featurefootball14 hours ago

ISL 2019-20 | Jerry Mawihmingthanga was perfect replacement for Lallinzuala Chhangte, reflects Josep Gombau

Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau has stated that he was very impressed with former Jamshedpur FC man Jerry Mawihmingthanga’s profile and knew right away that he would fit in his tactics, replacing Lallinzuala Chhangte. He also likened ISL players’ hard work to that of Hong Kong and Australian leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | The huge misconception brewing over Indian football

India travels to Oman for their fifth 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, where the hosts have scored seven times and conceded only once. And given India’s past record with Oman and in matches pertaining to World Cups, a nightmare potentially awaits them.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 days ago

Unpopular Opinion | India don’t deserve to qualify for World Cup anyway

Before the nation starts lamenting yet another World Cup miss for India, something that could come as early as next week, a more viable question would be if our nation even deserve to be on that stage. We are football fans first and what our team is playing right now isn’t football to begin with.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 days ago

Has the bubble finally popped between West Ham and Manuel Pellegrini

‘This is Fine’ is a meme that depicts self-denial in the face of a hopeless situation and after a six-game winless run and the world crashing down around him, Manuel Pellegrini bears an eerie resemblance to the protagonist. Is it time for West Ham to do a little self-preservation?? It just might be.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball5 days ago

From 7-2 to 5-1; Bayern Munich have to find a way forward or risk irrelevance

Facing Bayern Munich once had teams shivering in their very shoes but times have changed and teams are no longer afraid of the Bavarians. Instead many welcome the challenge with the belief that defeat is no longer the only option and that begs the question, is Germany’s greatest champions dying?
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball6 days ago

Maurizio Sarri has to accommodate Cristiano Ronaldo or risk imploding in Turin

In an Italy where dictatorship has given the Serie A its reputation over the last decade, Juventus decided to hand over the reins to the one man nearly toppled their regime. But while Maurizio Sarri deserves the gig, his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo will make or break his time in Turin.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball8 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Team of the “weak” after Game Phase 2

Indian Super League has completed four rounds of matches after every team has now played four games before the League paused for the international break for two weeks. Let's take a look at players, whose performance were far from average in between matchdays November 1 - November 10.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball8 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifier | Know Your Opponent – Afghanistan

India comes into their fourth match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign under heavy pressure as they face a must-win match with some of their crucial players missing at the back. However, while it may seem that way by their previous results, Afghanistan are no pushovers in their backyard.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball10 days ago

Premier League Gameweek 12: Overreaction Monday ft. Sackings, Manchester United and of course VAR

As the saying goes hindsight is 20/20 but when it comes to football rarely does an opinion last more than a weekend unless it genuinely has some point to make. That being said after an action packed weekend of overzealous fans in the Premier League, there were bound to be a few nonsensical debates.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball14 days ago

Unai Emery needs to find his way or find the highway

With a smorgasbord of managers available to them, Arsenal picked Unai Emery in the hopes that the serial Europa League winner could help them move on from a club dominated by one man. But more often than not life is never fair and it's now Emery's time to either step up or step out of the rat race.
Siddhant Lazar