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After a longer-than-usual wait, domestic football will finally return to Vietnam on February 19 as Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) meet Nam Dinh in the opening match of the V.League 1 2022 season.

Clubs go shopping to prepare for 2022 V.Leauge 1 season

Although the start of the 2022 football season is still more than three months away, clubs have been working hard to strengthen their line-ups.

Kiatisak wants to stay long with HAGL club

Thai coach Kiatisak Senamuang of Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) football club has refuted rumours that he would leave his HAGL FC and return to Thailand to coach national team.

Thai newspaper: HAGL football club can win V-League 2021 with Kiatisuk

After 12 rounds of the V-League 2021 tournament, Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) football club has become the most prominent phenomenon, as it ranks top thanks to Thai coach Kiatisuk Senamuang's talent.

Da Nang coach resigns after 13 years in charge

After a 2-1 defeat to defending champions Viettel on Sunday at home, coach Le Huynh Duc of SHB Da Nang requested for resignation on Sunday, which was accepted by club officials.

Poor results at V.League cause SLNA officials’ resignation

Song Lam Nghe An's head coach Ngo Quang Truong and president Nguyen Hong Thanh have both resigned after a run of poor results.

V.League 1 matches to be played behind closed doors

The V.League 1 match between Hanoi FC and Saigon FC will be played behind closed doors to avoid the spread of COVID-19.

New Hanoi FC coach impressed by HAGL

Newly-appointed Hanoi FC coach Park Choong-kyun has offered high praise to rivals Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) and their tactics.

Thai coach Kiatisuk and team win most V-League awards in April

Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) football club won all four team and individual awards of V-League 2021 in April, thanks to the team’s impressive achievements at the tournament.

Than Quang Ninh players refuse to train over unpaid wages

After going eight months without paying players' wages, the board of Than Quang Ninh has promised to pay up, said the club's midfielder Nguyen Hai Huy.

Female referees may officiate V.League 2’s matches for first time

Female assistant referees may for the first time officiate matches of the LS V.League 2, the second tier professional association football league in Vietnam, if they overcome a mandatory physical test scheduled for March 16.

Football teams welcome fans back to matches

As the Covid-19 outbreak has been mostly controlled in many provinces and cities, V-League 2021 will return on March 13 with a plan to allow a small number of fans to attend the matches.

Football coach Park Hang Seo: "I'm not interested in fame"

In addition to professional goals, Korean head coach Park Hang Seo of the Vietnamese national football squad wants to improve the mission of connecting Vietnam and Korea.

Two Saigon FC members to play football in Japan

The Saigon football club has confirmed that its players Cao Van Trien and Tran Danh Trung will join Ryukyu FC in J-League 2.

V-League scheduled to return on March

After the second qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia was postponed to June, the Vietnamese football team will not play against Malaysia in late March as the previous plan. 

Thanh Hoa FC loses two lawsuits against former foreign employees: a costly lesson

Thanh Hoa football club has recently lost two lawsuits and had to pay compensation totaling over VND5 billion (over $240,000), including $200,000 to its former Italian coach Fabio Lopez.

Football will return despite pandemic

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Vice President Cao Van Chong insists national football competitions will soon resume despite the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing.

V-League: Tet bonuses are not for everyone

V-League 2021 has been postponed because of the Covid-19 epidemic, so players have an early lunar New Year (Tet holiday). But many players are unhappy because they do not have a Tet bonus as usual.

V-League postponed amid COVID-19 outbreak

The fourth round of the 2021 V-League has been delayed due to the spread of Covid-19 in some provinces in Vietnam.

Defending champions Viettel stumble in V.League 1 opener

Viettel’s new slogan ‘Your Way’ might be a good fit for a telecommunications company, but having the words plastered around Hang Day Stadium’s advertising hoardings did the football club no favours on Saturday.