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[Telegram Chat] - πƒπˆπ“π‚π‡ 𝐓𝐇𝐀𝐓 "π†πŽπ€π‹ 𝟐𝟎𝟏𝟎" 𝐈𝐍 πŽπ‘πƒπ„π‘ π“πŽ 𝐆𝐄𝐓 𝐒𝐏𝐋 ππ‘πˆπ•π€π“πˆπ’π€π“πˆπŽπ πŒπŽπ•π„ 𝐎𝐍

• Fix the things that are not right • Improvise things to make things better • Scrap the things if they do not deliver • Leave it as it is if they still functioning properly When we are talking about the privatisation of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) which is widely speculated to take place somewhere down the road soon, let's make sure we will get off from the right footing in the right direction. "GOAL 2010" must be put to rest NOW The painful lessons are drawn from the much-ridiculed " Goal 2010 " and its reincarnation - that "Strategic Plan" (launched in 2010) must be heeded, in order not to repeat the same mistakes again. There are things that should allow nature to take its course and not be hurried just to meet the unreasonable self-imposed deadline, but it is also a sin to procrastinate on those lingering problems that could escalate to do more damage down the road. Another key to making the privatisation process a success is to guide th

[Telegram Chat] - 𝐀 𝐁𝐑𝐀𝐕𝐄 π‹π€π–π˜π„π‘ π–π‡πŽ π“πŽπ‘π„ π“π‡πˆππ†π’ 𝐀𝐏𝐀𝐑𝐓

I hope people understand where I am coming from when I say the late N Ganesan , who single-handedly triggered the football fever in the 1970s, was a lawyer when he took over the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) chairmanship from RBI Pates in 1976 after serving as the latter's deputy. N Ganesan (in a white suit) holding the Malaysia Cup The only thing that was highlighted was Ganesan played for Singapore Indians in a 1982 Straits Times article which paid a tribute to the brave man to resuscitate the local game during his term in office as FAS chairman (as what it was called then). The reason I stressed this is that it was recently suggested that the top persons in the FA should be people who have played the game at high levels. As the Ganesan example shows, it is not necessarily the case while not discounting the fact there are former players who excelled as able administrators like legendary "Pop" Lim Yong Liang did. Although former players usually have a cert