featurefootball14 days ago

Sergio Lobera’s good work with Indian players the reason I chose FC Goa, says Seiminlen Doungel

FC Goa’s new recruit Seiminlen Doungel has stated that Sergio Lobera’s brilliant work in developing and improving Indian players with his style was one of the reasons he chose the Gaurs. The former Kerala Blasters star also said that Lobera has given a different identity and philosophy to the club.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa month ago

Football is unique and of different style under Sergio Lobera, says Princeton Rebello

FC Goa’s emerging sensation Princeton Rebello has stated that Sergio Lobera is different from any other coaches he has played under, not only for his ideology but also his unique style of football. The 20-year-old also expressed his desire to play in the deep midfield, where he could create more.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

Antonio Lopez Habas brings more dynamism to ATK camp than experience

The re-appointment of Spain’s Antonio Lopez Habas by ATK has led many to believe that the two-time champions are falling back on a successful formula for immediate success. However, Habas’ brief stint in ISL indicates that his tactical know-how and cavalier management makes his hiring a smart move.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

Why would Technical Director Doru Isac’s role be bigger than the national coach

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has finally filled the vacant Technical Director’s position after almost two years as Romania’s Doru Isac took the job. And after Scott O'Donnell left the job abruptly after just one year, we try to debunk the importance of the designation in Indian football.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

India’s next manager | Under the scanner – Albert Roca

With the AIFF technical committee finally closing in on the much-awaited technical director this week, the national coach is definitely up on the cards next. With numerous candidates applying for the post as well, we would be discussing the pros and cons of appointing fan-favourite Albert Roca.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 months ago

I-League staring at eternal damnation as AIFF looks to “progress” Indian football

While no concrete decisions, concerning the future of the I-League next year, have been taken by AIFF yet, things have escalated enormously over the last one month. What started as the AIFF’s denial to broadcast half of the league matches has turned into I-League clubs fighting their very existence.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC take on FC Goa in a game of subtle dualities

As far as hype for an ISL final goes for the neutral fans, Bengaluru FC taking on FC Goa is right there at the top for the sheer names on paper and kind of football both the sides prefer. And given the vengeance with which the two sides will take the field, this could easily be the best ISL final.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – Mumbai City FC

Despite being one of the most clinical performers in the ISL this season, Mumbai City had quite an anti-climactic exit from the tournament after suffering a 5-2 aggregate defeat to FC Goa. However, they have had a massive upgrade from last season and the Islanders could be a real threat next season.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | What clicked and what didn’t – Chennaiyin FC

The defending champions had, to put it mildly, a horrible season with the management now having to decide whether to give the club time or go for a total revamp. However, even amidst the chaotic failure, John Gregory might have stumbled upon talents that could formulate the future of the club.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 months ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t - Jamshedpur FC

Jamshedpur missing out on the playoffs was definitely one of the biggest upsets of the season, especially after the way they played. However, despite some individual brilliance and masterful tactics, untimely injuries and suspensions meant that the Steelers would need to wait to make the playoffs.
Subhayan Dutta