newsfootballa month ago

ISL | FC Pune City appoint Ranko Popovic as new Head Coach

Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Pune City has roped in Ranko Popovic as their new head coach for the 2017-18 season who has had 15 years of experience as a manager at various clubs in Austria, Serbia and Japan. Popovic had begun his managerial career in 2001 with Austrian club TuS FC Arnfels.
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newsfootballa month ago

Indian Super League 2017-18 to kick off in Kolkata and feature 95 games

The ISL season kicks off with a mouth-watering clash between arch-rivals and champions ATK and runners-up Kerala Blasters FC at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on November 17. With the two extra teams this season, the league stage will last till March 4 with five knockout games after that.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

A solid grassroots framework in progress, says Akshay Tandon

FC Goa President Akshay Tandon has been supervising the establishment of a solid grassroots framework for providing training opportunities for budding Indian footballers. The coming of ISL has served to be beneficial in terms of the improvements and development of football infrastructure in India.
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newsfootballa month ago

Former Manchester United player Tom Thorpe becomes ATK’s seventh foreign signing

Atletico de Kolkata have unveiled Manchester United academy graduate Tom Thorpe, as their latest signing this summer, who also becomes their seventh foreign player. The 24-year-old will join former United players Teddy Sheringham and Ashley Westwood, who are ATK’s coach and technical director.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2017 | FC Goa sign Manuel Lanzarote

FC Goa have confirmed the signing of Spanish winger Manuel Lanzarote ahead of the forthcoming season of the Indian Super League. Lanzarote is a product of Barcelona's famed La Masia academy and last plied his trade for Real Zaragoza in the Spanish second division.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2017 | Bengaluru FC sign Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Bengaluru FC have signed India’s No.1 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu from Norwegian side Stabaek ahead of this season's Indian Super League. Sandhu will also be a part of the club's 2017 AFC Cup campaign as he will be available for the home leg of the tie against April 25 SC
Press Release
newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2017 | ATK sign Portuguese striker José Egas dos Santos Branco

Two-time ISL champions ATK yesterday announced the signing of Portuguese striker José Egas dos Santos Branco also known as Zequinha for the 2017 ISL season. Branco has formerly represented Portugal at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2007 and is known for his superb striking abilities.
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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2018 | ATK sign Tottenham Hotspurs legend Robbie Keane

In their quest for the title for the third time, ATK announced the signing of Irish football legend Robert David “Robbie” Keane for the upcoming season of Indian Super League. Keane, who has been a prolific scorer playing for the Republic of Ireland, scored 68 goals for his country.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 months ago

Indian Super League | FC Pune City sign Marcos Tebar

Indian Super League side FC Pune City have announced the signing of Spanish central midfielder Marcos Tebar ahead of the 2017 ISL season. Tebar is a product of the Real Madrid academy and is known for his technical abilities and work rate on the pitch. He played for Delhi Dynamos last year,
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newsfootball3 months ago

FC Goa ropes in Ahmed Jahouh

Indian Super League side FC Goa has acquired the services of Moroccan International and midfielder Ahmed Jahouh on a one-year loan deal from FUS Rabat of Morocco. Jahouh has made multiple appearances for the national side and has won the national championship with MoghrebTetouan.
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