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Date : Friday 17th January 2020

Kick Off : 19:30

Venue : SVĐ Thống Nhất

City continue their preparation for the 2020 Season with an international friendly against South Korean side Ulsan Hyundai.  Founded on 6 December 1983.  The club is owned by the South Korean corporation Hyundai Heavy Industries and currently play their home games at the SVĐ Ulsan Munsu.  The club originally joined the K-League as Hyundai Horang-i in 1984.

Brief History

  • 1984 and the club finish third in their first ever K-League season.  The team's striker Baek Jong-chul becomes the K-League Top Scorer, scoring 16 goals in 28 matches.

  • 1986 and the club wins its first title winning the Professional Football Championship, which is the origin of the Korean League Cup.

  • 1987 the club moves their franchise from Incheon and Gyeonggi Province to Gangwon Province.

  • 1988 and the club finishes the season as runners up.

  • 1990 and the club is on the move again.  This time to Ulsan where the headquarters of several branches of owner company Hyundai are located.

  • 1995 and the club wins its second Korean League Cup.

  • 1996 and after defeating Suwon Samsung Bluewings 3–2 aggregate in the championship playoffs, Ulsan win their first Championship title.

  • 1998 and the club wins its third Korean League Cup.

  • 2005 - after finishing as runners up in 2002 and 2003, the club wins its second Championship title defeating Incheon United 6–3 on aggregate, with Lee Chun-Soo scoring a hat-trick in the first leg.

  • 2007 and Ulsan had its fourth Korean League Cup.

  • 2011 and the club had its fifth Korean League Cup triumph beating Busan IPark 3–2 in the final. Ulsan also finished the season as runners-up in the K-League that season. 

  • 2012 and the club wins the AFC Champions League, defeating Al-Ahli 3–0 in the final on 10 November. In the run up to the final, Ulsan were to go on an unbeaten run throughout the 12 games of the competition, winning nine consecutive games and scoring 27 goals in the process.

  • 2013 and 2019 the club finish the season as K-League runners up.  In-between (2017), the club wins the Korean FA Cup.

2019 Results

Previous Seasons

Honours

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