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South Korean football clubs running into financial trouble

K-League match between Pohang Steelers and Ulsan Hyundai at Pohang Steelyard on March 3, 2012. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Korean football clubs are facing dangerous financial problems due to the suspension of their season, the Yonhap News Agency has reported.

The 2020 K League 1 season was due to kick off on February 29, but has been postponed indefinitely. According to Yonhap, league and team officials have agreed in principle to shorten the season from 38 to 32 rounds, but they have not yet settled on the new start date.

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