Football

New controls over funds for FAS

New controls over funds for FAS

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) will no longer get to control its own purse strings. Instead, its annual grant of some S$25 million from the Tote Board will be...

President Xi’s great Chinese soccer dream

President Xi’s great Chinese soccer dream

QINGYUAN (China) — The 48 soccer fields of the vast Evergrande Football School in south China seem barely enough for its 2,800 students. Against a backdrop of school spires that...

Phelan sacked as relegation looms for Hull

Phelan sacked as relegation looms for Hull

LONDON — Mike Phelan (picture) was dismissed by relegation-threatened Hull on Tuesday, becoming the third Premier League manager to lose his job in two weeks.

What has gone wrong at Peter Lim's Valencia?

What has gone wrong at Peter Lim's Valencia?

MADRID - There was to be no happy New Year for Valencia as their miserable season continued with a 4-1 thrashing at home to Celta Vigo late Tuesday (Jan 3) to leave Los Che...

Chapecoense will sign up to 20 new players

Chapecoense will sign up to 20 new players

CHAPECO (Brazil) — Chapecoense, the Brazilian football club devastated by an airline crash, will sign up to 20 players for the new season and are reserving shirt numbers for two...