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Fresh start for football league

The S-League is dead, long live the Singapore Premier League (SPL).

After the S-League struggled for crowds and experienced a decline in standards in the past few years, the decision was made to rebrand the country's only professional sports competition.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 27, 2018, with the headline 'Fresh start for football league'. Print Edition | Subscribe