A push by the Football Association of Malaysia to ensure its leading clubs become private and cease relying on state handouts was challenging enough before COVID-19 arrived. While the group remains committed to the transition, it must accept that the shift will take longer than anticipated.
Singaporean company Bellagraph Nova wants to buy Newcastle United, one of the English Premier League’s biggest clubs. Asian companies already control teams throughout Europe but what is the appeal and what are the challenges that lie ahead?
Since 1994, violence at football matches in Indonesia has claimed 74 lives. The country has earned a reputation as one of Asia’s most violent football nations.
Singaporean football teams are benefitting from millions of dollars put into their on-site gambling machines, investigations have shown. This money is vital to keeping the sport alive.