newsfootball3 days ago

Joining BFC was one of my better decisions I have made in life, admits Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri has asserted that going to BFC was one of the "better decisions" he has made in his life. In a recent interview, he has talked about his personal life, his journey as a player and how his game has changed after he signed for the Bangalore franchise five years ago.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball6 days ago

Super Cup | Bengaluru FC wary of NEROCA challenge

Bengaluru FC will look to keep their juggling act going when they square off against NEROCA FC for a place in the semifinal of Super Cup, at the Kalinga Stadium, in Bhubaneswar today. The Blues beat Gokulam FC in the pre-quarterfinal before flying to Guwahati for a 3-1 AFC Cup win over Aizawl FC.
Press Release
newsfootball17 days ago

Bengaluru FC edge past Gokulam Kerala 2-1 to reach Super Cup quarter-final

Bengaluru FC needed a last-gasp winner by Udanta Singh to beat Gokulam Kerala at the Kalinga Stadium as they progressed into the quarter-final of the Super Cup. After Miku equalized for Bengaluru in the 70th minute to cancel out Henry Kisekka’s first-half opener, Udanta scored in the injury time.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

Chennaiyin FC hand John Gregory one year contract extension after landing ISL title

After winning their 2nd ISL title, Chennaiyin FC have has decided to give head coach John Gregory a one-year extension. The team's co-owner Vita Dani has also, in response to Gurpreet Sandhu's claim of Bengaluru being the actual champions, said that eventually, the title goes to the final winner.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Bengaluru FC to write to AIFF to implement use of ‘VAR’ technology in next year’s ISL

Bengaluru FC owner Parth Jindal declared that he is going to write to the All India Football Federation to begin the use of video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the next Indian Super League season. This comes after the refereeing in this year’s ISL was surrounded by "erroneous" calls by officials.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

John Gregory: I was honestly disappointed to hear Gurpreet’s post-match comment

John Gregory, the coach of two-time ISL winning team Chennaiyin FC, admitted that he was disappointed over opponent goalkeeper - Gurpreet Singh’s comment after the end of the final whistle. During a post-match interview, Singh said that "We won league stage and so we are champions."
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2018 | Chennaiyin FC beat Bengaluru 3-2 to lift the title

Bengaluru were denied a title in their debut season as they went down fighting 2-3 to Chennaiyin FC in the final of the ISL at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. Mailson Alves (2) and Raphael Augusto (1) ensured that the Chennai franchise became the second side to win two titles.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

It’s a battle of equals, says Bhaichung Bhutia on ISL final between Bengaluru and Chennai

Former Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia has stated that the two best teams in the league have deservingly made it to the Indian Super League finals. The former India captain has also added that both teams will go very defensive from the beginning and the game might not be a high scoring affair.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2018 : Sunil Chhetri calls final against Chennaiyin as the most important game of his life

Sunil Chettri has termed the ISL final against Chennaiyin FC, which will be held tomorrow, as the most import game of his life. The 33-year-old striker also lauded coach Albert Roca for showing tremendous trust in all the players after Roca played a weakened team against Abahani in the AFC Cup.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2018 | Gurpreet Singh Sandhu signs historic five year contract with Bengaluru FC

In a historic move in Indian football, Bengaluru FC have signed up Gurpreet Singh Sandhu for a five-year deal which will keep him in Bengaluru until May 2023. Gurpreet became the third BFC player to sign an extension this year after Rahul Bheke and Juanan Gonzalez had signed the dotted line.
Press Release