Football, just like the characters of the F. Scott Fitzgerald classic The Great Gatsby, has always looked down on new money, and one V.League 1 side has certainly been throwing the cash around lately.
Việt Nam's World Cup qualifying campaign will resume against Australia in just six days but a shortage of available players is causing a headache for Coach Park Hang–seo.
After a longer-than-usual wait, domestic football will finally return to Việt Nam on February 19 as Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) met Nam Định in the opening match of the V.League 1 2022 season.
Việt Nam crashed out of the AFF Cup and cannot defend their title after being held to a 0-0 draw against Thailand at the Kailang National Stadium in Singapore on Sunday.
Topenland Bình Định continued their busy transfer window with the signing of Hà Đức Chinh on a free.
When Hà Đức Chinh was a small boy growing up, his family could not afford to buy him a football. Instead he had to make do with one made by his father from banana leaves and waste paper, held together with string.
The future of striker Hà Đức Chinh is up in the air after rumours surfaced he is looking for a move away from SHB Đà Nẵng.