Football Association of Selangor (Malay: Persatuan Bola Sepak Selangor), also simply known as Selangor, is a Malaysian association football club representing the state of Selangor Darul Ehsan. The team currently playing in Malaysia Super League, the top division of Malaysian football league and the 80,372-capacity Stadium Shah Alam has been the home ground since 1994.
The crest is shaped as a shield, while the emblem on the upper part of the crest is derived from the Selangor State Council coat of arms. The colour characteristics on the crest is the main colour of the state of Selangor which symbolizes Bravery for red and Royalty for yellow.
UltraSel Curva is the name of the official supporters of Selangor FA. Even in every match the Selangor team played, they will be found in a group standing at the Gate 2 section of the Shah Alam Stadium. The main colours for these supporter are usually in yellow with a red scarf and banners just like the Selangor's team kits colours. These supporters always bring, drums and large colorful flags to the stadiums.
The rivalry with LionsXII was a football rivalry that occurred between 1921 till 1994. It is the oldest football derby in Malaysia. The rivalry arises from the numerous times the two teams, have battled for the Malaysia Cup title. With 51 titles between them (27 for Selangor and 24 for Singapore) this fixture has become known as one of the finest Malaysia Cup match-ups in history.
Kit Manufacturers and Shirt Sponsors
From the 1970s to 2015, the Selangor team kit was manufactured by various of companies including Admiral, Puma, Adidas, Lotto, Kronos and Kappa. Since 2011, the official Selangor FA kit has been manufactured by Kappa. The home kit's design of red and yellow stripes is shaped by a red and yellow row of lines. The away kit features design of a white and light yellow base and yellowed-squares on the bottom of the jersey is shaped by a red row of line. The alternate kit is design reminisce of 2014 design of royal blue navy gradient jersey with a white-coloured overlay. Selangor is also believed to be manufactured by Nike on a 4-year contract from 2016 until 2019.
From 1985 to 2015, the Selangor team was sponsored by various of companies including Dunhill, EON, Courts, Talam, Celcom, Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (SYABAS), Telekom Malaysia (TM), Kumpulan Darul Ehsan Berhad (KDEB), Datum Corp and Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI). Since 2014, the Selangor FA kit has been sponsored by Menteri Besar Incorporated, also known as the Selangor government. The longest sponsoring company in the club's history is Dunhill from 1985 to 2004, Dunhill also sponsored all the Malaysian clubs during that time before being banned by the Health Ministry to show the country's boycott against smoking and tobacco.
Below is a list of the former and current Selangor FA kit manufacturer and shirt sponsor :
Football Association of Selangor's stadium is the Shah Alam Stadium. The stadium is situated in the state capital of Selangor, Shah Alam. The stadium has been Selangor's home since July 1994, when the club moved from Merdeka Stadium.
Selangor have used several grounds during their history: after playing home matches at Selangor Club Padang (now known as Dataran Merdeka), the club settled at Merdeka Stadium during the era of Tunku Abdul Rahman as the club's president, its home for 38 years, before moving to Shah Alam Stadium after its completion in 1994.
Padang Latihan Bangunan Setiausaha Kerajaan Negeri Selangor or also known as Padang SUK is the official training facility for the Selangor FA team located at Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The facility is founded by the Football Association of Selangor with the purpose to serve as a training ground for the Selangor FA team.
Selangor FA home matches and some away matches (depending on the location and the broadcast station) are shown live or delayed on Astro Arena and RTM & Media Prima. All broadcast matches are controlled by MP & Silva.
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The Selangor's President's Cup team is a part of the President Cup Malaysia league team. The President Cup Malaysia is the football competitions in Malaysia for under-21 players. Since its inception, the President Cup Malaysia has been the major tournament for under-21 and under-23 players. In 2009, the format of the competition changes which only under-21 players are eligible for the tournament
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.