Noble as it may seem, acts of prematurely gifting youngsters who work hard towards achieving their goals will only spoil them as it is better to encourage and teach them that living the dream is not impossible, writes Perth-based Ghaz Ramli.
Two youth tournaments have been axed but the FA of Malaysia wants to make up by ensuring the young players are paid at least 25% of what they are owed as discussions continue on whether the M-League and national teams will finally see action.
The Covid-19 pandemic reveals how poor salary management can leave a club in a fickle and volatile financial state.
Telecommunications company redONE Network is committed to Terengganu and PDRM FA this season – regardless of the status of the M-League which will hopefully resume in September.
FA of Malaysia general secretary Stuart Ramalingam says community leagues and grassroots football are not forgotten as stakeholders are working towards resuming M-League in September.
Moods need to be lifted and the unemployment rate has to be kept in check. As such, football in Malaysia must continue even if it means behind closed doors.
Kemaman-based Muhammad Yunus Zakariah says the decision to boot Singapore out of the Malaysian football scene killed an entertaining feature that has been ingrained in the nation’s history since the 1920s.
Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob seems to suggest there will be no M-League as guardians of football await feedback from National Security Council and Health Ministry over standard operating procedure to resume the competition. Regardless whether the leagues continue or not, it could open the floodgates for legal suits.
How have football clubs engaged with their fans and kept their sponsors happy throughout the Movement Control Order? The RSS with HD this weekend explores how M-League teams could actually stay active without having to slash wages.
Prince William’s favourite club, Aston Villa, must build on its League Cup performance to stay in the Premier League.
Nurul Ain Izatty Zainal is excited to create history alongside Rita Gani and Nur Akmal Anuar as first female football officials in the Malaysian League.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is open to opportunities in this part of the world, including Malaysia, and may even consider setting up home here.
Matches involving Chinese clubs in AFC Champions League postponed as officials scramble to find ways to ensure 2020 calendar is not severely disrupted while protecting the welfare of footballers.