Monthly archive - December 2012

The Rumario Mill

The Rumario Mill

By Mario Kawata (follow Mario on twitter @MarioUrawa)

As the festive season comes and goes, the news and rumours from the Land of the Rising Sun don’t stop and neither does our hard-working correspondent Mario who once again brings us The Rumario Mill.

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Thai Talk

Thai Talk

By Matt Riley (follow Matt on twitter at @mattRiley16)

It might be Christmas, but the football news doesn’t stop and Matt Riley brings us the latest news from Thailand after their AFF Suzuki Cup final defeat.

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Why the AFF Suzuki Cup matters

Why the AFF Suzuki Cup matters

By Darren Goon (follow Darren on twitter @Box_to_Box)

Besides being the world’s largest continent, Asia is also home to about 4 billion people, spread out over 48 countries.

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The Rumario Mill

The Rumario Mill

By Mario Kawata (follow Mario on twitter @MarioUrawa)

With Christmas just days away and the final stages of the Emperors Cup taking place, there is still plenty of news doing the rounds in the Land of the Rising Sun.

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Singapore win AFF Suzuki Cup

Singapore win AFF Suzuki Cup

Singapore lifted the AFF Suzuki Cup for a record fourth time despite losing 1-0 to Thailand in the second leg of the final at the Supachalasai Stadium on Saturday.

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Avramovic wants no let-up by Lions

Avramovic wants no let-up by Lions

Singapore may be in a strong position to win the AFF Suzuki Cup final for a record fourth time after building a two-goal advantage against Thailand but coach Radojko Avramovic has insisted that there will be no let-up by his players in the second leg in Bangkok on Saturday.

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Syria crowned West Asian champions

Syria crowned West Asian champions

By Anthony Yacoub (follow Anthony on twitter @TrickyFC)

Two times runners-up Syria beat Iraq 1-0 in Kuwait to win the West Asian Football Federation Championship for the first time in their history.

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Chinese Whispers

Chinese Whispers

By Christopher Atkins (follow Christopher on twitter @china_football)

It’s been a big week of football news in China, and once again Christopher Atkins brings you all the latest in his weekly Chinese Whispers column.

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Thai Talk

Thai Talk

By Matt Riley

On the back of our popular The Rumario Mill and Chinese Whispers news updates, we’re pleased to bring you the latest news from Thailand in our new Thai Talk feature.

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Singapore stun Thailand

Singapore stun Thailand

Singapore took control of the AFF Suzuki Cup final as second-half goals by Khairul Amri and Baihakki Khaizan gave the Lions a 3-1 victory over Thailand in the first leg at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Wednesday.

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