Tanjong Pagar United FC

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Tanjong Pagar United FC
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Full name Tanjong Pagar United Football Club
Nickname(s) The Jaguars
Founded 1975
Ground Queenstown Stadium
Queenstown, Singapore
Ground Capacity 4,000
Chairman Edward Liu
Head Coach Patrick Vallée
League S.League
2014 9th

Tanjong Pagar United Football Club is a professional football club in Singapore. The club took part in Singapore's S.League from 1996 to 2004, and from 2011 to 2014. The club withdrew from the S.League after the 2004 season because of financial problems but returned to the S.League in 2011. They withdrew from the S.League for the same reason again for the 2015 season.[1][2]

Prior to the formation of the S.League, the team was known as Tiong Bahru Constituency Sports Club, and won Singapore's National Football League in 1983 and 1987. The club changed its name to Tiong Bahru United Football Club in 1996, and then to Tanjong Pagar United in 1998.

The team's mascot is a Jaguar. During its first run in the S.League, the club's home ground was the Queenstown Stadium. However, as the Queenstown Stadium was occupied since 2010 by French club Etoile FC, Tanjong Pagar United was based in Clementi Stadium for the duration of the 2011 season. However, due to Etoile FC's withdrawal from the S-League by the end of the 2011 season, Tanjong Pagar shifted back to Queenstown Stadium for the 2012 season.

The club were formed as Tiong Bahru Constituency Sports Club in 1975 and debuted in Division III of the National Football League, from which they were promoted as champions in 1978. This was followed by a second successive promotion in 1979, bringing the Jaguars to Division I. In 1982, they won the President's Cup and the following year, they were national league champions. They represented Singapore in the 1984 ASEAN Club Games, finishing third, then captured The Double in 1987. The early 1990s saw further successes, as they were Pools Cup winners in 1991 and 1993, finished runners-up in the FAS Premier League from 1991 to 1993 and bagged the FA Cup in 1994. Their strong performances led to their selection as one of eight clubs to compete in the newly formed S.League, so in 1995, they were renamed to Tiong Bahru Football Club and obtained a permanent home at the Queenstown Stadium.[3]

Seasons[edit]

Season S.League Singapore Cup Singapore League Cup
Pos P W D L F A Pts
1996-1 5th 14 4 5 5 20 19 17
1996-2 2nd* 14 8 3 3 35 18 27
1997 2nd 16 10 4 2 33 16 34
1998 2nd 20 14 4 2 39 15 46 Winners
1999 3rd 22 11 8 3 40 25 41 Round of 16
2000 2nd 22 12 7 3 50 23 43 Quarter-Finals
2001 4th 33 18 6 9 68 47 60 Semi-Finals
2002 9th 33 11 4 18 49 72 37 Quarter-Finals
2003 10th 33 8 2-0 23 36 78 28 Group Stage
2004 10th 27 4 5 18 29 72 17 Preliminary
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 11th 33 3 5 25 21 77 14 Round of 16 Preliminary
2012 12th 24 5 5 14 17 41 20 Round of 16 Group Stage
2013 6th 27 9 9 9 36 34 36 Runners-up Quarter-Finals
2014 9th 27 8 5 14 35 44 29 Quarter-Finals Runners-up
2015[2]
  • The 1996 season of the S.League was split into two series. Tiger Beer Series winners Geylang United defeated Pioneer Series winners Singapore Armed Forces in the Championship playoff to clinch the S.League title.
  • 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.
  • Tanjong Pagar United sat out the S.League from 2005 to 2010, and in 2015.

Last updated on 5 November 2014

Players[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

As of 1 July 2014 [4]

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

No. Position Player
1 France GK Aurélien Hérisson
2 France DF Anthony Aymard
3 Singapore DF Hafiz Osman (vice captain)
5 Singapore DF Hanafi Salleh
6 France MF Sébastien Etiemblé
7 Singapore MF Asraf Rashid
8 Singapore MF Ahmad Latiff Khamaruddin (team captain)
9 Singapore GK Chua Lye Heng
10 France MF Kamel Ramdani
11 Morocco FW Monsef Zerka
No. Position Player
12 Singapore MF Firdaus Idros
13 Singapore MF Ruzaini Zainal
14 Singapore MF Sazali Salleh
15 Singapore MF Tengku Mushadad
18 Singapore GK Shamsudin Hashim
19 Singapore MF Nor Azli Yusoff
20 Singapore DF Zahid Ahmad
21 Singapore DF Shafiq Noh
22 Singapore MF Justin Khiang

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 Seah Si Hao
24 Singapore GK Azrian Azman
25 Singapore DF K Selvendhran
26 Singapore MF Afiq Sharil
27 Singapore DF Jasvinderpal Singh
28 Singapore FW Norman Daud
29 Singapore FW M Arvin
30 Singapore MF Hafiz Rosli
31 Singapore DF Ng Zhi Yi
32 Singapore DF Zairul Rahmat
No. Position Player
33 Singapore FW Afiq Salman Tan
34 Singapore DF Aswafiqil Sukarto
35 Singapore MF Firdaus Jeffrey
37 Germany FW Lucas Jester
38 Singapore DF Firdaus Ali
39 Singapore DF Marcus Wheeler
40 Singapore FW Nicholas Marc Cher
41 Singapore MF Helmi Jasmi
42 Singapore GK Solehudin Abu

Club Officials[edit]

Management[edit]

Technical Staff[edit]

Managers[edit]

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

League

  • 1983, 1987

Cups

  • 1982, 1985, 1987, 1994

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

1986: Qualifying Stage
1988: Qualifying Stage

Sponsors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ong, Terence (4 November 2014). "Jaguars to sit out next S-League season, Rams to merge with Hougang". The Straits Times. Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Low, Lin Fhoong (5 November 2014). "Uncertainty over S-League’s changes for 2015". Today. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Malathi Das and Palakrishnan (1996), "S.League: the kick-off", Singapore Professional Football League Pte Ltd, p. 56
  4. ^ http://www.sleague.com/clubs-profile/tanjong-pagar/team-profile

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