Davao Aguilas - updates

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Rebranded PFL steps in ‘difficult time’ as Davao Aguilas FC folds

Dec 16, 2018 - 10:15 PM

'It was either witness the decline of Philippine pro football as a distant observer, or start working and do something about it. I chose to do something about it,' says new league commissioner Bernie Sumayao

CRUCIAL. Davao Aguilas FC leaves the Philippines Football League with only 5 teams. Photo from Davao Aguilas

Kaya FC nails 2019 AFC Cup berth in extra time effort

Oct 27, 2018 - 7:45 PM

Kaya FC-Iloilo nabs a sure spot in the 2019 AFC Cup along with Ceres-Negros FC

Davao Aguilas seal partnership with Japanese club Shonan Bellmare

Sep 17, 2018 - 12:42 PM

The J-League team will offer assistance in coaching and player development for the PFL side

PARTNERSHIP. (From left to right) Davao Aguilas COO Francis Go, Shonan Bellmare Technical Director Kiyoshi Sekiguchi, Shonan Bellmare President Director Naohito Mizutani and Davao Aguilas Chairman Jefferson Cheng pose for a photo to signify the partnership between the two clubs. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Davao Aguilas FC finds solution for grueling home-and-away PFL games

Apr 26, 2018 - 8:13 PM

The pro football club hopes to ease travel issues with Cebu Pacific partnership

STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP. Cebu Pacific Air vice president of marketing and distribution Candice Iyog (left) shakes hands with Davao Aguilas FC general manager Michael Shaw. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Davao Aguilas YFL aims for grassroots growth in Visayas, Mindanao

Mar 20, 2018 - 6:11 PM

Aside from aiming to win the PFL, Davao Aguilas has taken its efforts to the grassroots level

PIONEERS. From left to right: YFL Chairman Christopher Hagedorn, YFL President Miguel Atayde, Davao Aguilas FC Chairman Jefferson Cheng, Davao Aguilas General Manager Michael Shaw. Photo by Beatrice Go/Rappler

Davao Aguilas, Kaya Iloilo frustrate in opening game draw

Mar 04, 2018 - 11:50 PM

James Younghusband falls short of a hat-trick that could've clinched the win for the Davao Aguilas

FRUSTRATION. Davao Aguilas and Kaya Iloilo end game in a 2-2draw. Photo from press release

Philippines Football League inks new livestreaming deal

Feb 23, 2018 - 11:25 AM

The country's pro football league will now have a new streaming partner in Sportradar

The week in photos: January 6-12, 2018

Jan 13, 2018 - 10:07 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Participants in the 17th Annual "No Pants Subway Ride" wait for a New York City subway train on January 7, 2018 in New York. The "No Pants Subway Ride" is an annual event started in 2002 by Improv Everywhere in New York, the goal of which is for riders ride the subway train dressed in normal winter clothes without pants while keeping a straight face. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Phil Younghusband announces engagement to girlfriend Margaret Hall

Dec 29, 2017 - 11:31 AM

The Azkals striker announces he is engaged to Margaret Hall on Instagram

ENGAGED. Phil Younghusband and Margaret Hall have moved one step closer to marriage after announcing their engagement. Photo from Younghusband's Instagram

Simone Rota finds his home in 'Journeyman' film

Sep 27, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The Azkal's search for family is a compelling tale

YOUNG CHAMPION. “Football is not only passion or the game. It's about giving everything. It's my life. You fight for your life.” Photo from press release

Younghusband brothers to transfer to Davao Aguilas

Jul 29, 2017 - 1:24 PM

UPDATED Phil and James Younghusband are set to leave Loyola after 6 years with the club

NEW TEAM. Phil Younghusband and James Younghusband are set to transfer to Davao Aguilas F.C. File photo by Mark Cristino

Philippines Football League previews: Ceres, Aguilas, Global, and Ilocos United

May 04, 2017 - 1:13 PM

Ceres appears to be the favored team to win the inaugural PFL title but other teams have emerged to stake their claims too

BUSMEN. Azkals' veteran Stephan Schrock brings his work rate and experience to Ceres, making an already good team even more daunting. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

A football club is born: Meet Davao Aguilas FC

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:59 PM

Mindanao s entry into the upcoming Philippines Football League is brimming with promise This is why

HOME FIELD. The Davao del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex will be the home of the Aguilas. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler