This is Robert Alberts' fourth season in charge after taking over from Haji Mohd Zaki Sheikh Ahmad in 2011.
Sarawak competed in the two domestic cups – the FA Cup and the Malaysia Cup – where they start FA Cup tournaments in the first round. They reached the quarter-finals of the FA Cup before going out to Felda United on away goals rules.
The draw for the Malaysia FA Cup 2014 was held at Blue Wave Hotel, Shah Alam on 29 November 2013. In 2014 Malaysia FA Cup Sarawak FA will meet Penang at home on 21 January 2014. Sarawak entered the FA Cup at the First Round stage. They were drawn against Premier League side Penang FA.
First round, Sarawak played Penang FA in their home turf. Sarawak struggle to beat Penang defensive line especially their on form goalkeeper G. Jeevananthan makes wonderful saves. Sarawak only in front after 76th minutes with Alireza Abbasfard put the ball into the net. Penang however have to play with 10 men after their players was send off by referee. Despite with 10 men, Penang did not give up and equalize with wonderful free kicks. The match entered extra times and Gábor Gyepes makes a solo run to beat Jeeva.
Second round, Sarawak were drawn with Selangor FA and force to play an away game. Sarawak were in front with stunning header from Zamri Morshidi in 33 minutes from a long throw from Ronny Harun. Sarawak were forced to play with 10 men after goalkeeper Sani Anuar Kamsani were send off by referee after a reckless tackle. Despite attacking from the Selangor camp, Sarawak shown a solid defensive game throughout the game and through to Quarter finals.
Quarter finals, Sarawak were drawn with Felda United. Sarawak first leg away game ended goalless with neither sides put the ball into the net. In Stadium Negeri, Sarawak were held drawn 2-2 and Felda were through to semis with away goals advantage.