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Jarvey Gayoso to turn pro, skips final UAAP year

Feb 06, 2020 - 9:23 AM

Ateneo star Jarvey Gayoso opts out of his final playing year in the UAAP to chase his professional football dreams

LEGACY. Jarvey Gayoso wins two UAAP championships and two MVP awards with Ateneo. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Gayoso leads Ateneo back to UAAP men’s football throne

May 17, 2019 - 9:42 AM

Ateneo outlasts rival La Salle to capture its second crown in 3 years

FLYING HIGH. Ateneo football star Jarvey Gayoso caps another stellar season with a UAAP championship and the MVP plum. Photo release

UAAP: La Salle bags 11th women's football crown

May 16, 2019 - 8:35 PM

MVP Sara Castañeda powers the La Salle Lady Booters to a third straight title romp

CHAMPS AGAIN. La Salle returns to the top after shutting out FEU in the final. Photo release

Rookie rampage in UAAP men's football

Mar 17, 2019 - 8:54 AM

A bumper crop of talented freshmen has electrified this year's competition

UAAP football: Ateneo thrashes UST for 1st victory

Mar 07, 2019 - 11:44 PM

Ateneo star Jarvey Gayoso hits a brace to lead the Blue Eagles' shutout of the UST Tigers

MOTIVATED. Jarvey Gayoso and the Blue Eagles break their slump to snatch a breakthrough win. Photo by Jason Santos/Rappler

Reigning champs UP remain unbeaten in UAAP football

Mar 04, 2019 - 6:56 PM

Dan Saavedra and King Miyagi find the back of the net as UP turns back Ateneo

UAAP Season 81 football: Can UP make it two in a row?

Feb 16, 2019 - 5:32 PM

Here's Part 2 of the UAAP Season 81 men's football preview, plus a look at the women's division

TOUGH CHALLENGE. Christian Lapas and the UP Maroons stand as favorites anew but the defending champions brace for a souped-up field. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP Season 81 football: Brace for a wide-open field

Feb 15, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Expect plenty of excitement when the UAAP men's football competition kicks off this Sunday

KING EAGLE. Expect Jarvey Gayoso (right) to be the focal point again of Ateneo’s campaign. File photo by Glen Charles Lopez

Ian Clarino relishes last UAAP football battle with his brothers

May 03, 2018 - 8:27 PM

With his siblings by his side, the UP captain ends his UAAP career with 3 championships and a Season 80 MVP plum

HAPPY ENDINGS. Ian Clarino makes his UAAP exit with a decorated run. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez

UP Fighting Maroons cap dominant season with UAAP crown

May 03, 2018 - 5:08 PM

(UPDATED) The State University turns back UST to bag its 18th UAAP men's football title

CAPTAIN'S GOAL. Ian Clarino ends his last UAAP match with a championship thanks to his early goal. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez

Jarvey Gayoso credits UST for finding Blue Eagles' Achilles heel

Apr 27, 2018 - 4:26 PM

The phenom is determined to sharpen his physical and mental skills in a bid to come out stronger next season

LOOKING FORWARD. Season 79 Most Valuable Player Jarvey Gayoso aims to redeem the Blue Eagles' premature exit and improve himself in Season 81. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez

UP Fighting Maroons make finals return over DLSU

Apr 26, 2018 - 7:11 PM

This season's top seed arranges a UAAP men's football title showdown versus UST for the first time in 6 years

RETURN. UP Fighting Maroons solidify top seed elims finish with a finals berth. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez

Dimacali's lone goal sends UST to the finals over defending champ Ateneo

Apr 26, 2018 - 4:39 PM

(UPDATED) UST clinches a UAAP men's football finals berth after 6 years

Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Go Ateneo

UAAP Men's Football: No coronation for UP just yet

Apr 24, 2018 - 4:25 PM

UP may be undefeated heading to the Final 4, but the Maroons face stiff competition for the crown

UNDEFEATED. UP's Fidel Tacardon and the Fighting Maroons hope to stay ahead of the pack. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP Season 80 men's football preview: Nano Amita's last stand

Jan 31, 2018 - 7:32 PM

Can the diminutive midfielder return from injury and spur an FEU title run?

RETURNING. Amita (far right) celebrates a goal in the UAAP football final in 2015. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Cebuano footballers make their presence felt in UAAP

May 13, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Players bring their skills from Cebu to the main college league in Manila making adjustments while adding their own flavor to the game

QUEEN CITY TO METRO MANILA. Mark Arranguez (L) and Dominique Canonigo of FEU are two of the Cebuano players to make an impact in the UAAP this past season. Photo from Facebook

UAAP Football: Gayoso has his moment as Ateneo's men seal the deal

May 08, 2017 - 6:24 PM

Jarvey Gayoso has his breakout moment in UAAP while La Salle s return to the championship marks the peak of women s football

CHAMPION. The Ateneo Blue Eagles celebrate their UAAP title. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Unbeaten La Salle crowned UAAP women's football champs

May 07, 2017 - 8:42 PM

DLSU defeats UST 3 1 to win the Season 79 women s football title

CHAMPS. La Salle takes home the women's football title for UAAP Season 79. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo reclaims crown in UAAP Season 79 football

May 07, 2017 - 5:25 PM

UPDATED Star striker Jarvey Gayoso provides fire power for the Blue Eagles as he scores the only goal of the match in the 39th minute

CELEBRATION. The celebration is on as Ateneo reclaims the UAAP football crown. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Ateneo, FEU seal finals showdown in UAAP Season 79 football

May 04, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Jarvey Gayoso carries Ateneo to a semifinals victory over UST while FEU defeats the defending champions UP

CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN. There will be a new UAAP champion as FEU and Ateneo clash for the men's title. File photos

UAAP Football: Is it Ateneo's year?

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:36 PM

A squad bristling with weapons has given the Blue Eagles a perfect record Can they go all the way?

IS IT ATENEO'S YEAR? Rookies like defender William Grierson have been key to Ateneo's success. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP 79 football preview: UP Maroons face tough title defense

Jan 30, 2017 - 2:41 PM

The nation s premier collegiate football league is set kick off Can UP s men go back to back?

TITLE DEFENSE. UP is facing a tough season of defending its UAAP football title. Pictured are Daniel Gadia (#23) of UP and Ateneo's Jarvey Gayoso (#11). Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

NU Bulldogs footballer Marcaida overcomes disabilities to make his mark

Jan 27, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Mark Jojo Marcaida was born partially deaf and mute That hasn t stopped him from becoming a competitor

The 2016 Rappler Pinoy Football Awards

Dec 28, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Rappler honors the best in Philippine football for 2016 including the best player best coach and the 20 best goals

Diliman Double: How UP's men and women footballers ruled the UAAP

May 06, 2016 - 12:26 PM

An inspirational coach a fallen teammate and a midseason adjustment were key to giving University of the Philippines a pair of football crowns

FOR ROGIE. Coach Anto Gonzales had a big day on Thursday, winning UAAP titles with the UP men's and women's teams. Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

UAAP Football Final Preview: Can UP seal the deal?

May 03, 2016 - 4:45 PM

It s a Katipunan Derby for all the marbles Will momentum spur Ateneo to an unlikely title? Or will UP s Men and Women celebrate a double championship?

UP FIGHT. UP's Patxi Santos (22) tangles with Ateneo's Jarvey Gayoso. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP football semis: UP's inspiration and Ateneo's improbable run

Apr 29, 2016 - 1:55 PM

UP waylaid UST and Ateneo edged DLSU to set up a Battle of Katipunan final Here are the backstories of a thrilling Thursday

UAAP Football Final 4: Two epic showdowns for the final slots

Apr 26, 2016 - 6:00 PM

With FEU gone there will be a new champion for the first time in 3 years Predicting the knockout semifinal matches will not be easy

FINAL FOUR. UST's Darwin Busmion and De La Salle's Greggy Yan hope to make a difference in the Final Four. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP Season 78 men's football: Musical chairs as Final Four nears

Apr 19, 2016 - 4:55 PM

The second round is careening towards a wild finish With 5 teams in the running who will make the Final Four?

Ateneo's Jarvey Gayoso has been sensational, but will it be enough for a Final Four slot? Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UAAP 78 football preview: It's anyone's title

Feb 05, 2016 - 2:37 PM

Season 78 football begins this weekend Read why it could be the most competitive UAAP season yet

UAAP Season 78 football schedule

Jan 30, 2016 - 2:39 PM

See the full schedule for the men s and women s divisions for UAAP Season 78 football

FEU Booters to play in World University Football Cup in China

Jul 16, 2015 - 12:42 PM

The two time defending UAAP football champs will test themselves against collegiate teams from all over the globe in Xiamen

Paolo Bugas (left) battles against UST in  UAAP Season 77. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Green and Gold Glory: Dissecting FEU's football dominance

Mar 09, 2015 - 4:43 AM

The Passionate Fan Bob Guerrero analyzes how Far Eastern University has constructed a football juggernaut and become the unrivaled titans of the UAAP

The Far Eastern University men's team won their second straight title, with the university winning the treble in back-to-back years. Photo by Bob Guerrero

FEU defeats La Salle to win back-to-back UAAP men’s football title

Mar 08, 2015 - 8:26 PM

FEU defeats DLSU in extra time to win their second straight UAAP men s football title 3 2

Far Eastern University won their second straight UAAP men's football title with a 3-2 victory over DLSU. Photo by Josh Albelda

La Salle topples Ateneo, will face FEU in UAAP football finale

Mar 01, 2015 - 9:31 PM

Substitute Gelo Diamante saved the day for La Salle with a late goal while FEU needed extra time to get past UP

UAAP schools score first blood in Ang Liga opener

Jun 22, 2014 - 9:55 PM

Top UAAP schools UP Ateneo and National University each tallied their first wins to kick off the 12th Ang Liga pre season competition

A UP player is down after a late game scuffle with an EAC player. Photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

FEU clinches men’s and women’s UAAP football crowns

Feb 24, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Far Eastern University is the football king and queen of University Athletic Association of the Philippines football competition Season 76

UAAP BRACE. FEU reigns supreme in both men's and women's football

Bar topnotcher is 3-peat UAAP champ

Mar 20, 2013 - 1:00 PM

Bar topnotcher Mickey Ingles is not just the best in his batch but was a three time UAAP football champion in college too

Photo by Jessica Lazaro

UAAP Football: Murayama lifts Ateneo past UP

Feb 22, 2013 - 12:51 AM

Yu Murayama saved the day for Ateneo who edged UP 4 3 to take a 1 0 lead in their UAAP men s football finals series

UP nips FEU to return to football finals

Feb 18, 2013 - 1:16 PM

UP returned to the UAAP football finals after nipping FEU in extra time