newsfootball9 days ago

AIFF Super Cup | Steve Coppell blames himself for Balwant Singh’s poor ISL season

ATK manager Steve Coppell has stated it was his playing Balwant Singh in various positions that eventually led the striker to have an underwhelming season in the Indian Super League. The former Reading manager has also asked his side to be aware of Chennaiyin FC prowess from set-pieces.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Mumbai City FC brings in Sarthak Golui and Hmingthan Mawia for next season

According to a report published by Goal, ISL side Mumbai City FC has roped in Sarthak Golui and Hmingthan Mawia for the next season of the league. The Mumbai team recently finished its ISL campaign by getting thrashed by FC Goa in the two-leg semi-final battle and will play the Super Cup next.
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newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | We still have another 90 minutes to play, asserts Brandon Fernandes

FC Goa winger Brandon Fernandes is optimistic that his side will make it to the final of this year’s ISL season but cautions that there is still 90 minutes left to play in the second leg. Sergio Lobera’s side beat Mumbai City FC by 5-1 in the first leg of their semi-final encounter on Saturday.
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newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Jorge Costa gives up final hopes after thrashing defeat against Goa

After losing the first leg of the semi-final against FC Goa by a margin of four goals, Mumbai coach Jorge Costa has stated that they don't have a chance to change the result in the away leg. On the other hand, Sergio Lobera has said that Goa has to approach the second leg with the same excitement.
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newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Mood in our camp is very good, says Jorge Costa

Mumbai City FC coach, Jorge Costa, believes his side are ready for the task against FC Goa whom they face in the in the first leg of the Hero ISL semi-final on Saturday in Mumbai. Meanwhile, Jesus Tato backed his side to come through as they on the high-flying Islanders away from home.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports : City Football Group to invest in Mumbai City FC

Manchester City owners City Football Group (CFG) is reportedly in advanced talks to brings ISL club Mumbai City FC as the eight football club under their umbrella. CFG's CEO Ferran Soriano also admitted that they’ve been looking into India for two years and would be investing this year.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019 | It was a genuine honest performance against Mumbai, feels Phil Brown

After FC Pune City got the better of Mumbai City FC in the Maharashtra Derby on Saturday, coach Phil Brown has credited his boys for putting up an honest performance against their derby rivals. Mumbai coach Jorge Costa, on the other hand, expressed his disappointment over the loss yesterday.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | Mumbai to host ISL Season 5 final

According to a report in TOI, the Mumbai Football Arena has been decided as the venue for the final game of the Indian Super League (ISL)’s fifth season to be held on March 17. The first leg of the semi-finals will be played on March 8 and 9 while the second leg will be held on March 11 and 12. 
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019 | Very difficult but not impossible to qualify, reveals Steve Coppell

ATK head coach Steve Coppell has claimed that qualifying for the knockout stage is very difficult but not entirely impossible. Meanwhile, Mumbai City FC boss Jorge Costa is adamant that his team’s fate lies in their own hands and they should only depend on themselves to make the knockout stage.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019 | Eelco Schattorie heaps praise on his side’s ‘tactical masterclass’

Eelco Schattorie heaped praise on the Northeast United team who recorded an invaluable 2-0 victory against Mumbai City FC at the Mumbai Football Arena on Wednesday. Goals from Rowllin Borges and Bartholomew Ogbeche helped the visitors to a win and took them to the second place on the points table.
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