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Lions reform chases only red herrings

November 17, 2011

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In football, the road paved with failure more often than not ends up with a few lambs sacrificed on the altar of public opinion. For Singapore, point-less and having scored only one goal in five in the World Cup qualifiers ahead of a dead rubber tie in Arbil, the shout has gone out: heads must […]

‘Sweet child, where do we go now?’

June 28, 2011

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They’ve squeezed their faces into the team photos and the credit’s in the bag. Now that the Lion City Cup is over and there aren’t any fans left to wave to, will the top brass of the Football Association of Singapore do right by the U15 and U16 boys? Or will it be the old […]

Cubs get by on heart

June 26, 2011

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Throughout this Lion City Cup, Hazim Faiz Hassan has been operating on heart. Operating on that extra bit of determination that gets him ahead of his marker. That resolve which gets him in on a defender’s blind side. That desire that turns a half-chance into a goal. Lacking the guile of Hanafi Akbar or Muhaimin […]