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Cebu football is on the rise

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:41 PM

With a pro club and solid grassroots support, Cebu football is poised to make a splash

ON THE RISE. The 4,850-strong attendance is impressive for a startup league still seeking a regular fan-base. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Ceres not pleased with ‘dangerous’ field after loss to Global Cebu

Jul 06, 2017 - 10:09 AM

I think even the Global players are embarrassed to play on a field like this says Ceres captain Martin Steuble

PITCH IM-PERFECT. Global-Cebu pulled off a 1-0 victory over Ceres-Negros, but the post-match emphasis was on how the visiting team felt the pitch was inadequate and uneven. Photo by Nimrod Quinones/CFA

AFC Cup: Pinoy clubs produce flurry of goals in two big wins

Apr 20, 2017 - 2:56 AM

Global and Ceres combine for 10 scores to keep knockout stage dreams alive

GLOBAL DOMINATION, Shu Sasaki of Global FC celebrates after scoring one of his team's 4 goals against Magwe. Screenshot from YouTube

Global FC makes a perfect start to AFC Cup against Magwe

Feb 22, 2017 - 2:03 PM

Coach Toshiaki Imai s team collects a well deserved 3 points in its first AFC Cup match of the year

STRONG START. Misagh Bahadoran scored the game's only goal but had an otherwise quiet night in Global FC's win. File photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

AFC Cup preview: Who will be Global's game changer?

Feb 19, 2017 - 1:12 PM

The league champs host Burmese side Magwe on Tuesday Which player will step up?

BACK TO BASICS. Global FC may have fallen short in qualifiers for the AFC Champions League, but they'll be one of two Philippine sides in the AFC Cup. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Global 2, Tampines Rovers 0: The Filipinos march on

Jan 25, 2017 - 12:50 PM

The UFL champs are a step closer to the AFC Champions League Here are the talking points

2-0. Global celebrates the second goal. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

Global defeats Tampines Rovers 2-0 in AFC Champions League qualifier

Jan 24, 2017 - 10:29 PM

Ahamd Azzawi and Misagh Bahadoran score as the Filipino side move just two wins away from qualifying for the elite AFC Champions League

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Amani Aguinaldo and Global FC have a date with Australian side Brisbane Roar in their next qualifier after defeating Singaporean side Tampines Rovers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Global FC aims for the big leagues of Asia

Jan 20, 2017 - 4:26 PM

The UFL champs aim for regional glory when they play an AFC Champions League qualifier against Singapore s Tampines Rovers next Tuesday

Shu Sasaki (left) battles Marco Casambre in practice. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UFL Cup Final postgame thoughts: Global FC are back

Apr 17, 2016 - 1:39 PM

A vintage performance from Misagh Bahadoran and some officiating luck help Global recapture the UFL Cup against Ceres

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Misagh Bahadoran (L) was an integral part of Global FC's success in their UFL Cup clinching victory. Photo by Bob Guerrero/Rappler

UFL Cup Final preview: Fitness a factor in Global-Ceres showdown

Apr 14, 2016 - 11:13 PM

Global and Ceres meet in a showdown of UFL giants with a playoff spot for a berth in the 2017 AFC Cup at stake

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Daisuke Sato's Global team squares off against Martin Steuble's Ceres squad for silverware on Saturday. Image by Bob Guerrero

Global's UFL Cup expulsion, a sign of PH football's growing pains

Aug 08, 2015 - 4:47 PM

One of the Philippines top teams has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player but it s not going down without a fight Here s how the fallout could impact the sport in the country and even our national team

A postcard from Philippine football's future

Jul 23, 2015 - 4:48 AM

How might the Beautiful Game in the Philippines change a half century from today? Here is a light hearted look into the crystal ball

Will football arenas in the Philippines have retractable tops and "real" artificial turf in the future? Only time will tell. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UFL Cup adds a different flavor to Pinoy club football

May 21, 2015 - 1:34 AM

Leagues require teams to be consistent Cups ask for teams to be perfect or perfectly lucky

Global's Marco Casambre (in blue) battles for possession against two Nomads players in UFL Cup action over the weekend. Photo by Bob Guerrero

On Global FC's AFC Cup win and the World Cup Draw

Apr 16, 2015 - 3:51 AM

Global became the first Philippine team to win a match in the AFC Cup when they routed an error prone Myanmar team Yadanarbon 4 1

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Mark Hartmann (R) of Global FC not only scored two goals but also threatened with a bunch of attempts. Photo by Josh Albelda

Global FC suffers second AFC Cup loss

Mar 18, 2015 - 8:16 PM

The Filipino football club falls to Burmese club Yadanarbon FC 2 0

Global's Michael Jonsson battles for a header against South China. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

AFC Cup: Global show true Pinoy fighting spirit at Pahang

Mar 12, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Global FC came into their match against South China with a number of key injuries and fought their way into possible AFC Cup knockout stage qualification

PITCH PERFECT. Jerry Barbaso of Global FC makes a tackle against a South China player. Photo by Bob Guerrero

Global FC bounces back with draw against Pahang FA

Mar 11, 2015 - 11:27 PM

Global s Mark Hartmann had two near goals but both missed

Global's Mark Hartmann (23) tussles for the ball against South China's Chak Ting Fung (5). File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Global FC to face Pahang FA for second game in AFC Cup

Mar 10, 2015 - 11:02 AM

Global FC will look to bounce back from their 6 1 loss against South China AA

Global's Mark Hartmann (23) tussles for the ball against South China's Chak Ting Fung (5). Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Clark powers Kaya in win versus Global

Mar 08, 2015 - 5:36 AM

Louis Clark scores two goals to lead Kaya FC past Global FC in United Football League action

KAYA MO YAN. Kaya FC's Louis Clark scored two goals to lead Kaya past Global. File photo by Mark Cristino

Global FC bows to South China in AFC Cup opening match

Feb 25, 2015 - 11:41 PM

The UFL League champs had no answer to the aggressive South China sidw

South China's Daniel McBreen is helped up by a teammate after falling on the pitch. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Loyola ships Hartmann to Global for Dizon

Feb 19, 2015 - 9:14 PM

Matt Hartmann will be reunited with his brother Mark Hartmann in Global after the deal between the two big clubs

GLOBAL FC BOUND. Matt Hartmann will be sent to Global FC in exchange for Curt Dizon. Photo from Hartmann's Facebook page

Global FC AFC Cup home game moved to Rizal Memorial

Feb 17, 2015 - 3:21 AM

According to the club’s chief executive Dan Palami they opted to hold the first home game at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium instead of the PSS because of time restrictions

Global FC's AFC Cup home game has been moved. Photo from Global FC's Facebook

Green Archers draw with defending champs Global FC

Feb 08, 2015 - 12:48 AM

The Archers rely on the hands of sturdy goalkeeper Paolo Pascual to prevent Global from snatching an easy win

Global FC ready to represent PH in AFC CUP

Feb 04, 2015 - 3:08 PM

The reigning UFL champions will open the tournament against South China AA on February 25 at Philippine Stadium in Bulacan

Global FC Goalkeeper Patrick Deyto File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Loyola Meralco Sparks bag PFF-Smart national title

Feb 01, 2015 - 1:36 AM

Loyola Meralco Sparks FC capped off an impressive run by snatching the 2014 2015 Philippine Football Federation Smart National Club Championship trophy away from Global FC by the score of 2 0

The Loyola Meralco Sparks celebrate their PFF championship win. Photo from Loyola's Facebook <span class="attribution"></span>

Global, Loyola set for PFF-Smart finals showdown

Jan 30, 2015 - 2:54 PM

Global FC and Loyola Meralco Sparks FC overcame their foes in the semi final round to arrange a showdown on Saturday for the PFF National title

Mark Hartmann of Global FC attacks against Ceres. Photo from PFF

Global FC blazes through Erco to advance to semis

Jan 27, 2015 - 11:57 PM

UFL champs Global FC demolished provincial side Eroc Bro FC to earn a semi finals berth for the Philippine Football Federation Smart National Club Championship

ON TO THE NEXT. Global FC had an easy time advancing to the PFF National semis. Photo from Global FC's Facebook

Stallion holds Global to a 1-1 draw

Jan 26, 2015 - 12:21 AM

Global still holds on to the top spot of their group due to a higher goal difference Stallion is at second place

Global faces Malaysian champs in 2015 AFC Cup group stage

Dec 22, 2014 - 5:53 PM

Global FC will face Pahang FC in Group G play for the 2015 Asian Football Confederation Cup

Goalkeeper Patrick Deyto and the rest of Global FC will face Malaysia's Pahang FC in 2015 AFC Cup group stage. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Global, Ceres La Salle UFL finals clash start of new rivalry?

Nov 05, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Can Global FC maintain its dominance in Philippine football or will challengers Ceres La Salle FC usher in a new era?

NEW RIVALRY? Global's Mark Hartmann (L) and Ceres La Salle's Juani Guirado (R) will look to lead their respective clubs to Philippine football glory in the UFL FA League Cup. File photos by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Global, Ceres to meet in UFL FA League Cup final

Nov 05, 2014 - 12:59 AM

Reigning UFL champions Global FC will face Ceres La Salle in the inaugural UFL FA League Cup final

Loyola's Phil Younghusband is dejected after Global FC eliminates his team from the UFL FA League Cup. Photo by Mark Cristino

UFL: Global continues winning streak with Forza rout

Oct 01, 2014 - 8:40 AM

Reigning UFL champs Global FC defeated Forza FC while Pachanga Diliman FC stunned Green Archers United FC

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Despite a slow start to their offensive tempo, Global FC managed to pull-off their third consecutive victory in the tournament. Photo from Global FC's Facebook

UFL: Global, Kaya remain unbeaten in Group B

Sep 28, 2014 - 12:19 PM

Top clubs Global and Kaya defeated their opponents to continue their winning ways in Group B after match day 5 of the United Football League FA League Cup

Global FC's Satoshi Otomo trying to sneak a pass through the tough defense of Laos FC. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes

Azkals down UFL champs Global in Manila friendly

Aug 28, 2014 - 2:10 AM

The Azkals notched a win over defending UFL champs Global FC as the team fosters chemistry leading to next month s Peace Cup

Phil Younghusband of the Azkals scores the first goal of the game against Global FC. Photo by Mark Cristino

Azkals aim for party atmosphere with Global FC friendly

Aug 26, 2014 - 3:58 AM

The Azkals will look to create a party atmosphere with their free friendly match against Global FC including live music and meet and greets

Azkals Roxy Dorlas and Charley Pettys work the ball around as head coach Thomas Dooley looks on in practice. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes

National Football Club Championship kicks off August 22

Aug 19, 2014 - 8:48 PM

The Philippine Football Federation announced the launch of the 2014 National Football Club Championship which kicks off August 22

From left to right: PFF tournaments department head Cyril Dupitas, General Secretary Edwin Castanes and Smart Sports Senior Marketing Manager Christopher John Quimpo answer questions from the media. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes

Global FC downs Kaya to win UFL FA Charity Cup title

Jul 27, 2014 - 3:52 AM

Ending their season with another dominating performance Global FC defeated Kaya FC 3 1 to capture their second straight United Football League title

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Global FC celebrates after defeating Kaya FC to win their second straight UFL title. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes/Rappler

UFL: Kaya, Global battle anew for FA Cup Final

Jul 23, 2014 - 2:25 AM

Kaya FC and Global FC defeated their rivals to earn the coveted spots in the finals of the United Football League Football Alliance Charity Cup

KAYA MO YAN. Diego Barrera and his Kaya FC side will face Global FC with the UFL FA Cup title at stake. Photo by Jaelle Nevin Reyes/Rappler

UFL: Kaya, Stallion snatch early lead in Charity Cup semis

Jul 20, 2014 - 3:07 AM

Stallion FC and Kaya FC each earned an early lead after sneaking past their rivals in the first leg of the semifinal round of the UFL Football Alliance Charity Cup

UNRELENTING. Kaya FC's Thomas Taylor pounding the stifling defense of Loyola FC en route to a hat trick. Photo by Nevin Reyes/Rappler

Global FC reclaims UFL Championship with Pachanga drubbing

Jun 13, 2014 - 4:21 AM

Global FC was able to regain the top prize in the UFL with a 7 2 triumph over Pachanga FC

A RETURN TO GLORY. Global FC reclaims the UFL Championship after downing Stallion FC

Global pulls rug from under Loyola in titanic UFL showdown

Apr 30, 2014 - 2:03 AM

In what could be the title decider this season Global FC pulled off a spectacular come from behind 2 1 win over Loyola

Global's Misagh Bahadoran (9) celebrates after scoring the equalizer against Loyola. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Global FC solidifies top spot after 7-0 whipping of Pasargad

Mar 29, 2014 - 11:38 PM

Global FC cemented themselves on the number one spot as they made mincemeat of Pasargad

GLOBAL DOMINATION. Mark Hartmann and Global FC put a 7-0 beating on Pasargad to solidify their number one spot in the UFL. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

UFL: Global blanks Socceroo 9-0 to keep pace with Loyola

Mar 20, 2014 - 11:06 PM

A ruthless Global FC unleashed a 9 goal onslaught on their latest victim as they toppled Team Socceroo 9 nil to stay within striking distance of league leading Loyola Meralco

Global deals Loyola first loss; Army nips Socceroo

Mar 09, 2014 - 3:18 AM

Global FC handed the Loyola Meralco Sparks their first UFL loss of the season while Philippine Army GTI upended Team Socceroo

UFL: Mallari propels Kaya over Global

Feb 27, 2014 - 10:41 AM

Kaya FC emerged as 1 nil winners as Eddie Mallari punched in the lone goal of the game against Global FC

UFL: Global, Army notch wins against Stallion, Pasargad

Feb 21, 2014 - 12:52 PM

Global FC rolled to a 5 0 thumping of defending champions Stallion FC while Army – GTI FC drubbed Pasargad 2 nil

GLOBAL STATUS. Global FC's Misagh Bahadoran celebrates after scoring one of his two goals Thursday night. Photo by Mark Cristino

Caligdong injures right foot, might miss Azkals friendlies

Feb 18, 2014 - 10:26 PM

Green Archers United Azkals player Chieffy Caligdong sustained an injury over the weekend that will sideline him for upcoming Azkals friendlies

INJURED. Chieffy Caligdong (left) during a game last year against Air Force FC. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Pasargad takes first win versus Pachanga; Global, GAU draw

Feb 16, 2014 - 5:27 AM

Pasargad FC notched their first triumph of the season at the expense of Pachanga Diliman PLDT Home Fibr FC while Green Archers United held down Global FC to a scoreless draw

UFL: Loyola beats Pachanga, Global shames Socceroo

Feb 12, 2014 - 1:19 AM

After getting their winning streak broken in their last outing the Loyola Meralco Sparks bounced back on Tuesday as they clipped Pachanga Diliman FC 2 1 while Global FC crushed Team Socceroo 9 0

SPARKED. Meralco Sparks star Phil Younghusband moves the ball during a win over Pachanga Tuesday night. Photo by Mark Cristino

Azkals Bahadoran, Angeles talk new coach, trauma therapy

Feb 08, 2014 - 11:26 PM

As Global FC took in a new experimental exercise two of their National Team players expressed optimism about their new coach

BAHALA NA. Global FC/Philippine National team midfielders Marwin Angeles (left) and Misagh Bahadoran (right) are optimistic about the new Azkals coach. Photo by Ryan Songalia