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PH Azkals ‘di iiwan ni Etheridge

HINDI bibitiwan ni Philippine Azkals Neil Etheridge ang kanyang obligasyon sa National Team sa kabila ng pagiging goalkeeper nito sa Cardiff City.The post PH Azkals ‘di iiwan ni Etheridge appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2019Related News

Football: Neil Etheridge fully intent on staying with Azkals and helping them move forward

Filipino-British goalkeeper Neil Etheridge has every intention of suiting up for the Philippine Men's National Men's Football Team moving forward.  The 29-year old has been the Azkals' first-string keeper the better part of his eleven-year career with the national team, and he plans on keeping it that way.  "Of course, I want to be part of the Azkals going into the World Cup Qualifiers," Etheridge said in a press conference in Manila, Thursday morning. "I decided to play for the Philippines at 18 years old. I’m 29 now, so [since] eleven years ago, I’ve been with that team." "Yes, people have said, ‘Is he just gonna play Premier League Football and just drop the Azkals?’ No, because I’ve been a part of that team for eleven years, and you don’t just drop something after eleven years," he continued.  More than just being on the team, Etheridge added that he would also like to be part of the team's progress moving forward, even if he has club commitments abroad.  "I want to be a part of it, I want to move it forward, I’d love to have the responsibility, not just from the Premier League or wherever I’m playing in England or Europe, I want to have a responsibility here. Moving forward, I want to continue being part of the Azkals, I feel like I’ve got a lot more to give, I just hope and pray that the Federation and everyone involved gets along the same lines and moves in the same direction." While Etheridge was part of the lineup that ultimately clinched a historic spot in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, he wasn't able to join his Azkals during the tournament itself due to his club team commitments with Cardiff City FC.  Etheridge believes that while the Azkals were ultimately unable to record a win in the tournament, they were able to show that they indeed deserved to be on that stage of competition.  "Even though I wasn’t part of the Asian Cup, I think the team did extremely well, and they probably exceeded a lot of expectations without winning a game, they were very strong and they did very well," he said.  The promising Asian Cup performance, Etheridge hopes, will be a springboard for the Azkals and everyone involved to aim for an even better result moving forward.  "Do we just stop there and accept it? Or do we move forward and go ‘Right now, we want to try to qualify for the World Cup. Now we want to try to get to the next Asian Cup and do better.’ That’s what I want to see and I think everyone involved in that team wants the National Team, the Azkals to move forward, but that needs to, not just come from the players and the coaching staff, that needs to come from everyone behind the scenes all the way to the top." More than just again qualifying for the Asian Cup, Etheridge hopes to be able to, in his career, see the Azkals earn a coveted spot in the FIFA World Cup.  .@Neil38Etheridge talks about @TheAzkalsPH in the Asian Cup and moving forward | @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/qGfYw8sFOR — Santino Honasan???? (@honasantino) May 23, 2019 "I’ve always said it, the Philippine National Team, the Azkals have really had a strong base, and I’ve been fortunate enough to play for the team for ten years. Maybe five years ago, we had a very strong team and people were wondering ‘Are we ever coming back to create a team like that?’ and we did and qualified for the Asian Cup, which is a massive achievement...I just hope that we can keep moving forward. Later on this year, we’ve got the World Cup Qualifiers, which I hope to be a part of, and we’ve created waves. First time we’ve ever qualified for the Asian Cup and I hope, maybe, in my career, that we’ll be able to qualify for the World Cup." The Azkals return to the pitch for an international friendly match against China in Guangzhou on June 7th.  The second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers will begin on September later this year, with the Philippines among the 40 teams to participate in the qualifying tournament.   .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 23rd, 2019Related News

Phil Younghusband to play in SEAG if called

Azkals star Phil Younghusband said yesterday if called to play as one of two exceptions in the Philippine U22 football team in the coming SEA Games, he’ll suit up......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

PH Azkals sasagupa sa China

TINANGGAP ng Philippine Football Federation (PFF) ang imbitasyon ng Chinese Football Association para sa isang International Friendly sa pagitan ng Philippine Men’s “A” National Team at China PR Men’s “A” National Team sa Hunyo 7, 2019 na gaganapin sa Guangzhou, People’s Republic of China.The post PH Azkals sasagupa sa China appeared first on Abante News Online......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsMay 19th, 2019Related News

With eyes on World Cup qualifier, Azkals fly to China for friendlies - Inquirer Sports

The Philippines mens national team will head to China during the international window in June, playing a couple of matches The post With eyes on World Cup qualifier, Azkals fly to China for friendlies.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2019Related News

Philippine Azkals to play China in June friendly

Philippine Azkals to play China in June friendly ESPN The Philippines will challenge China anew in an international friendly on June 7 in Guangzhou, China......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2019Related News

Philippines keeper Neil Etheridge named Cardiff City player of the season

Philippines keeper Etheridge wins Cardiff City player of the year South China Morning Post Azkals goalie handed award on same day club are relegated from the English Premier League......»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2019Related News

PH Azkal goal keeper, kinilalang Cardiff City Player of the Year

Manila, Philippines – Pinatunayan ni Philippine Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge na kaya niyang makipagsabayan sa mas malaking liga matapos siyang panagalan bilang Cardiff City Player of the Year nitong Linggo (Lunes, Manila time). Nakuha ng […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2019Related News

Etheridge named Cardiffs Player of the Season - The Manila Times Online

Etheridge named Cardiff's Player of the Season The Manila Times Philippine Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge was named Player of the Season by Cardiff City FC for his impressive performance in the.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2019Related News

Neil Etheridge named Cardiff City Player of the Year

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge proved he belongs in the big leagues after being named Cardiff City Player of the Year on Sunday, May 5 (Monday, May 6, Manila time). The 29-year-old was voted for the coveted award in just his second season with the Welsh ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 6th, 2019Related News

Ceres beefs up AFC Cup roster, signs up Azkals mainstays

MANILA, Philippines – Ceres-Negros FC bolstered its bid in the upcoming 14th AFC Cup by acquiring Azkals mainstays Iain Ramsay, Simone Rota, Jason de Jong, O.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 21st, 2017Related News

Ceres Negros enlists 2 Azkals

MANILA, Philippines - Ceres Negros FC has acquired two more Azkals mainstays as it continues its buildup for the Philippine Football League and the AFC Cup h.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2017Related News

Azkals gain third seeding in AFC Asian Cup elims

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has been seeded third ahead of the Jan......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2017Related News

For Asian Cup elims: Azkals eyeing venues outside Phl Stadium

MANILA, Philippines – After the disappointing crowd turnout in the AFF Suzuki Cup, the Philippine Football Federation is eyeing venues that are more accessib.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 7th, 2017Related News

Azkals await rivals

The Philippine Azkals will get to know which teams they’ll face in the third and final round of the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers when the Asian Football Confederation holds a draw on Jan. 23......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 4th, 2017Related News

Caslib to mentor Loyola Sparks in Football League

MANILA, Philippines – Former Azkals mentor Aris Caslib has assumed the coaching reins for the Loyola Meralco Sparks FC as the team gears up for the soon-to-b.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 4th, 2017Related News

Dooley sees bright 2017 for Azkals

Dooley sees bright 2017 for Azkals.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJan 3rd, 2017Related News

World Sports: Azkals end '16 ranked 120th

NOTWITHSTANDING its "disappointing" early exit in the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup in November, the Philippine men's national football team remained the top team in the region, placing 120th in the world rankings at the end of Year 2016......»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceJan 2nd, 2017Related News

Azkals seek redemption in Asian Cup qualifiers

MANILA, Philippines – Reeling from their failed bid in the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, the Philippine Azkals will seek redemption this year as they try to hurdle th.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 1st, 2017Related News

Azkals remain No.1 in Southeast Asia

Azkals remain No.1 in Southeast Asia.....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsDec 27th, 2016Related News