newsfootball16 hours ago

Arsene Wenger: My preference is always to manage Arsenal

Arsene Wenger has expressed his desire to extend his association as manager with Arsenal, a club that he has been associated with for the past 20 years. Wenger, 67, said he wasn't contemplating retirement as yet and would look to manage elsewhere if Arsenal shut the doors on him.
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newsfootballa day ago

Hope my I-League record is broken, says Chhetri

National captain Sunil Chhetri hopes that his record of being the top Indian goalscorer in the I-league is broken soon, saying that it will be good for the national team. He also said that assuming that India are in an easy group for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers would be a big mistake.
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featurefootball2 days ago

Five managers who can replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

From Jorge Sampaoli to Massimiliano Allegri, here are the five managers whom Arsenal could eye as the replacement for Arsene Wenger if and when he decides to leave in the summer.
Amlan Majumdar
newsfootball2 days ago

Constantine to take up U-17 India manager role on a temporary basis

National team coach Stephen Constantine will temporarily take over at the helm of the Under-17 football team after coach Nikolai Adam resigned in controversial circumstances. Constantine has been given the job ahead of the U-17 World Cup even as AIFF continue to look for a permanent replacement.
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newsfootball3 days ago

India gears up for FIFA U-17 WC as infrastructure nears completion

The FIFA U-17 World Cup, to be held in India later this year, will not face any pre-tournament hiccups as the infrastructure will be ready well ahead, informed the Tournament Director. To be held in six different cities, the tournament will see most the stadia ready by the end of April.
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featurefootball4 days ago

Chinese Football Revolution - An ever growing kingdom

The Chinese Super League is posing a serious threat to the domination of the European Leagues in the transfer market. But what is the ulterior behind this?
sounak mullick
newsfootball5 days ago

Modi government to push football as the sport of choice in India

The Central Government has undertaken an initiative to make football ‘a sport of choice’ in India through which they aim to reach 11 million children. The ‘massive’ school engagement program comes at a time when the sport is seeing renewed interest with the ISL leading its older rival- the I-league.
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reportfootball5 days ago

Champions League Round-up | Benfica defeat Dortmund; Di Maria shines as PSG stun Barcelona

Riding on the lone goal scored by Greek professional Kostas Mitroglou, Benfica defeated Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League last-16 tie in Lisbon. Meanwhile, Angel Di Maria’s double strike helped set up Paris St-Germain's 4-0 win over La Liga giants Barcelona.
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featurefootball7 days ago

5 players who can solve Mourinho's Carrick problem

Manchester United's form this season has been inconsistent, to say the least. One might attribute it to a variety of factors such as change of manager and style of play, some players not living up to their potential, poor finishing or even being on the wrong side of some poor refereeing decisions.
Ratish Ramachandran
newsfootball7 days ago

Premier League Round-up | Burnley hold Chelsea, Leicester move closer to relegation

Leaders Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw at Burnley but still have a 10-point lead over second-placed Tottenham. Chelsea did not get a lot of chances despite dominating ball possession. Defending champs Leicester City went down 2-0 to Swansea City and are now only one point above the relegation zone.
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