Football

Lions count on Thai primer

Lions count on Thai primer

SINGAPORE — Defeat was a bitter pill to swallow, although the Lions are taking heart from the way they matched up to Thailand in their ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup...

City aren’t done yet: Pellegrini

City aren’t done yet: Pellegrini

LONDON — Manuel Pellegrini is not prone to giving his emotions away, but the Manchester City manager produced a knowing smile when asked whether his players actually relish...

Magical Messi best in La Liga

Magical Messi best in La Liga

MADRID — If anyone had said when a callow teenager called Lionel Messi netted his debut Spanish Primera Division goal in May 2005 he would break Telmo Zarra’s top-flight scoring...

Ronaldo on hot pace for single-season record

Ronaldo on hot pace for single-season record

MADRID — While Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was busy breaking the all-time La Liga scoring record on Saturday, Cristiano Ronaldo took a step closer to smashing the best for a...

S-League u-turns ruling on age restrictions

S-League u-turns ruling on age restrictions

SINGAPORE — The S-League has decided not to impose any restrictions to the number of players a club can have for various age categories, reversing a rule issued earlier this month.

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