newsfootball4 hours ago

Three college footballers to feature in ISL player draft

It’s a dream come true for three college boys who have emerged from the ambitious inaugural Reliance Foundation Youth Sports campus football championship. Mumbai lad Umesh Perambra, and Ajith Sivan and Akshay Joshy from Kerala have been drafted in the Players Draft scheduled on 23rd July in Mumbai.
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newsfootball10 hours ago

Indian Super League | Bengaluru FC retain Nishu, Zuala for ISL

Continuing the rebuild of their squad for the upcoming season, Bengaluru FC have retained midfielder Malsawmzuala and defender Nishu Kumar, keeping them at the club until the end of the 2017-18 season. The duo make the grade for the ‘under-21 uncapped players’ slot for the Indian Super League.
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newsfootballa day ago

India has the potential to qualify for FIFA World Cup in coming years, says U-17 coach Luis Norton de Matos

Luis Norton de Matos, the U-17 Indian football coach, believes that the country has the potential to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in upcoming years owing to the talent of the current crop. Matos also suggested that his primary goal is to prove that Indian players are at par with the world's best.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Chennaiyin FC coach Gregory looks to bring side back to glory

Chennaiyin FC 's new boss John Gregory is determined to get the side back to winning ways after their seventh-placed finish last season. The side has announced the signing of Spanish full-back Inigo Calderon for the next season, after his contract with his former Cypriot team expired this summer.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Indian Super League 2017 | Indian players to vie for ten ISL clubs selection

The player draft for the Indian Super League 2017 season will take place in Mumbai on Sunday, 23rd July and will feature both the new teams Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC. The draft will include some of the finest Indian footballers at the moment as they look to find a club for this year's ISL.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Mission XI Million arrives in J&K

According to Mission XI Million, a seminar to encourage schools in making children play football will be held at the Sher-e-Kashmir indoor stadium in Srinagar on July 18th. The initiative known to be the largest sports outreach program in the country was launched on February 10 earlier this year.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Indian Super League 2017 | Bengaluru FC sign winger Antonio Dovale

Bengaluru FC have signed Spanish winger Antonio Dovale on a one-year deal ahead of this year's ISL. The 27-year-old joins Bengaluru from Spanish Segunda Division side Rayo Vallecano with whom he spent the 2016-17 season. Dovale is now the third Spaniard in the Bengaluru side for the upcoming season.
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newsfootball6 days ago

I will miss Mohun Bagan-Bengaluru FC rivalry, says Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri revealed that he would miss competing against Mohun Bagan in the I League as the team is now a part of the Indian Super League. However, Chhetri suggested that the introduction of two leagues will create more opportunities for young Indian footballing talent.
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newsfootball7 days ago

ATK appoints Teddy Sheringham as new Coach for fourth season of ISL

Two-time champions Atletico de Kolkata have appointed Teddy Sheringham as its new coach for the forthcoming season. Sanjiv Goenka, Chairman RP- Sanjiv Goenka Group announced the signing of Sheringham, who has a spectacular playing career with Manchester United, West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.
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newsfootball8 days ago

Bhaichung Bhutia to join Premier Futsal League as Talent Director

Former Indian skipper Bhaichung Bhutia will join the Premier Futsal as the Talent Director, spearheading the Indian amateur talent hunt program. The ace footballer claimed that It was a great honour for him to be a part of such a tournament and has hoped he can help young talent grow in the country.
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