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16 JULY 2017 - CEBU CITY: Visiting team Davao Aguilas FC, came in as an underdog in an exciting Saturday night match at the Cebu City Sports Center. The home crowd expected a third straight win from Global Cebu FC, winning over Ceres Negros FC and Stallions Laguna FC just days before. But the Aguilas thwarted the crowd’s expectation and ended the match with a clean sheet, and a score of 0-0.
One question that has been heavily debated by fans ever since last Saturday night is whether Kell Brook quit after taking a knee in the 11th round last Saturday night against Errol Spence Jr? It looked like Brook chose to quit rather than continue fighting and go out on his shield the way that many of the fighters in the past have done. Brook, 31, had suffered an eye injury to his left eye at some point in the second half of the fight.
DE LA SALLE completed a nine-match sweep with a 3-1 conquest of University of Santo Tomas, 3-1, for its ninth championship in the UAAP Season 79 women’s football tournament Sunday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
It was a glorious campaign for the Lady Archers, who went undefeated to end a seven-year title drought.
Volgograd, Russia — Harry Kane rose emphatically to the World Cup challenge in England’s opening match against Tunisia, scoring a last-gasp winner to give Gareth Southgate’s side lift-off in Russia.
FC MERALCO Manila got the better of rival Kaya FC Makati on Saturday, claiming a 2-1 win in their “Capital Clasico” at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium and thrusting itself back to solo leadership in the Philippines Football League.
Two goals from Tahj Minniecon proved to be the difference for Meralco, which began a new era in its football after Phil and James Younghusband’s recent transfer to Davao, as it made its way back to the top of the standings in the PFL with 30 points on the strength of nine wins, three draws and two losses in 14 games to date.
FC MERALCO Manila was held to a 2-2 draw by Global Cebu FC in its Saturday Philippines Football League fixture but it was enough to thrust it back in the driver’s seat in the standings of the newly created national football league.
Siblings James and Phil Younghusband provided the goals for host team Meralco but a brace from newly signed player Darryl Roberts for visiting Global negated them, forcing the match, played at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium, to end in a draw, and the teams getting a point each.
THE impressive run of Kaya FC-Makati of late in the Philippines Football League (PFL) was maintained by the club on Sunday as it rolled to its fifth straight victory which in turn gifted it the tournament leadership.
Defeated Ilocos United FC, 2-1, at the University of Makati Stadium, Kaya improved its record to eight wins, two draws and three losses for 26 points, two points clear of erstwhile league-leader FC Meralco Manila (7-3-1).
SAINT PETERSBURG — France reached their third World Cup final after overcoming Belgium on Tuesday, sparking scenes of unconfined joy in Paris as tens of thousands of people poured into the streets.
In scenes reminiscent of France’s 1998 World Cup win, delirious crowds surged up the Champs-Elysees avenue and surrounded the Arc de Triomphe, waving flags and letting off flares.
MOSCOW — Victorious France were set to return to a heroes’ welcome today after winning the World Cup for the second time with a roller coaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home.
JAPANESE winger Shu Sasaki bagged a brace as Global Cebu blanked Ilocos United, 3-0, even as Davao Aguilas and Stallion Laguna battled to a goalless draw in the Philippines Football League held over the weekend.
Sasaki scored his two goals in a five-minute span at Quirino Stadium in Vigan, after Paul Mulders opened the scoring from the penalty spot as Global moved up to third by improving to 10 points in five matches.
Started slow in the match, Global eventually broke through before the opening half came to a close, with skipper Misagh Bahadoran finding the net off a fine cross from teammate Matthew Hartmann in the 39th minute to go up, 1-0.
Boosted by its strong finish in the first half, “The People’s Club,” as Global is referred to, continued to take it to Mangwe, getting into scoring position a couple of times but was not able to convert.
FOLLOWING an impressive showing in group play of the 2017 AFC Cup where it topped Group F, local club Global Cebu FC kicks its campaign to a higher gear beginning today with the start of their two-leg ASEAN zonal semifinals against Singapore’s Home United FC.
SUBMITTING to the ability of sports to make a difference in people’s lives, particularly, the youth, Globe TM has brought back its “TM Sports Para Sa Bayan” program this year with a bigger scope.
Established a year ago by the mobile service brand with the end view of doing its part in improving the lives of underprivileged youth by helping them reach their dreams through sports, the 2017 edition of TM Sports Para Sa Bayan does not only offer football and basketball this time around but also volleyball and is set to go to more areas in the country.
GlutaMAX Men endorser Misagh Bahadoran, Miguel Tabuena, and Jeordan Dominguez are among the top athletes to be recognized by the Philippine Sportswriters Association during its Annual Awards Night presented by MILO and San Miguel on Feb. 13 at the Le Pavillon in Pasay City.
If Ceres Negros FC has some ace cards left in its pocket, it’s time for them to lay it all on Wednesday, May 31, against Malaysian Johor Darul Ta'zim FC for the AFC ASEAN Zonal semifinals leg-2 at the Panaad Park and Stadium.
It’s a do-or-die situation for the home team. They need to pour all they got to survive and advance to the ASEAN Zonal finals.
It’s a massive credit to and damning indictment of Jose Mourinho that he seems able to turn anyone into a solid defensive midfielder.
His most unorthodox conversion project yet is way ahead of schedule. Andreas Pereira — a 22-year-old Brazilian-Belgian who’s played just 14 matches for Manchester United despite joining the club in 2011 — was arguably the man of the match in Manchester United’s season-opening 2-1 victory over Leicester City.
Volgograd, Russia—Harry Kane grabbed a dramatic late winner for England on Monday, powering home a header in injury time of their World Cup opener after Belgium had earlier swept past Panama.
KAYA FC-Makati sustained its fine form of late in the Philippines Football League on Wednesday, rolling to its fourth straight win with a 5-2 victory over Ilocos United FC at its University of Makati Stadium.
Drawing a hat trick from forward Jordan Mintah, Kaya (7-2-3) sustained its resurgence after hitting a rough patch previously in the newly created national football league, and is now back on top of the standings with 23 points in 12 games, tied with FC Meralco Manila (7-2-1).
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
THE exciting and highly competitive Saturday Philippines Football League (PFL) fixture in Cebu City between Kaya FC-Makati and host side Global FC ended in a goalless draw that left both teams tied in the standings.
15 MAY 2018 - MANILA: LaLiga’s top executive in Asia, Ivan Codina, will be one of the international speakers gracing the much anticipated ‘Business of Football - Philippines’, a one-day conference, sanctioned by the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) and organized by MMC Sportz, set to take place on Friday, May 18, 2018, at the New World Makati Hotel.
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