Match of the Week: Atletico run riot at Madrid derby

13 years ago, Real Madrid fans displayed a banner that read, “WANTED: worthy opponent for derby clash” The taunt was targeted at Atletico Madrid as derbies between the two clubs (Real and Atletico stadiums are separated by a mere 9 km in the city of Madrid) have always been one-sided, with Real claiming victory. However, things…

NYJC touch-rug placed champs in Asian tourney

19 November 2011 The Asian ‘All Schools’ Championship was organized by the Asian Touch Football Federation. Against teams from various countries like Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines, and among the many local JCs and Polytechnics, NYJC emerged Champions in the local under-18s category. I spoke to a few members from the team to recount…