Football: Singapore's most successful club side Warriors FC now plagued by struggles on and off the pitch

Warriors FC's Sahil Suhaimi chasing for the ball against Hougang United in the Singapore Premier League. He scored in the 2-1 upset win over Tampines Rovers on July 14, 2019 but are still in seventh spot. PHOTO: SINGAPORE PREMIER LEAGUE
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SINGAPORE - With nine domestic league titles in their trophy cabinet, Warriors FC are the most successful Singapore football club of the professional era, and the only one ever to compete in the Asian Champions League.

Yet those celebrated milestones seem a distant memory for the Singapore Premier League (SPL) team, who have spluttered on the pitch in recent seasons, and encountered a slew of problems off it.

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