Singapore Tier 1

AIA Premier League

League Guide & Facts


  • Top tier of Singaporean football

  • 8 Teams

  • Teams play each other 3 times (21 games)

Continental Qualification

  • Top team qualifies for AFC Champions League Group Stage

  • 2nd & 3rd Qualify for AFC Cup Group Stage (depending on cup winner)

Relegation

  • No relegation

Other

  • The match squad must have no more than 3 foreign players over the age of 21.

  • There must be at least 2 under-23 Singaporean players in the starting eleven. (Born after 27/2/1998) (Albirex (S) only)

  • Maximum of 4 foreign players in squad

  • Albirex (S) can only sign Japanese players so loading all Japanese players is recommended

  • DPMM based in Brunei withdrew due to Covid


Location Of Clubs

*DPMM based in Brunei withdrew due to Covid


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

Asian Journeyman


*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save

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Club Culture

*DPMM based in Brunei withdrew due to Covid


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Facilities

Facilities Explained

Training Facilities

The better the training facilities the more chance (already visible) players will develop.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Youth Facilities

The training facilities available for Juniors (only).

Does NOT apply to visible players already at the club. All visible players currently at the club use Training Facilities regardless of age.

In theory the better these facilities the greater your players will be developed on the day of intake. But there are a lot of factors at play.

Here are the facilities ranking from worst to best -

  • Poor

  • Basic

  • Below Average

  • Adequate

  • Average

  • Good

  • Great

  • Excellent

  • Superb

  • State of the Art


Junior Coaching

The quality and quantity of unseen youth coaches that affects the quality of players in your youth intake

Junior coaching is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional


Youth Recruitment

This determines how large a pool of players your team can recruit from. It is the size of your recruitment network. It increases your chances of getting the best young players from your area, nation and beyond.

Some clubs of course will have no youth recruitment at all, which means no youth intakes.

Recruitment is ranked as follows from worst to best -

  • Limited

  • Basic

  • Fairly Basic

  • Average

  • Adequate

  • Good

  • Excellent

  • Exceptional



Albirex (S)


Balestier


Geylang Int.



Hougang Utd


LC Sailors


Tampines



Tanjong Pagar


Young Lions