Asan Mugunghwa FC
|Full name||Asan Mugunghwa Football Club
아산 무궁화 프로축구단
(as Police FC)
(as Asan Mugunghwa FC)
|Ground||Yi Sun-sin Stadium|
|Owner||Asan Government and Korean Police Agency|
|Chairman||Mayor of Asan|
|League||K League Challenge|
|2016||K League Challenge, 1st|
|Website||Club home page|
- 1 History
- 2 Club name history
- 3 Current squad
- 4 Managers
- 5 Honours
- 6 Crest history
- 7 See also
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Founding and Police Semi-professional FC era (1996–2012)
Founded as National Police Department FC in 1961, the club changed its name to Seoul Police Department FC in 1962 then back to its original name in 1967. During its history it won a number of competitions such as the Korean President's Cup National Football Tournament and the Korea Semi-Professional Football League in the 1960s before it was dissolved in November 1967. The club was reinstated in 1996, and it partly consisted of players serving their compulsory two-year military duty, similar to the other military club Sangju Sangmu FC.
Professionalization and Ansan era (2013–2016)
In 2013, Police FC joined the K League Challenge.
Asan era (2017–present)
On 11 January 2017, there was operation agreement between the police and Asan government and the new crest was unveiled.
Club name history
- 1996–2013: Police FC
- 2014–2015: Ansan Police FC
- 2016: Ansan Mugunghwa FC
- 2017–present: Asan Mugunghwa FC
- As of 10 May 2017
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Ansan Mugunghwa era (2013–2016)
Police FC era (semi-professional, 1996–2012)
- Winners (1): 2002 Fall
- National Police Agency (Republic of Korea)
- Korean National Police University
- Korean Police Baseball Team
- Sangju Sangmu FC
- "S. Korean city Ansan to launch new pro football club". Yonhap News Agency. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
- 아산 협약식 - '17년 만에 충남 구단'... 아산 무궁화, 새출발 선언
- "Ansan Mugunghwa FC". Soccerway.com. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
- 안산경찰청프로축구단 엠블럼, 유니폼, 마스코트 공개 (in Korean). Gukje News. 2014-03-18.
- 안산 경찰청, 무궁화 축구단으로 명칭 변경 (in Korean). Gukje News. 2016-01-14.
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