reportfootball12 days ago

I-League | Bengaluru FC make a winning start against Shillong Lajong

Udanta Singh turned up with a brace while Sena Ralte scored the third as Bengaluru FC got their I-League title defence off to a perfect start with a 3-0 win over Shillong Lajong at the Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru, on Saturday. BFC's new recruit Lenny Rodrigues was handed a start by Albert Roca.
Press Release
newsfootball23 days ago

Gurpreet Singh urges Indian footballers to go abroad

Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who is playing for Norwegian club Stabaek, has urged the budding footballers to move abroad in order to get the right coaching they need. The 24-year-old has also stressed on the need of a 10-month long domestic league for the players to raise their level.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

FIFA rankings : India move up two places to 135

India’s national football team moved up two places to 135th in the world, according to the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday (Dec 22), despite not playing any officially recognized matches since their September friendly against Puerto Rico.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Jeje Lalpekhlua wins AIFF Player of the year Award for 2016

Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC forward Jeje Lalpekhlua has been conferred the AIFF's Player of the year Award of 2016 for his stunning displays for club and country. Jeje scored a combined tally of 17 goals in 20 appearances for India, Mohun Bagan and Chennaiyin FC in the current season.
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featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2016 | 5 talking points from Atletico de Kolkata’s thrilling win over Mumbai City FC

Atletico Kolkata came back from a goal down to the win the 1st leg of their semifinal tie against Mumbai City 3-2 at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium on Saturday. Iain Hume was the star of the night with a brace for the home side. We take a look back at five of the biggest talking points from the game.
Amlan Majumdar
featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2016 | Semifinal Preview : Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC

The first semifinal of the 2016 ISL season between ATK and Mumbai City will be played at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata on Saturday. Ahead of the clash we look at how the teams led by Jose Molina and Alexandre Guimaraes have reached the last-four and could line up against each other.
Samarendranath Soory
reportfootball2 months ago

ISL 2016 | Mumbai City makes first top League finish after Delhi stalemate

Mumbai City FC ended their League engagements with a goalless draw against Delhi Dynamos to finish on top in Indian Super League at Mumbai Football Arena.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball2 months ago

ISL 2016 | Mumbai blank Chennaiyin, qualify for semi-finals

Mumbai City FC became the first team to qualify for semi-finals of Indian Super League after a 2-0 win over Chennaiyin FC at Cooperage ground, on Wednesday. Mumbai scored through Matias Defederico and Krisztian Vadocz on either side of the break to book a place in the play-offs.
Press Release
featurefootball2 months ago

Top ten international goal scorers in the world right now

While most football fans, including myself, prefer club football, it is the international tournaments that make football the most popular game in the world. One in seven people in the world tuned in to see the 2014 FIFA World Cup final while the 2015 Champions League final attracted just 380m.
Faizan Qadiri
reportfootball2 months ago

ISL 2016 | FC Goa, Mumbai City settle for a draw

FC Goa and Mumbai City FC were forced to accept a goalless draw in their 11th round battle of ISL 2016 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda-Goa, on Wednesday. Sunil Chhetri and Julio Cesar missed great second-half chances for either side ending the game in a 0-0 draw.
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