Samsung Hauzen
K League
Season2006
DatesRegular season:
12 March – 5 November 2006
Championship:
11–25 November 2006
ChampionsSeongnam Ilhwa Chunma
(7th title)
Champions LeagueSeongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Jeonnam Dragons
Matches played182
Goals scored403 (2.21 per match)
Best PlayerKim Do-heon
Top goalscorerWoo Sung-yong
(16 goals)
2005
2007

The 2006 K League was the 24th season of the K League, which kicked off on March 12. The format of the regular season and playoffs was the same as the one used in the 2005 season. It took a break for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in June and July. The playoff games were held in November.

SK Group, the owners of Bucheon SK, moved their club to Jeju, and renamed the club Jeju United. The club was based in the Jeju World Cup Stadium of Seogwipo. Gyeongnam FC joined the K League, increasing the number of clubs to fourteen.

Regular season

First stage

League table

The first place team qualified for the championship playoffs.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 13 10 2 1 21 9 +12 32 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Pohang Steelers 13 6 4 3 21 15 +6 22
3 Daejeon Citizen 13 4 7 2 13 10 +3 19
4 FC Seoul 13 3 7 3 13 10 +3 16
5 Jeonnam Dragons 13 2 10 1 14 12 +2 16
6 Busan IPark 13 4 4 5 24 25 −1 16
7 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 13 3 7 3 13 14 −1 16
8 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 13 3 7 3 11 13 −2 16
9 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 13 3 6 4 9 13 −4 15
10 Incheon United 13 2 8 3 11 13 −2 14
11 Daegu FC 13 2 7 4 14 16 −2 13
12 Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 13 2 7 4 10 13 −3 13
13 Gyeongnam FC 13 3 4 6 10 15 −5 13
14 Jeju United 13 1 6 6 8 14 −6 9
Source: RSSSF

Results

Home \ Away BIP JND DGU DJC SEO GWJ GNM ICU JJU JHM PHS SIC SSB USH
Busan IPark 1–1 3–2 1–2 0–0 3–1 2–1 1–1
Jeonnam Dragons 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 1–0
Daegu FC 4–4 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 2–2 0–1
Daejeon Citizen 1–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–0 0–0
FC Seoul 5–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 1–1
Gwangju Sangmu 2–0 0–0 2–2 2–0 0–3 0–0
Gyeongnam FC 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–1
Incheon United 0–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 1–1
Jeju United 2–2 0–1 0–3 0–1 0–0 3–0
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–1
Pohang Steelers 0–0 5–4 0–1 2–2 1–0 3–1 0–0
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 4–3 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–1
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1–4 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 1–2
Ulsan Hyundai 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 1–3 1–2
Source: RSSSF
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second stage

League table

The first place team qualified for the championship playoffs.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 13 8 3 2 18 9 +9 27 Qualification for the playoffs
2 Pohang Steelers 13 7 4 2 21 13 +8 25
3 FC Seoul 13 6 5 2 18 12 +6 23
4 Daegu FC 13 6 3 4 18 14 +4 21
5 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 13 5 5 3 12 9 +3 20
6 Incheon United 13 5 4 4 13 14 −1 19
7 Jeonnam Dragons 13 5 3 5 14 13 +1 18
8 Busan IPark 13 5 3 5 16 17 −1 18
9 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 13 4 5 4 21 16 +5 17
10 Jeju United 13 4 4 5 15 16 −1 16
11 Gyeongnam FC 13 4 1 8 12 20 −8 13
12 Daejeon Citizen 13 3 3 7 15 22 −7 12
13 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 13 2 4 7 11 20 −9 10
14 Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 13 3 1 9 7 16 −9 10
Source: RSSSF

Results

Home \ Away BIP JND DGU DJC SEO GWJ GNM ICU JJU JHM PHS SIC SSB USH
Busan IPark 1–3 4–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 0–2
Jeonnam Dragons 1–3 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–0 2–1 1–0
Daegu FC 2–0 3–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 3–1
Daejeon Citizen 0–1 3–1 3–1 0–1 0–1 2–1
FC Seoul 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–2 1–1 2–2
Gwangju Sangmu 0–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–0
Gyeongnam FC 1–0 0–2 3–2 2–2 3–0 0–1
Incheon United 0–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 1–0
Jeju United 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 2–1 0–0
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 0–2 1–0 1–3 1–2 0–1 1–1 1–1
Pohang Steelers 4–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 2–0
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 0–0 4–0 3–0 0–0 3–3 3–3 0–1
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 1–0
Ulsan Hyundai 1–1 1–0 3–1 2–2 0–0 0–1
Source: RSSSF
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Overall table

The top two teams in the overall table qualified for the championship playoffs.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 26 14 7 5 42 25 +17 49 First stage winners
2 Pohang Steelers 26 13 8 5 42 28 +14 47 Qualification for the playoffs
3 Suwon Samsung Bluewings 26 11 10 5 29 22 +7 43 Second stage winners
4 FC Seoul 26 9 12 5 31 22 +9 39 Qualification for the playoffs
5 Ulsan Hyundai Horang-i 26 8 11 7 21 22 −1 35
6 Jeonnam Dragons 26 7 13 6 28 25 +3 34 Qualification for the Champions League[a]
7 Daegu FC 26 8 10 8 32 30 +2 34
8 Busan IPark 26 9 7 10 40 42 −2 34
9 Incheon United 26 7 12 7 24 27 −3 33
10 Daejeon Citizen 26 7 10 9 28 32 −4 31
11 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 26 5 11 10 24 34 −10 26 Qualification for the Champions League[b]
12 Gyeongnam FC 26 7 5 14 22 35 −13 26
13 Jeju United 26 5 10 11 23 30 −7 25
14 Gwangju Sangmu Bulsajo 26 5 8 13 17 29 −12 23
Source: RSSSF
Notes:
  1. ^ Qualified as champions of the FA Cup.
  2. ^ Qualified as defending champions of the Champions League.

Championship playoffs

Main article: 2006 K League Championship

Bracket

Semi-finals Final
        
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1
FC Seoul 0
Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 1 2 3
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 0 1 1
Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1
Pohang Steelers 0

Final table

Pos Team 0 Qualification
1 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma (C)    Qualification for the Champions League
2 Suwon Samsung Bluewings   
3 Pohang Steelers   
4 FC Seoul   
Source: RSSSF
(C) Champion

Top scorers

This list includes goals of the championship playoffs.

Rank Player Club Goals Apps
1 South Korea Woo Sung-yong Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 16 28
2 Brazil Popo Busan IPark 13 24
3 South Korea Kim Eun-jung FC Seoul 9 25
4 South Korea Ko Ki-gu Pohang Steelers 8 22
5 South Korea Lee Dong-gook Pohang Steelers 7 10
Brazil Somália Busan IPark 7 16
Brazil Denilson Daejeon Citizen 7 18
Brazil Mota Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma 7 19
Brazil Selmir Jeonnam Dragons 7 20
Brazil Itamar Suwon Samsung Bluewings 7 25
South Korea Park Chu-young FC Seoul 7 26

Awards

Main awards

Award Winner Club
Most Valuable Player[1] South Korea Kim Do-heon Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Top goalscorer[2] South Korea Woo Sung-yong Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Top assist provider[2] Brazil Adriano Chuva Daejeon Citizen
Rookie of the Year[1] South Korea Yeom Ki-hun Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
Manager of the Year[1] South Korea Kim Hak-bum Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Special Award South Korea Kim Byung-ji FC Seoul
South Korea Choi Eun-sung Daejeon Citizen
South Korea Lee Jung-rae Gyeongnam FC
Best Referee South Korea Lee Young-chul
Best Assistant Referee South Korea Ahn Sang-gi

Best XI

Position Winner Club
Goalkeeper South Korea Park Ho-jin Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Defenders South Korea Jang Hak-young Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Croatia Mato Neretljak Suwon Samsung Bluewings
South Korea Choi Jin-cheul Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
South Korea Kim Young-chul Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
Midfielders South Korea Kim Do-heon Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
South Korea Lee Kwan-woo Suwon Samsung Bluewings
South Korea Baek Ji-hoon Suwon Samsung Bluewings
Brazil Popó Busan IPark
Forwards South Korea Woo Sung-yong Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma
South Korea Kim Eun-jung FC Seoul

Source:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d 김두현, 2006 K-리그 ‘최고 별’ (in Korean). KBS. 20 December 2006. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b 2006 K리그 끝, 관중 갈증에 골 가뭄 (in Korean). KBS. 26 November 2006. Retrieved 30 March 2021.