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Rob Gier to focus on UK coaching career after getting UEFA A license

Sep 11, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The former Azkals team captain keeps himself busy with his coaching stints for UK football teams

UEFA A. Ex-Azkal skipper Rob Gier continues to serve the football community as a coach. File photo by Josh Albelda/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

IN PHOTOS: Azkals train for FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Jun 03, 2015 - 4:03 PM

Stephan Schrock Phil Younghusband Neil Etheridge and the rest of the Azkals sweat it out in pink practice jerseys as they prepare for their World Cup qualifying matches against Bahrain and Yemen

Photo by Bob Guerrero

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

Is there a centerback crisis with the Azkals?

Mar 16, 2015 - 6:05 PM

As FIFA World Cup qualifiers near the Philippines lack of quality young central defenders remains a gaping hole in the Azkals lineup

Amani Aguinaldo, 19, of Global FC is one of the few - the too few - Filipino centerbacks currently plying the trade. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Azkals' Gier launches football program in UK

Feb 07, 2015 - 8:00 AM

Inspired by the Under 11 Azkals training in UK Rob Gier launches Zenith Soccer Tours with hopes of exposing Filipino kids to football in Europe

Rob Gier shakes the hands of Filipino Fans after the Azkals' Suzuki Cup semis match against Thailand.

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 shrug off Cambodia as Phil Younghusband reaches milestone

Nov 14, 2014 - 10:55 PM

The Azkals play well on their home soil as Phil Younghusband scores the 40th goal of his international playing career

MILESTONE. Phil Younghusband scores the 40th goal of his international football career. File photo by Josh Albelda/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

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Azkals dominate Chinese Taipei to book Peace Cup final showdown

Sep 03, 2014 - 11:21 PM

The Azkals delivered on a night when Filipino sports fans needed a positive result to boost their moods defeating Chinese Taipei to advance to the Peace Cup final

Mark Hartmann of the Philippines celebrates after scoring a goal against Chinese Taipei. Photo by Josh Albelda

Dooley reveals Peace Cup Azkals roster

Aug 29, 2014 - 11:23 PM

The Younghusband and Greatwich brothers all made the cut as the Philippines prepares to defend its Peace Cup title

RELEASED. Azkals coach Thomas Dooley addresses the media as he issues the final roster for the Peace Cup. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes

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

Afghanistan holds undermanned Azkals to a goalless draw

May 21, 2014 - 11:24 AM

Without Phil Younghusband and Rob Gier in their lineup the Philippine National Men s Football Team settled for a scoreless draw in their 2014 AFC Challenge Cup opening match against Afghanistan

The Philippines' Patrick Reichelt (9) goes up for a header in last month's friendly against Malaysia. File photo by Mark Cristino

Azkals kick off Challenge Cup without Phil Younghusband, Gier

May 20, 2014 - 4:16 PM

Last edition’s Golden Boot winner Phil Younghusband and veteran defender Rob Gier will not be around in the Azkals’ opening match after getting booked in their previous matches

James Younghusband of the Azkals dribbles past Malaysian defenders during their scoreless draw in April. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Deyto stands tall as Azkals, Malaysia figure in scoreless draw

Apr 27, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Azkals goalkeeper Patrick Deyto came up with a clutch save to salvage a draw for the Azkals against Malaysia in Cebu

STALEMATE. James Younghusband of the Azkals dribbles past Malaysian defenders during their scoreless draw. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

PH Girls thrash England 6-0 to barge into Street Child World Cup semis

Apr 05, 2014 - 5:55 PM

The Philippine Girls’ Team continue to inspire with their dominant play thrashing England to earn a spot in the Street Child World Cup semis

BELIEVE. Crystal and Street Child World Cup coach Roy Moore celebrate their victory over England. Photo from press release

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

Azkals squad list for Myanmar friendly released

Feb 03, 2013 - 6:08 PM

The 19 man squad for the international friendly was released in the Azkals official website on Sunday

VIDEO: How the Azkals feel about the Suzuki Cup

Nov 23, 2012 - 10:43 PM

Azkals Denis Wolf Demitrius Omphroy Ed Sacapaño Rob Gier and Chris Greatwich talk to Rappler about what lies ahead why they believe they can win it all and leaves a message to the fans

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.