1987 K League

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The 1987 Korean Professional Football League was the fifth season of the K League. Before the start of this season, the Korean Professional Football Committee was separated from the Korea Football Association. A total of 5 professional teams participated in the league. Hanil Bank withdrew the league from this season. It began on 28 March and ended on 8 November 1987. It was operated with the home and away system for the first time.

Korean Professional Football League
Season1987
Dates28 March – 8 November 1987
ChampionsDaewoo Royals
(2nd title)
Asian Club ChampionshipWithdrew
Matches played80
Goals scored199 (2.49 per match)
Best PlayerChung Hae-won
Top goalscorerChoi Sang-kook
(15 goals)
Best goalkeeperCho Byung-deuk
1986
1988

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Daewoo Royals (C) 32 16 14 2 41 20 +21 46
2 POSCO Atoms 32 16 8 8 64 41 +23 40
3 Yukong Elephants 32 9 9 14 34 43 −9 27
4 Hyundai Horang-i 32 7 12 13 34 40 −6 26
5 Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso 32 7 7 18 26 55 −29 21
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion.

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals Matches
1   Choi Sang-kook POSCO Atoms 15 30
2   Lee Heung-sil POSCO Atoms 12 29
  Noh Soo-jin Yukong Elephants 30
4   Kim Joo-sung Daewoo Royals 10 28
5   Kim Hong-woon POSCO Atoms 9 26
6   Lee Sang-cheol Hyundai Horang-i 8 28
7   Park Hang-seo Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso 7 28
8 3 players 6

AwardsEdit

Single awards[1]
Award Player Club
Most Valuable Player   Chung Hae-won Daewoo Royals
Top goalscorer   Choi Sang-kook POSCO Atoms
Top assist provider   Choi Sang-kook POSCO Atoms
Rookie of the Year   Kim Joo-sung Daewoo Royals
Manager of the Year   Lee Cha-man Daewoo Royals
Best Goalkeeper   Cho Byung-deuk POSCO Atoms
Fighting Spirit Award   Choi Ki-bong Yukong Elephants
Exemplary Award   Park No-bong Daewoo Royals
Best Referee   Park Kyung-in
Best XI[2]
Position Player Club
Goalkeeper   Kim Poong-joo Daewoo Royals
Defenders   Choi Ki-bong Yukong Elephants
  Chung Yong-hwan Daewoo Royals
  Park Kyung-hoon POSCO Atoms
  Gu Sang-bum Lucky-Goldstar Hwangso
Midfielders   Kim Sam-soo Hyundai Horang-i
  Noh Soo-jin Yukong Elephants
  Lee Heung-sil POSCO Atoms
Forwards   Choi Sang-kook POSCO Atoms
  Chung Hae-won Daewoo Royals
  Kim Joo-sung Daewoo Royals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 87프로축구 MVP 丁海遠. Naver.com (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 19 November 1987. Retrieved 31 December 2020.
  2. ^ 프로축구 베스트11 선정. Naver.com (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 11 November 1987.

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