Tag: Sports

Most of my players saw snow for first time: Singapore national U18 coach

Singapore’s young national under-18 side have all but crashed out of the Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) U19 tournament. Continue reading “Most of my players saw snow for first time: Singapore national U18 coach”

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$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!”

OPINION ⇒ A slap in the face for Singapore sports culture

By Jose Raymond

The Singapore Land Authority’s (SLA) decision to suspend Home United Youth Football Academy’s (see story here) use of two of its pitches at the Mattar Road premises because of complaints by a few residents is a slap in the face for the development of sports culture in Singapore. Continue reading “OPINION ⇒ A slap in the face for Singapore sports culture”