TNP PICTURE: GARY GOH
One is a tall and burly striker whose height and strength will no doubt create havoc for opposing defenders.
Another is a versatile defender who’s good in the air and comfortable playing the ball with either foot.
TNP PICTURE: ARIFFIN JAMAR
HOME UNITED v TAMPINES ROVERS
(Friday, 7.30pm, Jalan Besar Stadium)
They are perched atop the Great Eastern-Yeo’s S-League standings, with the joint-best attack and defence.
TNP PICTURE: LIM SAY HENG
Swimmer Darren Lim set a national Under-17 50m freestyle record of 23.18 seconds at the Singapore National Age-Group Swimming Championships at the Singapore Sports School on Saturday morning.
WORLD CUP QUALIFYING, GROUP F (EUROPE)
(Tomer Hemed 24, Eden Ben Basat 40, Null Gershon 70)
(Bruno Alves 2, Helder Postiga 72, Fabio Coentrao 90+2)
They took up sailing because it looked exciting. They cried in their maiden outing on an Optimist dinghy because the strong winds scared them.
ST FILE PICTURE
Just less than two weeks into their Spain stint and Hercules’ youth-team coach Ruiz Martinez has already formed a good impression of Fandi Ahmad’s two sons.
TNP FILE PICTURE
The LionsXII welcomed the three-week mid-season break as they rested their tired legs.
But it could also be V Sundramoorthy’s nightmare as he fretted over losing momentum.
Another international week, another “drama” in the tabloids. This time, it’s Rio Ferdinand’s withdrawal from the England squad that has caused turmoil in the backpages.
WARRIORS FC v TAMPINES ROVERS
(Tonight, 7.30pm, Choa Chu Kang Stadium)
Confidence has returned to Warriors FC, and it has come at just the right time for the record eight-time S-League champions.
The Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth's (MCCY) 20-year Sports Facilities Master Plan (SFMP) will see a projected $290 million spent on sporting facilities over the next five years, including five football-specific stadiums.
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