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Azkals – Maldives postgame : A workmanlike win

Sep 04, 2015 - 11:23 AM

The Philippines defeats an unimpressive Maldives in front of a thin crowd Was it good preparation for Uzbekistan? Here are Bob Guerrero s thoughts on the friendly

ON TO UZBEKISTAN. Jerry Lucena scored his second international goal for the Azkals, but there were several unsung performances that warranted commendation. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals defeat Maldives in friendly before Uzbekistan qualifier

Sep 03, 2015 - 10:04 PM

Jerry Lucena gets his second international goal as the Philippines prepares for a pivotal World Cup qualifying match against Uzbekistan

TOP DOGS. The Philippine Azkals defeated Maldives 2-0 in a FIFA friendly. The game that matters most comes next week against Uzbekistan. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Maldives preview: Azkals face important tuneup before Uzbekistan

Sep 02, 2015 - 12:57 AM

The Philippines faces Maldives in a friendly on Thursday which will serve as an appetizer for the World Cup qualifier next week versus Uzbekistan

FRIENDLY FIRE. Manny Ott, flanked by Neil Etheridge (L) and Kevin Ingresso (R), may have benefited from his involuntary rest day during the UFL Cup Final. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Azkals stun Bahrain 2-1 in World Cup qualifier upset

Jun 11, 2015 - 10:29 PM

Javier Patiño and Misagh Bahadoran score as the Philippines holds on to defeat the higher ranked Bahrain in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match

TOP DOGS. The Philippine Azkals scored back-to-back goals, which proved enough to hold off Bahrain. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals roster revealed ahead of Bahrain training camp

Mar 17, 2015 - 4:37 AM

Rob Gier Phil Younghusband and Martin Steuble headline the list of players called for the FIFA World Cup qualifier as well as the return of Neil Etheridge

James Younghusband and his brother Phil are two of the players being called up for training camp in Bahrain. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Azkals vs Laos (Suzuki Cup)

Nov 22, 2014 - 12:00 PM

Rappler s live blog of the Azkals opening match in the AFF Suzuki Cup vs Laos

Defense key in Azkals' Suzuki Cup campaign

Nov 21, 2014 - 1:16 PM

Azkals team manager Dan Palami says focusing on defense while continuing to be aggressive on offense is key to the team s AFF Suzuki Cup campaign

Azkals Phil Younghusband (L) vies for the ball against Global FC's Valentine Kama (C). File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Azkals rise 5 spots in FIFA ranking ahead of friendlies

Oct 26, 2014 - 5:53 PM

The Philippine National Football team s FIFA World ranking improves from 134 to 129

File photo

Azkals aim for party atmosphere with Global FC friendly

Aug 26, 2014 - 3:58 AM

The Azkals will look to create a party atmosphere with their free friendly match against Global FC including live music and meet and greets

Azkals Roxy Dorlas and Charley Pettys work the ball around as head coach Thomas Dooley looks on in practice. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes

UFL president praises Azkals for Challenge Cup success

May 29, 2014 - 11:40 PM

United Football League president Randy Roxas had high praise for the Azkals for the success they have enjoyed leading up to their showdown with Palestine

TOP DOGS. Many of the Azkals also play in the UFL, including the Younghusband and Greatwich brothers. Screenshot from AFC Asian Cup Youtube

Azerbaijan edges Azkals in FIFA Friendly, 1-nil

Mar 06, 2014 - 1:42 AM

The new look Philippine National Men’s Football Team put up a gallant stand against 93rd ranked Azerbaijan but lost 1 0 in a FIFA Friendly match

The Azkals dropped a 1-nil game to Azerbaijan on Wednesday in their first challenge of a European squad in 17 years. Photo from Azkals website

HIGHLIGHTS: Azkals vs Azerbaijan friendly

Mar 05, 2014 - 8:34 PM

The Azkals will be trying to measure where they are in the world stage against UEFA nation Azerbaijjan

ACID TEST. Much will be revealed about the Azkals squad when they face Azerbaijan on Wednesday in Dubai. Photo from Azkals website

Azkals face Azerbaijan, first European squad in 17 years, on Wednesday

Mar 04, 2014 - 10:20 PM

The Azkals will face an acid test on Wednesday when they play Azerbaijan in their first challenge of a European squad since 1997

ACID TEST. Much will be revealed about the Azkals squad when they face Azerbaijan on Wednesday in Dubai. Photo from Azkals website

HIGHLIGHTS: Azkals vs Malaysia

Mar 01, 2014 - 5:53 PM

Newly installed coach Thomas Dooley makes his debut in this Azkals friednly in preparation for the AFC Challenge Cup

DEBUT. Azkals head coach Thomas Dooley watching UFL games from earlier this month. Photo by Mark Cristino

PFF names Azkals lineup for Malaysia, Azerbaijan friendlies

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:30 AM

The Philippine Football Federation has bared the list of players who made it onto the squads which will go up against Malaysia and Azerbaijan

LINEUP ANNOUNCED. Azkals head coach Thomas Dooley watching UFL games from earlier this month. Photo by Mark Cristino

PFF releases initial Azkals squad for Suzuki Cup

Oct 25, 2012 - 6:17 PM

Thirty five players have been called up by the Philippine Football Federation for the initial squad of the Philippines for the upcoming 2012 AFF Suzuki Cup a list that includes the Younghusband brothers and goalkeeper Neil Etheridge

VIDEO: Azkals arrive from Nepal

Mar 20, 2012 - 10:09 PM

The Azkals met the press upon their arrival from the AFC Challenge Cup

Post-victory: Azkals grateful, Younghusband is top-scorer

Mar 20, 2012 - 2:29 PM

The Azkals turn to social media to express their gratitude while Phil Younghusband wins Golden Shoe Award for his 6 goals

Photo courtesy of Neil Etheridge's Twitter account.

Azkals bring home bronze, pride for PH

Mar 19, 2012 - 6:37 PM

After a tremendous run at the AFC Challenge Cup the Azkals finish 3rd in the prestigious tournament

PINOY PRIDE. Azkals wave the Philippine flag after their game against LA Galaxy. December 3, 2011. Rupert Ambil.

Live Blog: Azkals vs Palestine

Mar 19, 2012 - 4:39 PM

Live updates from the match between the Philippines and Palestine

Azkals face Palestine for 3rd place

Mar 19, 2012 - 12:44 PM

The Philippine men s football team fights for bronze after losing their bid for the finals

KEEPING WATCH. Ray Jonsson stays with his man at the Azkals' match against Malaysia. February 29, 2012. Emil Sarmiento.

GMA Network defends Clavio on Azkals issue

Mar 17, 2012 - 9:55 PM

GMA Network says anchor Arnold Clavio was merely using his Constitutional right to express his opinions

Azkals fall to Turkmenistan in the semis

Mar 16, 2012 - 6:39 PM

Azkals lose to the Turkmen 2 1 will compete for third place

CELEBRATION. The Azkals celebrate their goal against Nepal. October 11, 2011. Nadine Gutierrez.

Live Blog: Azkals vs Turkmenistan

Mar 16, 2012 - 4:26 PM

Live updates from the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup match between the Philippines and Turkmenistan

Philippine Football Federation lodges complaint against Arnold Clavio

Mar 15, 2012 - 6:39 PM

The reporter finds himself the subject of a complaint after anti Azkals remarks he made on air

5 things to know about the Azkals' semi-finals match

Mar 15, 2012 - 5:33 PM

Read about the journey the Azkals took to get to the semis the opponent they will face and the challenges they need to tackle against Turkmenistan

TEAMWORK. While the Azkals have not had a chance to train together extensively, they showed improved cohesion in their match against Malaysia. February 29, 2012. Emil Sarmiento.