the next team to be in the crosshairs of Guus Hiddink's South Korea team for a historic semifinal. First, Matthew Binns, Paul Neat and Jung Muyeol review the match and the feeling from within Korea. Then, later on, Sport Digital commentator Florian Obst shares his memories of this game and the tournament as a whole from a German perspective. All this and more on this K League United Podcast Rewind edition.

Duration:00:53:48

2002 World Cup Rewind | Episode 6. Spain 0-0 Korea [Pens 3-5]

6/21/2022
With the nation still abuzz after a dramatic victory over Italy, remaining co-hosts South Korea head into the quarterfinals where they are set to take on Spain. Matthew Binns, Paul Neat and Jung Muyeol wind the clock back and recap what happened. After making history with their Golden Goal victory over Italy, Korea head into the quarterfinals to take on Spain with the tantalising prospect of reaching the final four dangling in front of them. First, Matthew Binns, Paul Neat and Jung Muyeol...

Duration:00:46:06

2002 World Cup Rewind | Episode 5: Korea 2-1 Italy

6/17/2022
The K League United Podcast continues the celebration of 20 years since the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan as this episode seems them relive Korea's historic Round of 16 win over Italy. Matt and Paul review the match before being joined by some special guests. June 18th 2002 saw South Korea take on an Italian side full of global stars in the World Cup Round of 16. The match, played in Daejeon World Cup Stadium, is etched into the memories of football fans around the world as...

Duration:00:56:57

2002 World Cup Rewind | Episode 4: Portugal 0-1 Korea

6/13/2022
The K League United Podcast continues the celebration of 20 years since the 2002 World Cup in South Korea and Japan as this episode seems them relive Korea's final group match, a crunch tie with initial group favourites Portugal who were looking to stay alive in the competition. Matt and Paul review the match before being joined by some special guests. June 14th 2002 saw South Korea enter their final group game against a golden generation of Portuguese talent with the possibility of...

Duration:00:49:08

2002 World Cup Rewind Episode 3: Korea 1-1 USA

6/9/2022
In Episode 3 of the K League United 2002 World Cup Rewind, Paul and Matt go over the game's main talking points, Jung Muyeol shares his memories of the game, and Ryan speaks to USMNT Content Manager and fellow Chicago Fire fan Jeff Candrall to get an American perspective on the match and 2002 World Cup.

Duration:00:51:18

2002 World Cup Rewind Episode 2: Korea 2-0 Poland

6/4/2022
In Episode 2 of the K League United Podcast's 2002 World Cup Rewind, Paul and Matt go over the match's main highlights, Jung Muyeol gives his thoughts on what it was like as a fan of the Taeguk Warriors back then, and Daniel from the Golska Podcast provides insight from a Polish perspective.

Duration:00:47:54

EXTRA | The End of Ricardo Peres' Era at Busan IPark

6/1/2022
Sometimes things don't go to plan. That is something that can be said of this week's podcast and also the tenure of Ricardo Peres at Busan IPark, This week’s episode was originally scheduled to be a K League 2 special but, in a case of timing things too well, Wednesday’s news of Busan IPark manager Ricardo Peres being fired by the club has somewhat scuppered what we had began writing and recording just two days earlier. To discuss Busan IPark’s managerial woes, Matthew Binns was...

Duration:00:17:28