Manila Jeepney, Green Archers United Score Crucial Upsets

Icko De Guzman

Both Manila Jeepney FC and Green Archers United FC notched crucial upsets against the two of the top five teams in Wednesday night’s United Football League action at Rizal Memorial Stadium. On the capital’s 444th founding day, seventh-placed Manila Jeepney nailed the first upset of the night with a 3-2 win over fourth-placed Stallion FC. […]

Rampant Ceres Punish Pachanga 5-0

Icko De Guzman

Ceres La Salle FC continued their riotous start in the second round with a 5-0 win over Pachanga Diliman FC Tuesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Adrian Gallardo marked his second round debut with four goals in the match. Substitute Lee Jeong Woo added a fifth goal in stoppage time as Ceres extended their […]

Manson Relieved with Win; Nierras Laments Missed Chances

Icko De Guzman

Leigh Manson was relieved after the final whistle when Global FC defeated Stallion FC 2-1 Sunday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The win allowed Global to move into second with 22 points — one point ahead of Stallion and within striking distance of League leaders Ceres La Salle FC. “I said to the players before […]

Go, McMenemy weigh in on Saturday’s Result

Icko De Guzman

Ceres La Salle coach Ali Go was brimming with confidence after the UFL League leaders made quick work of the Loyola Meralco Sparks after a ruthless 6-1 win Saturday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Bacolod side were supposed to play their first match on June 23 but changes in the schedule forced them to […]

Global Edge Stallion 2-1 But Match Under Protest

Icko De Guzman

Defending UFL League champions Global FC banked on Masaki Yanagawa’s 79th minute strike to defeat Stallion FC, 2-1, and moved to second in the standings Sunday night at Rizal Memorial Stadium. However, Stallion head coach Ernie Nierras has put the match under protest. According to Nierras, Global’s Hikaru Minegish, who Global used as a substitute, […]

Ruthless Ceres Pummel Loyola 6-1

Icko De Guzman

Ceres La Salle FC resumed their title charge with a convincing 6-1 victory over the Loyola Meralco Sparks Saturday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Newcomer Bienvenido Marañon had a league debut to remember — scoring three goals past a disjointed Loyola Meralco Sparks side. Patrick Reichelt also contributed to Ceres with two goals in […]

Philippines Defeat Yemen 2-0

Icko De Guzman

The Philippine Men’s National Football Team claimed a second successive win in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers after a rousing 2-0 win over Yemen Tuesday night (Wednesday morning Manila time) at the Qatar Sports Club in Doha, Qatar. Javier Patiño was influential throughout the match with two instinctive deliveries that led to goals from […]

Philippines Versus Yemen: “Carry the Momentum”

Ceres A. Lina

Philippines head coach Thomas Dooley and captain Phil Younghusband sat down with the media for the prematch press conference in Qatar prior to the match versus Yemen. “It’s (really) sad when you hear that something like that happens,” said Dooley on the political turmoil in Yemen that has made the Yemen National Football Team’s World […]

Palami Back on the Bench for the Azkals

Icko De Guzman

After serving his suspension, Philippines team manager Dan Palami is back on the bench for the Azkals when they face Yemen tonight at the Qatar Sports Club in Doha, Qatar. Palami was in the stands during the Azkals’ 2-1 win over Bahrain last week. The Azkals manager was suspended after he was sent off during the […]

Luke Woodland Awaits FIFA Decision

Icko De Guzman

UPDATE: The Philippine Football Federation announced at around 2:00 AM that Luke Woodland has been cleared to play for the Philippines after his change of sporting nationality was confirmed by FIFA. He will be able to play in the match versus Yemen tonight. Luke Woodland was left reeling with disappointment after the defender missed the […]

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