Monthly archive - October 2012

Muang Thong complete undefeated season

By Kevin Watkin

Just two days after their elimination from the AFC Cup at the hands of Arbil, Chonburi were defeated again, this time in Saraburi by fast finishing Osotspa.

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Asians Abroad – October 27-29

Asians Abroad - October 27-29

By Paul Williams

It was another busy weekend for Asian players across the globe, with many continuing their great form and others simply getting their first appearance in many weeks.

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Ulsan eye ACL final

Ulsan Hyundai took a huge step towards becoming the fourth consecutive K-League side to reach the AFC Champions League final after recording a 3-1 comeback victory over Uzbekistan’s Bunyodkor in Wednesday’s semi-final first leg in Tashkent.

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Muang Thong eye perfect season

By Kevin Watkin

In the midweek fixtures, any hopes struggling sides would come up against a relaxed Muang Thong were dashed as they came from behind to thrash BBCU, with Teerasil Daengda scoring four for the newly-crowned champions.

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Are you ASEAN’s biggest Football fan?

Southeast Asian football fans have a passion for the game that is like nowhere else in the world.

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Chen Zhizhao makes Corinthians debut

By Tiago Bontempo

More than seven months after being signed, 24-year-old forward Chen Zhizhao finally made his official debut for Corinthians, becoming the first Chinese player to feature in Brazil’s top division.

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Iran too strong for Korea

Iran too strong for Korea

By Victor Yun

Some days you win, some days you lose. Korea trudged through one of their sloppier performances in recent memory and flung Group A wide open for the taking in the 2014 World Cup qualifications. Let’s dive in:

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Jilong denounces intimidatory tactics

AFC Acting President Zhang Jilong has rejected the accusations leveled in a recent letter from suspended official Mr Mohamed Bin Hammam through his lawyer Eugene Gulland, while denouncing “their plan to intimidate and create technical legal issues and objections in the hope that the more serious allegations of secret commissions, bribery, corruption and other wrong-doings are never exposed to the light of day”.

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Muang Thong claim Thai title

By Kevin Watkin

Chonburi’s victory over TOT had kept their faint title chances alive on Saturday, only to be extinguished 24 hours later when Muang Thong wrapped up the Thai Premier League title with a win over Chainat in front of a packed SCG Stadium.

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Laos overpower Brunei

Khampheng Sayavutthi and substitute Kanlaya Sysomvang converted second-half penalties as Laos came from behind to beat Brunei Darussalam 3-1 on Thursday to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the Final Round of the AFF Suzuki Cup.

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