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1998 S.League

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Season  1998
Top goalscorer  Stuart Young (22)
Goals scored  368
Asian Club Championship  Singapore Armed Forces
Start date  1998
Matches played  110
1998 S.League
Champions  Singapore Armed Forces 2nd S.League title
Biggest home win  Home United 9-3 Gombak United (18 July 1998)
Biggest away win  Gombak United 1-6 Home United (20 May 1998)
People also search for  1999 S.League, 2002 S.League

The 1998 S.League was the third season of the S.League, the top professional football league in Singapore. Teams played each other once both home and away, in a 20-match season.

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The 1998 S.League was won by Singapore Armed Forces, their second consecutive title.

Teams

Jurong left Bukit Gombak Stadium upon completion of their new home ground Jurong East Stadium. Home United also relocated, leaving Jalan Besar Stadium to move into Bishan Stadium. Two new teams entered into the competition – Gombak United (who took the place of Jurong playing at Bukit Gombak Stadium) and Marine Castle United who made Hougang Stadium their home – taking the number of participating teams to eleven. Tiong Bahru United were renamed Tanjong Pagar United for the 1998 season.

Foreign players

Each club is allowed to have up to a maximum of 5 foreign players.

League table

Singapore Armed Forces qualified to compete in the 1999–2000 Asian Club Championship. This was their second appearance in continental competition. The club met with more success than in their first appearance, defeating Royal Dolphins of the Cambodian League 11–3 on aggregate in the East Asian first round. They were defeated in the second round by Sinthana of the Thai Premier League, going down 3–2 on aggregate.

References

1998 S.League Wikipedia


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