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UP secures top seed in UAAP football after draw with Ateneo

Top-two seeds UP and Ateneo battled to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the final match of the UAAP Season 80 men’s football elimination round. Arvin Lim, ABS-CBN Sports MANILA, Philippines – University of the Philippines (UP) secured the top seed ...

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Football: Malditas battle South Korea for final spot in Women's World Cup

Photo from Mia Montayre/PFF MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine women’s national football team faces a history-defining moment in their bid to qualify to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. The Philippine Malditas will take on South Korea in ...

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Football: Malditas still optimistic despite loss to China

The Philippines bowed to China in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup. Mia Montayre/PFF MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine women’s national football team failed to clinch a spot in the FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday night, as they were summarily ...

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La Salle, UST settle for draw in UAAP football

MANILA, Philippines – De La Salle University and University of Santo Tomas (UST), both seeking to make headway in the race for the Final 4, shared points following a 1-1 draw in the UAAP Season 80 men’s football tournament on ...

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Football: Philippines shocks host Jordan to open AFC Women's Asian Cup

Courtesy of the Philippine Women’s National Football Team Facebook page The Philippines rallied to defeat host Jordan 2-1 in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup on Thursday morning (Manila time). (More details to follow.) For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN ...

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Football: Asian Cup, not 50th goal, is what matters most to Phil Younghusband

Phil Younghusband in action for the Philippine Azkals. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines—It was only fitting that in the biggest match in Philippine football history, the country’s greatest goal-scorer would put his stamp on the game. Phil Younghusband entered ...

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History for PH football, as Azkals beat Tajikistan to advance to Asian Cup

PH’s Carlos de Murga defends against Tajikistan’s Ergashev Jahongir in their AFC Asian Cup qualifier at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila on Tuesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines—History has been made at Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. The Philippine ...

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Football: Azkals survive Fiji scare in international friendly

The Philippine Azkals dodged a bullet Thursday night in their international friendly as they survived a gritty challenge posed by Fiji at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. After scoring 3 goals, the nationals found themselves in the defensive with Fiji mounting ...

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UAAP football: UP advances to Final Four, downs NU

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Football: Lukaku inspires Manchester United fightback to beat Chelsea

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their first goal. Jason Cairnduff, Action Images via Reuters MANCHESTER — Romelu Lukaku broke his barren run against top six Premier League opposition and provided the winner for Jesse Lingard as Manchester United came ...

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