2013 United Football League (Philippines)

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United Football League (Philippines) Division 1
Season 2013
Champions Stallion FC
Relegated Philippine Air Force
AFC President's Cup Stallion FC
Matches played 90
Goals scored 338 (3.76 per match)
Top goalscorer Spain Rufo Sánchez
(18 Goals)
Highest scoring Loyola Meralco Sparks 10–1 Philippine Army
Longest winning run 8 games
Stallion FC
Longest unbeaten run 8 games
Global
Stallion FC
Longest winless run 9 games
Philippine Air Force
Longest losing run 9 games
Philippine Air Force
2012
2014
United Football League (Philippines) Division 2
Season 2013
Champions Team Socceroo
Promoted Team Socceroo
Matches played 72
Goals scored 267 (3.71 per match)
Top goalscorer South Korea Jeong Woo Lee
(14 goals)
Highest scoring Forza 4-5 Team Socceroo
Team Socceroo 8–1 Laos
Longest winning run 16 games
Team Socceroo
Longest unbeaten run 16 games
Team Socceroo
Longest winless run 11 games
Manila All-Japan
Longest losing run 4 games
Dolphins United
2012
2014

The 2013 United Football League is the fourth season of the UFL since its establishment as a semi-professional league in 2009.

Global FC are the defending champions, having won the previous Division 1 of the 2012 United Football League season. The season features 9 teams from the 2012 United Football League Division 1 and one new team promoted from the 2012 United Football League Division 2. Pachanga Diliman replaced the relegated Navy. The 2013 Division 1 league play kicked off on February 5, 2013 [1] while the Division 2 scheduled to kick off its first match between Dolphins United and Cebu Queen City United on February 9, 2013 at the Emperador Stadium [2] but Cebu Queen City United did not show up in the game time.[3]

Stallion FC clinched the United Football League Division 1 championship after Kaya came away with a 3-2 victory against Global at the Emperador Stadium in Mckinley Hill in Taguig June 13, 2013.[4]

Teams[edit]

Ten teams in Division 1 and Division 2 contest for this years' league title. Pachanga Diliman from 2012 UFL Division 2 to replace relegated Navy. Two 2012 UFL Division 2 sides Manila Lions and Sunken Garden United did not participate in this year's league contest after they finished 11th and 12th spot respectively in 2012 league season.

On March 1, 2013, the UFL management has officially ruled out Cebu Queen City United from participating after the club apparently withdrawn when the club’s request for home games was turned down by the league.[5]

Clubs by division[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Club Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Global Scotland Brian Reid Japan Yu Hoshide LGR Athletic Wears KIA
Green Archers United Philippines Rodolfo Alicante Philippines Chieffy Caligdong LGR Athletic Wears Globe Telecom
Kaya Australia David Perkovic Philippines Anton del Rosario LGR Athletic Wears LBC Express, Inc.
Loyola Meralco Sparks Philippines Vincent Santos Philippines James Younghusband LGR Athletic Wears Meralco
Manila Nomads Scotland John Jofre Netherlands Randy Musters AtletA
Pachanga Diliman Philippines Noel Marcaida Cameroon Yves Ashime Mizuno Victory Liner
PSG Iran Esmaeil Sedigh Iran Jaham Taher LGR Athletic Wears Cord Epoxy
Philippine Air Force Philippines Leo Alfred Jaena Philippines Ian Araneta Philippine Air Force
Philippine Army Philippines Patricio Bumidang, Jr. Philippines Roel Gener LGR Athletic Wears
Stallion FC Philippines Ernie Nierras Philippines Reuben Doctora Jr. Nike Sta. Lucia Land Inc.

Division 2[edit]

Club Manager Team captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Agila Philippines John Paul Merida Philippines Mark Alvin Valeroso Adidas
Cebu Queen City United Philippines Mario Ceniza Philippines Jan Michael Flores
Cimarron Philippines Stephen Permanes Ghana Bismark Frimpong Adidas Antonov Vodka
Dolphins United Philippines Greg Calawod Philippines Romnick Echin OLM
Forza FC Malaysia Azlan Nazir Philippines Allan Auman LGR Athletic Wears Orient Freight
Laos FC Philippines Rolando Pinero Philippines Rolly Lear
Manila All-Japan Japan Shinichiro Maeno Japan Yuki Tanaka Cebu General Services, Inc.
Philippine Navy Philippines Narciso Rosima Philippines Loreto Kalalang LGR Athletic Wears RedJuice
Team Socceroo Philippines Nolan Manito Philippines Michael Reyes LGR Athletic Wears Vcargo worldwide
Union Internacional Manila Germany Jorge Muller Spain Ivan Meilan Rudy Project

Managerial changes[edit]

Division 1

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Incoming manager
Global Philippines Dan Palami[6] End of caretaker position[6] Scotland Brian Reid[6]
Loyola South Korea Kim Chul-Su Mutual consent Philippines Vincent Santos[7]
Kaya Philippines Michael Angelo Alvarez Resigned[8] Uruguay Maor Rozen[8]
Uruguay Maor Rozen Resigned[9] Australia David Perkovic[10]
Manila Nomads England Michael Denison Resigned[11] Scotland John Jofre[11]
Pachanga Diliman Philippines Norman Fegidero Resigned Philippines Salvador Alberto Salvacion
Philippines Salvador Alberto Salvacion Resigned Philippines Noel Marcaida
Philippine Air Force Philippines Edzel Bracamonte Resigned Philippines Leo Alfred Jaena

Division 2

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Incoming manager
Agila Philippines Carlo Jose Rodriguez Resigned Philippines John Paul Merida
Cimarron Philippines Salvador Alberto Salvacion Transferred (to Pachanga Diliman) Philippines Noel Marcaida
Philippines Noel Marcaida Transferred (to Pachanga Diliman) Philippines Stephen Permanes
Laos Philippines Ronald Patulin Resigned Philippines Rolando Pinero
Manila All-Japan Japan Ryo Kono Mutual consent Japan Shinichiro Maeno
Navy Philippines Marlon Maro Resigned Philippines Narciso Rosima
Team Socceroo Philippines Alfredo Estacion Resigned Philippines Nolan Manito
Union Internacional Manila Philippines Rafael Rodriguez Mutual consent Germany Jorge Muller

Venues[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Stadium Location
Rizal Memorial Stadium Manila
Emperador Stadium[2] Taguig

Division 2[edit]

Stadium Location
Emperador Stadium Taguig

League Table[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Stallion (C) 18 15 1 2 60 22 +38 46
2 Global 18 14 1 3 47 12 +35 43
3 Loyola 18 11 5 2 50 18 +32 38
4 Kaya 18 8 7 3 35 21 +14 31
5 Pachanga Diliman 18 9 1 8 28 28 0 28
6 Green Archers United 18 7 3 8 36 36 0 24
7 PSG 18 6 3 9 38 38 0 21
8 Manila Nomads 18 3 4 11 16 43 −27 13
9 Philippine Army (O) 18 2 1 15 20 62 −42 7 Qualification to the Relegation playoffs
10 Philippine Air Force (R) 18 2 0 16 9 59 −50 6 Relegation to 2014 UFL Division 2

Updated to games played on June 20, 2013, 23:00.
Source: UFL Philippines, soccerway.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Division 2[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Team Socceroo (C) (P) 16 16 0 0 60 14 +46 48 Promotion to 2014 UFL Division 1
2 Union Internacional Manila 16 9 4 3 32 23 +9 31 Qualification to the Promotion playoffs
3 Forza 16 8 3 5 38 26 +12 27
4 Agila 16 9 0 7 30 34 −4 27
5 Laos 16 6 3 7 29 38 −9 21
6 Philippine Navy 16 4 4 8 17 27 −10 16
7 Cimarron 16 4 2 10 27 31 −4 14
8 Manila All-Japan 16 2 5 9 16 34 −18 11
9 Dolphins United 16 3 1 12 21 38 −17 10
10 Cebu Queen City United (DQ) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Updated to games played on June 20, 2013, 21:00.
Source: UFL Philippines
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 The UFL management has officially ruled out Cebu Queen City United from participating after the club apparently withdrawn when the club’s request for home games was turned down by the league.[5]
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Home \ Away[1] GLO GAU KAY LMS NOM PAC PSG PAF PA STA
Global 5–1 2–3 0–2 2–1 4–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–0
Green Archers United 0–4 1–2 1–1 2–1 0–2 3–0 4–2 5–1 1–3
Kaya 3–2 3–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 3–0 1–2
Loyola 1–1 2–0 1–1 5–0 4–1 3–0 2–0 10–1 1–1
Manila Nomads 0–4 1–4 0–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–3 3–6
Pachanga Diliman 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–1 3–0 2–1 5–1 3–2 0–2
PSG 0–2 2–1 2–2 2–4 7–2 2–3 5–0 4–0 0–4
Philippine Air Force 0–2 1–4 0–1 0–4 2–0 0–3 0–6 0–3 2–7
Philippine Army 0–6 1–1 0–4 1–4 1–3 1–2 4–5 0–1 1–6
Stallion 1–2 4–3 3–2 4–2 1–0 3–1 5–1 6–0 2–1

Updated to games played on June 20, 2013, 23:00.
Source: United Football League (Philippines) soccerway
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Division 2[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AGI CQC CIM DOL FOR LAO AJP PN SOC UIM
Agila 1–0 3–2 1–6 3–2 3–1 0–1 1–4 2–3
Cebu Queen City United
Cimarron 1–3 4–2 1–4 4–1 3–2 1–1 0–1 2–3
Dolphins United 1–2 2–2 0–5 1–2 1–2 4–0 0–2 1–2
Forza 3–1 3–2 1–3 1–2 2–2 3–2 4–5 1–1
Laos 2–3 2–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–2
Manila All-Japan 1–4 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 0–4 1–3
Philippine Navy 0–1 1–0 4–1 0–0 2–0 1–2 0–1 0–3
Team Socceroo 5–2 5–1 4–1 2–1 8–1 5–0 6–2 2–0
Union Internacional Manila 2–0 4–3 3–0 0–1 4–4 0–0 2–2 0–3

Updated to games played on June 20, 2013, 21:00.
Source: United Football League (Philippines)
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
All fixtures involving Cebu Queen City United have been nullified after the UFL management officially ruled out the club from participating.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion-relegation playoffs[edit]

Philippine Army, the 9th-placed team of Division 1 will face the 2nd-placed 2013 UFL Division 2 side Union Internacional Manila in a two-legged playoff. The winner on aggregate score after both matches will earn a spot in the 2014 UFL Division 1.[12]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Philippine Army 8–4 Union Internacional Manila 5–3 3–1
1st Leg
July 7, 2013
20:00 PST
Philippine Army 5–3 Union Internacional Manila
Margarse Goal 40'
Brillantes Goal 49'67'
Vestal Goal 56'
Lobaton Goal 76'
Meilan Goal 3'
Stanley Goal 19'
Owusu Goal 90' (pen.)
Emperador Stadium, Taguig
2nd Leg
July 14, 2013
17:00 PST
Union Internacional Manila 1–3 Philippine Army
Stanley Goal 63' Gener Goal 35'
Vestal Goal 65'83'
Emperador Stadium, Taguig

Philippine Army won 8–4 on aggregate and retained its United Football League Division 1 spot for the 2014 season.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Correct as of 23:00, June 20, 2013
Source: UFL Phil

Own goals[edit]

Hat-tricks[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Spain Rufo Sánchez Stallion FC Philippine Air Force 7–2 7 March 2013
Philippines Robert Cañedo Pachanga Diliman Philippine Air Force 5–1 21 March 2013
Philippines Phil Younghusband Loyola Meralco Sparks Philippine Army 10–1 16 April 2013
Philippines Mark Hartmann Loyola Meralco Sparks Philippine Army 10–1 16 April 2013
Spain Rufo Sánchez Stallion FC Philippine Army 6–1 30 April 2013
Senegal Oussenynou Diop Pachanga Diliman PSG 3–2 4 May 2013
  • Player scored more than three (3) goals

Division 2[edit]

Player For Against Result Date
Philippines Jerome Cuyos Dolphins United Philippine Navy 4–0 3 March 2013
South Korea Jeong Woo Lee Team Socceroo Agila 4–1 14 April 2013
South Korea Shin Seok Jeon Team Socceroo Navy 6–2 5 May 2013
South Korea Hyeon Seung Lee Team Socceroo Forza 5–4 26 May 2013
Olayemi Bakare Agila Manila All-Japan 4–1 1 June 2013

Scoring[edit]

Division 1[edit]

Division 2[edit]

Season Awards[edit]

Team Awards[edit]

The following teams are awarded by the United Football League in the ceremony.[13]

Division 1[edit]

Club Award
Stallion FC Champions
Global 1st-Runner Up
Loyola Meralco Sparks Fair Play Award

Division 2[edit]

Club Award
Team Socceroo Champions
Manila All-Japan Fair Play Award

Individual Awards[edit]

The following players are awarded by the United Football League Committee in the ceremony.[13]

Division 1[edit]

Player Club Award
Spain Rufo Sánchez Stallion FC Golden Ball
Spain Rufo Sánchez Stallion FC Golden Boot(18 goals)
Ivory Coast Roland Sadia Global Best Goalkeeper

Division 2[edit]

Player Club Award
South Korea Jeong Woo Lee Team Socceroo Golden Ball
South Korea Jeong Woo Lee Team Socceroo Golden Boot(14 goals)
South Korea Seung Seok Seo Team Socceroo Best Goalkeeper

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Almo, Alder (February 8, 2013). "UFL unveils new home in McKinley Hill". http://www.philstar.com (http://www.philstar.com). Retrieved February 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Karl Decena (February 10, 2013). "Cebu Queen City no-shows UFL debut match in new Emperador Stadium". InterAKTV (InterAKTV). Retrieved February 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ Karl Decena (June 13, 2013). "Global falters against Kaya, hands Stallion UFL title". http://www.interaksyon.com/ (http://www.interaksyon.com/). Retrieved June 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Decena, Karl. "Cebu Queen City out of UFL Division Two". InterAKTV. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
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  7. ^ Olivares, Rick (January 8, 2013). "Freddy G joins Loyola Sparks". Business Mirror Online (Business Mirror). Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b Decena, Karl (December 18, 2012). "UFL: Kaya FC hires Uruguayan-Spanish coach ahead of League competition". interaksyon.com (AKTV/TV5). Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
  9. ^ Decena, Karl (February 23, 2013). "Kaya coach resigns after just three matches". interaksyon.com (AKTV/TV5). Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  10. ^ Decena, Karl (February 26, 2013). "UFL: Kaya plays Stallion in first match since coach’s resignation; Global, Army clash". interaksyon.com (AKTV/TV5). Retrieved February 28, 2013. 
  11. ^ a b Decena, Karl (December 11, 2012). "UFL: Nomads hire Scottish manager for upcoming League competition". interaksyon.com (AKTV/TV5). Retrieved January 12, 2013. 
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  13. ^ a b Karl Decena (1 July 2013). "Stallion’s Rufo Sanchez cops UFL Golden Ball, Golden Boot awards". interAKTV (http://www.interaksyon.com/interaktv). Retrieved 3 July 2013. 

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