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Raiders lose in Final of SIFL Cup 2014

Raiders go unbeaten all day until a narrow 1-0 in the final Full Post

Coming up: SIFL Cup, June 1st

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This weekend sees the annual cup competition featuring teams from the league and others who have been invited. Click to see the rules and schedule Full Post

Shanghai Nights: The Viking Cup 2014

Squad VC 2014

Shanghai Forecast April 17th-20th

Pollution level: HIGH. Number of pissed Raiders: EXTREME Maglev: F***ING FAST

VC Squad left to right. Top Row: Alex, Floyd, Paddy, Joey, Jon, Bao, Sascha, Angelo. Bottom: Craig, Daniel, Nico, Tim, Luke, Steven

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Raiders gear up for improved second half of the season

The SIFL this year has been erratic with two teams dropping out and numerous postponements for various reasons. The final two league games of 2013 saw Raiders go down 3-0 to Japan (playing most of the second half in near darkness) and conspiring to lose 4-3 to Hotshots. Taking a look at the current . . . → Read More: Raiders gear up for improved second half of the season

Notes from Manila 2013

Possibly the greatest team photo ever

Author: Craig Armitt

This may be the first tournament in which there was almost more drama before we arrived then during the actual weekend. It all started in the week leading up to the event with everyone gradually becoming aware of Typhoon Haiyan. Then on Friday morning Craig was sat at Olly’s gaff when the call came in from Luke McD…. “The flights been cancelled. We need to call everyone.” The news was taken in very different ways, Craig and Olly attempted a spontaneous joint world record attempt at the most swear words in 30 seconds, Tim was very philosophical saying that our conscience may have struggled with drinking and looking at boobs whilst people were dying whilst Vincent gave a simple ‘Ok.’ Full Post

Silly Season at Ky Hoa

The officials at Ky Hoa certainly were in the Halloween spirit this weekend providing us with a particularly gruesome specimen of a referee, a withered wrinkled bag of leather filled with bones, a horrifying voice shredded by 50 years of smoking and shouting at other Vietnamese men and a chilling interpretation of the game of football. Full Post

Raiders 4 Olympique 2

Raiders were back with a bang on Sunday defeating last years champions Olympique de Saigon by four goals to two. Full Post

Raiders crash back to earth

After what’s now basically 6 months of having our own way, and 3 consecutive league wins against the Saints, the Raiders were sent crashing down to earth on Sunday at Thu Duc Sports University. Full Post

Raiders vs Fighting Cocks

Video says it all. Thanks to Saigon Raiders media team.

The Ashes is/are ours. Raiders 4 Saints 0

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Raiders confirmed at the weekend their increasing competitiveness and somewhat hard-to-get-used-to word around town as one of the favourites for the league this year. Full Post