Hougang United FC

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Hougang United FC
Hougang United FC Logo.jpg
Full name Hougang United
Nickname(s) The Cheetahs
Founded 1981
Ground Hougang Stadium
Hougang, Singapore
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman Bill Ng
Head Coach Amin Nasir
League S.League
2013 10th
Website Club home page

Hougang United Football Club is a professional football club in Singapore's S.League.

History[edit]

Hougang United entered the S.League as Marine Castle United in 1998 before a name change to Sengkang Marine in 2002. After sitting out the 2004 and 2005 seasons, it merged with Paya Lebar Punggol to form Sengkang Punggol in 2006. The club underwent a rebranding to its current name in 2011.

Seasons[edit]

Season S.League Singapore Cup Singapore League Cup
Club Pos P W D L F A Pts
1998 Marine Castle United 11th 20 2 3 15 19 44 9 Group Stage
1999 12th 22 3 3 16 21 56 12 Round of 16
2000 11th 22 4 4 14 18 45 16 Round of 16
2001 11th 33 7 6 20 35 71 27 Group Stage
2002 Sengkang Marine 8th 33 11 6 16 62 84 39 Semi-Finals
2003 8th 33 7 8-1 17 32 66 38 Group Stage
2004
2005 Paya Lebar Punggol 10th 27 1 1 25 23 78 4 Preliminary
2006 Sengkang Punggol 11th 30 4 6 20 32 72 18 Quarter-Finals
2007 11th 33 5 10 18 39 69 25 Quarter-Finals Runners-up
2008 11th 33 3 10 20 13 54 19 Round of 16 Preliminary
2009 10th 30 5 6 19 26 58 21 Round of 16 Group Stage
2010 11th 33 7 6 20 24 48 27 Round of 16 2nd Runners-up
2011 Hougang United 7th 33 15 3 15 55 63 43* Semi-Finals Runners-up
2012 8th 24 7 8 9 31 33 29 Quarter-Finals Quarter-Finals
2013 10th 27 9 3 15 37 40 30 Quarter-Finals Quarter-Finals
2014 6th 12 5 3 4 22 22 18 [to be determined]
  • 2003 saw the introduction of penalty shoot-outs if a match ended in a draw in regular time. Winners of penalty shoot-outs gained two points instead of one.
  • Sengkang Marine sat out the 2004 S.League season. They merged with Paya Lebar Punggol to form Sengkang Marine on their return to the S.League in 2006.
  • Hougang United deducted 5 point for a pre-match brawl with Etoile during the 2011 season.

Last updated on 15 May 2014

Players[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

As of 1 July 2014 [1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Singapore GK Nazri Sabri
2 Singapore FW Fairoz Hasan
3 Singapore DF Syaqir Sulaiman
4 Singapore FW Wahyudi Wahid
5 Croatia DF Igor Čerina
6 Singapore MF Benedict Chua
7 Japan MF Shunsuke Nakatake
8 Singapore DF Firman Hanif
9 Brazil FW Diego Gama
10 Brazil MF Geison Moura
No. Position Player
11 Singapore MF Fazli Jaffar
12 Singapore MF Faizal Amir
13 Singapore FW Erwan Gunawan
15 Singapore GK Fadhil Salim (team captain)
16 Singapore MF Faiz Salleh
17 Singapore MF Azhar Sairudin
19 Singapore MF Nurhilmi Jasni
20 Singapore DF Lau Meng Meng (vice-captain)
21 Singapore GK Basil Chan
22 Brazil DF Igor Ferreira

Prime League Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
23 Singapore MF Nazirul Islam
24 Singapore FW Noor Faridzuan Fuad
25 Singapore MF Haidhar Raffick
26 Singapore DF Shahfieudin Sirajuddin
27 Singapore MF Irwan Nasir
28 Singapore DF Rayyan Mohamed
29 Singapore GK Hakiim Sutar
30 Singapore DF Haidil Sufian
31 Singapore FW Nor Syafiq Rosli
32 Singapore MF Hydhir Mohamad
No. Position Player
33 Singapore MF Haikal Ramlan
34 Singapore DF Aidil Rahim
35 Singapore GK Fadhli Khamis
36 Singapore FW Zulcarlnaen Kiflee
37 Singapore MF Indra Hafriefendy
38 Singapore FW Irfan Ismail
39 Singapore MF Wan Norisham
40 Singapore MF Nurul Islam
41 Singapore DF Firdaus Sham

Managers[edit]

Sponsors[edit]

  • Main Sponsor: SPEED Institute
  • Kit Supplier: Macron

References[edit]

External links[edit]