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The Singapore Premier League finally resumes, albeit on a different platform — eSPL
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The Singapore Premier League finally resumes, albeit on a different platform — eSPL

With the Singapore Premier League (SPL) suspended since March 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has starved local football fans of any live action from their favourite teams for an unprecedented lengthy period. But this weekend, their long and painful wait could finally be over as the SPL teams are set to do battle again, albeit on an entirely different platform.  Eight of the Singapore-based SPL teams will be facing off with each other but this time, it will not be on the familiar grass pitches that fans have been so accustomed to. Instead, teams will be trying to…
We will never have another like Khairul Amri
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We will never have another like Khairul Amri

It was a moment that I will never forget. Singapore football has had its fair share of glorious moments over the years, but that was the first one I witnessed live with my own eyes albeit through live television. As a young boy not even into his teens, I remember sitting on the sofa watching intently as the second leg of the 2007 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Championship final played out in Bangkok. The match was finely poised, with the aggregate score at 2-2 after Thailand had levelled the match through a 50th-minute strike from Pipat Thonkanya. With extra-time looming,…
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