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James Younghusband joins Ceres in PFL return

Aug 17, 2019 - 9:40 AM

Months after his Davao-based squad folded, James Younghusband heads back to action to reinforce Ceres' bid for a third straight PFL title

VETERAN PRESENCE. James Younghusband aims to impress for two-time PFL champion Ceres-Negros FC. Photo from Ceres Media

AFC Cup: Ceres misses ASEAN Zonal final in loss to Hanoi FC

Jun 25, 2019 - 10:28 PM

Ceres-Negros FC fails to advance to its third straight AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal final

BOWING OUT. Ceres-Negros FC exits the 2019 AFC Cup as a semifinalist. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

AFC Cup: Ceres draws Hanoi in zonal semis 1st leg

Jun 18, 2019 - 9:41 PM

Ceres-Negros FC aims to bounce back in the 2nd leg that can propel the Busmen to their 3rd ASEAN Zonal Final

PLAYMAKER. Stephan Schrock continues to orchestrate Ceres-Negros' attack. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

AFC Cup 2019: Ceres seals comeback win over Persija Jakarta

Apr 23, 2019 - 7:37 PM

Ceres-Negros FC rallies from two goals down to stay on top of Group G

ON TOP. Ceres-Negros FC continues to top Group G of the 2019 AFC Cup. Photo by AFC Cup Twitter

Marañon's lone goal sends Ceres past Persija

Apr 03, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Ceres-Negros FC rolls to a perfect record to keep the Group G lead in the 2019 AFC Cup

HERO. Bienvienido Marañon scores his fifth goal in the 2019 AFC Cup that sealed Ceres' third straight victory. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

Hat-trick hero Marañon powers Ceres over Becamex

Mar 12, 2019 - 9:10 PM

The Busmen remain at first place in Group G of the AFC Cup 2019

FIREPOWER. Bienvienido Marañon does damage to the Vietnamese side with a stellar hat-trick. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

Ceres slips past Shan United's threat for opening game win

Feb 26, 2019 - 10:51 PM

The Busmen sit on top of Group G early in the 2019 AFC Cup

FIRST WIN. OJ Porteria scores a brace to put Ceres on top of Group G. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter

Yangon ends Ceres' 2019 AFC Champions League bid

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:26 PM

Ceres-Negros FC absorbs an early exit in their bid for a historic AFC Champions League berth

Photo from Ceres-Negros FC website

Excitement fuels Alvaro Silva's Ceres debut

Jan 30, 2019 - 10:42 PM

Filipino-Spanish centerback Alvaro Silva is expected to reinforce the Ceres-Negros FC backline

DEBUT. Alvaro Silva returns to Bacolod as he debuts for Ceres-Negros FC in the preliminary rounds of the AFC Champions League. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

LOOK: Home United visits injured Patrick Reichelt

Aug 09, 2018 - 11:56 PM

The Ceres-Negros winger is still recovering in the hospital after sustaining a head injury from a collision with Home United keeper Rudy Khairullah

SPORTSMANSHIP. Home United FC head coach Aidil Sharin, general manager Badri Ghent and keeper Rudy Khairullah visit Patrick Reichelt in the hospital in Singapore. Photo from Home United FC Facebook

Ceres loses AFC Cup ASEAN crown to Home United

Aug 08, 2018 - 9:32 PM

The Singaporean club exacts revenge on Ceres in the zonal final rematch

DETHRONED. An undermanned Ceres-Negros FC falls to Home United finishing at 2nd place in the 2018 AFC Cup ASEAN Zone. File Photo from Ceres-Negros FC

Ceres-Negros FC settles for draw vs Home United

Aug 01, 2018 - 9:34 PM

A frustrated Busmen side needs to bounce back and score away goals in the second leg of the AFC Cup 2018 ASEAN Zonal Final

Can a shorthanded Ceres Negros capture the ASEAN Zonal title?

Jul 30, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Minus Bienve Marañon – and possibly Stephan Schröck – the PFL champs face a two-legged challenge against Singapore's Home United

Ceres midfielder Manny Ott. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Ceres-Negros FC ices dominant run with 2nd PFL title

Jul 25, 2018 - 9:07 PM

The Busmen reign anew to earn the right to represent Philippines in the preliminary rounds of the 2019 AFC Champions League

TITLE DEFENSE. Ceres Negros FC is the PFL champion for the second straight time.  Photo by Mark Cristino

Ceres-Negros aims for 2nd PFL title vs Global Cebu

Jul 24, 2018 - 10:18 PM

The Busmen are one point away from the championship

ON THE BRINK. Ceres-Negros' Bienvenido Marañon moves past Global Cebu's Jinggoy Valmayor. Photo by Ceres media

Former Ceres-Negros football trialist, ex-girlfriend found dead

May 26, 2018 - 11:25 PM

The bodies of Italian striker Federico Zini and former girlfriend Elisa Amato were found in a car in a suspected murder-suicide in Tuscany, Italy

TRAGEDY. Federico Zini, who committed the murder-suicide a day before his birthday, played for Ceres-Negros FC in 2015. Photo from www.gonews.it

Ceres advances to AFC Cup Zonal Finals on aggregate win over Yangon

May 16, 2018 - 9:10 PM

The Busmen set up another ASEAN finals rematch against Singapore’s Home United

BACK-TO-BACK. Ceres-Negros FC makes its second straight ASEAN Zonal finals appearance. Photo from AFC Cup

Ceres-Negros FC takes first leg win over Yangon United

May 09, 2018 - 9:26 PM

The Myanmar club team keeps its hopes alive as Sylla scores a valuable pair of away goals

NOT OVER YET. Ceres-Negros FC will attempt to score its own away goals in the next leg. Photo by AFC Cup/Lagardere Sports

Home United takes match, group stage win at Ceres' expense in Bacolod

Apr 25, 2018 - 8:06 PM

(UPDATED) Both teams were guaranteed spots in the 2018 AFC Cup ASEAN zonal semi-finals even before the match started

TOP SEED. Ceres-Negros will face Persijia in the ASEAN Zonal semi-finals. Photo from Ceres-Negros FC Facebook page.

Ceres looks to close out Group F with win over Home United in Bacolod

Apr 24, 2018 - 4:32 PM

(UPDATED) Regardless of result, the Busmen are in the last 4 of the 2018 AFC Cup's ASEAN zone

DO-OR-DIE. (from left to right) Home United head coach Aidil Sharin, midfielder Anumanthan Kumar, Ceres midfielder Stephan Schrock and head coach Risto Vidakovic in the pre-match press conference in Bacolod City. Photo by Ceres Media

Marañon hat-trick pushes Ceres to eliminate Boeung Ket

Apr 11, 2018 - 10:22 PM

Ceres-Negros FC repeats dominating victory over Boeung Ket FC

HAT-TRICK. Bienve Marañon's hat-trick triples the lead before Takumi Uesato sealed the win with the 4th and last goal. Photo from AFC Cup Twitter (@AFCCup)

Marañon's early goal seals the win for Ceres

Mar 14, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Ceres-Negros FC remains on top of Group F with a 3-1-0 record, 10 points and a +12 goal difference

EARLY GOAL. Bienve Marañon's spot kick in the 15th minute gave Ceres the 1-0 lead over Shan United. File Photo from Ceres Negros FC Facebook page

Late goals propel Ceres-Negros to top of Group F

Mar 06, 2018 - 9:47 PM

Ceres leads with 7 points and a +11 goal difference in Group F of the 2018 AFC Cup

LATE GOALS. Patrick Reichelt and Bienviendio Marañon scores late goals in the 79th and 83rd minutes of the game. File Photo by AFC Cup/Lagardere Sports

Stallion, Ceres agree to reschedule opening match

Feb 28, 2018 - 4:07 PM

Both clubs were initially scheduled to play in the PFL opening weekend

Global, Ceres draw in second AFC Cup matches

Feb 28, 2018 - 10:29 AM

Both Filipino clubs look to improve their record as they march into their 3rd matches next week

HUSTLE. Stephan Schrock facilitates Ceres' offense but fell short in the draw with Home United. Photo from Twitter (@AFCCup)

Ceres-Negros aims for Group F lead in Home United rematch

Feb 26, 2018 - 9:53 PM

Despite edging out the rest with a +9 goal difference, a win by Ceres would put them on top of Group G

REMATCH. This will be a 2017 ASEAN Zonal finals rematch for Ceres-Negros FC and Home United. Photo by Ceres Media

Philippines Football League inks new livestreaming deal

Feb 23, 2018 - 11:25 AM

The country's pro football league will now have a new streaming partner in Sportradar

Ceres-Negros shuts out Boeung Ket in AFC Cup opener

Feb 13, 2018 - 9:34 PM

There was no consolation at for Boeung Ket as the Cambodian club failed to contain the lethal lineup of Ceres

DOMINATION. Ceres-Negros controlled the game from start to finish.

AFC Cup: Bacolod rekindles its love affair with Ceres Negros

Feb 10, 2018 - 2:32 PM

A day before Valentines, the Busmen take on Boeung Ket of Cambodia in Panaad.

LOVE. Ceres fans send love to the club before they depart for their AFC Cup opening game. Photo from Facebook

Modeste sends Ceres-Negros crashing out of the AFC Champions League

Jan 30, 2018 - 5:47 PM

Ceres-Negros will now compete in Group F of the 2018 AFC Cup

RESPECT. Ceres-Negros manages to keep up with the football giants and is still the first Filipino club to enter preliminary round 3 of AFC Champions League. Photo from Facebook

Ceres faces toughest test in ACL qualifiers deciding match vs Tianjin

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:59 PM

The winner of the playoffs will secure a berth to 2018 AFC Champions League

HISTORY. Ceres-Negros has come this far in the AFC Champions League to face Tianjin Quanjian in the last stage of the qualifiers. Photo from Facebook

Marañon, Nazari propel Ceres to stunner over Brisbane Roar

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:08 PM

Ceres will face Tianjin Quanjian FC in the preliminary round 3 of the AFC Champions League

Football: Ceres and Etheridge look to slay giants

Jan 20, 2018 - 9:48 PM

Both the Azkal goalkeeper and our top club are confident Filipino underdogs against Man City and Brisbane Roar

UNDERDOGS. Ceres-Negros FC (Stephan Schröck in the photo) and Neil Etherdige will be ready to battle it out with their fierce opponents. Photos by Bob Guerrero

Ceres outscores Shan United in penalty shootout, advances to round 2

Jan 16, 2018 - 8:46 PM

Ceres-Negros FC will square off against Brisbane Roar on Tuesday, January 23 in Australia

Ceres-Negros makes first appearance in AFC Champions League qualifiers

Jan 15, 2018 - 10:18 PM

The Busmen will be squaring off against the disciplined and serious Shan United

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CAMPAIGN. PFL champions Ceres-Negros hope to advance to the group stage of the 2018 AFC Champions League. Photo by Stephen Tan and Ceres Negros FC

Ceres' PFL title heralds a brave new world for Pinoy club football

Dec 17, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Reflections on the Busmen's title and what lies ahead for the PFL

INAUGURAL. Ceres celebrates their PFL crown. Photo by Stephen Tan and Ceres Negros FC

Ceres overpowers Global 4-1 to win inaugural PFL title

Dec 16, 2017 - 9:57 PM

Iain Ramsay scores a hat trick for Ceres Negros FC to lift them to the league championship

INAUGURAL CHAMPIONS. Ceres Negros FC delivered big time for their hometown fans, cruising to a 4-1 victory to win the league title. Photo from PFL's Facebook page

A closer look as Ceres and Global clash for the PFL title

Dec 14, 2017 - 1:01 PM

This is about more than just the silverware and intra-Visayan bragging rights

SUMMIT SHOWDOWN. Stephan Schrock is back with Ceres as a full-time player while Global looks to avoid losing a second final in the past few weeks. File photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

PFL holds inaugural finals series in Pana-ad Stadium

Dec 11, 2017 - 8:28 PM

The PFL finalizes the venue of the Global Cebu vs Ceres-Negros finals match

FINALS. Bienvenido Marañon in his second leg match against Kaya. File photo by Ceres Media

Global Cebu FC wants to host PFL finals in Cebu City Sports Complex

Dec 11, 2017 - 3:27 PM

Global makes up for not hosting their home semis match in Cebu by appealing to bring the finals to their home pitch

HOME PITCH. Global Cebu FC will be facing Ceres Negros at home. Photo from Global Cebu FC Facebook

Mouthwatering PFL Final Four kicks off this weekend

Nov 30, 2017 - 4:27 PM

It's still anyone's title as Ceres, Kaya, Meralco and Global collide in two sizzling matchups

Ashley Flores of Meralco fires a shot past Global's Wesley Dos Santos. Image by Bob Guerrero

Ceres midfielder Iain Ramsay to join Thai League in 2018

Nov 01, 2017 - 4:07 PM

Iain Ramsay will be gaining more football experience but this time in the Thai League

SET. Iain Ramsay is set for his Thailand move for the 2018 Thai League season. Photo from Instagram @iainramsay_7

Ceres not pleased with ‘dangerous’ field after loss to Global Cebu

Jul 06, 2017 - 10:09 AM

I think even the Global players are embarrassed to play on a field like this says Ceres captain Martin Steuble

PITCH IM-PERFECT. Global-Cebu pulled off a 1-0 victory over Ceres-Negros, but the post-match emphasis was on how the visiting team felt the pitch was inadequate and uneven. Photo by Nimrod Quinones/CFA

Global Cebu FC to play first home game vs Ceres-Negros

Jul 04, 2017 - 7:29 PM

Global Cebu FC is hoping Cebuanos support will energize them in their first home game against Ceres Negros FC

HOME GAME IN CEBU. Global head coach Marjo Allado and goalkeeper Patrick Deyto will play their first home game in Cebu. Photo by PJ Estan

Philippines Football League previews: Ceres, Aguilas, Global, and Ilocos United

May 04, 2017 - 1:13 PM

Ceres appears to be the favored team to win the inaugural PFL title but other teams have emerged to stake their claims too

BUSMEN. Azkals' veteran Stephan Schrock brings his work rate and experience to Ceres, making an already good team even more daunting. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Crunch time in the AFC Cup and UAAP football

May 01, 2017 - 4:38 PM

It s time to stand and be counted for Global Ceres UP FEU Ateneo and UST in their respective competitions

LOFTY GOALS. Amani Aguinaldo will try to help Global reach the AFC Cup knockout stage. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

AFC Cup: Can Ceres deliver on the road once again?

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:18 PM

Ceres Negros stakes an undefeated away record in the AFC Cup against Felda United Can they silence the Malaysian fans?

GLOBAL TAKEOVER. Luke Woodland, Super Herrera, Dodz Pasinabo and Martin Steuble train for the AFC Cup. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Ceres, Global win big in AFC Cup with highlight goals

Mar 08, 2017 - 12:43 PM

Pinoy football clubs shone on Tuesday Can this success help boost the upcoming national league?

Iain Ramsay's superb goal was the pick of the bunch on Tuesday night. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Football: So, how's that national league coming along?

Jan 12, 2017 - 2:17 PM

The upcoming Philippines Football League is getting closer to becoming a reality

NEW LEAGUE. The Loyola Meralco Sparks hold tryouts on Wednesday at McKinley Hill Stadium in preparation for the upcoming Philippines National League. The league is "90 percent" certain to push through this season, says Nonong Araneta, signaling a transformation for Philippine club football. Image by Bob Guerrero