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newsfootball6 hours ago

AIFF to grant Covid-19 solidarity fund of 3 crore to all state associations

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has announced that it would grant a Covid-19 solidarity fund amounting to Rs 3 crore to all its state associations. The Indian football season is set to kick-off in October, with the Indian Super League to get underway in November, in Goa.
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newsfootball6 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Chennaiyin FC secure services of Enes Sipovic from Qatar side Umm Salal

Chennaiyin FC have roped in Bosnia and Herzegovina based stopper Enes Sipovic on a free transfer from Qatar side Umm Salal. The footballer is the third signing of the two-time champions this season, with the two-time champions already roping in Reagan Singh and Chhuantea Fanai earlier.
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newsfootball6 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Hyderabad FC sign Spanish striker Francisco Sandaza on one-year deal

Hyderabad FC have roped in Spanish striker Francisco Sandaza as their seventh foreigner on a one-year deal ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League. Having started his senior career with Spanish side Toledo, he played for several clubs, including Dundee United Rangers FC and FC Tokyo.
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newsfootball6 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | ATK-Mohun Bagan rope in Australian midfielder Bradden Inman from Brisbane Roar

Mohun Bagan have roped in Australian midfielder Bradden Inman as their seventh and final foreign signing ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League. The playmaker became the third footballer to flock to the Kolkata-based club from the A-League after Roy Krishna and David Williams did the same.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Pleased with the support that we have from the local government in Odisha, asserts Stuart Baxter

Odisha FC coach Stuart Baxter stated that he is very pleased with the support they have received from the local government and wants to make sure that the team inspires more kids in the state to take up football. The British manager was roped in by the ISL outfits earlier this year.
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newsfootball5 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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newsfootball5 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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newsfootball5 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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newsfootball6 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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newsfootball6 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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