Happy days at Valencia

Singapore's Lim now just needs government approval to officially become club owner

UNITED FOR THE CAUSE: (From left) FVCF president Aurelio Martinez, Meriton director Chan Lay Hoon and Valencia CF president Amadeo Salvo.
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Hammer blow for City

VICTORY: Goals from Morgan Amalfitano (centre) and Diafra Sakho, who has six from six starts, helped West Ham to a win over Manchester City.
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Mourinho a self-made man, insists Van Gaal

Jose Mourinho.
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Van Gaal: I've got an 'iron shield'

Louis van Gaal.
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A case of Chelsea's defence against Man United's attack

John Terry.
Branislav Ivanovic.
Filipe Luis.
Gary Cahill.
Radamel Falcao.
Angel di Maria.
Robin Van Persie.
Juan Mata.

What happens when a top defence meets a talented strikeforce?

Something’s got to give, surely.

When Chelsea’s mean defence meets Manchester United’s star-studded forward line, expect sparks to fly.

True to his reputation, the Special One Jose Mourinho has forged a formidable defensive unit in his second stint at Stamford Bridge.

After letting in eight goals in eight games, they hold the joint second-best record in terms of goals conceded.

Over at the other end, Red Devils’ manager Louis van Gaal has assembled some gems to add to what was already the envy of many.

Captain Wayne Rooney might be suspended tonight, but with the likes of Radamel Falcao, Robin van Persie, Juan Mata and Angel di Maria, United have the ability to hurt.

Read the full report in our print edition on Oct 26.

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Sweet sweats

Two designers named Alex create sporty collections 
for Uniqlo and H&M

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Fence climbers par for the course at this golf club

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Audio-Technica headphones up for grabs

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Skydiver breaks speed of sound - quietly

JUMP: Google executive Alan Eustace.
JUMP: Google executive Alan Eustace
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2 policemen killed 
in US gun rampage

TRAGEDY: Sacramento officers at the carpark where Deputy Sheriff Danny Oliver was killed.
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