Quick Shots: Previews, Transfers, Departures
Round 16 of K-League Classic and Round 19 of K-League Challenge get underway this weekend and the summer transfer window opens next week. But before any of that can take place, there were a few departures this week and the FA Cup Round of 16 concluded. It's all gone over in the quick recap below.
Saturday, June 25th
18:00 Suwon Bluewings vs Jeju United by Scott Whitelock
18:00 Seoul E-Land vs Busan
19:00 Pohang Steelers vs FC Seoul by John Emanuelson
19:00 Jeonnam Dragons vs Incheon United by Ryan Walters
19:00 FC Anyang vs Goyang Zaicro
19:00 Bucheon 1995 vs Gyeongnam FC
Sunday, June 26th
16:00 Gangwon FC vs Daegu FC
19:00 Chungju Hummel vs Ansan Mugunghwa
19:00 Seongnam FC vs Ulsan Hyundai
19:00 Gwangju FC vs Jeonbuk Hyundai
19:30 Suwon FC vs Sangju Sangmu
Over the coming days each of our contributors will examine which players are performing from the Winter Transfer Window, their team's biggest positions of need, and who may be on their way in or out.
Jeju United by Duncan Elder
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors by Matthew Binns
FC Seoul by John Emanuelson
Suwon Bluewings by Scott Whitelock
Busan IPark by Jae-Hyeok Lee
Even before the transfer window officially opens, a few teams had departures both on and off the field. A few high profile managerial changes and one K-League legend are off to their next challenge.
Where Do E-Land Go From Here? - Stephen Waddell takes a look at what may come next for the other Seoul club after firing their manager, Martin Rennie.
The K-League's Foreign Coaches - After the firing of Rennie, the K-League is officially back to no foreign coaches. Stephen takes a look at those that came before the Scotsman.
Good Bye Choi Yong-soo - John Emanuelson says goodbye to FC Seoul's former manager as he departs the club in favor of Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning.
Hwang Sun-hong: How Does He Compare to Choi Yong-soo? - With Choi's departure, John takes a closer look at his replacement, Hwang Sun-hong, and how the former Pohang boss compares.
Stevica Ristić Retiring From Jeonnam Dragons - Ryan Walters takes a look at the somewhat surprising, but not truly shocking news that the Dragons veteran striker is retiring from the club.
FA Cup Quarterfinals
After the dust settled on Wednesday's Round of 16 in the FA Cup, all chalk had gone through and only K-League clubs remain. Here's who will face off in the Quarterfinals.