Stanely Ng

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Stanely Ng
Personal information
Full name Stanely Ng Yong Woo[1]
Date of birth (1992-05-27) 27 May 1992 (age 26)[2]
Place of birth Singapore
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[3]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Hougang United
Number 10
Youth career
2007–2010 National Football Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Geylang United Prime League 25 (11)
2011 Geylang United FC 2 (0)
2013–2014 Courts Young Lions 31 (0)
2015 Home United FC 23 (4)
2016–2017 Geylang International 28 (4)
2018– Hougang United 0 (0)
National team
2011–2015 Singapore U23 32 (5)
2014– Singapore 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 July 2017

Ng Yong Woo Stanely (born 27 May 1992) is a Singaporean footballer who plays as a midfielder for Hougang United FC in the Sleague.

Club career[edit]

Geylang United[edit]

Ng began his professional football career with Geylang United FC in the Sleague in 2011.

Ng made his Sleague debut as the first prime league player in the year, he came on as a substitute against Young Lions. He appeared a couple of times in the Sleague.

Ng helped Geylang United prime league team to win the championship in his first season. Alongside the likes of Amy Recha, Wahyudi Wahid and Taufiq Ghani.

Courts Young Lions[edit]

In 2012, Ng signed for Courts Young Lions, however due to national service commitments Ng failed to make a single appearance throughout the 2012 season.

Ng returned to the Young Lions squad in only August 2013 season, made his debut against Hougang United and only making 5 appearances in the season.

In 2014, Ng stayed with the Courts Young Lions for his development of football, seems promising and exciting at the start of the season. Unfortunately, not the case for the remaining of the season as he found himself often on the bench. Also missing out a spot in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Home United[edit]

In 2015, Ng signed for Home United FC, where he impressed and earned a regular starting spot and breaking his goal duck in April against Balestier Khalsa. His impressive displays have not gone unnoticed as he was named as part of Singapore's squad for this home edition of the SEA Games. Scoring 4 goals and 5 assists in all competitions this season. Ng is quickly developing into one of the best wingers in the country. Quick on the ball and a good crosser.

Geylang International[edit]

Stanely resigned for the Eagles for the 2016 S.League season and scored on the opening day of the campaign, earning Geylang a share of the spoils in a 3-3 draw against title-favourites, Tampines Rovers.

Represented Geylang International alongside Amy Recha and Syazwan Buhari for Singapore Selection for this year's Sultan of Selangor's Cup 2016. Where Ng played an important role as he scored a beautiful left-footed curler for the equaliser goal that cancelled out Gopinathan Ramachandra's goal. The Singapore Selection team went on to lift the Sultan of Selangor's Cup for the first time since 2011 by beating Selangor Selection 4-3 through a penalty shootout after the score was tied 1-1 at full-time.

Hougang United[edit]

Upon being released by Geylang International, Stanely signed for Hougang United for the 2018 S-League Season

International career[edit]

Youth[edit]

In 2008, the forward was part of the talented Class of '92 that became the first Singaporean youth team to qualify for a continental finals, when they made the AFC Under-16 Championship, scoring six goals in four games in the qualifiers.

While there was never any doubt over his talent, Ng's form dipped as his playing time with the Courts Young Lions was reduced during his National Service stint.

Senior[edit]

In 2014, the midfielder received his first call up to the senior team for friendlies against Hong Kong and Papua New Guinea but has yet to make a senior debut for the Lions.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ho, Stanley (27 March 2009). "One for the future". The New Paper. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "U23 Young Lions". Football Association of Singapore. 23 October 2013. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Courts Young Lions – players' profile". Retrieved 26 November 2014.  on Facebook
  4. ^ "Call up for national team". Archived from the original on 2014-09-04. 

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