Jeon Kyung-jun

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Jeon Kyung-Jun
전경준
Personal information
Full name Jeon Kyung-Jun
Date of birth (1973-09-10) September 10, 1973 (age 44)
Place of birth South Korea
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Manager (Former Midfielder)
Club information
Current team
Jeju United (assistant coach)
Youth career
Kyungil University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1999 Pohang Steelers 103 (8)
1999–2001 Bucheon SK 53 (9)
2002–2005 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 60 (6)
2006 Home United 25 (13)
2007 DPMM FC ? (?)
National team
1993 South Korea U-20
1995–1996 South Korea U-23 6 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2010 Super Reds
2012 South Korea U-17 (assistant)
2013–2014 South Korea U-14
2015– Jeju United (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Jeon Kyung-jun
Hangul 전경준
Hanja 全慶埈
Revised Romanization Jeon Gyeong-jun
McCune–Reischauer Chŏn Kyŏng-jun

Jeon Kyung-Jun (born 10 September 1973) is a former footballer from South Korea. He played as midfielder and was the head coach of the Super Reds FC in the Singapore S.League. He currently serves as an assistant coach of South Korea U-17 under head coach Choi Mun-Sik.

Jeon has represented South Korea both at the youth (U-20) and Olympic (U-23) levels.

At club level, he initially enjoyed more international successes (winning the Asian Champions Cup in 1997 and 1998 with Pohang Steelers) than domestic ones. However, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors did manage to win two FA Cups (2003, 2005) despite average form in the league.

In 2006, Jeon left Jeonbuk to play for Home United in Singapore. It was not seen as a wise choice as Jeonbuk won the AFC Champions League that year, while the Protectors only managed a fourth-placed finish in the S.League, but Jeon scored 13 goals.

He joined the Bruneian club DPMM FC for the 2007 Malaysian Super League season, but only stayed a year before returning to Singapore as a player-coach for the Super Reds. He successfully led the team to an impressive runners-up finish in the 2008 season, two points below champions SAFFC, and barely missed out on the MIKASA Coach of the Year award at the S.League Awards Night.

Under Jeon, the Super Reds have been known to play a brand of quick-paced football with effective short passes.

Club career

External links

  • Jeon Kyung-jun – K League stats at kleague.com
  • FIFA Player Statistics
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