Recent comments by Perak FC treasurer Datuk Sham Mat Sahat that the team does not need players without “soul” for Perak stumped many, as it shows the underlying fact that sports professionalism in Malaysia still has a long way to go.
The only real ‘solution’ in trying to overcome Johor Darul Ta’zim is to play every match against them with fingers crossed.
Football teams should not spend lavishly on players if they cannot afford it. A salary cap, however, would be unfair to teams that can afford pricey athletes.
Just because football clubs in Malaysia are mostly run by a group of daft administrators, it does not mean that women’s football should continue to be out of the equation.
Football fans express joy, eager to return to stands as stadiums to open doors to limited number of spectators starting April 1.
Football decision-makers should start harvesting data to monetise their efforts, writes Perth-based Ghaz Ramli.
As Covid-19 cases spike in Malaysia and threaten the new M-League season, Perth-based Ghaz Ramli says it’s best for the administrators to think ahead and embrace the right stakeholders in a bid to survive this pandemic.
No changes to M-League schedule despite spike in Covid-19 cases in Sabah but football guardians will have no qualms postponing the league again if situation worsens.
Being a rather small market compared to China and Indonesia, there are clearly plenty of benefits in liberalising our football competitions and opening them up to Singapore clubs, writes Twentytwo13 contributor Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Former international Syed Adney Syed Hussein says turning FAs to FCs should have been initiated two decades ago as football administrators will never be ready until they stand on their own feet.
Still reeling from its disastrous deal with media agency MP & Silva, Malaysian football has been dealt another blow as Malaysian Football League sues iflix.
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.