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240dMichael 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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255dMichael Church

Five 2018 wishes for Philippines football

Qualifying for the Asian Cup will be first priority for Philippines, followed by Suzuki Cup success. Five 2018 Philippines wishes by Michael Church.

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257dESPN Staff

Sundram to 'track' Singapore stars abroad

Coach V. Sundramoorthy is set to rack up plenty of air miles in 2018 as he monitors the Lions' overseas talent before November's AFF Suzuki Cup.

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258dSteve Darby

Five 2018 wishes for Vietnam football

Hanoi-based coach Steve Darby gives his five Vietnam football wishes for 2018 as the Golden Stars aim for a second AFF Suzuki Cup title in December.

260dPaul Murphy

Five Thailand football wishes for 2018

Paul Murphy shares five wishes for Thailand football in 2018 as the Southeast Asian champions chase a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title.

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260dPaul Murphy

PKNS fans must be 'realistic' - Rajagobal

Coach K. Rajagobal, who guided Malaysia to the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, says fans at his new club PKNS FC must be 'realistic' for the 2018 MSL season.

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279dJohn Duerden

'Malaysia won't become Kedah' - coach Tan

Don't expect overnight success, or for Malaysia to replicate the Cup glory of his former club team Kedah, says new national boss Tan Cheng Hoe.

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280dKenneth Tan

S.League cuts imports, freezes League Cup

Only two imports per club will be allowed, and the Singapore League Cup will be put on hold, as part of sweeping changes for the S.League in 2018.

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280dPaul Murphy

Malaysia coach Tan prepared for wild ride

Tan Cheng Hoe says he's prepared for 'anything and everything' as coach as he tries to turn around a team who haven't won a match in more than a year.

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284dPaul Murphy

Tan needs time to 'recover' Malaysia - Ong

Malaysia Under-23 boss Ong Kim Swee says he is confident of a bright future working with Tan Cheng Hoe, the new head coach of the senior team.

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285dESPN Staff

Perak throw lifeline to Malaysia ace Gan

Perak have announced that Malaysia midfielder Brendan Gan will join them for the 2018 season as he aims to put injury setbacks behind him.

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287dPaul 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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287dPaul Murphy

Malaysia promote Tan Cheng Hoe to coach

Former assistant Tan Cheng Hoe was named the new head coach of Malaysia on Thursday, just a day after the resignation of Portugal's Nelo Vingada.

287dESPN Staff

Thailand-based Tan in running for FAS job

Thailand-based Benjamin Tan has emerged as a front runner to take from Winston Lee as Football Association of Singapore (FAS) general-secretary.

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292dKenneth Tan

Lee steps down as FAS general-secretary

Winston Lee is stepping down as Football Association of Singapore (FAS) general-secretary after a decade on the job and 18 years with FAS.

299dDez Corkhill

Five reasons LionsXII should come back

On the second anniversary of LionsXII demise from Malaysia, Dez Corkhill gives five reasons why the Singapore all-star side should make a comeback.

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299dPaul Murphy

Former Malaysia coach Harris dies, aged 74

Former Malaysia head coach and ex-Chelsea defender Allan Harris, who worked in Asia for more than six years, has died at the age of 74.

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301dESPN Staff

Rajagobal takes over at PKNS for 2018

K. Rajagobal, who guided Malaysia to the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, has taken over as coach of PKNS FC for the 2018 Malaysia Super League season.

308dKenneth Tan

Winless Sundram to focus on Suzuki Cup

Coach V. Sundramoorthy is now looking ahead to the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup after Singapore failed in their quest to qualify for the 2019 Asian Cup.

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309dPaul Murphy

Winless Vingada wants to stay for AFF Cup

Malaysia boss Nelo Vingada has vowed to fight on, despite failing to win any of his first seven matches and wants to stay on for the 2018 AFF Cup.

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342dPaul Murphy

Vietnam target top 100, Asian Cup success

Vietnam head coach Park Hang-Seo is targeting a place in the world's top 100 as he gets to work with the Golden Stars this week.

346dKenneth Tan

Shahril, Sundram endorse AFF Cup changes

Singapore's V. Sundramoorthy and Shahril Ishak have endorsed the changes for the 2018 Suzuki Cup, with a new home-and-away format in the group stage.

350dPaul Murphy

Ex-Thailand boss Schafer gets Iranian job

Former Thailand and Cameroon head coach Winfried Schafer, of Germany, has been appointed as the new manager of Iranian giants Esteghlal FC.