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Defiant Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese anthem

Nov 10, 2017 - 3:41 PM

Fans unfurl a large Hong Kong regional flag in the stands of Mong Kok Stadium while loud booing was heard during the broadcast of the Chinese national anthem. Some supporters turn their backs on the field.

DEFIANT. A Hong Kong fan makes a gesture and turns his back during the Chinese national anthem before an international friendly football match between Hong Kong and Bahrain at Mong Kok Stadium in Hong Kong on November 9, 2017. Photo by Isaac Lawrence/AFP

DPR Korea 3, Azkals 1 Postgame: Lots of work to be done

Oct 11, 2016 - 5:41 PM

The Philippines has slumped to defeat again at home There are plenty of talking points

HOME LOSS. Phil Younghusband and the Azkals lose a friendly at home to North Korea. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Germany 'freedom' football match called off over bomb threat

Nov 18, 2015 - 8:43 PM

No explosives found so far and no arrests made after the Germany Netherlands friendly in Hanover was cancelled and thousands of fans evacuated

CANCELLED. A general view shows the empty HDI Arena (Niedersachsenstadion) after the football friendly match between Germany and the Netherlands was called off at short notice due to security concerns. Photo by CHRISTIAN CHARISIUS/EPA

WATCH: France, England unite at Wembley to honor Paris victims

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Many England fans bring French flags to the stadium One banner in the crowd picking up a social media hashtag reads: Pray for Paris

UNITY. France and England players pose for a mix photo prior to their international football friendly match at Wembley Stadium. Photo by FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/EPA

Shock, horror for 80,000 fans at Stade de France after Paris attacks

Nov 14, 2015 - 11:58 AM

When 3 loud explosions were heard from outside Stade de France football soon drifted from the minds of spectators during the friendly match between France and Germany

Malaysia drops in world rankings after draw vs Azkals

Mar 08, 2012 - 12:50 PM

After the 1 1 draw between Azkals and Malaysia in international friendly Malaysia down 2 spots

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