Tag: S-League

As world celebrates football, Singapore confronts a cracked goal post

While the World Cup monopolised the attention of football fans for the whole of last week, one story of a faulty goalpost here in Singapore was glossed over. A StarHub League Cup match between Tampines Rovers and Warriors FC at Clementi Stadium had to be...

Why SIA chose F1 instead of S-League

By Michael Y. P. Ang As Formula One waves goodbye to the SingTel Grid Girls and welcomes the Singapore Girl, some within Singapore's sports fraternity may be wondering whether Singapore Airlines' decision to take over SingTel as the title sponsor of the F1 Singapore Grand...

Is govt-run S’pore football promoting social exclusion?

By Michael Y. P. Ang The Social Progress Index (SPI), using nearly 60 indicators, ranks 132 countries on their social advancement. The index shows that economic growth does not necessarily produce social progress. New Zealand tops the ranking despite its GDP per capita being less...

Finally, a glimmer of hope, but FAS must… (Final Part)

By Michael Y.P. Ang APATHY – Apathetic Fan or Corporate Support Undoubtedly, football is the only sport capable of galvanising the whole nation. It is, therefore, ironic that there is so much apathy among Singaporeans towards the S-League. Under certain circumstances, Singaporeans are also apathetic towards their...