Seoul E-Land FC

Seoul E-Land FC (Korean: 서울 이랜드 FC) is a South Korean professional football club based in Seoul which plays in the K League 2 (second division). Seoul E-Land was announced as the league's second football club based in Seoul on April 14, 2014.[1]

Seoul E-Land FC
서울 이랜드 FC
Seoul E-Land FC.svg
Full nameSeoul E-Land Football Club
Short nameSEFC
Founded2014; 6 years ago (2014)
GroundSeoul Olympic Stadium
Capacity69,950
OwnerE-Land Group
ChairmanPark Sung-kyung
ManagerChung Jung-yong
LeagueK League 2
2019K League 2, 10th
WebsiteClub website

This club is owned by E-Land Group and plays at the Seoul Olympic Stadium.

HistoryEdit

On 14 April 2014, E-Land Group officially announced the foundation of a professional football club based in Seoul.

On 17 July 2014, the club appointed former Vancouver Whitecaps manager Martin Rennie as head coach.[2] He was sacked on 15 June 2016.[3]

On 24 June 2016, the club appointed Park Kun-ha as head coach. He resigned on 9 January 2017 and was replaced by Kim Byung-soo.[4]

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 7 February 2020[5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Kim Hyung-keun
2   DF Lee Si-young (on loan from Seongnam FC)
3   DF Kim Min-kyu
4   DF Kim Su-an
5   DF Kim Jin-hwan (vice captain)
6   MF Choi Han-sol
7   DF Lee Sang-min (on loan from Ulsan Hyundai)
8   MF Heo Beom-san
9   MF Lazar Arsić
10   MF Kim Min-kyun (captain)
11   MF Jeon Seok-hoon
13   DF Seo Gyeong-ju
14   MF Yoo Jung-wan
15   MF Park Sung-woo
17   MF Moon Sang-yun
18   MF Won Ki-jong
19   FW Richard Sukuta-Pasu
No. Position Player
20   DF Kim Dong-gwon
21   GK Seo Dong-hyun
22   MF Yun Sang-ho
23   MF Choi Jae-hoon
24   MF Seo Jae-min
25   GK Kang Jung-mook
26   FW Son Suk-yong
28   FW Lee Min-kyu
29   MF Kwak Seong-uk
31   GK Moon Jung-in (on loan from Ulsan Hyundai)
33   DF Lee Jae-hun
35   DF Kim Sung-hyun
39   DF Kim Tae-hyeon (on loan from Ulsan Hyundai)
70   MF Leandro Ribeiro
88   FW Lee Geon-hui

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  DF Byeon Jun-byum (to Jeonju Citizen FC)
  MF Ko Jun-young (to Daejeon Korail)
No. Position Player
  MF Lee Sang-heon (to Chuncheon Citizen)
  MF Kim Min-seo (to Yangju Citizen)

Management teamEdit

As of 5 December 2019
Position Name
Manager   Chung Jung-yong
Coach   In Chang-soo
Goalkeeper Coach   Hwang Hee-hoon
Fitness Coach   Park Ji-hyun
Performance Analyst   Lim Jae-hoon
Scout   Gu Dae-ryeong
Team Doctor   Kim Jin-soo

Source: Seoul E-Land FC.

Managerial historyEdit

# Name Appointed From To Season(s) Notes
1
  Martin Rennie 2014/07/17 2014/09/11 2016/06/15
2015–2016
First manager
C   In Chang-soo 2016/06/15 2016/06/15 2016/06/25
2016
He was in charge in a match against
Busan IPark on 25 June 2016.
2
  Park Kun-ha 2016/06/24 2016/06/25 2017/01/09
2016
3
  Kim Byung-soo 2017/01/09 2017/01/09 2017/11/17
2017
4
  In Chang-soo 2017/12/05 2017/12/05 2018/12/31
2018
5
  Kim Hyun-soo 2018/12/15 2018/12/15 2019/05/22
2019
C   Woo Sung-yong 2019/05/22 2019/05/22 2019/11/10
2019
6
  Chung Jung-yong 2019/11/28 2019/12/05
2020–present

Season-by-season recordsEdit

Season Division Tms. Pos. FA Cup
2015 2 11 4 Round of 32
2016 2 11 6 Round of 32
2017 2 10 8 3rd round
2018 2 10 10 3rd round
2019 2 10 10 Round of 16
2020 2 10
Key
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "이랜드그룹, 프로축구단 창단 발표". KLeague.com. Archived from the original on 15 April 2014. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  2. ^ John Duerden (26 July 2015). "Martin Rennie's South Korean mission with second tier Seoul E-Land". espnfc.com. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Scottish coach sacked by Seoul football club". koreaherald.com. 15 June 2015. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  4. ^ "[오피셜] 서울 이랜드, 김병수 영남대 감독 선임... 박건하 감독 사임" (in Korean). sports.news.naver.com. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Players" (in Korean). Seoul E-Land FC. Retrieved 9 March 2018.

External linksEdit