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The first thing that strikes you when you meet Amirul Azmi is his drive to do well in football.
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EVERTON v LIVERPOOL
When I read that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard said there would be a “huge hole” in his career if he retired without winning the Premier League title, I shook my head and sighed.
EVERTON v LIVERPOOL
(Tonight, 8.45pm, SingTel mio TV Ch 102 & StarHub TV Ch227)
This summer, the consensus was that David Moyes had the biggest shoes to fill in football.
Asked to describe his game in one word, national Under-17 captain Taufiq Muqminin Hossain hesitated only briefly.
“Robust,” said the ITE College East student.
His National Football Academy (NFA) Under-17 teammates call him Acha (father in Malayalam), but Ehvin Sasidharan sees himself more like a brother.
The World Cup began yesterday morning. Master of ceremonies Cristiano Ronaldo declared the tournament open not by cutting a ribbon, but by slicing through the Swedes.
GERMANY 1 (Per Mertesacker 39)
First Chile, now Germany. For the first time since 1977, England have lost back-to-back games at Wembley.
Two weeks ago, Singapore Under-16 midfielder Andin Djayady earned himself the chance to train at English Championship outfit Queens Park Rangers next year.
When the 2014 World Cup Finals rolls around next June, Lionel Messi will be days away from turning 27.
Just three years ago, he warmed the bench for the Singapore Under-16s as the team cheered the nation with a third-placed finish at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games here.
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