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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

Azkals escape with thrilling 4-3 victory over Tajikistan

Jun 14, 2017 - 2:43 AM

Javier Patiño scores twice as Philippines remain atop their AFC Asian Cup qualifying group

DOUBLE TROUBLE. Javier Patiño made his presence felt in his return to action for the Azkals. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals face biggest game in recent history against Tajikistan

Jun 12, 2017 - 1:06 PM

Tuesday s AFC Asian Cup qualifier is crucial for an embattled Pinoy side Thankfully Javier Patiño returns to the lineup

NATIONAL DUTY. Javier Patiño did not play against China but will be back in action against Tajikistan. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals get it done against Nepal, but questions remain

Mar 29, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The Philippines gets its AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a 4 1 victory but many questions remain

GETTING THE JOB DONE. Three Azkals - Phil Younghusband, Iain Ramsay and Javier Patino - made it to the score sheet in a much-needed boost to the Philippines' AFC Asian Cup qualifying hopes. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals draw Indonesia 2-2: thoughts on a thrilling shared point

Nov 23, 2016 - 11:55 AM

The Philippines hopes of an AFF Suzuki semifinal appearance take a hit with another draw But there is still hope

THRILLING DRAW. Misagh Bahadoran (pictured in blue) and Phil Younghusband find the back of the net for the Philippines as the Azkals earned a second straight draw. Photo by Stringer/AFP

AFF Suzuki Cup: Azkals upbeat despite Patiño, Sato absence

Nov 17, 2016 - 2:17 PM

The Philippines will be without its biggest weapon and a key defender but remain confident ahead of Saturday s clash with Singapore

Ecuador president hails UN Assange ruling

Feb 05, 2016 - 9:05 AM

But the British government says it would have to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange if he leaves the embassy as long as a European arrest warrant is in force

ILLEGAL DETENTION. In this file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gives a thumbs up prior to delivering a statement on the balcony inside the Ecuador Embassy where he has sought political asylum in London, Britain. File photo by Kerim Okten/EPA

Britain refuses to grant Assange safe passage for medical check

Oct 15, 2015 - 9:54 AM

The WikiLeaks founder has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012 seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden

EMBASSY. A general view of the building housing the Ecuador Embassy in central London, England, 12 October 2015, where Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange has taken refuge. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Azkals face uphill task in brutal World Cup qualifying road trip

Oct 05, 2015 - 4:01 PM

The Philippines has no shortage of issues leading up to the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against North Korea and Bahrain

ON THE GRIND. Ten Azkals were on hand at practice on Friday as the Philippines prepares to meet DPR Korea and Bahrain. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Dooley leading Philippines to a bright football future

Jun 19, 2015 - 2:27 PM

Azkals coach Thomas Dooley has turned around the fortunes of Philippine football just as he had for the United States years earlier

Azkals coach Thomas Dooley congratulates Misagh Bahadoran after he scored against Bahrain on June 11. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals vs Yemen postgame thoughts: Misagh's moment

Jun 17, 2015 - 4:21 PM

The Philippines stay perfect in FIFA World Cup Qualifying with a handsome 2 0 win against Yemen in Doha Here are musings on another watershed game for Philippine football

The Azkals are basking in the glory of two consecutive victories in the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying matches. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Azkals-Bahrain post-game thoughts: an evening with the Ultras

Jun 12, 2015 - 3:15 PM

Football columnist Bob Guerrero enjoyed the Azkals historic win over Bahrain from the best seat in the house among thousands of joyous Philippine fans

CHEERING SQUAD. Ultras Filipinas is a supporter's crew patterned after the ultra-hard core fans of other nations and clubs. They made their presence felt at Philippine Sports Stadium. Photo by Bob Guerrero

PH football pioneers rejoice in Azkals win

Jun 11, 2015 - 11:28 PM

Members of the Philippine football teams that played in the 1958 Asian Games and 1991 SEA Games speak about the Azkals historic win over Bahrain

Misagh Bahadoran (second from left) and Javier Patiño (second from right) scored goals in the Philippines' win. 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

Azkals notebook: one week to go before Bahrain

Jun 04, 2015 - 8:06 PM

Notes on the Azkals preparation for FIFA World Cup qualifiers new members of the football squad and Nonong Araneta s thoughts on the FIFA scandal

British life insurer Pru Life UK, the official insurance provider of the Philippine national men's football team, held a send-off for the team on Wednesday, June 3. Photo by Josh Albelda

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

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

WikiLeaks' Assange to leave embassy in London 'soon'

Aug 18, 2014 - 4:52 PM

2ND UPDATE Assange tells a press conference he will be leaving the embassy soon but not for reasons reported by the Murdoch press without elaborating further

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange (R) and Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño (L) during a press conference at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, 18 August 2014. Frame grab from the Ecuadorean Embassy's live feed

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

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

Snowden 'stuck' in Moscow as Ecuador warns on asylum

Jun 27, 2013 - 12:17 PM

The man responsible for one of the biggest intelligence security breaches in US history has not been sighted since arriving in Moscow on a flight from Hong Kong on Sunday

IN TRANSIT. Passengers rest in the transit zone in Sheremetyevo airport terminal F in Moscow on June 26, 2013, where US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden reportedly spent the fourth day with his onward travel. Photo by AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev

China says claim it facilitated Snowden exit 'groundless'

Jun 25, 2013 - 4:25 PM

China: It is unreasonable for the US to question Hong Kong s handling of affairs in accordance with law and the accusation against the Chinese central government is groundless

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

US pressures Russia on Snowden, slams China

Jun 25, 2013 - 2:37 PM

The White House pressured Russia to expel fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden and warned China it had harmed efforts to rebuild trust by allowing him to leave Hong Kong

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

Mystery as Snowden vanishes in Moscow

Jun 25, 2013 - 7:49 AM

Snowden failed to appear on the Aeroflot flight to Havana from where he had been expected to continue to Ecuador and claim asylum

A Russian airline Aeroflot plane stands for boarding at Moscow's Sheremetievo Terminal D airport, in Moscow, Russia, 24 Jun 2013. Photo by EPA/Sergei Ilnitsky

Azkal Patino debuts with a bang in Thailand

Apr 07, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Azkal Javier Patino opened his career in Thailand by scoring a brace in Buriram United s 6 2 win

At the half: Azkals 0, Turkmenistan 0

Mar 26, 2013 - 8:15 PM

The Azkals and Turkmenistan are tied at 0 0 at the half of their AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers match at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium

Azkals outclass Cambodia, 8-0

Mar 24, 2013 - 10:30 PM

The Philippine Azkals outclassed Cambodia 8 0 to start their AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers campaign on a sizzling note

Fil-Spanish striker Javier Patiño closer to becoming an Azkal

Jan 24, 2013 - 10:59 PM

Filipino Spanish striker Javier Patiño of Spanish second division club Cordoba CF is expected to suit up for the Azkals for the AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers

ADDED FIREPOWER. Javier Patiño of Cordoba CF is set to become an Azkal. Photo from Cordoba CF's official Facebook page.

Venezuela top court upholds delay of Chavez swearing-in

Jan 10, 2013 - 8:51 AM

Venezuela s top court cleared cancer stricken President Hugo Chavez Wednesday January 9 to indefinitely postpone his re inauguration but the opposition said it did not resolve the uncertainties facing the country

The President of the Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice Luisa Estella Morales (C) speaks during a press conference in Caracas on January 09, 2012. AFP PHOTO / LEO RAMIREZ