27 Feb '15, 3am

2 more days before S-League starts. But what if S’pore scraps the S-League? Read on: @FootballSLEAGUE

2 more days before S-League starts. But what if S’pore scraps the S-League? Read on: @FootballSLEAGUE

How would you react if you wake up one morning and discover that the S-League no longer exists? The S-League, into its 20th year, is a football competition the vast majority of Singaporeans don’t care about. Ironically though, in terms of sports spectatorship or viewership, Singaporeans are most interested in football. Some may question why, after decades of nationwide apathy, the S-League hasn’t been scrapped or at least gone through a major revamp. Stop avoiding ugly truths S-League logo Source The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) would very likely be up in arms over any calls to hit ‘Delete’ on the S-League. The FAS has been steadfastly defending its premier league for years, blaming the huge accessibility of foreign leagues on cable TV for dismally low S-League attendances . It seems the FAS doesn’t understand what motivates Singaporean football fans. Does anyon...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2015/02/what-if-spore-scraps-the-s-l...

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