Han Kwang-song
29 September 2017
The free-scoring striker was stopped by his country from talking to an Italian TV station, according to Perugia's president
28 September 2017
In light of a travel ban to North Korea issued by the Malaysian government on Thursday, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has decided to postpone the Asian Cup qualifier between Malaysia and North Korea in Pyongyang for the third time.
24 September 2017
Upcoming trips to Pyongyang and Hong Kong in October will decide Malaysia’s 2019 Asian Cup hopes. Some youngsters are set to re-join after the SEA Games while a number of Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) players should be included too.
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11 May 2017
Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) president Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has spoken out against the decision to play Malaysia’s Asian Cup qualifying match with North Korea in Pyongyang. 
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9 May 2017
Malaysia will travel to Pyongyang to face North Korea in their opening Asian Cup qualifier on June 8 as diplomatic tensions between the two countries appear to have eased.
7 May 2017
Clough, Colombia and the Class of '92 all star as Jon Spurling selects the best factual films about the beautiful game
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3 May 2017
Turns out North Korea's fearless leader follows Italian football because of Cagliari teenager Han Kwang-song.
Donald Trump, fake news
17 March 2017
Arsene Wenger has dismissed suggestions of first-team assistant Boro Primorac leaving as "fake news" – already a buzzword of 2017 thanks to a certain White House incumbent. But as Jon Spurling discovers, mistruths in the game were being reported long before Donald Trump got up in grills. Sad!
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6 March 2017
Malaysia's Asian Cup qualifying opener against North Korea in Pyongyang on March 28 might not occur after Malaysia's government barred the Tigers from traveling there due to security concerns following the alleged assassination of Kim Jong Nam. 
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