newsfootball5 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.
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newsfootball11 days ago

FC Goa and Forca Goa Foundation to launch FC Goa Soccer Schools

FC Goa, in association with the Forca Goa Foundation, will launch FC Goa Soccer Schools on 20th April 2018. This specially curated programme aims to help the development of the sport in the state of Goa and to help more children get the opportunity to take up the game of football.
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.
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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.
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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."
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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.
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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
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2018 | Sunil Chhetri hat-trick guides Bengaluru FC into final in debut season

With the help of the tremendous show by Sunil Chhetri, who scored a hat-trick (15’, 65’, 89’), Bengaluru FC beat FC Pune City 3-1 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Sunday. The win helped the side reach the final in their maiden appearance in Indian Super League.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

Bhaichung Bhutia : I have been a big fan of FC Goa’s playing style this season

Former India skipper Bhaichung Bhutia has been impressed by FC Goa’s attacking style of football and stated that he has become a fan of the system. The legendary Indian striker has also added that team camaraderie and discipline have been Chennaiyin FC’s main reason for success.
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