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

February 19, 2011


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


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


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 […]