The 2016 Great Eastern-Yeo's S.League season is upon us and, as ever, the Lunar New Year brings with it renewed reason for optimism.
While a ball has yet to be kicked, the S.League has already made headlines in recent weeks for all the right reasons. Many are quietly confident this could be the year Singapore's sole professional sporting competition recaptures the imagination of fans.
ESPN FC picks out five reasons to watch in the coming campaign.
1. Return of household names from LionsXII