|Full name||Son Dae-Ho|
|Date of birth||September 11, 1981|
|Place of birth||Pohang, Gyeongbuk, South Korea|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2002–2004||Suwon Samsung Bluewings||22||(1)|
|2005–2008||Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma||58||(2)|
|2015||BEC Tero Sasana||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:48, November 3, 2014 (UTC).
|Revised Romanization||Son Dae-ho|
Son is a tough defender who utilizes his own height and strong pressure. His nickname in K-league is 'tough guy'.
In 2002, Son joined Suwon Samsung Bluewings, and in 2005, he transferred to Chunnam Dragons. However, he was traded with Kim Do-Kyun and transferred to Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma. In 2007, he contributed much to his team and Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma got second place in the league. However, in 2008, the coach changed from Kim Hak-Beom to Shin Tae-Yong due to the poor performance and he got traded Incheon United After that, in order to finish his military duty, he tried to enter Sangju Sangmu Phoenix. But failed with date calculation, he got started the Social Service Personnel, the supplement system of the military duty. He returned to Incheon United in January 2012, playing as defensive midfielder for Incheon United with Kim Nam-il. His performance was prodigious in terms of both quantity and quality with his veteran experience in spite of his two years career break.
He got chosen by Pim Verbeek who was the head coach of the Australian national football team. He regarded Son Dae-Ho's strength and power very high. He made his debut June 2, 2007 versus Netherlands, and he was a regular midfielder in 2007 AFC Asian Cup and made Korean national football team semi-final.
Club career statistics
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|Korea Republic||League||FA Cup||K-League Cup||Asia||Total|
|2002||Suwon Samsung Bluewings||K-League||6||0||8||0||14||0|
|Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma||6||0||0||0||0||0||6||0|
|China PR||League||FA Cup||CSL Cup||Asia||Total|
|2014||Hangzhou Greentown||Chinese Super League||22||0||1||0||23||0|
- 绿城完成新外援第一签 孙大镐想载入俱乐部史册(Chinese)
- Son Dae-ho – K League stats at kleague.com
- National Team Player Record (Korean)
- Son Dae-ho at National-Football-Teams.com