1999 S.League

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S. League
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Season 1999
Champions Home United
1st S.League title
Asian Club Championship Home United
Matches played 132
Goals scored 410 (3.11 per match)
Top goalscorer Mirko Grabovac (23)
Biggest home win Singapore Armed Forces 7-0 Woodlands Wellington
(17 April 1999)
Biggest away win Clementi Khalsa 0-6 Balestier Central
(19 May 1999)
Highest scoring Tampines Rovers 4-4 Gombak United
(24 September 1999)
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The 1999 S.League was the fourth season of the S.League, the top professional football league in Singapore. Teams played each other once both home and away, in a 22-match season.

The 1999 S.League was won by Home United, their first S.League title.

Teams[edit]

The league expanded again to 12 teams with the addition of a newly formed team, Clementi Khalsa who were based in Clementi and played their home games at the Clementi Stadium. Clementi Khalsa were formed in order to give an S.League representation to the Singaporean Sikh community.

Team Stadium Capacity Location
Balestier Central Toa Payoh Stadium 3,900 Toa Payoh
Geylang United Bedok Stadium 3,900 Bedok
Gombak United Bukit Gombak Stadium 3,000 Bukit Batok
Clementi Khalsa Clementi Stadium 4,000 Clementi
Jurong Jurong East Stadium 2,700 Jurong East
Home United Bishan Stadium 4,000 Bishan
Marine Castle Hougang Stadium 3,000 Hougang
Singapore Armed Forces Jurong Stadium 6,000 Jurong
Sembawang Rangers Yishun Stadium 3,400 Yishun
Tampines Rovers Tampines Stadium 3,600 Tampines
Tanjong Pagar United Queenstown Stadium 3,800 Queenstown
Woodlands Wellington Woodlands Stadium 4,300 Woodlands

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Home United 22 15 6 1 42 16 +26 51 Qualification to 2000–01 Asian Club Championship first round
2 Singapore Armed Forces 22 14 7 1 63 24 +39 49
3 Tanjong Pagar United 22 11 8 3 40 25 +15 41
4 Geylang United 22 9 8 5 33 21 +12 35
5 Gombak United 22 8 8 6 35 35 0 32
6 Jurong 22 9 4 9 37 32 +5 31
7 Balestier Central 22 6 8 8 25 27 −2 26
8 Sembawang Rangers 22 5 8 9 30 36 −6 23
9 Woodlands Wellington 22 6 4 12 30 44 −14 22
10 Tampines Rovers 22 4 8 10 25 39 −14 20
11 Clementi Khalsa 22 3 6 13 29 55 −26 15
12 Marine Castle United 22 3 3 16 21 56 −35 12
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored

As 1999 S.League champions, Home United qualified to compete in the 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. This was their first appearance in continental competition. The club reached the second round of the East Asian half of the competition, defeating Polícia de Segurança Pública of the Campeonato da 1ª Divisão do Futebol 11–0 on aggregate before being defeated 6–1 on aggregate in the second round by Shandong Luneng Taishan of the Chinese Jia-A League.

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