Lopsided Scorelines in UFL Cup Saturday Matches

Ceres A. Lina

The three matches played at the Rizal Memorial Stadium had a total of 18 goals as Laos succumbed to Global, 1-5, Manila Jeepney thrashed Nomads, 7-0; and Ceres La Salle got back up to win 4-1 over Green Archers United. Unlike in their previous matches, Laos FC proved unequal to Global FC in the first […]

The Success of the Ceres Cup

Ceres A. Lina

It was a hectic two days at the second edition of the Ceres Cup. The 7-a-side tournament began with colourful opening ceremonies, replete with Masskara dancers and musicians. Local government representatives were also in full force for the tournament, with Bacolod Mayor Monica Puentevella delivering a heartfelt speech about how important football is to him […]

Catalan Elite Football Camp Set Next Week

The Complex Esportiu Futbol Salou, along with the Catalan Football Federation, will hold a football camp and training course for coaches on May 30th and 31st at Emperador Stadium, McKinley Hill, Taguig City and the United Football League (UFL) offices in Magallanes Village, Makati. Albert Viñas of the Catalan Football Federation will manage the football […]

Phil Younghusband Hat-Trick Lifts Loyola Meralco Sparks Over JP Voltes

Icko De Guzman

Phil Younghusband came off the bench to score a hat-trick as the Loyola Meralco Sparks defeated JP Voltes FC, 5-2, to advance to the quarterfinals of the UFL Cup, Tuesday night, at Rizal Memorial Stadium. The Sparks had to rally from behind as JP Voltes drew first blood with an opening goal in the 10th […]

Pachanga Diliman Rally Past Team Socceroo 4-1

Icko De Guzman

Pachanga Diliman saw their win streak in the group stages continue with a 4-1 win over ten-man Team Socceroo in Sunday’s UFL Cup action at Rizal Memorial Stadium. Team Socceroo shocked Pachanga Diliman in the first half when Mandie Boy Lunag scored a half-volley from the corner in the 27th minute. Pachanga tried to level […]

Goals Galore in Saturday’s UFL Cup

Icko De Guzman

Saturday’s UFL Cup action saw all first division teams wear their scoring boots with a total of 29 goals scored across four matches at Rizal Memorial Stadium. Loyola Meralco Sparks poured seven goals past Mendiola FC 1991 in the 1:45 PM kickoff. Graham Caygill and substitute Curt Dizon scored two goals a piece. James Younghusband, […]

Ceres Cup: Football Extravaganza

Ceres A. Lina

The Ceres Cup is back, and it’s even bigger than last year’s edition. More than 406 teams from all over the country are participating in the tournament, from local teams here in Bacolod, neighboring Iloilo, Manila’s elite football schools, as well as teams from the farther reaches of Visayas and Mindanao. The 2-day event will […]

Heartbreak for Global in AFC Cup

Icko De Guzman

Global FC ended their AFC Cup campaign, drawing Pahang FA, 0-0, on Wednesday night at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan Global were the more dominant side throughout the 90 minutes but the all-important goal never happened for the UFL League champions. Pahang claimed the second knockout spot in Group G with eight points while […]

Neil Etheridge to Push for the Number One Spot

Icko De Guzman

Neil Etheridge admitted that it has been a long season for him. The goalkeeper returned to the Philippines last week to take a short break and to open his goalkeeping school. The World Cup Qualifiers begin this June. Etheridge joined Charlton Athletic last January and has helped the club in the Championship – placing 12th […]

Global, Pahang Battle for Final AFC Cup Knockout Spot

Icko De Guzman

Global FC will leave everything on the pitch as they face Pahang FA of Malaysia in final group G game of the AFC Cup tonight, May 13, 7:00 PM at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Bulacan. The UFL League champions will advanc e to the knockout stages if they beat the Malaysian side. Global are […]

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