2018 Season

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19-2-1, 1st in Malaysian Super League
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236dPaul Murphy

Perak want to 'do a Leicester City' in MSL

Perak have been backed to take inspiration from Leicester City by pulling off a stunning upset to lift the Malaysia Super League (MSL) title in 2018.

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239dPaul Murphy

JDT stars Tan, Syamer to go to Portugal

Two of Malaysia's under-23 squad are set for a year in Portugal as their club Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) look to support their development.

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241dPaul Murphy

JDT to focus on MSL after ACL thrashing

The AFC Champions League hopes of Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim were shattered by Thailand's Muang Thong United on Tuesday after a 5-2 playoff loss.

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242dPaul Murphy

JDT thrashed 5-2 in ACL playoff in Thailand

The AFC Champions League hopes of Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim were shattered by Thailand's Muang Thong United on Tuesday after a 5-2 playoff loss.

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243dPaul Murphy

Safiq's JDT primed for ACL Thailand playoff

Captain Safiq Rahim hopes JDT can take inspiration from Malaysia's U23 side when they face Muang Thong United in an AFC Champions League playoff.

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243dMichael Church

Ong proves Malaysia doubters wrong

The quarterfinal run of Malaysia at the AFC U23 Championship helped coach Ong Kim Swee prove his doubters wrong, including FAM boss and JDT owner TMJ.

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252dPaul Murphy

JDT ace Hariss wary of weakened Thais

JDT ace Hariss Harun warned his teammates not to underestimate AFC Champions League opponents Muang Thong, despite the Thai club losing key players.

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255dPaul Murphy

Figueroa sparks JDT to victory in Thailand

A Luciano Figueroa header gave JDT a friendly victory at Thai club Army United on a night that two Singapore internationals were on opposing sides.

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258dPaul Murphy

Muang Thong eye JDT, win Mekong event

Muang Thong United warmed up for their upcoming AFC Champions League qualifier vs. Malaysian champions JDT by winning the Mekong Club Championship.

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259dKenneth Tan

Tampines tune up for ACL with JDT II win

Tampines Rovers geared up for their upcoming AFC Champions League qualifier away to Bali United with a 2-1 friendly win vs. JDT II at Jalan Besar.

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261dDez Corkhill

Five Malaysian football wishes for 2018

A challenger for JDT, a strong U23 performance and more professionalism off-the-field are needed for Malaysian football in 2018, writes Dez Corkhill.

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263dKenneth Tan

Hafiz Sujad exits Tampines to join JDT II

Hafiz Sujad has become the eighth Singapore international to move abroad for 2018 after securing a one-year contract with Malaysian club JDT II.

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265dPaul Murphy

JDT hope Pep will keep promise to visit JB

Malaysian champions JDT hope Pep Guardiola keeps a promise to visit the club, with Manchester City on course for the 2017-18 Premier League title.

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267dPaul Murphy

Hariss, Hassan primed for Thailand reunion

The Malaysia Super League will introduce a squad place for an ASEAN player in 2018, which helps Singapore midfielder Hariss Harun who returns to JDT.

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267dPaul Murphy

Thailand wages too low for Malaysia stars

Malaysian players are reportedly rejecting opportunities as ASEAN import players in Thailand, due to the insufficient salaries on offer for 2018.

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273dPaul Murphy

JDT sign Soares after awards controversy

Malaysia Super League champions Johor Darul Ta'zim have added Brazilian defender Bruno Soares to their squad as they prepare to defend their title.

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287dPaul Murphy

Ancelotti couldn't help Malaysia win - TMJ

FAM boss TMJ says Carlo Ancelotti couldn't make winners out of the Malaysia national side, due to the negative influence of some senior players.

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289dPaul Murphy

JDT formidable test in AFC Cup - Tampines

Singapore's Tampines Rovers have landed the toughest draw as they prepare to face JDT in the 2018 AFC Cup, says general manager Desmund Khusnin.

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290dPaul Murphy

Winless coach Nelo Vingada exits Malaysia

Malaysia head coach Nelo Vingada resigned on Wednesday following just seven winless months in charge, and six defeats in seven matches.

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290dPaul Murphy

Tampines likely to meet JDT in AFC Cup

MSL champions Johor Darul Ta'zim could face Singapore's Tampines Rovers in the 2018 AFC Cup after they were provisionally drawn together in Group H.

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290dPaul Murphy

TMJ 'may quit' as FAM president in 2018

The Crown Prince of Johor has stunned Malaysian fans by announcing that he may quit as president in 2018 despite having a mandate to serve until 2021.

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291dPaul Murphy

TMJ hits back at ex-JDT coach over wages

JDT president TMJ has hit back at former coach Mario Gomez over claims of unpaid wages, daring the Argentine boss to fight the matter in court.

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291dPaul Murphy

JDT face court battle vs. ex-boss Gomez

Coach Mario Gomez may be about to begin a new job as coach of Persib Bandung in Indonesia, but he faces a fight in court against ex-Malaysia club JDT.

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294dPaul Murphy

JDT celebrate as Malaysia get ACL spot

The AFC has confirmed that the Malaysia Super League champions will go straight into the AFC Champions League group stages for the first time in 2019.

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296dPaul Murphy

JDT face uphill task to qualify for 2018 ACL

Malaysia champions JDT will face Muang Thong United in the AFC Champions League preliminary round, giving them Thai opponents for a fourth year.