S1E157: Former Valencia president Anil Murthy on his exit, Peter Lim and 'Audio-gate'

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Synopsis: Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month, The Straits Times tackles the talking points in Singapore sport.
In this episode, ST sports correspondent David Lee chats with former Valencia president Anil Murthy about his highs and lows running the Spanish football club.
The Singaporean was Valencia president for five out of the eight tumultuous seasons under Singaporean tycoon Peter Lim. While they won a King's Cup in 2019 and qualified for the Champions League thrice, there was also a high turnover of managers and players. And in May 2022, Murthy also left the club under a shroud of controversy.
Highlights (click/tap above):
00:40 Audio-leaks: What was actually said

03:24 Death threats led to Anil's resignation, not sacking

05:56 Why is there animosity towards the club's Singapore leadership?

07:27 No football experience, no problem?

11:00 Anil on his relationship with Peter Lim
Produced by: David Lee (davidlee@sph.com.sg) & ST Video Team
Edited by: Pax Pang
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