With rumors filtering in that the Philippines is joining the CTFA-organized tournament in Taiwan this December, there is a good chance that new faces will be drafted in the national squad. The timing of the tournament and the PFL playoffs means that a good chunk of the established Azkals are
1) History Delayed
The magnitude of the game couldn't be denied, even ABS-CBN agreed to show the Azkals once again after dropping them early in the year. The hype of the occassion may have proved too much for the Azkals. The game was open,nervy and physical, punctuated by several chances from
The Philippine national football team enter the crucial November 14 clash with Nepal with a mix of old reliables and a new breed of Azkals.
Headlining the new Azkals are Joshua Dutosme and Paolo Salenga, who seemed to have impressed coach Thomas Dooley with some recent solid displays for their clubs
This is crunch time.
The PFL clubs now enter the home stretch of their campaigns, whether 4 games or 10 games remaining, the FinalSeries/Playoffs looms large on the horizon. Let us take a look at the 3 days worth of football this weekend, and what it means for every single team.
As what we have been accustomed to this season, the PFL are offering Wednesday matches for the fans. As we edge ever closer to the PFL Playoffs, let us take a look at what to expect from the four teams in action.
-Davao aims for a double
Words that were never said
After the Azkals' adventure in Qatar, the Pinoy football stars resume local rivalries as the PFL returns to action this week. Let us take a look at the storylines developing as the chase for the Playoffs intensifies.
-Can Meralco Manila keep the top spot?
Ever since week 1, Meralco Manila has hung
Here are three points from Yemen's draw with the Philippines in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.
1) The Azkals defence is in shambles
- The dearth of Centre Back options are killing the Azkals. For this game, Sean Patrick Kane and Dennis Villanueva stepped up to the plate despite playing out
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Now that we have covered how to defend against Yemen, it is time to turn our attention on how to attack Yemen's defence.
As I am writing this piece, I have learned that Manny Ott will be missing the game and 6 weeks of football due
The Azkals are still on track to qualify for the 2019 Asian Cup. They are still top of their group, still unbeaten and still on a high. Yet, there is a lingering feeling that the 2-2 draw in Panaad against Yemen exposed the weaknesses of the Azkals. Now that they
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The most lethal Filipino striker this season has finally made it.
Stallion Laguna's Jhan Melliza has been finally called on the back of his exciting club performances this season. The former FEU forward has already scored 13 goals this PFL season and the fans have been calling for his callup