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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 […]

‘You’re in then you’re out’ – Singapore & the Malaysia Cup

July 13, 2011

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“Cause you’re hot then you’re cold/You’re yes then you’re no/You’re in then you’re out…We fight, we break up/We kiss, we make up” It’s doubtful that Katy Perry was talking about Singapore and the Malaysia Cup in her 2008 single Hot N Cold. But she might as well have been. style mesti ada takes a look […]

Curry puffs and circuses

July 12, 2011

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Football is full of convenient fictions. You know, players and managers and their “it’s not about the money”. FIFA and their “For the good of the game”. One narrative that the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) will be trying to spin over the next few weeks is that the Singapore Lions’ entry into the Malaysian […]