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'...
3 August 2017
In front of 45,000 baying fans at the Merdeka stadium on August 31, 1989, the Lions were on the cusp of history.
1 August 2017
In Southeast Asia, football associations are usually viewed with disdain by fans who are displeased with certain policies and the like. But Malaysia and Indonesia recently got it right... 
21 July 2017
The supply of Southeast Asian talents to stronger football leagues across the globe has been reduced to a mere trickle in recent times. Considering the passion for the sport in the region, the current situation is unacceptable, as Scott McIntyre reports...
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. 

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