FAS technical guru Michel Sablon must nurture rising talent to fill the void of departed Singapore stars in the 2018 S.League, says Neil Humphreys.
Having failed to achieve targets last year, coach Philippe Aw is confident of greater success in his second season in charge of Hougang United.
Japan's Albirex Niigata (S) will have Singaporeans on their S.League roster in 2018, having signed playmaker Adam Swandi and goalkeeper Shahul Rayyan.
Asia-based football author Neil Humphreys gives five Singapore wishes for 2018 after an annus horribilis in 2017, with no national team victories.
Singapore midfielder Shahdan Sulaiman believes he can take his game to a new level by joining Melaka United in the Malaysia Super League on loan.
The number of Singaporeans playing overseas could increase in 2018, with four on trial in Thailand and Malaysia, including wide man Hafiz Sujad.
"If you don't score, you don't win games -- it's as simple as that," Hougang United coach Philippe Aw said after a disappointing Singapore season.
Despite failing to achieve the target of winning a piece of silverware, Hougang United will stick with coach Philippe Aw for the 2018 S.League season.
Hougang United will finish in a disappointing sixth position in their 2017 S.League campaign after a 1-0 home defeat to Balestier Khalsa on Thursday.
A 60th-minute goal from Justin Hui snapped a three-game losing streak for Hougang United, giving them a 1-0 S.League win over Garena Young Lions.
Champions Albirex Niigata (S) have set standards for future Singapore S.League sides to follow, according to Hougang United coach Philippe Aw.
Albirex Niigata (S) moved to within two wins from retaining their S.League crown after scoring a late winner to defeat Hougang United 1-0 on Thursday.
Defending champions Albirex Niigata (S) will be looking for a 27th straight home win when they host Hougang United in the S.League on Thursday night.
Home United coach Aidil Sharin has challenged Stipe Plazibat to go out on a high, with Thailand giants Bangkok Glass expected to sign the striker.
Home United kept alive their faint S.League title hopes by defeating Hougang United 2-0 at Hougang Stadium on Sunday night.
Coach Akbar Nawas will sound out former S.League foes as he tries to guide Philippines' Global FC to victory over Albirex in the Singapore Sup final.
Coaches Philippe Aw and Akbar Nawas disagreed about a late decision as Hougang United and Global-Cebu drew 2-2 in the semifinals of the Singapore Cup.
Philippe Aw is concerned about the recent form of 'out of synch' Hougang United, who've endured a four-game winless streak in the S.League.
A brace by Singapore midfielder Shahdan Sulaiman guided Tampines Rovers to a 5-1 home victory over Hougang United in the S.League on Saturday night.
The S.League season resumes on Friday, with Singapore winger Faris Ramli hoping to shake off fatigue to power Home United against DPMM in Brunei.
Hougang United are on the cusp of a place in the last four of the Singapore Cup after a 4-1 win over Cambodia's Nagaworld in a first-leg quarterfinal.
Shahril Ishak continued his impressive scoring form as his solitary strike helped Warriors FC overcome Hougang United 1-0 in the S.League on Friday.
Hougang United will be out to continue their unbeaten run when they take on Warriors FC in a televised S.League game at Jalan Besar Stadium on Friday.
Home United and Hougang United were knocked out of the Singapore League Cup after both failed to pick up victories in Group A matches on Thursday.
Despite the shock return of Hassan Sunny, Home United could be facing an early exit in the Singapore League Cup after a 1-1 draw with Hougang United.