"Anyone have a copy of the ruling handed down yesterday by the Appeals Committee of the UFL? Methinks important to let everyone know" https://twitter.com/RyanFenix/status/627674452801622016 UFL appeals committee decision could decide the final standings in UFL. Stallion Fc has protested to UFL, that Minegishi and Otomo from Global Fc are ineligble to play as filipinos in UFL. From comments in my blog on june 15 : "Did the UFL already come out with a decision regarding the allegations that Global FC fielding 2 ineligible players in the ongoing UFL League and Cup and submitted falsified documents to make it appear that 2 jap players are Filipino citizens." http://filipinofootball.blogspot.com/2015/06/ufl-league-start-on-june-20-june-matches.html?showComment=1434387054972#c6592704721725866024
MANILA--Tomas Trigo rode on his momentum of their last match against Global as he kept a clean sheet to lead Loyola into a season-ending 4-0 win over Green Archers United in the first game of a UFL doubleheader at the Rizal Memorial Stadium early Saturday evening.
Goals by Brad Grayson, Simon Greatwich, Graham Caygill and skipper Phil Younghusband complements the Trigo shutout as Simon McMenemy’s Sparks impose everything on to the hapless Archers side, which ended their season on a four-match winless streak after winning their first four matches in the second round. With the win, the Sparks also achieved a season sweep for the first time since 2012.
Pascual will have to rue his makeshift backline for his worst performance against a top five side as he conceded nine goals already in his last three matches between the sticks.
Grayson shoved the Sparks ahead in the 18th minute when he converted on Adam Mitter’s header to smash it from close range.
Fifteen minutes later, Greatwich doubled the advantage after he latched on to the cross of the younger Younghusband from the right wing.
And before half time, the Archers had a chance to reduce the deficit in half before when Robert Lopez Mendy was fouled by Trigo in the box. But the midfielder missed penalty when he clanked his spot kick off the post and out.
Nine minutes into the restart, the Azkals skipper surely made Dolfo Alicante and his men pay with the missed penalty, as he made it 3-0. Phil outsmarted Paolo after he received a cross from his older brother James.
Grayson became the provider as he assisted Caygill for a tap-in to put the full-time score eleven minutes from the final whistle.
The Sparks ended their season with 35 points and will hope that Kaya will force at least a draw against Global to cement their runner up finish.
On the other hand, the Archers will end outside of the top five for the second time in three seasons after finishing with 24 points and will might be ten points adrift of the top five with Stallion having two more games in hand.
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The Philippines will miss the services of defender Rob Gier when it battles Uzbekistan in a crucial World Cup Qualifying clash on Sept. 8 at Philippine Sports Stadium.
One of the acknowledged leaders in the national team, the 34-year-old Gier is set to undergo surgery on his knee which he injured in the match against Bahrain last June 11. The Azkals won the match, 2-1, with Gier playing 84 minutes in what was another commanding performance from one of the most reliable players in the squad.
“Unfortunately, I am not going to be available for the next World Cup Qualifier against Uzbekistan,” Gier announced on his social media accounts. “The knee that I injured against Bahrain needs surgery so this will keep me out of action for awhile. Gutted is an understatement but I’ll be back soon enough.”
PHNOM PENH (30 July 2015) – As Singapore picked up their first full points in Group B of the AFF BIDC Under-16 Championship tonight, hosts Cambodia were handed with some harsh lesson when they fell to a 4-0 loss to Australia at the National Olympic Stadium.
Singapore had fallen to a 3-1 loss to Myanmar in the group opener two days earlier, were a little out of sort at the start of their game against Philippines this afternoon.
And the Philippines who were also looking for their first three points of the competition following their 1-0 loss to Cambodia in their first game, were a lot more confident as they pressed Singapore hard.
It did not take them long to carve out their first goal of the game in the 17th minute when off a Jericho Sinconiegue’s corner, Singapore defender Akram Azman turned the ball into his own net.
But the second half was all Singapore as just nine minutes after the restart, a cross from Muhammad Fikri Junaidi was slotted home by Khairul Hairee Abdul Hamid.
In the 75th minute, Philippines custodian Jessie Semblante’s goal was beaten again when Rezza Rizky Yacobjan blasted in the rebound after Khairul’s earlier attempt was blocked.
And by the time Philippines midfielder Rei Sergio Cordova was given his marching orders following his second yellow card offense, the game was already over as Singapore added two further goals right at the end.
Notwithstanding a missed penalty, Singapore went on to score through Muhammad Sharul Shah Mohd Aslah (89th) and Hidayatul Firdaus Johan (90th).
“Morale was down after the loss in the first match but we regrouped,” said Singapore coach V. Selvaraj. “We did better in this game and we won.”