• 4 new faces beef up Azkals
    [25 May 15, 4:46pm] FOUR overseas-based players have been called up for the first time by national team coach Thomas Dooley to be part of the 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup Qualifying matches against Bahrain and Yemen next month. Attack-minded players Iain Ramsay a…
  • Liverpool prepares for life after Steven Gerrard
    [17 May 15, 3:23am] Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers braced supporters for a close-season rebuilding process after long-serving captain Steven Gerrard played his final home game for the club.

  • Football’s top sponsors pressure FIFA to clean up amid corruption scandal
    [28 May 15, 2:19am] Top football sponsors Coca-Cola, Adidas and McDonald’s pressed FIFA on Wednesday to clean itself up as the newest corruption scandal threatened efforts to market their products via the “beautiful game”. The companies that pay hundreds of millio…
  • $40,000 in envelopes, alleged bribes for 2011 FIFA vote
    [28 May 15, 2:06am] US court papers alleged Wednesday that soccer executives were handed $40,000 cash bribes stuffed into envelopes at an upmarket Caribbean hotel ahead of the 2011 FIFA presidential election. The payments were allegedly arranged by a high-ranking offici…

  • Taweekarn sends Thailand through to final
    [10 Dec 14, 3:25pm] Thailand booked their place in the 2014 AFF Championship final when they saw off the Philippines 3-0 in the second-leg of their semi-final at the Rajamangala Stadium on Wednesday.
  • Ten-man Thailand hold Philippines in semi-final
    [6 Dec 14, 2:56pm] The first leg of the 2014 AFF Championship semi-final clash between the Philippines and Thailand, which went ahead despite fears over Typhoon Hagupit, ended in a goalless draw in Manila on Saturday night.

  • Manila Jeepney, Forza, Laos Complete UFL Cup Round of Sixteen Cast
    [27 May 15, 4:35am] Tuesday’s final round of UFL Cup matches at Rizal Memorial Stadium saw three of the four competing teams in group D advance to the knockout stages. Forza FC and Nomads FC battled to a 2-2 draw in the 6:15 PM match. Nomads went ahead in the first ha…
  • SEA Games Roster Announced
    [25 May 15, 10:00am] Yes, the Philippines is sending a football team to this year’s South East Asian Games. Along with the senior team squad, the Philippine Football Federation also released the squad for the 2015 SEA Games, which will be held in Singapore next month.…


  • Fair Play: Have the stars finally aligned for the Azkals?
    [28 May 15, 2:18am] (This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's May 28 edition)LET'S face it, luck has rarely smiled on the Azkals. Just look at the draw we got for the World Cup qualifiers. For the Suzuki Cup campaign, Southeast Asia's premier tourn…
  • Fair Play: Is 10 days enough time for the Azkals?
    [26 May 15, 3:53pm] (This is my Fair Play column for Sun.Star Cebu's May 27 edition)THE Philippines' campaign in the 2018 Word Cup qualifiers begins on June 11, and the training camp will start on June 1. Are we back to the old days of taking these things for…