Football: Gombak United primed for SPL return after 7 years, but long-time chairman John Yap in the dark

Club chairman John Yap said he was aware of the rumours swirling in recent weeks that his club had been approaching players with offers. PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
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SINGAPORE - Gombak United could return to the local professional football fold in 2020, The Straits Times has learnt, but the club's supposed participation in the upcoming season of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) is shrouded in mystery.

The Bulls last fielded a professional team in 2012, when the SPL was still named the S-League.

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