needed late goals from Patrick Reichelt and Bievenido Maranon to secure a 2-0 win over Shan United a week earlier at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City to wrest the group lead, three off second-running Home United of Singapore.
leaned on an early penalty conversion from Spanish striker Bienve Maranon and needed some stellar goalkeeping from Toni Doblas to preserve the win.
Fighting off weariness from their dawn arrival in China and biting cold conditions on enemy territory, the Busmen
valiantly tried to keep in step with Tianjian but the Chinese Super League side asserted its world-class skills to beat its upset-conscious opponents in the playoff duel.
After clinching the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2017 Asean zone title, the home-court magic worked wonders for Ceres-Negros as the Busmen
disposed of the Visayas rival Global Cebu, 4-1, in the final last Saturday night in front of an ecstatic crowd at the Panaad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City.
EVENTS 1969: Sikh busmen
in wolverhampton have won the right to wear turbans on duty after a long-running campaign.
And some of the 12 busmen
, bottom right, in Corby, Northants, who shared a EuroMillions PS38million win last year have had feuds.
, members of the Transport & General Workers' Union, voted heavily in favour of action after rejecting a 28p an hour extra pay offer.
More than 40 busmen
and women, pictured in fancy dress, crawled through the pubs of Middlesbrough town centre in June 1981 to raise a staggering pounds 1,500 for Imperial Cancer Research.
Today we feature a fleet of Gateshead buses parked while busmen
attended a meeting to vote on axing latenight weekend services on Tyneside following a spate of violent attacks on drivers, but in what year?
Back in the 1940s and 50s, a study of London busmen
discovered that conductors, bustling up and down the stairs on doubledeckers, enjoyed far fewer heart attacks than their colleagues seated at the wheel all day.
ButMelthamwill get the nod if a head-to-head countback is required because as they have beaten the busmen
twice in their previous encounters.
Tory county councillors applauded when the meeting was told that West Midlands busmen
had accepted a 6 per cent pay offer.