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Independence days, part II

August 24, 2011

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Going into the 1965 South-East Asian Peninsular (SEAP) Games, the mood in the Singapore camp was clearly one of confidence. “Beautiful soccer” was the verdict of acting Singapore Amateur Football Association (SAFA) president Kee Yew Leng after a 1-0 friendly win over Johor in November. Musing over the depth of the squad, Kee was of […]

Lions in the Tigers’ den

July 15, 2011

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Singapore and Malaysia renew rivalries in a two-legged World Cup qualifier on July 23 and 28. Over the coming weeks style mesti ada looks forward to the Causeway Clasico by looking backwards at some of the history behind this derby. We start with a look at how two Singapore legends shaped the fortunes of the […]