Category Archives: Football

Photos by XC Santos

Ateneo, UST triumph at UAFL opener

The country’s most gifted alumni booters put up a dazzling show on the first day of action of the 2018 University Alumni Football League last Sunday, October 21.

Sandro Reyes (24)
James Younghusband of the Davao Aguilas scores in the first half of their Philippines Football League match against Stallion-Laguna Sunday in Binan, Laguna. Davao won, 1-0. (PFL photo)

JPV Marikina-Davao Aguilas game called off

Tropical Depression “Josie” initially prompted the transfer of the JPV Marikina-Davao Aguilas game from Marikina City to Carmona, Cavite on Saturday.

Mariano Araneta, right, with Manila Jockey Club President King Reyno
France's Kylian Mbappe, right, celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

France bags 2nd World Cup title

Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest.

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Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a hugely successful nine-year spell in Spain.

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Ibrahimovic, Beckham make friendly bet on Sweden-England

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham have agreed on the terms of a friendly wager ahead of the England v Sweden World Cup quarter-final on Saturday.

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Mbappe, not Messi, stars as France beats Argentina 4-3

The quick-footed French teenager scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half to help his team rally for a 4-3 victory over Argentina. Saturday’s victory gave France a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

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NFL champs lose Bradham one game, Colts’ Turbin out four

Super Bowl champion linebacker Nigel Bradham of the Philadelphia Eagles has been suspended one game by the NFL for a 2016 incident that violated the league’s personal conduct policy.

Hope Solo (photo by Erik Drost/ Flickr)

US star Solo accuses Blatter of sexual assault

US women’s football star Hope Solo accused Sepp Blatter of sexual assault on Friday, claiming the disgraced former FIFA president groped her backside at the 2013 Ballon d’Or ceremony.