Tag: Sports

Germany’s Lukas Podolski to play alongside Singapore’s Hariss Harun in JDT?

News reports have emerged that Germany’s 2014 World Cup winner Lukas Podolski is keen to play for Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT). Continue reading “Germany’s Lukas Podolski to play alongside Singapore’s Hariss Harun in JDT?”

$600 a year for our athletes? That’s $50 a month on average.

There are Singaporean athletes representing the country across various sports who are only receiving $600 a year (or $50 a month on average) as training assistance grants (spexTAG) from government agency Sport Singapore under its High Performance Sports policy. Continue reading “$600 a year for our athletes? That’s $50 a month on average.”

2,600 footballers across 34 divisions. No, this is not the EPL.

With 186 teams competing in 34 divisions and with over 2,600 youth players from all over Singapore playing football, surely the JSSL Leagues has to be the most successful privately-organised youth football leagues for both boys and girls in Singapore. Continue reading “2,600 footballers across 34 divisions. No, this is not the EPL.”

Fuuuuuuuuuu! Hariss Harun is first Singaporean to play in Spain!

After worried Singapore football fans took to social media to express their unhappiness at how Singapore midfielder Hariss Harun could well be without a club for a year, it looks like the problem is now solved.  Continue reading “Fuuuuuuuuuu! Hariss Harun is first Singaporean to play in Spain!”