Football fest at Jalan Besar

SHIMMY: Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck (in red) turning out for the Parliament side.
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Hawks on the verge of perfect month

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Geylang confident ahead of 2015 S.League season

EXPERIENCED: Eagles coach Jorg Steinebrunner has boosted his squad (above) with proven S.League players like Bruno Castanheira, Jozef Kaplan, Tatsuro Inui and Sevki Sha'ban.
EXPERIENCED: Eagles coach Jorg Steinebrunner (above) has boosted his squad with proven S.League players like Bruno Castanheira, Jozef Kaplan, Tatsuro Inui and Sevki Sha'ban.

They are the most storied football club in Singapore, with a rich history of trophies and star names.

Former national captains Leong Kok Fann and Fandi Ahmad once wore the team’s fabled green and white, with the latter leading the side to the inaugural S.League title in 1996.

But years of mid-table mediocrity have seen Geylang International lose their lustre, and the club ended the 2014 Great EasternYeo’s S.League season in a lowly eighth place out of 12 teams — a whopping 21 points behind champions Warriors.

But in their pre-season press conference last night at Downtown East, chairman Leong and coach Jorg Steinebrunner were both in bullish mood, with the German proclaiming a top-three finish in 2015 a possibility.

Read the full report in our print edition on Feb 1.

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Fish and chips a cut above the rest

DELICIOUS: Wok Inn Cafe's fish and chips (above), Mr Michael Molina, tenderloin steak and chicken chop.
DELICIOUS: Wok Inn Cafe's fish and chips, Mr Michael Molina (above), tenderloin steak and chicken chop.
DELICIOUS: Wok Inn Cafe's fish and chips, Mr Michael Molina, tenderloin steak and chicken chop.
DELICIOUS: Wok Inn Cafe's fish and chips, Mr Michael Molina, tenderloin steak and chicken chop.
DELICIOUS: Wok Inn Cafe's fish and chips, Mr Michael Molina, tenderloin steak and chicken chop (above).
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Zac Spirit freshened up to score again

FRESH: Zac Spirit has been freshened up by strong recent trial and should bounce back to the winner’s circle in Race 9, says Larry Foley of his best bet.
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Canadian man loses seven-year court battle to claim half of $28m jackpot

TOUGH LUCK: Mr Joel Ifergan believes he is entitled to half of the winnings.
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Defence v attack

Ivorians bank on backline to repel top-scoring Algerians

Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard (above)
Frenchman Christian Gourcuff.
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Honkytonk Man lame near-fore

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