newsfootballa day 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.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Football Roundup | English top guns qualify into the EFL Cup Fourth Round; Real Madrid gets stunned by a late Real Betis strike

Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, and Chelsea - all made it to the next round of the EFL Cup as they defeated Burton Albion, West Bromwich Albion, Doncaster Rovers, and Nottingham Forest respectively. Real Madrid’s poor run in the La Liga continued as Zidane’s men lost to Real Betis.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Football Round Up | Liverpool stunned by Leicester City in EFL Cup as Messi heroics help Barcelona beat Eibar

Liverpool’s nightmarish form continued in the EFL Cup third round as goals from Shinji Okazaki and Islam Slimani saw the Reds lose 2-0 at King Power Stadium. Barcelona remained atop the La Liga table with an easy 6-1 victory over Eibar at the Nou Camp, with Lionel Messi scoring four goals.
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reportfootball6 days ago

Premier League | Manchester United thrash Everton 4-0, Chelsea hold Arsenal to a tame draw

Former Everton star Romelu Lukaku showed little mercy for his former club as he scored one and assisted another to help Manchester United beat Everton 4-0 ruining Wayne Rooney's Old Trafford return. Meanwhile, defending champions Chelsea and Arsenal played out a tame 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge.
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newsfootball7 days ago

EPL Round-up | Aguero hattrick inspires Manchester City to win over Watford as Liverpool were held by Burnley

Manchester City ran riot over Watford FC as a prolific Sergio Aguero helped City win 6-0 at Vicarage Road to hand manager Marco Silva his heaviest defeat with the Hornets. Liverpool’s poor form continued as the Reds were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw by underdogs Burnley at the Anfield.
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newsfootball8 days ago

EPL Round up | Jermain Defoe’s winner against Brighton hands Bournemouth their first points of the season

Jermain Defoe opened his account at the Vitality Stadium as AFC Bournemouth completed a 2-1 comeback over newly promoted side Brighton & Hove Albion. Inspired by Jordan Ibe, this marks the first win of the season for the Cherries, and leaves Palace as the only team yet to get any points on board.
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featurefootball8 days ago

How the new transfer deadline could do more damage to English football clubs than good

After prolonged discussions and debates, the Premier League has announced the next transfer deadline to be on August 9th and not 31st. While the move imparts more clarity concerning players' focus and commitment, it also hands advantages and privileges to other European leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootball9 days ago

Europa League | Arsenal overcome Koln challenge while Atalanta thrash Everton

Arsenal produced a comeback victory, in their first ever Europa League game, against Koln thanks to second half goals from Sead Kolasinac, Alexis Sanchez, and Hector Bellerin. Everton, on the other hand, conceded three first half goals to start their European campaign off with a 3-0 loss.
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newsfootball9 days 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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newsfootball9 days ago

FIFA Rankings : India out of top 100, slip to 107th position

The Indian football team has slipped 10 spots to 107th position in the latest FIFA rankings despite winning the friendly tri-nation series against Mauritius. Now, India has 316 points which has forced them out of top 100 while Germany has replaced Brazil to claim the top spot.
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