featurefootball8 days ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC take on FC Goa in a game of subtle dualities

As far as hype for an ISL final goes for the neutral fans, Bengaluru FC taking on FC Goa is right there at the top for the sheer names on paper and kind of football both the sides prefer. And given the vengeance with which the two sides will take the field, this could easily be the best ISL final.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019 | Possession in midfield will be main battle in final, believes Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC manager Carles Cuadrat has stated that the side controlling the ball well in the midfield would have the edge in the final on Sunday. The Spaniard also went to claim that they are not the favourites to win in the final despite winning both the league fixtures against the Gaurs.
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newsfootball2 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | We could have scored two to three goals, laments Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri rues India’s poor finishing in their recent 2-0 loss to the United Arab Emirates in their second match of Group A in Abu Dhabi in the ongoing 2019 AFC Asian Cup. The Indian captain also added that they need to focus on recovering well in their next match against Bahrain.
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featurefootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Why India should go for kill against UAE

India’s 4-1 win over Thailand in the campaign opener was largely unforeseen owing to their terrible recent history in the tournament. However, while the win has given hope to the Blue Tigers, they are up against a UAE side that has all possible ingredients blended well to win the tournament.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Indian players rated and slated from their dominating 4-1 win over Thailand

India started their AFC Asian Cup campaign in the best way possible as they thrashed Thailand 4-1 to keep themselves in a place where a draw could pretty much suffice their spot into the knockout stage. However, the better news for the fans was the confidence most players exuded on the pitch.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

India announces 28-man preliminary squad for AFC Asian Cup

Stephen Constantine has announced a 28-man Indian preliminary football squad for the preparations in Abu Dhabi, UAE ahead of the prestigious AFC Asian Cup in January. The preparatory camp with 34 players was held earlier this year and the 23-man team will be selected later. 
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newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2018 | Happy that we are undefeated and still at the top, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC head coach Carles Cuadrat has stated that he was happy that his side remained unbeaten in the tournament and are still the toppers in the points table with 24 points. The Bengaluru based club is yet to be defeated in the tournament after playing ten league matches.
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featurefootball5 months ago

ISL 2018 | Can Bengaluru FC “suffer” their way to glory

Bengaluru FC became the third team to get a win in ATK’s backyard this season, but it wasn’t about the three points as much as it was about the manner in which they did it. Coppell has emerged as BFC’s biggest challenge in the last two seasons and Carles Cuadrat would be delighted to start atop.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball8 months ago

Stephen Constantine believes Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar's AFC Commitments will prove beneficial for Indian football

India's head coach Stephen Constantine believes Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar playing in the AFC Cup will be a good thing for Indian football. Due to their AFC commitments, Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar have not been released for the preparations of 2018 SAFF Championship with a national camp.
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featurefootball10 months ago

Intercontinental Cup | 3 things we learnt from India’s 5-0 humiliation of Chinese Taipei

India started their warm-up campaign for AFC Asian Cup in the Intercontinental Cup in the most brilliant way possible as they disseminated Chinese Taipei 5-0 at the Mumbai Football Arena. They face New Zealand next in the tournament as Sunil Chhetri looks to be in petrifying form.
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