featurefootball3 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Why ATK bought these players

After yet another disappointing season, time is really running out for the ATK World franchise with footfalls plummeting every year. However, the management cannot really be blamed for the outcomes, for they have brought together a brilliant blend of coach and players yet again this season.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

I was never in Steve Coppell’s plans, says Eugensson Lyngdoh

New Bengaluru FC signing Eugeneson Lyngdoh has revealed that former ATK coach Steve Coppell never had faith in him and he was happy to finally join a club where the manager trusted him. The midfielder hasn’t played proper football for almost two years after tearing his knee ligament a year back.
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newsfootball8 months ago

AIFF Super Cup | Steve Coppell blames himself for Balwant Singh’s poor ISL season

ATK manager Steve Coppell has stated it was his playing Balwant Singh in various positions that eventually led the striker to have an underwhelming season in the Indian Super League. The former Reading manager has also asked his side to be aware of Chennaiyin FC prowess from set-pieces.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months ago

Couldn’t sleep for two-three days after Asian Cup exit, reveals Pronay Halder

India and ATK’s defensive midfielder Pronay Halder has revealed that he couldn’t sleep for a few days after his mistake cost India a place in the knockout phase of AFC Asian Cup. His coach Steve Coppell has described the play as a stoic and performed professionally after the disappointment.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Super Cup | Balwant Singh thanks Steve Coppell after his hat-trick against Delhi Dynamos

Balwant Singh has thanked ATK coach Steve Coppell for trusting his abilities after the striker took his team to the semi-finals of the ongoing Super Cup with a hat-trick against Delhi Dynamos FC. ATK defeated Delhi Dynamos FC by 4-3 goals in the second quarter-final game on Friday.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Super Cup | We don’t need to do a great deal of technical work, says Steve Coppell

Ahead of ATK’s quarter-final game against Delhi Dynamos FC in the ongoing Super Cup, Steve Coppell has asserted that at this stage of the season there is no need of doing a lot of technical work. On the other hand, Mridul Banerjee has said that Delhi have prepared well for the whole team.
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featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – ATK

It's the second consecutive season that ATK failed to qualify for the playoffs and as much as one would want to blame it on their degrading names, which has gone from bad to worse now, the crux has been Steve Coppell’s frustrating negative football and to a large extent his pathetic imports.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2019 | There is a success gene in ATK, feels Steve Coppell

After winning their last Indian Super League (ISL) game against Delhi Dynamos FC, ATK coach Steve Coppell has said that there is a success gene which is very much evident in ATK. Edu Garcia and Ankit Mukherjee scored in the second half to give the Kolkata-based side a 2-1 over Delhi Dynamos. 
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2019 | Very difficult but not impossible to qualify, reveals Steve Coppell

ATK head coach Steve Coppell has claimed that qualifying for the knockout stage is very difficult but not entirely impossible. Meanwhile, Mumbai City FC boss Jorge Costa is adamant that his team’s fate lies in their own hands and they should only depend on themselves to make the knockout stage.
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featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2019 | Mistakes sub-standard Coppell cannot afford against Mumbai City FC

ATK take on Mumbai City FC in probably the most important match of the season as they try to stay relevant in the race for the playoffs. However, standing in their way is their own manager Steve Coppell who needs to take a hard look that the humiliating loss against FC Goa to get a result.
Subhayan Dutta