Sit-out club Tanjong Pagar apply to join SPL and Singapore Cup

One of the clubs which has been sitting out Singapore’s premier league and cup competitions has applied to rejoin the competitions.  Insert second paragraph here. In a story published in the Straits Times on 11 January, it has been confirmed that Tanjong Pagar United have asked to be back in the fray again. In a […]

Zulfahmi lands in Thailand

Lions midfielder Zulfahmi Arifin has left Singapore Premier League club Hougang United for Thailand’s Suphanburi. Suphanburi is in League 1, and is a top-tier Thailand club. This is his second foray into Thailand, having enjoyed his stint with Thai League 1 club Chonburi FC which ended last year. The 28-year-old received a call from an […]

Is Gombak United slated for a return?

Gombak United could well be returning to the Singapore Premier League for the 2020 season. However, the Bulls’ chairman John Yap isn’t aware that there’s been talk in the fraternity about the club’s possible return. The club last participated in the local league in 2012, when it was still known as the S-League. “Over the […]

Young Lions must win against Indonesia.

If Singapore harbours any hope of making it to the semi-finals of the Southeast Asian Games football tournament, they have no other choice but to beat Indonesia tonight in their second Group B encounter of the competition. Unfortunately, after a dull 0-0 draw against perennial minnows Laos, Singapore is now faced with the prospect of […]

Nazri Nasir is new Young Lions coach

Lions assistant coach Nazri Nasir has been named coach of the Young Lions for the 2020 Singapore Premier League season. In a statement released on 23 November, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced that while Nazri will take on the role as Young Lions coach, Fandi Ahmad will also remain with the FAS as […]

Lions score win over Yemen

Singapore’s Lions scored an away win in the Middle East for the time in 11 years when they returned with a 2-1 win over Yemen in a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 campaign. Goals from Ikhsan Fandi and Hafiz Nor at the […]

Lions need to beat Yemen

The Lions have no other choice but to earn all three points against Yemen tonight in its Group D World Cup qualifiers. Or else, it may be as good as over for the Lions as they will have to face Palestine (away), and heavyweights Saudi Arabia (home) and Uzbekistan (away) after tonight’s match-up against Yemen. […]

Fandi names final squad for Manila SEA Games.

Singapore’s Under-22 National Team Head Coach Fandi Ahmad has finalised his 20-man squad for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games held in Philippines, with Faris Ramli (Terengganu) and Tajeli Selamat (Warriors FC) being chosen to fill the overaged players’ slots. Fandi said, “The coaches and I had to make some difficult decisions as we finalised […]

Geylang sign Noor Ali for 3 years

After a fifth placed finish in the 2019 Singapore Premier League,  Geylang International Football Club  has handed coach Noor Ali a contract for the next three seasons. Noor Ali guided the eagles to a  fifth-placed finish in the Singapore Premier League.  In the Singapore Cup, the club finished as second runners-up. GIFC Chief Executive Eugene […]

Safuwan among ASEAN’s best players

Singapore’s national defender Safuwan Baharudin made it to the ASEAN Best XI at the Asean Football Federation Awards held on 8 November in Hanoi. He was the only Singaporean in the ASEAN Best XI list. In addition, Singapore’s Assistant Referee Ronnie Koh won the Assistant Referee of the Year accolade. The awards are held once […]