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Release of Fixtures and Schedule of the Starhub League Cup 2013

Below are the screen-grab of the fixtures and schedule of the 2013 Starhub League Cup issued by the League Authority on the 20th May 2013, for your reference and guide. (P.S: Please refer to the official site for any changes or update of the fixtures) The Group Stages The Knock-Out stages 

Jonathan and Guntur propelled Wolves to the League Cup

Jonathan's (facing camera) equalizer set the pace for Wolves's win  With goals from former S.League players Jonathan Xu and Guntur Djafril in each half coupled the late strike by Haziq Sudhir that hammered the last nail to the coffin, NFL Division Two side Admiralty FC secured the last ticket to the Starhub League Cup by staging an upset over Singapore Recreation Club (SRC) of Division One with 3-1 scoreline at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Little would expected from the Wolves decked in black outfit when they conceded a goal in 20th minute that witnessed Shaiful Fauzi placed the Padang side on the pole position in the Playoff Final that saw the two finalists emerged after shrugging off their opponents last week on the same ground. Guntur Djafril (in black outfit) was Admiralty's another goal scorer One of SRC's  (blue-yellow shirted) miscued offences Nonetheless, it was a composed and confident show put by Admiralty towards the end of the game that saw the

Let NFL clubs have a shot at Singapore Cup again, not just League Cup

(The entry is formulated with a media release issued by the S.League SBU pertaining to the Starhub League Cup on 3rd May 2013) “We are pleased to involve the NFL teams in one of the biggest professional cup competitions in Singapore, as we have always regarded them as a big part of the local football fraternity. This is also a good chance for NFL to experience a professional level of football, which will aid in their long term development. We look forward to another year of quality football in the StarHub League Cup.” Those words were by S.League CEO Lim Chin in a media statement issued by the League authority over the weekend making known the involvement of the lower-tier National Football League (NFL) clubs' in the mid-season Starhub League Cup. SCC - one of 4 NFL clubs that via for League Cup spot (file picture) According to the same statement, it is to be noted that NFL teams competing in the qualifiers are Padang-based Singapore Recreation Club (SRC), its neighbours across

A peek at the NFL...

Was surfing around the FAS website and saw something pretty interesting. (Picture above: This is the mailing address of "Redhill Rangers". ) I would like to mention that this club was founded in the early 1980s at a coffeeshop (based on what I read) in Bukit Merah ("Red Hill" in Malay, of course) area. They eventually rose to the top and played in the Primier League and one of their first foreign signings - the eccentric custodian Sandro Radun (the "white" Rene Higuita). In the later years, they decided to join the S.League and shifted their base to Bukit Gombak and changed their name to "Gombak United". I think there were some changes in the management that must saw the team split into two, with the Bulls (Gombak United) remains where it is now and the splitter group decided to carry on the name "Redhill Rangers" and play their matches in the lower rungs of the setup. (P.s: whatever mentioned above is true to my knowledge, please kind