2000 S.League

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S. League
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Season 2000
Champions Singapore Armed Forces
3rd S.League title
Asian Club Championship Singapore Armed Forces
Matches played 132
Goals scored 379 (2.87 per match)
Top goalscorer Mirko Grabovac (19)
Biggest home win Geylang United 7-1 Marine Castle United
(28 April 2000)
Biggest away win Marine Castle United 0-7 Tanjong Pagar United
(21 July 2000)
Highest scoring

Geylang United 7-1 Marine Castle United
(28 April 2000)

Singapore Armed Forces 6-2 Balestier Central
(17 June 2000)
Singapore Armed Forces 6-2 Sembawang Rangers
(4 August 2000)
1999
2001

The 2000 S.League was the fifth season of the S-League, the top professional football league in Singapore. It was won by Singapore Armed Forces, their third league title.

Teams[edit]

After the recent seasons expansion of teams competing, 2000, saw the first season without any new editions and all teams played at the same stadiums, starting to build their identities within their local communities.

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

Foreign players[edit]

Each club is allowed to have up to a maximum of 4 foreign players.

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4 Prime League
Balestier Central Australia Darren Stewart Brazil Fabio Da Silva Brazil Eduardo Ribeiro England Jason Ainsley Nigeria Itimi Wilson
Clementi Khalsa None Cameroon Emile Mbeya Nigeria Yakubu Acheampong Romania Bogdan Brasoveanu Nigeria Emmanuel Unaka
Geylang International Australia Brian Bothwell England Gavin Wilkinson England William Bone Germany Lutz Pfannenstiel Ghana Emmanuel Dogbe
Gombak United Thailand Jaturapattarapong Thailand Surachai Jirasirichote Denmark Jorgen Nielsen Guinea Ballamodou Conde Guinea Diallo Abdoulaye
Home United Australia Ernie Tapai Brazil Egmar Gonçalves Denmark Brian Kristensen Denmark Rene Anderson None
Jurong FC Brazil Joselito Da Silva England Paul Masefield Croatia Bojan Hodak Croatia H Ratkovic None
Marine Castle South Korea Kim See Man England Michael Garcia Croatia Davor Visic England Thomas Andersen None
SAFFC Croatia Mirko Grabovac Croatia Nenad Baćina Croatia Veselko Paponja Croatia Vinko Maraca None
Sembawang Rangers Thailand Thawatchai Ongtrakul Bosnia and Herzegovina Milomir Šešlija Thailand Tawan Sripan None None
Tampines Rovers Croatia Marko Kraljevic Serbia Resad Sejdic Serbia Sead Muratović Serbia Esad Sedjic Brazil Dennis Suglo
Tanjong Pagar United Croatia Davor Dželalija Senegal Boubacar Seck Senegal Nicodeme Boucher Croatia Dragan Talajić None
Woodlands Croatia Miroslav Kuljanac Croatia Ivica Raguz Germany Nikolai Foroutan England Max Nicholson None

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Singapore Armed Forces 22 16 4 2 53 15 +38 52 Qualification to 2001–02 Asian Club Championship first round
2 Tanjong Pagar United 22 12 7 3 50 23 +27 43
3 Geylang United 22 13 2 7 42 29 +13 41
4 Home United 22 11 7 4 38 21 +17 40
5 Gombak United 22 11 4 7 33 26 +7 37
6 Jurong 22 8 5 9 30 37 −7 29
7 Tampines Rovers 22 7 6 9 30 27 +3 27
8 Clementi Khalsa 22 5 10 7 33 46 −13 25
9 Sembawang Rangers 22 5 7 10 17 37 −20 22
10 Woodlands Wellington 22 4 5 13 19 31 −12 17
11 Marine Castle United 22 4 4 14 18 45 −27 16
12 Balestier Central 22 3 5 14 16 42 −26 14
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored

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