newsfootball7 hours ago

I would like him to stay, Manchester United star Juan Mata talks about Paul Pogba

Manchester United star Juan Mata has asked fellow Red Devils superstar Paul Pogba to stay at the club, further praising the World Cup winner. The Frenchman has been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid and even publicly revealed that his future may not be at Manchester United.
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newsfootball8 hours ago

Infrastructural development work at Mohun Bagan ground resume after slight pause

The ongoing construction work at the Mohun Bagan ground has resumed after a complaint last week had led to a little break in the same. The stadium is getting renovated ahead of the upcoming season and is being fitted with all modern facilities to make it suitable to host the club’s I-League matches.
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newsfootball11 hours ago

Durand Cup | Group D league matches likely to be shifted out of Siliguri : Reports

As per reports, the Group D matches of the 129th Durand Cup could be taken out of the rain-bogged state with Howrah Stadium emerging as a viable option as of now. This would be the first time that 129-year-old tournament is being held in Bengal with 16 teams competing for the title.
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newsfootball2 days ago

India U-19 lose to Oman U-19 in a preparation match ahead of AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers

Indian U-19 football team put in a good show to fight back from behind but ultimately succumbed to a narrow 2-1 defeat against Oman U-19 in a friendly in Turkey on Friday. The team has been playing a series of friendlies against nations and clubs to be in shape for the upcoming AFC Qualifiers.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Fernando Santiago Varela retains post of head coach of Gokulam Kerala FC

Spanish coach Fernando Santiago Varela has returned as the head coach of I-League side Gokulam Kerala FC ahead of the upcoming 2019 season. Previously, Fernando has also coached Barcelona-based side FC Gava before joining the Kerala franchise at the start of last year’s domestic league.
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newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2019 | Kerala Blasters rope in Senegalese midfielder Moustapha Gning

Kerala Blasters continued their spending spree as they roped in Senegalese central midfielder Moustapha Gning to further shore up their already rich midfield. The African would be Kerala’s fifth foreign signing this transfer window as the ISL side is going through a complete revamp.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Reports | Jamshedpur FC to sign Spanish midfield maestro Aitor Monroy

The Jamshedpur-based franchise has been reportedly tracking Spanish midfielder Aitor Monroy and would reportedly seal his service in the coming days to properly replace Sergio Cidoncha. Monroy, if signed, would become the fifth Spaniard in the squad of JFC under Cesar Ferrando’s management.
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newsfootball4 days ago

I-League clubs to approach FIFA and AFC before seeking court’s help as last resort

Six I-League clubs have decided to approach parent bodies AFC and FIFA to seek help regarding the current situation of Indian football before they move to court. The I-League clubs have been kept out of meetings by the AIFF and may also have to give up its AFC qualification spot to ISL.
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newsfootball4 days ago

East Bengal FC ready to offer ceremonial farewell match to Bhaichung Bhutia

East Bengal have stated that they will be looking forward to fulfill Bhaichung Bhutia’s dream of retiring in the club's colours by allowing him to play a part in their first match of the upcoming season. The club will also be presenting an award to him as a part of their centenary celebrations.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Durand Cup | Tournament to restart on August 2 after three years

One of the oldest football tournaments, Durand Cup, has been scheduled to start next month on August 2nd, three years after it had been scrapped. It would be the 129th edition of the tournament and Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting club would be playing the curtain raiser.
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