Gwangju FC

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Gwangju FC
광주 FC
Club crest
Full name Gwangju Football Club
광주시민프로축구단
Founded 2010; 8 years ago (2010)
Ground Gwangju World Cup Stadium
Capacity 40,245
Owner Gwangju Government
Chairman Mayor of Gwangju
Manager Vacant
League K League 2
2017 K League Classic, 12th (relegated)
Website Club website

Gwangju FC (Korean:광주 FC, Hanja: 光州 FC) is a South Korean professional football club. Based in Gwangju of South Korea, Gwangju FC joined the K League as its 16th club for the 2011 season.

History[edit]

Gwangju FC was founded in December, 2010, and its maiden season in the K-League took place in 2011. In 2012, Gwangju FC was relegated to the K League Challenge, the newly formed second-tier professional league in South Korea. In 2014, Gwangju FC won promotion back into the K League Classic.

Squad[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 July 2018

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

No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Park Wan-seon
2 South Korea DF Park Yo-han
4 South Korea DF Kim Tae-yoon
5 South Korea DF Jeong Jun-yeon
6 South Korea MF Ahn Young-gyu
7 Brazil FW Gil
8 South Korea MF Lim Min-hyeok
9 South Korea FW Doo Hyeon-seok
10 South Korea FW Na Sang-ho
11 South Korea FW Jeong Yeong-chong
12 South Korea DF Lee Joon-seok
13 Japan MF Minori Sato
14 South Korea MF Choi Jun-hyeok
15 South Korea DF Lee In-kyu
16 South Korea DF Ryu Eon-jae
17 South Korea DF Jeong Dong-yun
18 South Korea MF Kim Mun-kyu
No. Position Player
20 South Korea DF Lee Han-do
22 South Korea FW Kim Si-woo
23 Chinese Taipei DF Wang Chien-ming
24 South Korea DF Shin Min-kyu
25 South Korea MF Kim Dong-hyun
26 South Korea DF Lee Dong-ha
27 South Korea MF Kim Jeong-hwan
28 South Korea DF Choi Doo-ho
29 South Korea MF Yeo Bong-hun
30 South Korea MF Kim Hye-seong
31 South Korea GK Yoon Pyeong-gook
32 South Korea MF Kim Yoon-soo
33 South Korea DF Jeong Da-hoon
37 South Korea DF Lee Seung-mo
41 South Korea GK Je Jong-hyun
79 South Korea DF Lee Eu-tteum
Brazil FW Felipe Silva

Out on loan[edit]

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

No. Position Player
South Korea MF Yeo Reum (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea DF Kim Jin-hwan (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
South Korea DF Lee Euddeum (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)
South Korea MF Jo Seong-joon (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)
South Korea MF Kim Young-bin (to Sangju Sangmu for military duty)
No. Position Player
South Korea GK Choi Bong-jin (to Asan Mugunghwa for military duty)
South Korea FW Lee Joong-seo (to Gangneung City)
South Korea MF Kim Ji-soo (to Gangneung City)
South Korea DF Jung Ho-min (to Gimhae FC)
South Korea FW Jo Ju-young (to Gyeongju KH&NP)

Managers[edit]

# Name From To Season Notes
1
South Korea Choi Man-Hee 2010/10/18 2012/12/01 2011–2012 First manager
2
South Korea Yeo Bum-Kyu 2012/12/06 2013/08/16 2013
C
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2013/08/16 2015/01/03 2013–2014
3
South Korea Nam Ki-il 2015/01/05 2017/08/14 2015–2017
4
South Korea Kim Hak-bum 2017/08/08 2017/11/18 2017

Honours[edit]

Domestic competitions[edit]

League[edit]

Runners-up (1): 2014

Season-by-season records[edit]

Season Division Tms. Pos. FA Cup AFC CL
2011 1 16 11 Round of 32
2012 1 16 15 Round of 16
2013 2 8 3 Round of 16
2014 2 10 2 Round of 16
2015 1 12 10 Round of 32
2016 1 12 8 Round of 16
2017 1 12 12 Quarter-final
Key
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league

Asian clubs ranking[edit]

As of 12 February 2017.[1]
Current Rank Country Team
81 Iran Gostaresh Foulad
82 South Korea Gwangju FC
83 Japan Vegalta Sendai
84 Indonesia Persib Bandung
85 Australia Adelaide United

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