FC Seoul Squad 2014

Full name Football Club Seoul
FC 서울
Founded 22 December 1983; 30 years ago, as Lucky-Goldstar FC
Ground Seoul World Cup Stadium
Capacity 66,806
Owner GS Group
Chairman Huh Chang-Soo
Manager Choi Yong-Soo
League K League Classic
2013 K League Classic, 4th

Players

Current squad

As of 20 January 2014

No. Position Player
1 GK Kim Yong-Dae
2 DF Choi Hyo-Jin
4 DF Kim Ju-Young
5 DF Cha Du-Ri
6 DF Kim Jin-Kyu (captain)
7 DF Kim Chi-Woo
8 DF Adilson dos Santos
9 FW Sergio Escudero
11 FW Mauricio Molina
14 FW Park Hee-Seong
17 MF Choi Hyun-Tae
18 FW Kim Hyun-Sung
20 MF Han Tae-You
21 DF Ko Yo-Han
22 MF Koh Myong-Jin
23 GK Han Il-Koo
24 MF Yun Il-Lok
26 MF Cho Nam-Kee
27 MF Ko Kwang-Min
28 DF Kim Nam-Chun
 
No. Position Player
31 GK Yu Sang-Hun
32 FW Jung Seung-Yong
33 MF Choi Tae-Uk
36 DF Lee Taek-Ki
41 GK Lee Seung-Kyu
49 FW Hwang Sin-Young
TBA DF Sim Sang-Min
TBA MF Yun Ju-Tae
TBA DF Kim Woo-Hyun
TBA DF Lee Joon-Hyung
TBA FW Jung Dong-Chul
TBA FW Choi Myung-Hoon
TBA DF Hwang Hyun-Soo
TBA FW Yoon Hyun-Oh
TBA GK Kim Chul-Ho
TBA FW Shim Je-Hyuk
TBA DF Cho Min-Woo
TBA FW Kang Jung-Hun
TBA DF Osmar Barba
TBA DF Lee Woong-Hee
TBA FW Rafael Costa

Out on loan & military service

No. Position Player
  DF Kim Dong-Woo (to  Police FC until 2014 season)
  DF Song Seung-Ju (to  Police FC until 2014 season)
  MF Moon Ki-Han (to  Police FC until 2014 season)
  MF Kim Won-Sik (to  Police FC until 2014 season)
 
No. Position Player
  FW Jung Jo-Gook (to  Police FC until 2014 season)
  MF Lee Jae-Kwon (to  Police FC until 2015 season)
  MF Moon Dong-Ju (to Ehime FC until 2014 season)

U-18 Team (Osan High School FC) Squad

No. Position Player
* GK Kim Chol-Ho
* GK Lue Wo-Jung
* GK Jeong Jin-Wook
* DF Hwang Hyun-Soo
* DF Park Jun-Young
* DF Byun Whan-Ho
* DF Park Min-Gyu
* DF Choi Seon-Woong
* DF Lee Jung-Ki
* DF Son Jung-Ho
* DF Chung Hyung-Kyu
* DF Ha Gye-Hong
* DF Shim Jae-Min
* MF Jeong Se-Hwan
 
No. Position Player
* MF Hwang Ki-Wook
* MF Lee Young-Chan
* MF Kim Myung-Su
* MF Park Sung-Woo
* MF Kim Min-Jun
* MF Lee Hyun-Gu
* MF Jeong Jun-Hyuck
* MF Lee Seung-Whan
* MF Kim Ji-Ho
* FW Shim Je-Hyeok
* FW Yoon Hyun-Oh
* FW Yu Chung-In
* FW Shin Sung-Jae

Current notable players

  •  Choi Tae-Uk (2000–2003, 2010–present)
  •  Koh Myong-Jin (2003–present)
  •  Ko Yo-Han (2004–present)
  •  Kim Jin-Kyu (2007–2010, 2012–present)
  •  Kim Hyun-Sung (2009–present)
  •  Kim Yong-Dae (2010–present)
  •  Kim Ju-Young (2012–present)
  •  Yun Il-Lok (2013–present)
  •  Park Hee-Seong (2013–present)
  •  Cha Du-Ri (2013–present)
  • Adi (2006–present)
  • Mauricio Molina (2011–present)
  • Sergio Escudero (2012–present)

Former notable players

  •  Park Byung-Chul (16 Apps, 1984*)
  •  Lee Yong-Soo (25 Apps, 1984*)
  •  Han Moon-Bae (75 Apps, 1984–86*)
  •  Cho Young-Jeung (52 Apps, 1984–87*)
  •  Park Hang-Seo (115 Apps, 1984–88*)
  •  Jung Hae-Seong (118 Apps, 1984–89*)
  •  Kang Deuk-Soo (139 Apps, 1984–89*)
  •  Kim Hyun-Tae (114 Apps, 1984–91*)
  •  Choi Jin-Han (151 Apps, 1985–91*)
  •  Cho Min-Kook (139 Apps, 1986–92*)
  •  Gu Sang-Bum (158 Apps, 1986–93*)
  •  Cha Sang-Kwang (149 Apps, 1986–91, 1995*)
  •  Lee Young-Jin (220 Apps, 1986–95, 1997*)
  •  Park Yoon-Ki (13 Apps, 1987*)
  •  Jang Jung (33 Apps, 1987–88*)
  •  Choi Soon-Ho (28 Apps, 1988–90*)
  •  Choi Young-Jun (177 Apps, 1988–94*)
  •  Yoon Sang-Chul (300 Apps, 1988–97*)
  •  Cho Byung-Young (178 Apps, 1988–97*)
  •  Lee Young-Ik (190 Apps, 1989–97*)
  •  Park Jung-Bae (111 Apps, 1990–93*)
  •  Choi Dae-Shik (166 Apps, 1990–95*)
  •  Seo Jung-Won (84 Apps, 1992–97*)
  •  Kim Bong-Soo (106 Apps, 1992–99*)
  •  Kim Pan-Keun (100 Apps, 1994–97*)
  •  Choi Yong-Soo (148 Apps, 1994–00, 2006*)
  •  Jung Kwang-Min (145 Apps, 1998–02, 2007*)
  •  Lee Sang-Hun (75 Apps, 1998–03*)
  •  Kim Sung-Jae (203 Apps, 1999–05*)
  •  Lee Young-Pyo (70 Apps, 2000–02)
  •  Shin Eui-Son (127 Apps, 2000–04*)
  •  Kim Dong-Jin (128 Apps, 2000–06, 2011)
  •  Park Yong-Ho (166 Apps, 2000–11)
  •  Lee Jung-Soo (31 Apps, 2002–04)
  •  Kim Chi-Gon (182 Apps, 2002–09)
  •  Lee Eul-Yong (84 Apps, 2003–04, 2006–08)
  •  Kim Eun-Jung (133 Apps, 2004–08)
  •  Lee Chung-Yong (68 Apps, 2004–09)
  •  Baek Ji-Hoon (37 Apps, 2005–06)
  •  Kwak Tae-Hwi (54 Apps, 2005–07)
  •  Lee Min-Sung (87 Apps, 2005–08*)
  •  Park Chu-Young (87 Apps, 2005–08)
  •  Kim Byung-Ji (84 Apps, 2006–08)
  •  Ki Sung-Yueng (80 Apps, 2006–09)
  •  Kim Han-Yoon (131 Apps, 2006–10)
  •  Lee Seung-Yeoul (104 Apps, 2008–11)
  •  Hyun Young-Min (79 Apps, 2010–13)
  •  Ha Dae-Sung (119 Apps, 2010–13)
  • Piyapong Pue-on (43 Apps, 1984–86*)
  • Arsenio Luzardo (18 Apps, 1992–93*)
  • Jeaustin Campos (19 Apps, 1995–96*)
  • Serhiy Skachenko (51 Apps, 1996–97*)
  • Oleg Elyshev (83 Apps, 1997–99*)
  • Mutamba Kabongo (109 Apps, 1997–00*)
  • Ricardo Nascimento (71 Apps, 2005–07*)
  • Kiki Musampa (5 Apps, 2008*)
  • Dejan Damjanović (194 Apps, 2008–2013)
  • Server Djeparov (33 Apps, 2010–11)
  • Andre (96 Apps, 2000–02)
  • Ricardo (147 Apps, 2000–04)
  • Grafite (9 Apps, 2003)
  • Renaldo (11 Apps, 2004)
  • Dudu (33 Apps, 2006–07)

Captains

Seasons Captains Vice-Captains Notes
1984 Han Moon-Bae    
1985 Kim Kwang-Hoon    
1986 Park Hang-Seo    
1987–1988 Jung Hae-Seong    
1989–1990 Choi Jin-Han    
1991–1992 Lee Young-Jin    
1993 Gu Sang-Bum    
1994 Choi Young-Jun    
1995 Yoon Sang-Chul   –1995/08/04
1995–1996 Lee Young-Ik   1995/08/05–
1997 Cho Byung-Young    
1998 Kim Bong-Soo    
1999–2000 Choi Yong-Soo   –2000/05/09
2000 Kim Gwi-Hwa   2000/05/10–
2001 Lee Sang-Hun   –2001/05/??
2001 Son Hyun-Jun   2001/05/??–
2002 Choi Yoon-Yeol    
2003–2004 Kim Sung-Jae    
2005–2006 Lee Min-Sung    
2007–2008 Lee Eul-Yong Kim Chi-Gon  
2009 Kim Chi-Gon Kim Jin-Kyu  
2010 Park Yong-Ho Kim Jin-Kyu  
2011 Park Yong-Ho Hyun Young-Min  
2012–2013 Ha Dae-Sung Kim Jin-Kyu  
2014 Kim Jin-Kyu Koh Myong-Jin  

Club officials

Coaching staff

Position Name Notes
Manager Choi Yong-Soo  
Assistant Manager Vacant  
Coach Kim Sung-Jae  
Coach Lee Ki-Hyung  
Coach Kim Han-Yoon  
Goalkeeping Coach Leandro  
Fitness Coach Kanno Atsushi  
Youth Team Manager Kike Linero  
U-18 Team Coach Lee Won-June  
U-16 Team Coach Yun Dae-Sung  
U-14 Team Coach Chung Sang-Nam  
Youth Team Goalkeeping Coach Seo Dong-Myung  
Youth Team Goalkeeping Coach Zole  
Head of Youth Development Choi Soon-Ho  
Chief Scout Choi Ki-Bong  
Scout Jung Jae-Yoon
Kim Sang-Moon
 

Supporting staff

Position Name Notes
Club Doctor Unknown  
Medical Trainer Park Seong-Ryul, Bae Gwih-Yeon, Choi Gyu-Jeong  
Strategy Analyst Kim Jeong-Hun, Kim Hyeok-Jung  
Kit Manager Lee Chun-Kil  
Vehicle Controller Kim Yong-Ki  
Translator Park Tae-In  
Dietitian Nam Yeon-Ak  

Managerial history

# Name Appointed From To Season Notes
1 Park Se-Hak 1983-08-12 1983-12-22 1987-11-19 1984–1987 First manager of FC Seoul.
C Ko Jae-Wook 1987-12-01 1987-12-01 1988-12-26 1988 Caretaker manager in 1988,
before being promoted to regular manager in 1989.
2 1988-12-27 1988-12-27 1993-12-31 1989–1993
3 Cho Young-Jeung 1993-11-23 1994-01-01 1996-11-05 1994–1996 First manager from FC Seoul player.
4 Park Byung-Joo 1996-12-10 1996-12-20 1998-11-25 1997–1998 He won the first FA Cup for FC Seoul.
5 Cho Kwang-Rae 1998-10-22 1998-12-01 2004-12-15 1999–2004 He is the club's longest serving manager. (6 seasons)
6 Lee Jang-Soo 2004-12-30 2005-01-10 2006-12-02 2005–2006 He won the first K-League Cup for FC Seoul.
7 Şenol Güneş 2006-12-08 2007-01-08 2009-11-25 2007–2009 First foreign manager of FC Seoul.
8 Nelo Vingada 2009-12-14 2010-01-03 2010-12-13 2010 First (and only) manager to win the double.
9 Hwangbo Kwan 2010-12-28 2011-01-05 2011-04-26 2011 First (and only) manager
who resigned in the middle of season.
C Choi Yong-Soo 2011-04-26 2011-04-27 2011-12-08 2011 Caretaker manager in 2011,
before being promoted to regular manager in 2012.
First manager of winning K-League
as FC Seoul player, coach, manager.
10 2011-12-09 2011-12-09   2012–present

Management

Board of Directors

Position Name Notes
Chairman Huh Chang-Soo  
President Chang Ki-Joo  
Director Lee Jae-Ha  

Chairman history

# Name From To Period Notes
1 Koo Ja-Kyung 1983-08-12 1990-12-31 1984–1990 The First Chairman
2 Koo Bon-Moo 1991-01-01 1997-12-31 1991–1997  
3 Huh Chang-Soo 1998-03-01 present 1998–present  

Honours

Domestic competitions

  • K League
    • Winners (5) : 1985, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2012
    • Runners-up (5) : 1986, 1989, 1993, 2001, 2008
  • League Cup
    • Winners (2) : 2006, 2010
    • Runners-up (4) : 1992, 1994, 1999, 2007
  • FA Cup
    • Winners (1) : 1998
  • National Football Championship
    • Winners (1) : 1988
  • Super Cup
    • Winners (1) : 2001
    • Runners-up (1) : 1999

International competitions

  • AFC Champions League
    • Runners-up (2) : 2001–02, 2013

Double

  • Double
    • League and League Cup (1) : 2010

Statistics

Season by season records

Season Teams K League Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts League Cup ACL Manager
1984 8 7th 28 8 6 14 38 45 -7 33     Park Se-Hak
1985 8 Champions 21 10 7 4 35 19 +16 27     Park Se-Hak
1986 6 Runners-up 20 10 7 3 28 17 +11 27 5th Did not qualify Park Se-Hak
1987 5 5th 32 7 7 18 26 55 -29 21 No competition Qualified
but withdrew
Park Se-Hak
1988 5 4th 24 6 11 7 22 29 -7 23 Did not qualify Ko Jae-Wook 
1989 6 Runners-up 40 15 17 8 53 40 +13 47 Ko Jae-Wook
1990 6 Champions 30 14 11 5 40 25 +15 39 Ko Jae-Wook
1991 6 6th 40 9 15 16 44 53 -9 33 Ko Jae-Wook
1992 6 4th 30 8 13 9 30 35 -5 29 Runners-up  Did not enter Ko Jae-Wook
1993 6 Runners-up 30 18
10
0
11
12
9
28 29 -1 59 4th Did not qualify Ko Jae-Wook
1994 7 5th 30 12 7 11 53 50 +3 43 Runners-up  Cho Young-Jeung
1995 8 8th 28 5 10 13 29 43 -14 25 6th Cho Young-Jeung
1996 9 9th 32 8 8 16 44 56 -12 32 8th Cho Young-Jeung
1997 10 9th 18 1 8 9 15 27 -12 11 10th
Group A 3rd (P)
Park Byeong-Ju
1998 10 8th 18 9
8
0
2
9
8
28 28 0 23 4th
3rd (PM)
Park Byeong-Ju
1999 10 9th 27 10
8
0
4
17
15
38 52 -14 24 Runners-up 
Group B 4th
Cho Kwang-Rae
2000 10 Champions 27 19
17
0
5
8
5
46 25 +21 53 4th
Group A 5th
Quarter-finals Cho Kwang-Rae
2001 10 Runners-up 27 11 10 6 30 23 +7 43 Group A 4th Did not qualify Cho Kwang-Rae
2002 10 4th 27 11 7 9 37 30 +7 40 4th Runners-up Cho Kwang-Rae
2003 12 8th 44 14 14 16 69 68 +1 56 No competition Did not qualify Cho Kwang-Rae
2004 13 5th 24 7 12 5 20 17 +3 33 12th Cho Kwang-Rae
2005 13 7th 24 8 8 8 37 32 +5 32 5th Lee Jang-Soo
2006 14 4th 26 9 12 5 31 22 +9 39 Winners  Lee Jang-Soo
2007 14 7th 26 8 13 5 23 16 +7 37 Runners-up  Şenol Güneş
2008 14 Runners-up 26 15 9 2 44 25 +19 54 Group A 3rd Şenol Güneş
2009 15 5th 28 16 5 7 47 27 +20 53 3rd Quarter-finals Şenol Güneş
2010 15 Champions 28 20 2 6 58 26 +32 62 Winners  Did not qualify Nelo Vingada
2011 16 5th 30 16 7 7 56 38 +18 55 Quarter-finals Quarter-finals Hwangbo Kwan
Choi Yong-Soo 
2012 16 Champions 44 29 9 6 76 42 +34 96 Competition
ceased
Did not qualify Choi Yong-Soo
2013 14 4th 38 17 11 10 59 46 +13 62 Runners-up Choi Yong-Soo

K League Championship records

Season Teams Position Pld W D L GF GA GD PSO Manager
1986 2 Runners-up 2 0 1 1 1 2 -1 N/A Park Se-Hak
2000 4 Winners 2 1 1 0 5 2 +1 4–2 W Cho Kwang-Rae
2006 4 4th (Semi-finals) 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 N/A Lee Jang-Soo
2008 6 Runners-up 3 1 1 1 6 5 +1 N/A Şenol Güneş
2009 6 5th (Round of 6) 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2–3 L Şenol Güneş
2010 6 Champions 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1 N/A Nelo Vingada
2011 6 5th (Round of 6) 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 N/A Choi Yong-Soo 

All-time competitions records

Competition Season Pld W D L GF GA GD Win% Notes
K League 1984-2013 1074 413 329 332 1453 1293 +160 38.45%  
FA Cup 1996-2013 41 20 6 15 83 55 +28 48.78%  
AFC Champions League 1986-2013 43 18 16 9 73 44 +29 41.86%  
Total   1158 451 351 356 1609 1392 +217 38.95%  

Attendance records

Attendance new records by FC Seoul

Records Date / Season Matches Attendance Notes
Korean Pro Sports Single-Match Highest Attendance New Record 2010-05-05 1 60,747  
K League Championship Single-Match Highest Attendance New Record 2010-12-05 1 56,759  
K League Single-Regular Season Highest Average Attendance New Record 2010 Season 14 30,849 League : 14 matches
K League Single-Regular & Post Season Highest Average Attendance New Record 2010 Season 15 32,576 League : 14 matches
Championship : 1 match
K League Single-Regular & Post Season Highest Total Attendance New Record 2010 Season 15 488,641 League : 14 matches
Championship : 1 match
K League Single-Season Highest Total Attendance New Record 2010 Season 19 546,397 League : 14 matches
Championship : 1 match
League Cup : 4 matches

Total attendance & Average attendance

Season Season
Total Att.
K League Season
Total Att.
Regular Season
Average Att.
ACL
Total / Average Att.
Friendly Match
Att.
Att. Ranking Notes
1984–2003 Official attendance records don't have credibility  
2004 223,529 223,529 15,363 N/A N/A    
2005 458,605 458,605 22,010 N/A Unknown (Boca Juniors) K League Season
Total Att. 1st
 
2006 357,231 315,698 18,782 N/A 61,235 (FC Tokyo) K League Season
Total Att. 2nd
FA Cup highest attendacne
new record
in 2006 FA Cup Quarter-finals
Friendly match with
FC Tokyo was for free
2007 411,362 379,903 21,515 N/A 65,000 (Manchester United) K League Season
Total Att. 2nd
 
2008 398,757 398,757 22,417 N/A 34,000 (Los Angeles Galaxy)
40,000 (FC Tokyo)
K League Season
Total Att. 2nd
K League Championship included
2009 319,250 270,624 16,535 47,311 / 11,828 65,000 (Manchester United) K League Season
Total Att. 2nd
K League Championship included
2010 547,592 546,397 32,576 N/A N/A K League Season
Total Att. 1st
K League Championship included
2011 505,138 448,027 28,002 53,378 / 13,345 N/A K League Season
Total Att. 1st
K League Championship included
2012 467,649 451,045 20,502 N/A N/A K League Season
Total Att. 1st
 
2013 376,851 240,546 12,260 124,360 / 17,766 N/A K League Season
Total Att. 2nd
 

Korean Pro Sports Single-Match Highest Attendance Records Top 10

# Competition Date Home Team Score Away Team Venue Attedance Notes
1 2010 K League 2010-05-05 FC Seoul 4 : 0 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma Seoul World Cup Stadium 60,747 Children's Day
2 2010 K League 2010-12-05 FC Seoul 2 : 1 Jeju United Seoul World Cup Stadium 56,759 Weekend
K League Championship
Final 2nd Leg
3 2013 AFC Champions League 2013-10-26 FC Seoul 2 : 2 Guangzhou Evergrande Seoul World Cup Stadium 55,501 Weekend
AFC Champions League Final
1st Leg
4 2007 K League 2007-04-08 FC Seoul 0 : 1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seoul World Cup Stadium 55,397 Weekend
5 2011 K League 2011-03-06 FC Seoul 0 : 2 Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seoul World Cup Stadium 51,606 Weekend
2011 Season Home Opener
6 2012 K League 2012-08-19 FC Seoul 0 : 2 Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seoul World Cup Stadium 50,787 Weekend
7 2010 K League 2010-04-04 FC Seoul 3 : 1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seoul World Cup Stadium 48,558 Weekend
8 2005 K League 2005-07-10 FC Seoul 4 : 1 Pohang Steelers Seoul World Cup Stadium 48,375 Weekend
9 2004 K League 2004-04-03 FC Seoul 1 : 1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings Seoul World Cup Stadium 47,928 Weekend
10 2012 K League 2012-05-05 FC Seoul 2 : 1 Pohang Steelers Seoul World Cup Stadium 45,982 Weekend
(Children's Day)

Ownership

Years Owner Notes
1983–1991 Lucky-Goldstar Sports in Lucky-Goldstar Group  
1991–2004 LG Sports in LG Group  
2004–present GS Sports in GS Group  

Sponsorship

Kit manufacturers and shirt sponsors

Period Kit manufacturer Sponsors Shirt printing Notes
1984–1986 Bando Fashion Lucky-Goldstar 럭키금성 / Lucky-Goldstar Football socks was only sponsoerd by
Prospecs during 1993-1996 seasons.
Bando Fashion was renamed LG Fashion in 1995.
1987–1994 GoldStar 금성VTR / GoldStar VTR, etc.  
1995–1996 LG Electronics LG하이비디오/ LG HIGH VIDEO, etc.  
1997 Reebok LG Information & Communications 프리웨이 / FREEWAY, etc.  
1998 Adidas LG Electronics LG 싸이언 / LG Cyon, etc. Mobile Phone Brand
1999 LG Electronics 디지털 LG / DIGITAL LG  
2000 LG Telecom 카이 / X  
2001–2002 LG Electronics 싸이언 / Cyon Mobile Phone Brand
2003 LG Electronics 엑스캔버스 / XCANVAS TV Brand
2004 LG Electronics 싸이언 / Cyon Mobile Phone Brand
2005–2011 GS E&C 자이 / Xii Apartment Brand
Seoul Metropolitan Government Hi Seoul
Soul OF Asia
For 2009 AFC Champions League
2012–present Le Coq Sportif GS E&C 자이 / Xii Apartment Brand