newsfootball16 hours ago

ISL 2018 | We’re in good shape physically and we’re ready to play, says Carles Cuadrat

Carles Cuadrat has backed the Bengaluru FC players to shine after he declared that his squad is in the best physical shape possible and ready to play some good football. Sunil Chhetri & Co. will go up against Pune City FC on Monday at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune.
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newsfootball3 days ago

VIDEO | Mumbai’s Romanian captain sings “Jana Gana Mana” proudly ahead of Maha-derby

Despite five good years at the highest level with stars featuring, ISL can’t claim to be one of the more popular Indian leagues ahead of IPL and PKL. However, they do come with their delightful moments at times as it was yesterday when Mumbai’s Lucian Goian was seen singing India’s national anthem.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Miguel Angel Portugal coy about Marcelinho ahead of Maha derby

FC Pune City boss Miguel Angel Portugal chose to keep his cards close to his chest when asked if star forwad Marcelinho was playing in the Maha derby. Both Mumbai and Pune have been winless so far in ISL’s fifth season with the former playing one extra game before the ten-day break.
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newsfootball6 days ago

ISL 2019 | Josep Gombau calls his players to improve their finishing touches to go past ATK

Delhi Dynamos manager Josep Gombau has stated that his players need to be better as far as finishing is concerned so as to overcome ATK who have lost both their matches this season. Underfire Steve Coppell has stressed on hard work and commitment to bring an end to the two-match losing streak.
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newsfootball10 days ago

Tim Cahill : India may face tough challenges in China, but can get results, if disciplined

Australian striker Tim Cahill, who has also made his ISL debut for Jamshedpur FC this year, has stated that it is going to be tough for India against China. However, he added that the visitors would definitely get positive results when the two teams would clash in an international friendly.
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newsfootball14 days ago

Spanish coaches in ISL leave for Spain to attend a refresher course by Spanish Football Association

Five Spanish coaches, who are working for Indian Super League franchises, have travelled to Spain to take part in a two-day refresher course on October 8th and 9th. There they will also have the opportunity to meet Spanish football managers Unai Emery and Argentine Mauricio Pochettino.
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newsfootball14 days ago

ISL 2019 | Gaurav Mukhi accused of age-fraud again, AIFF to probe discrepancy

Jamshedpur FC striker Gaurav Mukhi’s controversial age has come into the limelight once again as the debate ensued after he came off the bench to level the match against Bengaluru FC last week. The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has now stated that they will look into the issue.
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newsfootball14 days ago

ISL 2019 | Indian football needs more academies, asserts Robert Pires

Robert Pires has stated that it is time for Indian football to introduce more football academies in the country to nurture talent on a larger scale. He also suggested that the ISL should be establishing academies for the long term athletic development and exclusive training for the new generation.
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newsfootball17 days ago

ISL 2019 | Karanjit Singh took away the win from Kerala Blaster, says David James

While praising his team for their performance against Mumbai City, David James credited MCFC keeper Karanjit Singh for the draw in yesterday's game. Kerala took an early lead through Halicharan Narzary but a string of brilliant saves from Karanjit ensured Pranjal's late goal earned them a point.
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newsfootball18 days ago

ISL 2019 | Red card was a harsh decision, asserts Steve Coppell after NorthEast loss

ATK head coach, Steve Coppell, has admitted that he was left disappointed with the decision made by his players, and questioned the red card issued to Sena Ralte in the first half. NorthEast United FC bagged their first victory, in their second game, by a score of 1-0 in their 2019 ISL campaign.
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