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Eriksson ends brief Philippine Azkals stint

Jan 25, 2019 - 5:44 PM

The decorated Sven-Göran Eriksson is still available for consultation, according to Philippine Football Federation officials

EXIT. Sven-Göran Eriksson adds the Philippines to the list of of national teams he coached in his decorated career. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

Azkals not banking on familiarity against China

Jan 11, 2019 - 11:39 AM

Sven-Göran Eriksson may be all too familiar with Chinese football, but the Azkals coach says it’s just a 'little advantage'

FAMILIARITY. Javier Patiño carries experience from his three years in the Chinese Super League. Photo by Pam Puri

Sven's 'street dogs' put Philippines on Asian Cup map

Jan 10, 2019 - 10:51 PM

'I like the people, I like the players. We are more like a team today than we were a month ago,' says Azkals coach Sven-Goran Eriksson

REAL FRIGHT. John Patrick Strauss (left) and the Philippine Azkals give Asian football giant South Korea a scare. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/AFP

WATCH: Azkals put up against 'one of the best teams' in Asian Cup

Jan 08, 2019 - 6:34 PM

Sven-Göran Eriksson hopes to see the Azkals do better after their impressive performance against South Korea

PROUD. Sven-Göran Eriksson is thrilled to see the Philippine Azkals keep a scoreless first half against South Korea. Photo by Pam Puri

Eriksson: Azkals' semis stint feels like World Cup

Dec 02, 2018 - 12:51 PM

Down to 18 men, the Azkals brace for a tough Vietnam side that hasn't conceded any goal in the tournament

UPHILL TASK. The Philippine Azkals are heading into the 2018 Suzuki Cup semis against a streaking Vietnam squad. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

Sven-Göran Eriksson gets his groove with the Azkals

Nov 15, 2018 - 9:05 PM

After his first match as Azkals head coach, Sven-Göran Eriksson now has a better understanding of his Filipino players

DEADLOCK, Manny Ott gets tangled up between two Singapore players in effort to win the ball. Photo from AFF Suzuki Cup Facebook

Reflections on a gritty, gutsy Azkals win

Nov 14, 2018 - 10:25 AM

It's a dream start for the Philippines in the AFF Suzuki Cup, thanks to Patrick Reichelt

IMPRESSIVE. Phil Younghusband and the Philippine Azkals did the country proud. Photo from AFF Suzuki Cup

Azkals score first win over Singapore in Suzuki Cup

Nov 13, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The Philippine Azkals get off to a brilliant start in their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign

FIRST WIN. The Philippine Azkals begin their 2018 Suzuki Cup campaign with a stunning win. File photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

AFF Suzuki Cup: Stacked Azkals lineup looks to impress

Nov 08, 2018 - 6:52 PM

The status of one key player, though, remains unsure beyond the second game

LOOKING SHARP. Patrick Reichelt and the Azkals pull off a win over Mongolia in a recent training match. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

From World Cup to Suzuki Cup for globe-trotting Azkals coach

Nov 07, 2018 - 5:05 PM

New coach Sven-Goran Eriksson vies to lead the Philippine men's football team to the Suzuki Cup final

BIGGER GOAL. Former England coach Sven-Goran Eriksson and team manager Dan Palami hope to lead the Azkals to unprecedented heights. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Azkals give Sven-Göran Eriksson new challenge

Nov 05, 2018 - 6:54 PM

Will the renowned former England mentor Sven-Göran Eriksson be the key to the Azkals' Suzuki Cup glory?

FRESH CHALLENGE. (from left to right) Azkals advertising manager Melchor "Jun" Miras, head coach Sven-Göran Eriksson, team manager Dan Palami and senior advisor Scott Cooper. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Former World Cup coach to mentor Azkals

Oct 27, 2018 - 3:43 PM

Sven-Goran Eriksson will take over the Philippine men's football program along with Scott Cooper

FRESH START. News Azkals coach Sven-Goran Eriksson will call the shots for at least 6 months.