Football

Chelsea star Oscar set for S$108m move to China

Chelsea star Oscar set for S$108m move to China

LONDON - Brazil international midfielder Oscar is to become the latest big name to move to China in a £60 million transfer (S$108 million) from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG, British...

Valencia bosses hold crisis talks in Singapore

Valencia bosses hold crisis talks in Singapore

SINGAPORE — Fallen Spanish football giants Valencia are in the middle of their worst crisis for 30 years and urgent work is under way to stem the slide towards relegation from...

Return to basics to make Lions roar again

The fortunes of our Lions hit rock bottom after our early exit from the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup. Change is critical if Singapore is serious about assembling a team...

Big goals, big titles win Ronaldo Ballon d'Or

Big goals, big titles win Ronaldo Ballon d'Or

MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have made the Ballon d'Or their own personal tug of war and on Monday (Dec 12) the title for the world's best player swung back the...

Arsenal get Bayern again, Barca meet PSG

ZURICH — Arsenal will have another chance to beat Bayern Munich in a Champions League knockout tie after the sides were paired yet again in the round of 16 following yesterday’s...

In-form Mkhitaryan comes in from the cold

In-form Mkhitaryan comes in from the cold

Few big signings have paid such a high price for one bad half as Henrikh Mkhitaryan, whose tame performance in the Manchester derby here in September cast him into the...

Mourinho backs Fellaini despite boos from fans

MANCHESTER — Jose Mourinho understands why Manchester United supporters gave Marouane Fellaini a negative reception during Sunday’s 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur, but the...