Southeast Asia

20 February 2017
The Southeast Asian football scene is stacked with an ever-growing list of prodigiously talented teenagers. We've scoured the region for the absolute cream of the crop and here they are – FourFourTwo's inaugural series, '20 Under-20'...
21 July 2017
“Hail King James” was the headline splashed across the backpage of The Star in Malaysia on April 7, 1980. It wasn't the first time it had been used, but it had never been more apt after James Wong scored the goal to defeat South Korea – yes, South Korea – to send his nation to the 1980 Olympics.
20 July 2017
It was an ambitious exercise - could we produce a list of the biggest impacts ever made by Southeast Asian footballers overseas? At FourFourTwo, we never shy away from a challenge...
20 July 2017
As we've discovered in our series on Southeast Asia's Biggest Exports, players from this region have often struggled to leave a mark on the global game. But we think the footballers listed here should be playing in some bigger leagues overseas right now...
20 July 2017
While few ASEAN footballers have truly made an impact on distant shores, many of the best to have kicked a ball in the region can tell stories of how they almost ended up far away. FourFourTwo recalls some of those who didn't quite make it on foreign land...
19 July 2017
It took Lionel Messi the best part of a decade to knock Paulino Alcantara off his perch as the leading goalscorer in the prestigious history of Barcelona, but it may well be the case that there will never be an ASEAN player who makes such a mark overseas as the Filipino hotshot. 
19 July 2017
Football is truly the world game, with players from all corners of the globe making their mark at some of the highest levels the sport has to offer. So what about Southeast Asia? Which footballers from our region have made the biggest impact on foreign shores?
6 July 2017
Following their 2-1 defeat to Lebanon in the Asian Cup qualifiers June, Malaysia slipped down to No. 167 in the Fifa world rankings released on Thursday.
5 July 2017
As Germany flew back home with the FIFA Confederations Cup safely tucked away in their keeping, thoughts were already turning to just when, where and indeed if the next edition would be staged.
1 June 2017
Vietnam entered the FIFA Under-20 World Cup as just the third Southeast Asian team to have qualified for the tournament. They ended it with the region’s first point and an enhanced reputation both on and off the pitch.

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