newsfootball2 days ago

Defence is about discipline and offence is about creativity and intuition, asserts Steve Coppell

Sharing his technical views, ATK coach Steve Coppell has explained that defenders need to be more focused about discipline while the attackers rely more on creativity and instincts. ATK has made an addition to the team this Indian Super League (ISL) season in the form of Gerson Vieira from Brazil.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2018 | Eelco Schattorie asserts he is working under "huge pressure"

With NorthEast United failing to qualify for the Indian Super League playoffs in the last four editions, Head Coach Eelco Schattorie has stated that the situation has put him under pressure. In 2017, the team was at the bottom of 10-team league, having won just three matches out of 18.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Kerala Blasters coach calls Sachin Tendulkar 'God-like character in sports'

Head coach of Kerala Blasters David James has referred Sachin Tendulkar 'God-like character in sports' after the Indian cricketing legend announced to pull out from the ownership of the team. The head coach further added his absence will have an impact on the team in the upcoming edition of ISL.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Bengaluru FC Coach Carles Cuadrat seeks competitive mentality from players

Carles Cuadrat has admitted that although Bengaluru FC have signed some exciting players this transfers season, the team will have to adjust to the players' tactics slightly in order to welcome them before they could start the campaign in a full-fledged manner.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Churchill Brothers’ relegation compensated by the AIFF

AIFF has compensated the relegation handed over to the Churchill brothers after they had finished with only seventeen points in the previous season, allowing them to be a part of the next season of I-League. Since Indian Arrows are just in the developmental stage, they couldn't be relegated.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Jamshedpur FC to start ISL without star signing Tim Cahill

After parting ways with experienced coach Steve Coppell ahead of the new season, Jamshedpur FC would also be without midfielder Tim Cahill in their opening game. The club takes on veterans Mumbai FC and last season’s runner-up Bengaluru FC in their opening two games.
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newsfootball7 days ago

Indian colts go down to Serbia in second friendly game

After a 0-2 loss in the first match, the India U-19 football team went down 1-3 to Serbia in the second friendly game during it's exposure tour of Europe. These friendlies are a part of the preparations of the junior team for the U-19 Asian Championship which is scheduled to take place next year.
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newsfootball7 days ago

ISL 2018-19 | Bengaluru FC announce 25-member squad for upcoming season

Bengaluru FC have named a 25-man squad for the 2018-19 edition of the Indian Super League which kicks off in little under two weeks. Having selected a new-look squad from the player-draft after making the move to the ISL last year, the Blues have retained as many as twelve players this season.
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newsfootball8 days ago

India placed with Maldives and Sri Lanka in Group A of inaugural SAFF U-18 Women's Championship

India will take on the Maldives and Sri Lanka in the inaugural edition of SAFF U-18 Women's Championship on September 28 and October 2 respectively in Bhutan. Nepal, Bangladesh, hosts Bhutan, and Pakistan will be a part of the other Group that will kick off later this month.
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newsfootball8 days ago

SAFF Cup 2018 | Didn’t disappoint anyone but ourselves, says Stephen Constantine

Indian coach Stephen Constantine has revealed that the team’s 2-1 loss to the Maldives in the final of the SAFF Cup did not disappoint anyone but the team. India had recorded wins against Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the Maldives in the build-up to the final but suffered a surprising loss in the final.
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