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Laos 2 Singapore 5

For those inclined to receive them, the Lions will be arriving on SQ975 today at 3.55pm. They return after having picked up seven goals and conceded two against regional opposition, a respectable start to the new coach Bernd Stange’s reign. … Continue reading

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We’re Visiting … Laos?

New national coach Bernd Stange will want his Lions – my, our Lions – to pick up their second consecutive win today in Laos. It is just a friendly, but is quite a remarkable occasion. Why?

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Thrilla in Manila: Philippines v Singapore

The semifinals of the AFF Suzuki Cup are upon us! Can we get a good result a against a team who have beaten us in two consecutive matches and not allowed us a goal?

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Spot The Difference

EDIT: As expected, I didn’t receive any comments. No big deal, I’m still working on getting eyeballs 🙂 So, do look at the pictures below. What is your impression of the web presence (and perhaps the priorities) of the FAS … Continue reading

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Sparks upbeat in defeat

Despite going down 2-0 in the first leg of the Singapore Cup semi-final on Thursday evening, ten-man Loyola Meralco Sparks impressed on the pitch and never really looked out of the contest against reigning S.League champions Tampines Rovers at Clementi … Continue reading

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[Voices] Support existing talent for a long-term boost

EDIT: View the published version. Thanks Today for keeping it pretty much intact. (I sent the below letter in yesterday after reading Shamir’s report about marquee players. Sorry Shamir, I wasn’t sure about convention for quoting names.) I read with considerable … Continue reading

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The Singapore Malaysia Cup Overconnect Syndrome

I was reading this on Facebook and it stirred me enough to get me out of my blanket and onto a proper table so I could compose a decent reply. In summary, Hazrul Azhar Jamari addresses what he calls the “Singapore … Continue reading

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Give LATW a chance lah…

LionsXII is going to kick off soon against Kelantan, but the thread on Kallangroar.com’s Facebook page about tickets selling out was kind of distracted by some comments about the LATW crew, which I first noticed from a tweet from @kallangfortis asking if … Continue reading

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LionsXII to play in the Malaysian Super League

This isn’t news, really: it’s about half a year ago that the football associations of Singapore (FAS) and Malaysia (FAM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that they would send teams for the other’s domestic competitions. Some updates to it: … Continue reading

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Halfway through Group A

Three matches left in this stage of World Cup Qualifying, and Singapore need tonnes of self-belief to convince their own home fans that football is once again worth supporting. Currently, Singapore sits at the bottom of the table with 1 … Continue reading

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