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The Monkey: Singapore 0 Iraq 2

September 7, 2011


The Monkey briefly wondered if Jalan Besar Stadium is only capable of rockingĀ  when Malaysia visit, before settling down to pen these notes from the World Cup qualifier between Singapore and Iraq. 1. A mixed bag from Singapore. A number of Lions turned in good defensive performances, yet theywere left pondering costly errors. Keeper Lionel […]

The Monkey: Albirex 2 SAFFC 2

August 19, 2011


The Monkey navigated his way past the uncles and pundits propping their feet up at the Jalan Besar Stadium to bring you these notes from the Singapore Cup quarter-finals: Albirex 2 SAFFC 2 (Albirex win 5-4 on pens). 1. SAFFC have a soft underbelly. With an experienced backline and a solid midfield core on paper, […]

style mesti ada museum: #2

July 8, 2011


Jalan Besar Stadium, the spiritual home of Lim Yong Liang, Majid Ariff and Chia Boon Leong et al. The headquarters of Singapore football was officially opened on 26 December 1929 with a game between Malayan Chinese and Rest of Malaya, won by the Chinese 3-2. While Jalan Besar was purpose-built for football, it was owned […]