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Gombak 1 Tampines 1 | Another favourite stifled by the 4-1-4-1

February 19, 2011

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Just three days after Balestier held Home United to 1-1 draw at Toa Payoh with a fluid 4-1-4-1 set-up, another S.League title contender – Tampines Rovers – was frustrated by a similar set-up at Gombak United. But while Home dominated possession and Balestier needed a super performance from Paul Cunningham in defence, Tampines struggled to […]

Etoile 1 Tampines 2 | ‘Super Sub’ Steven shows tactical nous in curtain-raiser win

February 11, 2011

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The S.League Charity Shield 2011 was intriguing because of two reasons. First, it was the first ever game on Singapore soil (well astroturf, actually) for the new-look defending league champions Etoile, comprised of almost entirely different players from the ones that lifted the trophy last November. Second, it was the competitive debut of Tampines’ new […]

Gombak 1 Tampines 4 | Bulls floored by late strikes

January 23, 2011

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On paper, this looks like a bad defeat for Gombak. Of course, getting beaten by three clear goals at home is never a good thing, but as it sometimes is in pre-season, the result was not a fair reflection of what in essence was an even game for two teams with fairly settled squads. Gombak […]