featurefootball3 months ago

Why would Technical Director Doru Isac’s role be bigger than the national coach

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has finally filled the vacant Technical Director’s position after almost two years as Romania’s Doru Isac took the job. And after Scott O'Donnell left the job abruptly after just one year, we try to debunk the importance of the designation in Indian football.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 years ago

Could VAR finally bring improvements in Arsenal’s misfortunes against Chelsea?

Arsenal’s Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea will see the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for the first time in the tournament’s history. After suffering wrong penalty decisions against West Brom, Chelsea and Nottingham Forest, Wenger would finally hope for some change in his misfortunes.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

EPL Round Up | City surge on; United down Spurs 1-0

Manchester City has maintained their top position in the Premier League with a 3-2 win over West Bromwich Albion. In another match, Anthony Martial's late winner kept Manchester United in second place in the league as they defeated Tottenham Hotspur in a hard-fought encounter at Old Trafford.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-1 on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield

Arsenal overcame London rivals Chelsea for the 2nd time in 3 months as the Gunners came from behind to win on penalties to claim the FA Community Shield. Though the achievement means little for both the sides, the rivalry was clearly visible in the rash tackles and the "hot" nature of the game.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

Arsenal and Chelsea set to battle for early London dominance

Arsenal and Chelsea resume their domestic campaign in the curtain-raiser Community Shield game following a summer filled with huge speculations and astronomical spendings between them. Both the managers take the field with upgraded squads as the dominance over London hangs in the balance once again.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

Football Roundup | Arsene Wenger gets two-year extension; Borussia Dortmund part ways with Tuchel

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been awarded a two-year contract extension after leading the club to a record 13th FA Cup title in a 21-year reign. In another notable development in Europe, Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has parted ways with the Bundesliga side.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball2 years ago

PL Roundup | Arsenal power past Manchester United

Arsenal won an important game against Manchester United at home to brighten their chances of clinching a Champions League spot. Meanwhile, Liverpool were held to a goalless draw by visitors Southampton that saw them miss an opportunity to consolidate their position in the top four.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball2 years ago

EPL Roundup | Crystal Palace thrash Arsenal

Crystal Palace heaped more misery on Arsenal and their beleaguered manager Arsene Wenger by handing them a 3-0 thumping at Selhurst Park in the London derby. The defeat leaves Arsenal in sixth place, seven points behind Manchester City in the race for the last Champions League qualification spot.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League Round-up | Chelsea three points closer to the title; Arsenal falter again

Gary Cahill came up with a late goal at the Bet365 as Chelsea continued their winning streak with a 2-1 victory and are now three points closer to securing their fifth Premier League title. Arsenal, however, were handed their fourth defeat in a row at West Brom - their worst run under Arsene Wenger.
Rohan Chawla
featurefootball2 years ago

Arsenal, Liverpool or United? A complete analysis of the top-4 race in the Premier League

€1.3bn! That is the amount shared among the European clubs who took part in the Champions League this season. Forget the money, it is the glory and the sheer attraction of the League that keeps most European circuits alive until the last day of the domestic campaign.
Faizan Qadiri