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newsfootball2 days ago

2020-21 ISL | Hyderabad FC rope in Aridane Santana for the upcoming season

Hyderabad FC has signed Spanish striker Aridane Santana for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League to bolster the club’s attacking line. The footballer played 14 matches for Odisha FC last season, scored nine goals, and assisted two others after he was roped in by the club on loan.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Strikers to be blamed for poor show against Bangladesh and Afghanistan, claims Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri feels that the strikers are to be blamed for poor performances against Bangladesh and Afghanistan in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. The Blue Tigers might be out of the contention for the World Cup but can still qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup by winning two of the remaining games.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Going to show my commitment during the 2020-21 Indian Super League, asserts Marcelinho

Odisha FC star Marcelinho stated that he is going to show his commitment towards the game during 2019-20 ISL, in their bid to qualify for the playoffs for the first time. The Brazilian also mentioned that the experience of Head Coach Stuart Baxter will give many positive points to the club.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Odisha FC secures the signature of former Newcastle United star Steven Taylor

Odisha FC has agreed to terms with English defender Steven Taylor over a one-year deal with an option to extend for a second year, ahead of the seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL). The 34-year-old spent more than a decade in the Premier League before a move to the MLS in 2016.
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newsfootball4 days ago

We’re in talks over a deal for Gareth Bale to sign for Tottenham, claims Jonathan Barnett

Jonathan Barnett, Gareth Bale’s agent, has confirmed that Real Madrid, Tottenham and Bale are in talks over a potential move back to North London. The 31-year-old has fallen out of Zinedine Zidane’s plans at Real Madrid with the former Southampton star heavily linked with a move away.
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newsfootball8 days ago

Odisha FC signs Australian defender Jacob Tratt

Odisha FC is delighted to announce that the club has secured the services of Australian centre-back Jacob Tratt ahead of the seventh edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL). The defender has penned down a one-year deal with the Bhubaneswar-based side on Friday.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Jamshedpur FC rope in Nigerian International Stephen Eze

Jamshedpur FC has roped in Nigerian stopper Stephen Eze as the club’s sixth foreign signing ahead of the new season of the ISL. The African has made 13 appearances for the national side after he made his debut back in 2016 and was also a part of the preliminary 30-man for the 2018 World Cup.
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newsfootball9 days ago

Newcastle United reveal that Premier League rejected Saudi-Arabia backed takeover bid

Newcastle United have confirmed that the Premier League rejected the takeover bid made by PCP Capital Partners, the Reuben Brothers and the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF). The statement from the club added that they ‘do not accept’ that the Premier League ‘acted appropriately’.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | UK-based company pick up bid papers along with East Bengal

Two parties, including East Bengal, have received the bid papers for the lone slot in the Indian Super League for the upcoming season. While it was rumoured that RoundGlass - the owners of Punjab FC had picked up the bid papers, actually a UK based company has done the same for the 2020-21 ISL.
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newsfootball10 days ago

MFA seeks clarification on why Jeje Lalpekhlua was overlooked for Arjuna Award

The Mizoram Football Association (MFA) has asked for clarifications from the Indian government on why Jeje Lalpekhlua has not been awarded the Arjuna Award despite being nominated for it thrice since 2017. The 'Mizo Sniper' is India's second-highest goal scorer amongst the players still active.
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