WHILE we're busy watching the Cavs being swept, the rest of the world is gearing up for the World Cup, which kicks off on June 14. We mean gearing up quite literally because there is a flood of merch for ...
Jun 7, 2018
AFTER a long wait, a national football league is finally unfolding the Philippines.The Philippines Football League made a quite luxurious launch on Friday night in front of all stakeholders at the Shangri-La Fort Grand Ballroom."This is truly an unprecedented ...
Apr 22, 2017
CERES-NEGROS FC dropped precious points at home as it was dragged into a goalless draw against Felda United in the 2017 AFC Cup Group Stages on Wednesday.The hosts struggled to break through the stingy backline of the Malaysian side at ...
Mar 15, 2017
MOSCOW - A Russian lawmaker has proposed an unorthodox solution to the country's problems with soccer hooliganism ahead of next year's World Cup - legalize it and make it a spectator sport.Organized groups of Russian fans, many with martial ...
Mar 6, 2017
GLOBAL FC opened its 2017 AFC Cup campaign on a high note as it stood tall over tournament newcomer Magwe FC, 1-0, on Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Star forward Misagh Bahadoran scored the lone goal of the match in ...
Feb 21, 2017
TWELVE young booters from different parts of the country get the chance to impress international scouts when they train and vie for European camp slots this week in Malaysia.Organized by Globe Telecom, the 'TM Football Para sa Bayan' has ...
Sep 12, 2016
MEXICO CITY - Fifa drug testers arrived unannounced Thursday to collect samples from Russian soccer team FC Rostov amid suspicions of meldonium use during its surprise pursuit of the league title.The Rostov team was tested after beating Dynamo Moscow, 3-1, to ...
May 14, 2016
DUTCH soccer great Johan Cruyff, who revolutionized the game as the personification of "Total Football," has died. He was 68.Family spokeswoman Carole Thate confirmed to The Associated Press that Cruyff had died in the Spanish city of Barcelona after a five- ...
Mar 24, 2016
ASUNCION, Paraguay - Paraguayan authorities raided the headquarters of the South American soccer confederation Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in connection to the sprawling FIFA probe being led by U.S. and Swiss prosecutors.The U.S. Justice Department last year indicted several top ...
Jan 8, 2016
UAAP juniors football matches have been called off due to continuous rains on Saturday that rendered the Moro Lorenzo Football Field in Quezon City unplayable.Far Eastern University-Diliman was to take on Ateneo, and De La Salle-Zobel was to play ...
Dec 19, 2015
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - A player for the Honduran national soccer team was shot to death on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in a shopping mall parking lot in his hometown of La Ceiba on the country's Caribbean coast, police said.In a ...
Dec 11, 2015
LOGRONO, Spain - Santi Cazorla and Paco Alcacer scored two goals each to help Spain beat Luxembourg 4-0 on Friday and secure a spot for the holders in next year's European Championship.Cazorla scored in the 42nd and 85th minutes, ...
Oct 10, 2015
NEW YORK - Seattle forward Clint Dempsey was suspended for three games by Major League Soccer on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) and fined for his conduct toward a match official during a US Open Cup game this week, a penalty the US captain ...
Jun 20, 2015
SANTIAGO, Chile - Brazilian star Neymar has been banned for the rest of the Copa America, depriving the tournament of one of its biggest stars.A disciplinary panel of the South American confederation ruled on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) that he must sit ...
Jun 20, 2015
NBA
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - NBA star Carmelo Anthony announced on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) that he is bringing a professional soccer team to Puerto Rico for the first time in three years.The new club, called Puerto Rico FC, will begin playing ...
Jun 12, 2015
ZURICH - The World Cup's commercial power led to record revenue of US$2 billion for Fifa last year, with $337 million in profits coming from the four-year cycle leading up to the 2014 football tournament in Brazil.Fifa, which ...
Mar 20, 2015
GOALKEEPER Hope Solo was reinstated by US Soccer after a 30-day suspension and is on the travel roster for next month's Algarve Cup in Portugal.Solo was suspended last month by the US Soccer Federation after her husband, former ...
Feb 22, 2015
CHELSEA settled for a 1-1 draw with title rival Manchester City to protect its Premier League lead on Saturday.Chelsea appeared content with the stalemate that kept Jose Mourinho's side five-points clear of City, which now has neighbor ...
Feb 1, 2015
MANCHESTER, England - With nine different winners in the last 11 years, no one could ever accuse the Champions League of being predictable.It does appear, however, that an established "Big 4" has been created in Europe's premier club competition - and ...
Dec 13, 2014
BANGKOK - There are some ghosts that just refuse to be slayed.The Philippine men's football team fell prey to Thailand once again, 3-0, on Wednesday, and in the process, fell short of a finals berth in the Asean Football ...
Dec 10, 2014
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