2013 in Singaporean football

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The 2013 season is the 61st season of competitive football in Singapore.

The season began on 20 February 2013 for the S.League, 1 March 2013 for the Prime League and 27 April 2013 for the NFL First, Second and Third Divisions.

S.League[edit]

Main article: 2013 S.League

Team Changes[edit]

Singapore National Football League[edit]

Promotion and relegation (pre-season)[edit]

Teams relegated from NFL Division 1

  • Singapore Armed Forces Sports Association
  • Borussia Zamrud Football Club

Teams promoted to NFL Division 1

Teams relegated from NFL Division 2

  • Balestier United Recreation Club

Teams promoted to NFL Division 2

  • Gambas Avenue Sports Club

Honours[edit]

League and Cup Champions[edit]

Competition Winner Runner-Up Venue Match Report
Charity Shield SingaporeTampines Rovers SingaporeWarriors F.C. Jalan Besar Stadium Report
S.League SingaporeTampines Rovers SingaporeHome United N/A
Singapore Cup SingaporeHome United SingaporeTanjong Pagar United Jalan Besar Stadium
League Cup SingaporeBalestier Khalsa BruneiBrunei DPMM Jalan Besar Stadium
FA Cup SingaporeHome United SingaporeSporting Westlake FC Jalan Besar Stadium
Prime League SingaporeBalestier Khalsa SingaporeHome United N/A
NFL Division 1 TBC TBC N/A
NFL Division 2 TBC TBC N/A
NFL Division 3 TBC TBC N/A

National Team Competitions[edit]

Men's Senior Team[edit]

Following Radojko Avramović's resignation after Singapore's victory in the 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup, LionsXII coach V Sundramoorthy was announced as the stand-in head coach while the FAS searched for a new coach to fill the vacancy.

On 15 May 2013, former Belarus coach Bernd Stange was unveiled as the new head coach of the Singapore national football team.[5]

Managerial Changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Replaced by Date
Singapore Singapore Singapore V Sundramoorthy Relinquishment of Interim Position Germany Bernd Stange 15 May 2013

Fixtures and Results[edit]

  • 1 Non FIFA 'A' international match

Singapore Selection Matches[edit]

Singapore Olympic Foundation - Peter Lim Charity Cup[edit]

The Singapore Olympic Foundation - Peter Lim Charity Cup was a exhibition fundraising match between the Singapore Selection and 2013 Copa del Rey winners, Atlético Madrid.[6]

The match was held at the Jalan Besar Stadium on 22 May 2013 and Atlético Madrid prevailed with a 2-0 scoreline with goals coming from Raúl García and Diego Costa.

  • 1 Non FIFA 'A' international match

Representation in AFC Cup[edit]

Singapore was represented in the 2013 AFC Cup by 2012 S.League champions Tampines Rovers and 2012 Singapore Cup winners Warriors F.C..

Both teams failed to qualify for the knockout stage, finishing bottom of Group H and Group E respectively.

Group E

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Indonesia Semen Padang 6 5 1 0 15 6 +9 16
Hong Kong Kitchee 6 4 0 2 18 7 +11 12
India Churchill Brothers 6 1 1 4 6 13 −7 4
Singapore Warriors F.C. 6 1 0 5 4 17 −13 3

Group H

Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
India East Bengal 6 4 2 0 13 6 +7 14
Malaysia Selangor 6 2 2 2 12 11 +1 8
Vietnam Sài Gòn Xuân Thành 6 2 2 2 9 12 −3 8
Singapore Tampines Rovers 6 0 2 4 12 17 −5 2

Warriors F.C.'s Performance in AFC CUP Group E[edit]

Tampines Rovers' Performance in AFC CUP Group H[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harimau Muda B set for 2013 S.League". ESPN Star. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "New-look Geylang primed for 2013". Today Online. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kaplan to lead new-look Geylang". ESPN Star. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "SAFFC renamed as Warriors FC". ESPN Star. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Football: FAS to unveil Bernd Stange as new national coach, replacing Raddy Avramovic". The Straits Times. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Atlético Madrid - Peter Lim Charity Cup". Goal.com Singapore.