View from Asia

Raising the sights of Asia's youth

January 20, 2013
By John Duerden
In Japan, there was excitement for their man and respect for the Bhoys back in 2005 when Shunsuke Nakamura signed for Celtic. For his first game at one of homes of European football, around three dozen Japanese journalists were there, with four electing to live in Glasgow full-time. When Seol Ki-hyeon, a 2002 World Cup star, joined Wolverhampton Wanderers, then, as now, in the Championship in 2004, fans back in Seoul were also pleased to see one of their own in England and so close to the Premier ...

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