Tag: Football

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...

Mystery of missing National player

By Michael Y.P. Ang Singapore's search for that elusive SEA Games football gold kicks off when the Republic takes on Laos on Dec 8. The...

Time to shape up… or ship out?

I echo Mr Michael Y.P. Ang’s view that the FAS needs to develop fresh marketing appeal to increase corporate support (“Finally, a glimmer of...

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...

Finally, a glimmer of hope, but FAS must… (Part 1)

By Michael Y.P. Ang While Gabriel Quak's confident finishing within a minute of his competitive debut for Singapore during the Lions' surprising 2-1 victory over...

Race and Sports — a better mix?

By Augustine Low Chinese play basketball and table tennis, Malays play football and sepak takraw, and Indians gravitate towards hockey and cricket. Racial dominance and racial...
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Was the axing of Socceroos' coach justified?

By P. Francis Sacking a national team football coach, who has qualified the country for a World Cup, is rarely – if ever – heard...
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