Manson, McMenemy, and Lewis Underline Race for Second Place

Icko De Guzman

Global FC, Loyola Meralco Sparks FC, and Kaya FC will finally know their fate in the standings in tonight’s United Football League action at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Up for grabs for the three teams is not the League title, but the possibility¬† of a spot in the AFC Cup play-off should newly crowned League […]

Gunning For Second: Scenarios

Icko De Guzman

With Ceres La Salle FC crowned League champions last week, the shift turns to the four teams vying for second place. As of Wednesday, July 29th, the gap among Global FC, Loyola Meralco Sparks FC, Kaya FC, and Stallion FC is just down to four points. Three of the four teams will play their final […]

Phil Younghusband: Different but It Works!

Icko De Guzman

According to Azkals midfielder Phil Younghusband, their main goal was to win the first two games of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and they were able to deliver. The Azkals enjoyed their first two outings in the Qualifiers with a 2-1 win against Bahrain at home, and a 2-0 win against Yemen in Qatar, […]

Bahadoran: Determination and Hard Work

Icko De Guzman

For Azkals winger Misagh Bahadoran, the first two victories in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers were brought on by their sheer determination to win. The forward was breathtaking in the wins against Bahrain and Yemen — netting twice to open up his international goal tally. Against Bahrain, Bahadoran was on the finishing end of […]

Guirado and Reichelt Cherish Second UFL League Title

Icko De Guzman

Ceres La Salle FC skipper Juani Guirado and winger Patrick Reichelt relished winning the United Football League First Division for a second time. The pair were instrumental in handing the Bacolod side its maiden First Division title. Both Guirado and Reichelt joined Ceres last year ahead of the AFC President’s Cup and has seen them […]

Ramsay: We are a Threat to Any Team

Icko De Guzman

New Azkal Iain Ramsay admitted that his first two stints for the national team has paid dividends for his career. The former Melbourne City FC player made his Philippine National Team dream a reality after suiting up in the first two matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Ramsay was also eligible to play […]

Second Place Race Heats Up as Sparks Draw Global

Icko De Guzman

The race for second place continues as the Loyola Meralco Sparks FC and Global deadlocked at 2-2 in Wednesday night’s United Football League match at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Bradley Grayson and Tomas Trigo were the heroes for the Sparks and kept the tally level at 32 points heading into the final weekend fixtures of […]

McMenemy: Sparks in a Very Difficult Situation

Icko De Guzman

Loyola Meralco Sparks FC coach Simon McMenemy admitted that there’s no room for mistakes at this stage of the League. The Sparks are coming off a 2-0 win over Manila Jeepney FC last Sunday to remain level with Global with 31 points. Global are ahead in the standings due to a better goal difference. “You […]

Manson: Second Place Finish is Disappointing

Icko De Guzman

Global FC coach Leigh Manson admitted that it was painful to see Ceres La Salle FC lift the UFL League title before their game against Green Archers United last Saturday. “It was tough to lose the championship then play after that,” said Manson. “(The players’) motivation was a big factor.” Manson, however, was delighted with […]

Ali Go: Sweet Championship

Icko De Guzman

Ceres La Salle FC coach Ali Go was overwhelmed after his side clinched the UFL League title last Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Bacolod side have put on a scintillating performance throughout the tournament, absorbing just one loss. They capped off their first season in the top flight by winning the League title […]

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