In Good Conscience

An English football fan's hope and despair

In a remote, but I'm quite sure intense way, Peter Lim will have felt the joy and despair from England's north-west industrial belt this week.

The Singaporean billionaire has a stake in building up Salford City, a small club competing in the most crowded playing neighbourhood in the United Kingdom.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2019, with the headline 'An English football fan's hope and despair'. Print Edition | Subscribe