2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
1-0-0, 3rd in AFF Cup
Philippines 1-0 Singapore: Reichelt the difference maker (1:38)
Sven thought 'why not?' when offered Phillippines job (1:09)
Eriksson on challenge of coaching Azkals (1:52)
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27dJohn Duerden

AFF Cup's importance to world football is growing

In mid-December, the biggest game in world football will not be staged in the strongholds of Europe or South America - it will be in Southeast Asia.

Onesport media

Butcher steps down as Philippines manager

Former England captain Terry Butcher has stepped down from his role as head coach of the Philippines national team without managing a match.

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Butcher signs deal to manage Philippines

Former England captain Terry Butcher is returning to management after being named head coach of the Philippines national team.

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234dJohn Duerden

Philippines qualify for first Asian Cup

The Philippines qualifying for their first-ever Asian Cup, boosts football in a country where boxing, basketball and billiards rule the sports scene.

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267dAssociated Press

Cardiff's Etheridge closing on Prem dream

Philippines goalkeeper Neil Etheridge has been in touching distance of the English Premier League before, without getting on the pitch.

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Roar sorry for Champions League debacle

Brisbane Roar have issued a public apology to their fans and kit supplier following the embattled A-League club's horror AFC Champions League loss.

Football Association of Singapore
302dESPN Staff

Malaysia, Singapore slide in FIFA rankings

Malaysia and Singapore fell one spot each in the latest FIFA rankings to reach historical lows of 175th and 173rd respectively.

Philippines football in turmoil? (2:06)
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314dMichael Church

Five 2018 wishes for Philippines football

Qualifying for the Asian Cup will be first priority for Philippines, followed by Suzuki Cup success. Five 2018 Philippines wishes by Michael Church.

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316dPaul Murphy

Ex-La Liga GK Doblas heads to Philippines

Former Real Betis and Napoli goalkeeper Toni Doblas is set to join Philippines Football League (PFL) champions Ceres-Negros for the 2018 season.

356dKenneth Tan

Albirex clinch Singapore Cup for quadruple

Albirex Niigata (S) won all four Singapore trophies for a second year in a row after beating Global-Cebu FC on penalties in the Singapore Cup final.

Football Association of Singapore
358dESPN Staff

FIFA rankings: Malaysia fall to record low

Malaysia's miserable year got even worse as they fell four places, below Singapore, and dropped to an all-time low FIFA ranking of 174.

RankingsAFF Cup

Goal Difference1Tied-5th
Goals Scored1Tied-6th
Goals Conceded0Tied-1st