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'No hard feelings' for Thomas Dooley after Azkals sacking

Jun 16, 2018 - 9:01 PM

The former USA team captain, who steered the Philippine football team to a historic Asian Cup berth, ends his coaching stint after 4 years

BRIGHT FUTURE. Thomas Dooley believes the Philippines can be an Asian powerhouse in football. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Thomas Dooley: A retrospective

Jun 15, 2018 - 8:34 PM

The outspoken nature of the former Philippine football coach may have cost him his post, but the American deserves praise for the Azkals' play under his watch

Why Azkals fans shouldn't panic about the losses in Taiwan

Dec 07, 2017 - 10:28 PM

The national team is beaten by Chinese Taipei and Timor Leste – a deep breath is needed

SECOND PLACE. The Azkals absorbed losses but still finished second in the Chinese Taipei Football Association International Tournament . From Azkals Facebook

Azkals moving from Rizal to Laguna?

Dec 26, 2012 - 4:24 PM

The men s Philippine football team may have a new home base soon if the International Football Federation approves the funding of a turf pitch in Sta Rosa Laguna

LEAVING RIZAL? The Azkals may soon leave Rizal Memorial Stadium for a new home if FIFA approves a proposal by the Philippine Football Federation to build a turf pitch in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez.

HIGHLIGHTS: Azkals vs Singapore: Suzuki Cup Semis 2012 Leg 2

Dec 12, 2012 - 7:33 PM

Rappler live blogs the second leg of the Suzuki Cup semi finals between the Philippines and Singapore The winner will advance to the finals

BEST CHANCE. Paul Mulders came very close to scoring the winning goal for the Azkals with this free kick. Photo by Franz Lopez

[LIVE BLOG] Azkals vs Singapore: Suzuki Cup Semis 2012

Dec 08, 2012 - 7:35 PM

Rappler live blogs the historic Suzuki Cup semi finals match between the Philippines and Singapore at the Rizal Memorial Stadium the first game on home soil in the country s history

Azkal Omphroy vows not to let disease ruin his football dreams

Nov 25, 2012 - 9:35 AM

Azkal winger Demitrius Omphroy suffers from multiple sclerosis but has made a decision not to let the disease dictate his way of life

Azkals' 2012 Suzuki Cup campaign: All you need to know

Nov 24, 2012 - 9:32 AM

Rappler compiles a list of all the things you need to know about the men s Philippine football team s 2012 Suzuki Cup campaign including their opponents the players and the tournament s significance

VIDEO: How the Azkals feel about the Suzuki Cup

Nov 23, 2012 - 10:43 PM

Azkals Denis Wolf Demitrius Omphroy Ed Sacapaño Rob Gier and Chris Greatwich talk to Rappler about what lies ahead why they believe they can win it all and leaves a message to the fans

Azkals announce final Suzuki Cup roster

Nov 23, 2012 - 2:17 PM

The official Philippine men s football team released its 22 man lineup for the prestigious 2012 Suzuki Cup Friday afternoon November 23 a day before their opening game

Azkals move up in FIFA rankings, now second in Southeast Asia

Nov 07, 2012 - 5:54 PM

The Philippine men s football team is ranked 143rd in the world its highest in FIFA history

IN PHOTOS: Azkals vs. Malaysia

Mar 01, 2012 - 11:55 AM

Snapshots of the action packed game between the Azkals and Malaysia that resulted in a 1 1 draw

THE WOLF IS ON FIRE. Newcomer Denis Wolf was the sole goal scorer for the Azkals when he headed the ball into the goal on the 34th minute. February 29, 2012. Emil Sarmiento.

Suzuki Cup champions force draw against PH Azkals

Feb 29, 2012 - 11:19 PM

Malaysia scored an equalizer in the game s final minutes to tie the Azkals 1 1

TIGHT DEFENSE. The Azkals' tight defense in their match against Malaysia was a huge factor to their pulling off a draw. February 29, 2012. Emil Sarmiento.

Azkals vs Malaysia: A tough test for both squads

Feb 28, 2012 - 2:47 PM

The Azkals will face the Malaysian national team for a FIFA sanctioned friendly

TOUGH MATCH. The Azkals will face the Malaysian national football team tomorrow in a FIFA-sanctioned friendly on Wednesday, February 29. February 28, 2012. Mia Domingo.