newsfootball12 hours ago

Santosh Trophy | Services beat Karnataka in shootout to set up summit clash against Punjab

Services defeated Karnataka in the second semi-final of the ongoing Santosh Trophy football competition in Ludhiana and will meet Punjab in the final on Sunday.  After Lallawmkima and Nikhil Raj scored for Services and Karnataka respectively, the team from South India lost in the penalty shootout.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | Delhi Dynamos to adopt Kalinga Stadium as new home venue from next year

According to a TOI report, ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos are set to adopt Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar as their new home venue. The team is still mulling over the decision of playing all the matches in Bhubaneswar and might host a few of the matches at their previous home Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2019 | Reports : ATK on verge of signing Michael Soosairaj from Jamshedpur FC

Jamshedpur FC star Michael Soosairaj is likely to complete his transfer to ATK after the two-time ISL champions triggered his buyout clause of Rs 90 lakhs set by Jamshedpur FC. The transfer would also make the former Chennai City FC player the ninth Indian player to earn a package of over a crore.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Lalrindika Ralte signs two-year contract extension as Johnny Acosta leaves East Bengal

Amidst the bitterness that Jobby Justin had left by joining Indian Super League side ATK, East Bengal fans got something to cheer for as star midfielder Lalrindika Ralte extended his contract by two years. However, Johnny Acosta ended his tenure as the side continued revamping their overseas core.
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newsfootball4 days ago

AIFF President’s meeting with I-League clubs postponed

I-League clubs will have to wait longer for their meeting with AIFF President Praful Patel following which they would come to know the future of the I-League ahead of next season. The president had earlier promised a meeting with seven I-League clubs agreeing to give them a roadmap of the league.
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newsfootball5 days ago

AIFF to meet candidates before appointing Technical Director

Despite the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) technical committee meeting to zero in from the shortlisted candidates for the Technical Director's position, they have now decided to meet them first before taking a call. The national coach will be appointed by the mid-week of May.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj taken to AIFF Ethics Committee

The owner of Minerva Punjab Football Club, Ranjit Bajaj was unanimously referred to the AIFF Ethics Committee, by the members of the I-League Committee. This development, confirmed by a member privy to the discussion, comes due to Bajaj’s frequent bashing of the federation on his Twitter handle.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Katsumi Yusa to play for Chennai City FC in 2019-20 season

I-League defending champions Chennai City FC have roped in Japanese footballer Katsumi Yusa for the 2019-20 season. The attacking midfielder played for NEROCA FC in the previous edition of the league and prior to that had also represented Kolkata clubs Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Super Cup | John Gregory slams AIFF after Chennaiyin’s loss in Cup final

After losing the Super Cup final to FC Goa, Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has criticised the All India Football Federation for the hectic schedule of the Super Cup. Gregory even said that the Chennai-based club had to travel all the way to Bhubaneswar only to accept walk-over against Aizwal.
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newsfootball7 days ago

LIVE AIFF Super Cup | FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC – Final

The eyes will be on the coveted trophy of Super Cup this evening in Bhubaneswar when FC Goa will face Chennaiyin FC in the summit clash at the Kalinga Stadium. After losing the ISL final against Bengaluru FC, the Gaurs will want to come all guns blazing against the two-time ISL champions today. 
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