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Tuesday, 21 May 2002
Pre-World Cup Friendly Match

Korean (South) Republic 1 England 1 [0-1]


Match Summary
Korean Squad
England Squad

Jeju World Cup Stadium, Daeryun-Dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do
Attendance: 39,876;
Kick-off: 7.00pm local, 11.00am BST
Live on xx (UK) -
Commentator: xx

England - Michael Owen (25)
Korea Republic - Park Ji-Sung (66)
Results 2000-2005

England kicked-off. 95 minutes (48 & 47).


Match Summary

Officials from Malaysia

Korea Republic



Referee (black) - Ahmad Khalidi Supian
41 (27 January 1961), FIFA-listed 2001.

Assistant Referees - Artimi Abdullah and K. Kadir Bacha

Fourth Official - Jung Chut Kwon
, Korea Republic
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Korea Republic Team



FIFA (15 May 2002) 40th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 32nd
Colours: Made by Nike - Red collared jerseys with white side flash/rear trim, charcoal shorts with white side trim, red socks with white rear trim.
Capt: Hong Myung-Bo Manager: Guus Hiddink, 55 (8 November 1946 in Netherlands), appointed January 2001,
31st match, W 11 - D 11 - L 9 - F 35 - A 36.
Korea Republic Lineup
1 Woon-Jae, Lee 29 26 April 1973 G Suwon Samsung Bluewings FC 33 GA
22 Chong-Gug, Song 23 20 February 1979 RB

Busan i.cons FC

29 2
20 Myung-Bo, Hong 33 12 February 1969 CD FC Pohang Steelers 126 9
4 Jin-Cheul, Choi 31

26 March 1971


Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC

17 1
5 Nam-Il, Kim, off 89th min. 25 14 March 1977 DM Jeonnam Dragons CFC 22 1
6 Sang-Chul, Yoo 30 18 October 1971 RM Kashiwa Reysol FC, Japan 94 15
21 Ji-Sung, Park 21 25 February 1981 DM Kyoto Purple Sanga FC, Japan 32 2
8 Tae-Uk, Choi, off 75th min. 21 13 March 1981 AM

Anyang LG Cheetahs FC, Japan

18 4
9 Ki-Hyeon, Seol, off 55th min. 23 8 January 1979 CF RSC Anderlecht, Belgium 32 7
10 Young-Pyo, Lee 25 23 April 1977 LB

Anyang LG Cheetahs FC, Japan

50 3
14 Chun-Soo, Lee 20 9 July 1981 LM Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i FC 24 4
Korea Republic Substitutes
19 Jung-Hwan, Ahn, on 55th min. for Ki-Hyeon 26 16 February 1976 M

AC Perugia Calcio, Italy

21 4
16 Du-Ri, Cha, on 75th min. for Tae-Uk 21 25 July 1980 F Korea University FC 14 1
15 Min-Sung, Lee, on 89th min. for Nam-Il 28 23 June 1973 D Busan i.cons FC 54 2
unused substitutes: 2-Hyun Young-Min, 3-Choi Sung-Yong, 7-Kim Tae-Young, 11-Choi Yong-Soo, 12-Kim Byung-Ji, 13-Lee Eul-Yong, 17-Yoon Jong-Hwan, 18-Hwang Sun-Hong, 23-Choi Eun-Song.
team notes: Coach Guus Hiddink previously coached Netherlands in their Euro 96 campaign against England.
4-2-3-1 Woon-Jae -
Chong-Gug, Jin-Cheul, Myung-Bo, Young-Pyo -
(Min-Sung), Ji-Sung -
Sang-Chul, Tae-Uk
(Du-Ri), Chun-Soo -


Age - Appearances/Goals - -


England Team



FIFA (15 May 2002) 12th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 7th
Colours: The 2001 Umbro home shirt - White shadow striped v-neck jersey with navy collar/cuffs/piping and single red vertical stripe down left side, white shorts with red vertical stripe down right side, white socks with navy/white tops.
Capt: Michael Owen, second captaincy,
Gareth Southgate second half
Head Coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson, 54 (5 February 1948), appointed 30 October 2000, took post 12 January 2001.
14th match, W 8 - D 4 - L 2 - F 31 - A 12.
England Lineup
13 Martyn, A. Nigel, off 46th min. 35 11 August 1966 G

Leeds United AFC

22 16 GA
2 Mills, Daniel J., off 68th min. 25 18 May 1977 RB Leeds United AFC 6 0
3 Cole, Ashley, off 46th min. 21 20 December 1980 LB Arsenal FC 8 0
4 Murphy, Daniel B., off 46th min. 25 18 March 1977 RM Liverpool FC 4 1
5 Ferdinand, Rio G., off 46th min. 23 7 November 1978 CD Leeds United AFC 21 0
6 Campbell, Sulzeer J., off 46th min. 27 18 September 1974 CD Arsenal FC 45 0
18 Hargreaves, Owen L. 21 20 January 1981
born in Canada
CM FC Bayern München, Germany 5 0
8 Scholes, Paul, off 46th min. 27 16 November 1974 LM Manchester United FC 43 13
20 Vassell, Darius C. 21 13 June 1980 F Aston Villa FC 4 2
10 Owen, Michael J., off 46th min. 22 14 December 1979 F Liverpool FC 35 16
11 Heskey, Emile W.I. 24 11 January 1978 F

Liverpool FC

23 3
England Substitutes
22 James, David B., on 46th min. for Martyn 31 1 August 1970 G West Ham United FC 8 4 GA
14 Bridge, Wayne M., on 46th min. for A. Cole 21 5 August 1980 LB Southampton FC 4 0
15 Keown, Martin R., on 46th min. for Campbell 35 24 July 1966 CD Arsenal FC 42 2
16 Southgate, Gareth, on 46th min. for Ferdinand 31 3 September 1970 CD

Middlesbrough FC

48 1
17 Sheringham, Edward P., on 46th min. for Owen 36 2 April 1966 F Tottenham Hotspur FC 46 11
19 Cole, Joseph J., on 46th min. for Scholes 20 8 November 1981 LM West Ham United FC 5 0
24 Sinclair, Trevor L., on 46th min. for Murphy 29 2 March 1973 RM West Ham United FC 4 0
12 Brown, Wesley M., on 68th min. for Mills 22 13 October 1979 RB Manchester United FC 5 0
unused substitutes: 1-David Seaman, 9-Robbie Fowler, 21-Nicky Butt.
team notes: Teddy Sheringham equals Ian Wright's record for the number of sixteen substitute appearances.
4-3-3 Martyn (James) -
(Brown), Ferdinand (Southgate), Campbell (Keown), A Cole (Bridge) -
(Sinclair), Hargreaves, Scholes (J Cole) -
Vassell, Owen
(Sheringham), Heskey


Age 24.6 Appearances/Goals - -


    Match Report by Mike Payne


Source Notes

England's World Cup preparations continued in low-key fashion as they were held to a draw by lively co-hosts Korea Republic in Seogwipo.  Michael Owen looked to have put Sven-Göran Eriksson's side on course for a morale-boosting victory when he gave England a first-half lead.

But Korea Republic, coached by the vastly-experienced former Holland boss Guus Hiddink, battled back and deservedly equalised through Park Ji-Sung.  Eriksson used the friendly to run through his options as the countdown continues to the opener against Sweden on 2 June. England took advantage of the opportunity to acclimatise to the gruelling conditions in the Far East - and Eriksson maintained his habit of using all the members of his squad in the course of 90 minutes to give the game an experimental atmosphere. The Swede's biggest bonus was the outstanding display of Bayern Munich's Owen Hargreaves, who performed with great energy and industry.  Hargreaves gave England a scare late on when he limped off injured, but he was able to return to the action after treatment.

Eriksson's side was shaped by injuries to key figures such as David Beckham and Kieron Dyer - and by the need for last-minute fine tuning before the World Cup kicks off.  Leeds United's Danny Mills got first crack at staking his claim to replace Gary Neville at right-back, while the impressive Hargreaves was handed a midfield role. Owen, inevitably, was England's danger man and he posted the warning signals to the Korea Republicns early on.  Hargreaves sent him clear, and when he lobbed goalkeeper Lee Woon-jae, Darius Vassell was only inches away from converting England's opener.

But Owen was not to be denied and he added to his tally of international goals to put England ahead after 25 minutes.  Emile Heskey's astute through ball released Paul Scholes, who saw his effort blocked by Woon-jae, but Owen was on hand to score in typically predatory fashion.  England's defence - which looked to be close to Eriksson's first choice for the World Cup game against Sweden - had been able to keep the lively Koreans at arm's length. But Nigel Martyn was forced into acrobatic action after 37 minutes to save one-handed when Hong Myung-Bo struck a powerful drive from fully 30 yards.  Eriksson sent on his usual procession of substitutes at half time, making seven changes.  But the Swede's hopes of a smooth transition for his re-shuffled side were wrecked when Korea Republic equalised after 51 minutes.

Lee Chun-Soo's corner was flicked on by Choi Tae Uk and Ji-Sung beat substitute Teddy Sheringham at the far post to head confidently past David James.  It was a body blow for England as they went in search for a morale-boosting victory, and Eriksson will have been unhappy at the sloppy nature of the goal.  Ji-Sung's goal lifted the lively Korea Republicns and England were suddenly forced into a period of defence.  But Eriksson's side were still living in relative comfort, quietening the enthusiastic Jeju crowd for long periods.  Substitute goalkeeper James had been well-protected, but he was alert diving to his right to save well from substitute Ahn Jung-Hwan with four minutes left.

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