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K-League Soccer-Football Teams

The following teams belong to K-League, Korea's professional football league.
The season starts in April and ends in October.For the current games schedule, visit K4E's What's Going On section.
Information on buying tickets for the games follows the information on the teams.

The following teams belong to K-League, Korea's professional football league.
The season starts in March and ends in October. For the current games schedule, visit K4E's What's Going On section.
Information on buying tickets for the games follows the information on the teams.

K-League Classic (1st Division) Teams:

Gwangju FC (광주FC)
Gwangju FC established in 1984
Stadium: Guus Hiddink Stadium (was Gwangju Worldcup Stadium (월드컵경기장)
Address: 240 Geumhwa-ro (423-2 Pungam-dong), Seo-gu, Gwangju
Getting there: Directions in English here on K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

Incheon United FC (인천 유나이티드)
Incheon United FC established in 2003
Stadium: Incheon Football Stadium (인천축구전용경기장)
Location: 51 Seokjeong-ro, Sungui-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon
Getting there: Subway Line 1, Do-won Station, Exit 1 (more info here on K-League website)
Website is in Korean only.

Jeju United FC (제주유나이티드FC)
Jeju United FC established in 1982
Address: 3355-5 Gangjeon-dong, Seoguipo, Jeju-do
Stadium: Jeju World Cup Stadium (제주의 새로운 상징)
Location: 33 Woldeukeom-ro, Daeryun-dong (914 Beophwan-dong), Seogwipo-si, Jeju
Getting there: Directions in English here on K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC (전북 현대모터스)
Jeonbuk established in 1995
Stadium: Jeonju World Cup Stadium (Jeonjuseong - 전주 월드컵 경기장)
Address: 1055 Girin-daero, Banwol-dong, Deokjin-gu (1190-13, Yeoui-dong), Deokjin-gu, Jeonju
Getting there: Take bus 1, 2, 309, 337 and get off at Dongsan-dong Post Office or bus 411, 413, 414, 416, 470 and get off at Samo Apartments). For more details, see K-League website.
Website is in Korean, English.

Jeonnam Dragons FC (전남 드래곤즈)
Chunnam Dragons FC established in 1994
Address: Shinhan B/D, 2nd Fl, 1318-5 Joong-dong, Gwangyang, Jeonnam-do
Stadium: Gwangyang Football Stadium (광양 전용구장)
Location: 700 Geumho-dong, Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do
Getting there: Click here on K-League website for shuttle bus info
Website is in Korean only.

Pohang Steelers (포항 스틸러스)
Pohang Steelers established  in 1973
Address: Dong Yang B/D, 7th Fl, 614-18 Jukdo-dong, Buk-do, Pohang, Gyeonbuk-do
Stadium: Pohang Steel Yard (포항 축구 전용구장)
Location: 1 Goe-dong, Nam-gu, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do 
Info: For more details, see K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

Sangju Sangmu FC   (상주 상무)
Sangju Sangmu is part of the Korea Armed Forces Athletic Corp.
Address: 474-1 Gyesan-dong, Sangju-si, Gyeongsanbuk-do
Stadium: Sangsu Civic Stadium (상주시민운동장)
Location: Sangsu-si, Gyeongsanbuk-do. For map/directions, click here on K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

Seongnam FC (성남FC)
Seongnam FC established 1988
Address:386 Yatap-dong, Bundang-gu, Seongnam, Gyeongg-do
Stadium: Tancheon Sports Complex (성남 탄천 종합운동장)
Location:  215 Tancheon-ro, Yatap-dong (486 Yatapil-dong), Bundang-du, Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do
Getting there: Yatap Station, Bundang Line, K226, Exit 3 or 4. For more details, click here on K-League site. 
Website is in Korean only.

FC Seoul (FC서울)
FC Seoul established in 1983
Address: Seoul World Cup Stadium, 515 Seongsan-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul
Stadium: Seoul World Cup Stadium  (서울시설공단)
Location:240 Woldeukeom-ro, Seongsan 2(i)-dong (515-6, Seongsan-dong), Mapo-gu, Seoul
Getting there: World Cup Stadium Station, Subway Line 6, Stop 619, Exit 1 or 2. For map, click here.
Website has information in English.

Suwon FC (수원FC)
Began in 2003 as a semi-professional level football team to link school-level football clubs within the city and Suwon Samsung Bluewings. Became a fully professional club in 2013.
Address:  Suwon Sports Complex (수원종합운동장)
775 Jowon-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Stadium: Suwon Civic Stadium
Location: 775 Jowon-dong, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do
Getting there: For more details, click on K-League website
Website has information in English

Suwon Samsung Bluewings (수원삼성 블루윙즈)
Suwon Samsung Bluewings established in 1995
Address: Suwon World Cup Stadium (수원월드컵경기장)
4th Floor, 288 Wooman 1-dong, Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do
Stadium: Suwon World Cup Stadium  (수원월드컵경기장)
Location: 310 Woldeukeom-ro, Uman-dong (456, Uman-dong), Paldal-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do,
Getting there: From Suwon Subway Stn (Line 1 Stop P155 or Bundang Line Stop K245) Exit 4 get a bus at Novotel Bus Stop. Bus  2-2, 7, 9-2, 13-4, 720-2, 730 and get off at Suwon World Cup Stop. For map and more details, click here.
Website is in Korean, English.

Ulsan Hyundai FC (울산현대 FC)
Ulsan Hyundai established in 1986
Address: Hyundai Sport Club House, San 137-1, Seobu-dong, Dong-gu, Ulsan
Stadium: Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium (aka Big Crown Stadium) - 울산문수축구경기장
Location: 44 Munsu-ro (San 5-1, Ok-dong), Nam-gu, Ulsan
Getting there: Bus 104, 114, 405, 406, 407, 411, 413, 421, 422, 426, 433,733 and get off at Minsu Stadium Stop. For more details/maps, click here on K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

K-League Challenge (2nd Division) Teams:

Ansan Greeners FC (안산 무궁화 프로축구단)
Ansan Mugunghwa (Greeners) FC was created in 1996 for police officers to play professionally while serving their mandatory military duty.
Stadium: Ansan Wa~ Stadium (안산 와~ 스타디움)
Location: 260 Hwarang-ro, Choji-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do
Getting there: For more details/map, see K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

FC Anyang (FC안양)
Established in 2013
Stadium: Anyang Sports Complex Stadium (안양종합운동장)
Location: 389, Pyeongchon-daero, Bisan-dong, Dongan-gu, Anyang-si, Gyeonggi-do
Getting there: From Anyang Subway Station (Line 1, Stop P147) Exit 2 got to the Anyang Central Market bus stop and catch Bus 8, 5713, 5625, 5626. Get off at Anyang Complex Stadium stop. Map, click here.
Website is in Korean only.

Bucheon FC 1995 (부천 FC)
Established in 2007
Address: Bucheon Stadium
Location: Gyeonggi-do, Bucheon City, Wonmi-gu, Sosa-ro 482 (경기도 부천시 원미구 소사로 482)
Stadium: Bucheon Stadium (부천 스타디움)
Getting there: The stadium is about 300 meters from Bucheon Sports Complex Station (Line 7, Stop 752) Exit 2. For more options/map, click here on K-League website.
Website is in Korean only.

Busan I-Park FC (부산아이파크)
Busan I-Park FC established in 1983
Address: Gangsu Sport Park, 2155 Daejeo 1-dong, Gangseo-gu, Busan
Stadium: Busan Asiad Stadium (aka Asiad Main Stadium - 부산 아시아드 경기장)
Location: 344 World Cup-daero, Geoje 2(i)-dong, (1459, Goeje-dong), Yeonje-gu, Busan
Getting there: Subway line 3 and get off at Sajik Station, Exit 1. For map, click here on K-League site.
Website is in Korean only.

Daegu FC (대구 FC)
Daegu FC established in 2002
Address: Daegu Stadium, 504 Daehung-dong, Soosung-gu, Daegu
Stadium: Daegu Stadium (was Daeju World Cup Stadium; aka Blue Arc) - 대구월드컵경기장
Location: 604 Daeheung-dong, Suseong-gu, Suseong-gu, Daegu
Getting there: Yongji Station (Line 3) Exit 2 and take bu 403. For more options/map, click here.
Website is in Korean only.

Daejeon Citizen FC (대전 시티즌)
Daejeon Citizen established in 1996
Address: Daejeon World Cup Stadium, Noeun-dong, Yusung-gu, Daejeon
Stadium: Daejeon World Cup Stadium (nickname Purple Arena)  - 대전 월드컵 경기장
Location: 32 World Cup-daero, Noeun 1(il)-dong, (San 11-4, Noeun-dong), Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
Getting there: World Cup Stadium Station, Exit 7. For more detail, see K-League website.
Website is in Korean only

Gangwon FC (강원FC)
Gangwon FC established in 2008
Address: Gangneung Stadium/Sports Complex 
Gyo 2-dong San 11, Gangneung, Gangwon-do
Stadium: Gangneung Stadium (강릉종합운동장)
Location: Gyo-dong, 408-3,  Gangneung, Gangwon-do
Getting there: Map/more details, visit K-League website here.
Website is in Korean only

Gyeongnam FC (경남FC)
Gyeongnam FC established in 2005
Address: Changwon Stadium - 창원축구센터
Doodae-dong, Euichang-gu, Changwon, Gyeongnam-do
Stadium: Changwon Stadium (aka Changwon Football Center - 창원축구센터)
Location: 305, Dudae-dong, Changwon, Gyeongsangnam-do
Getting there: for various bus options/map, click here on K-League website
Website is in Korean only.

Seoul E-Land (서울 이랜드)
Established in 2014
Address: Seoul Olympic Stadium (서울올림픽주경기장)
Doodae-dong, Euichang-gu, Changwon, Gyeongnam-do
Stadium: Seoul Olympic Stadium (서울올림픽주경기장)
Location:  25 Olympic-ro, Jamsil 2(i)-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul
Getting there: Sports Complex Station (Line 2, Stop 218 / Line 9, Stop 930) Exit 7. Map, click here.
Website is in Korean only.

Tickets can be purchased either online or at the stadium box office. Note that a Korean citizen ID number is required to purchase tickets online and that the websites are in Korean only.
Stadium purchase: boxes offices generally open about 2-3 hours before kick-off.
Online purchases:
1. To buy a ticket for Seoul FC / Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors / Daegu FC / Daejeon Citizen / Ulsan Hyundai / Busan I’Park / Gyeongnam FC matches, visit sports.interpark
2. To buy a ticket for Gangwon FC / Incheon United / Chunnam Dragons / Pohang Steelers / Gwangju Sangmu / Suwon Samsung Bluewings matches, go to sports.ticketlink
3. To buy a ticket for Jeju United matches, go to jeju-utd.
4. To buy a ticket for Seongnam Ilhwa matches, go to esifc.

For more information about K-League in English, check out K-League United. A collaborative dedicated to uniting fan voices into one for news, updates, debate, and analysis of the K-League Classic and Challenge
 


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Last Updated on 2018-04-02


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