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Remember 1993 scorelines such as Singapore 8 Brunei 0 or Singapore 7 Sabah 3?
Last night, LionsXII wrote themselves into the record books with a 9-0 massacre of Sabah.
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Sis months ago, defender Irwan Shah was as surprised as anyone to have started the first four games of the Malaysian Super League (MSL) season.
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I’ve been hearing a lot of talk lately about the ongoing European Championships being a bit of a bore. Big teams are struggling to win and many are suggesting that there is to be a lack of flair in modern football.
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The football referee charged in court yesterday with corruption is also a lance corporal in the Malaysian police force.
In his column for The New Paper, LionsXII assistant coach Kadir Yahaya says his team are closely monitored to ensure they don’t succumb to match-fixing.
One Singaporean linked to convicted match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal and three other Malaysians were arrested by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) on Tuesday night.
LionsXII players The New Paper spoke to expressed their surprise and dismay when they were informed that another of their Malaysian Super League matches was under suspicion for match-fixing.
No Shahril Ishak? No problem.
Step forward Agu Casmir, who slotted in a cool double as the LionsXII returned to winning ways by thumping a sorry Sarawak 3-0 at the Jalan Besar Stadium last night.
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The LionsXII were lucky in Kuching, but they won’t be so fortunate on their home patch tonight.
LionsXII coach V Sundramoorthy will likely field two strikers in a 4-4-2 formation against Sarawak at the Jalan Besar Stadium tonight.
Saturday, June 22
Jalan Besar Stadium
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