About

Progressing youth football in Singapore

Turf City Football Club

From fitness and nutrition to tactics and techniques, the Little League Soccer Singapore elite-level Turf City Football Club aims to nurture Singapore’s most talented youth, giving players the best possible chance they have of reaching their true football potential.

Our Aims

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To become the leading professional regional youth development club in Singapore, seen as innovative and embracing modern development tools.

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To provide players with a Professional Youth Development Program that provides for physical, mental and emotional growth and development. 

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To foster the highest training standards in the region equivalent to top tier European academies. 

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To foster close cooperation and partnerships with European clubs and agents, and ultimately expand this to include North American universities, professional soccer clubs in the USA, as well as professional clubs in Japan and Australia. 

Our Mission

To become the only youth club in Singapore that can provide a pathway for the most talented players in the region from youth through to young adulthood via a customised development plan that can target Europe, North America, Asia, or Australia depending on the player’s and his family’s goals.

Coaches

Paul Masefield

Paul Masefield

Club Owner General Manager

Paul played professional football in England, Ireland, Hong Kong and Singapore for clubs including Birmingham City, Preston North End and Sing Tao Sports Club before moving into coaching where he obtained his UEFA ‘A’ Licence and led teams including Sing Tao, Limerick Town FC, Preston North End and Stockport County.

Andy Johnston

Andy Johnston

General Manager

An ex-Southampton FC youth player, Andy moved into coaching after earning his BSc (Hons) in Sports Science from the University of Southampton. After completing his coaching badges in the UK and securing the role of Head Coach at Little League Soccer Malaysia, he went on to become the General Manager and then the Managing Director, overseeing operations in Malaysia and SIngapore.

Srdjan Lalic

Srdjan Lalic

Head Coach

Srdjan was a professional player, the most notable club being Palermo in Italy. He is also ex-Yugoslav international. With extensive experience in coaching in Serbia, as well as world wide player management services, ‘Lali’ is the right man to bring TCFC forward.

Chris Nathan

Chris Nathan

Assistant Head Coach

Chris is a very enthusiastic young coach, with an uncommon approach to the game for the South East Asian territory. His knowledge and devotion to the game are what separates him for the rest, there are only great things ahead for this young coach in the Future.

Mohamed Hakim Bin Abdullah

Mohamed Hakim Bin Abdullah

Head Coach, Little League Soccer

Hakim has been appointed as Head Coach of Little League Soccer and will work under Lali and Chris to develop players further down the TCFC/TCFA/Little League development ladder. Lali will, from time-to-time, use Hakim in TCFC sessions to further develop his skills.

Masrezwan Masturi

Masrezwan Masturi

Coach

Still playing for local club Home United, longtime Singapore national team forward Masrezwan is passionate about sharing his exceptional football knowledge with youth players. And with over 75 professional goals to his name, he has plenty of experience to impart. Mas is currently completing his FAS C Coaching Licence.

Development Ladder

Little League Soccer

Players’ first experience of the Turf City FC programme, Little League Soccer introduces the basics of football in a supportive, relaxed environment.

Turf City Academy

The second step in our development plan, Turf City Football Academy selects talented individuals from Little League and acts as the bridge between LL and TCFC. 

Turf City Football Club

Reserved for the most talented players, TCFC aims to help elite boys and girls fulfill their true potential with clear pathways to professional sides in Europe and beyond.