FOOTBALL

Will rules bar able men from FAS elections?

THIS IS what seems to be floating around. That candidates contesting for the president and senior council seats at the impending FAS elections must have had at least a prominent position with a football club for two years between 2011 and 2015.



CAN THE PENNANT PILL WORK FOR TAMPINES?

IN THE ATTEMPT to revive an ailing S-League, an experimental drug has been administered. The prescription: former Arsenal and Liverpool star Jermaine Pennant. The attending physician: Tampines Rovers.


TAMPINES HOPES FOR MORE PENNANTS

Tampines Rovers has big plans to liven up the S League with money and stars. The Stags have signed on English footballer and journeyman Jermaine Pennant, hoping the accompanying stardust will sprinkle good fortune over the league.


LIONS DON’T HAVE THE WINNING MENTALITY

SINGAPORE DREW level in the 88TH minute of the World/Asia Cup Qualifiers with Syria at the National Stadium last night after trailing 1-0 for most of the match, but what happened next was puzzling.


STANGE GETS CONTRACT EXTENSION

THE FOOTBALL Association of Singapore said yesterday they have extended the contract of Lions coach Bernd Stange until April 15 next year. In a statement, the FAS added the extension will see the German at the helm of the Lions for the remaining five matches in the round two qualifiers of the FIFA World Cup 2018 and AFC Asian Cup 2019. This is the second extension after first in April, when Stange’s initial contract expired. Apart from Stange, the FAS have also extended the contract of Young Lions coach Juergen Raab until the end of this year.