Rookie coach Gavin Lee leads Stags to Singapore Cup

It is only his first season as coach of Tampines Rovers and some even doubted if he had enough experience under his belt to lead the Stags towards any kind of silverware in his first season in charge. But the 28-year-old has silenced his critics with a trio of accolades for 2019. He helped Tampines […]

FIFA and ASEAN sign football MOU

World football governing body FIFA and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 2 November 2019 that will see the two organisations join forces to leverage football as a catalyst for social development and healthy lifestyles in the region. The landmark agreement was signed by FIFA […]

Tampines, Warriors make Singapore Cup final

Two Singapore clubs will meet in the finals of the Singapore Cup final on Saturday 2 November at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Tampines Rovers made the finals after scoring wins over both legs of the semi-finals while Warriors stormed into the finals after a thrilling penalty shootout following a 5-5 aggregate over two legs.  The […]

Singaporean Aidil Sharin takes Kedah to the Malaysia Cup final

Singaporean Aidil Sharin Sahak has made history by becoming the first Singaporean football coach to take a Malaysian state team to the historic Malaysia Cup final. In what can only be described as a wild match in Kuantan’s Darul Makmur Stadium on 26 October, Aidil’s boys found a way to the final after a 5-5 […]

Aidil Sharin on the brink of a Malaysia Cup final

Singaporean Aidil Sharin Sahak is on the verge of leading his Kedah side to the Malaysia Cup final.  The Hijau-Kuning of Kedah are just a step away from heading into the finals after a 3-3 draw against Pahang at the Stadium Darul Aman Alor Setar on 19 October. The match was played before the season’s […]

Attack, says Lions coach Tatsuma Yoshida

The last time the Lions faced off against Uzbekistan at the old National Stadium in 2008, they were given a 7-3 hiding.  But not before giving the visitors a scare. Aleksandar Duric, Mustafic Fahrudin and John Wilkinson were still playing and the new National Stadium was not even built yet.  On 15 October, the Lions […]

Brazil winless in Singapore

Brazil ended their two match Global Tour without a win, after playing out a 1-1 draw against Nigeria on Sunday, 13 October at the National Stadium. On 10 October, the Selecao was not able to get the better of Senegal with the match also ending in the same scoreline. Despite boasting stars like Roberto Firminho, […]

Lions go down in Saudi Arabia

Singapore went down 0-3 to Saudi Arabia to suffer their first loss in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 campaign, and conceded the top spot in the group to the Saudis on goal difference. The Lions were practically camped in their own […]

Singapore in the World Cup 2034? Could happen.

Thailand will lead a joint bid with four other ASEAN nations to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup. The move was agreed at the fifth ASEAN Ministerial meeting on Sports in Manila on 9 October, reported the Bangkok Post.  Apart from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam are involved in the bid. According to the […]

Thailand my best option, says Ben Davis

Former Singapore youth footballer Ben Davis has said that playing for Thailand was his best option.  In an interview with Thai TV channel True4u, David who now plays for Fulham in the United Kingdom said that Thailand was his best option. In the interview which was posted on its Facebook page, he said: “I talked […]