newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK need more despite good position in league, demands Antonio Habas

ATK head coach Antonio Habas has demanded more from his side despite their good position in the table ahead of their away game against NorthEast United FC at the Indira Gandhi Stadium. Goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharja spoke about ATKs improved performance this season and their upcoming games.
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newsfootball21 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | One point is good as ATK didn’t play good, says Antonio Habas

ATK head coach Antonio Habas is happy with one point as hosts Odisha FC and table toppers ATK played a goalless draw at the Balewadi Stadium in Pune on Sunday. Two-time champions are top of the table with ten points and coach Antonio Habas asks to improve if they need to stay there.
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featurefootball22 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK’s black curse to Gombau’s genius - Talking points from Odisha’s home draw

Odisha FC started their home fixtures with a stalemate against an in-form ATK at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium on Sunday. And although the 0-0 won’t see much of a change on the points table, the match was filled with subtle nuances from both ends which were delightful for the neutrals.
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newsfootball22 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Impossible to think about semis now, states Antonio Habas

ATK head coach Antonio Habas has refused to entertain his side's chances of making it to the semi-finals of the Indian Super League stating that it was too early to think about it. He also opined that the league would be a fresh start for every team in the ISL after the 13-day international break.
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newsfootball22 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC vs ATK - Preview, Predicted Line-ups, Team News, Match Time

ATK would be travelling to Pune's Balewadi Stadium to face Odisha FC for their first home match of the season as they look to continue their new-found winning streak in the Indian Super League. Odisha would be needing to bounce back stronger from their stalemate against Kerala Blasters.
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newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019-20 | Antonio Lopez Habas refuses to disclose first eleven plans

ATK head coach Antonio Lopez Habas has refused to delve into what his first eleven would be or if Jobby Justin would be a part of it, ahead of their clash against Jamshedpur FC. The Spaniard, however, revealed that they have a plan A and plan B in place for the Men of Steel on Saturday.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Standard of referees in ISL is going down, says Carles Cuadrat

In the match between Goa and Bengaluru, referee Crystal John mistakenly blew the final whistle with around 30-40 seconds still to go and Bengaluru coach Carles Cuadrat has expressed his annoyance over the standard of refereeing in the ISL. Bengaluru has picked up only two points in two games.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | We won despite it being difficult match for us, admits Antonio Habas

ATK head coach Antonio Habas has admitted that their match against Chennaiyin FC was a difficult one by all means but praised his players for churning out a win despite that. He cited the instance of their loss in Kerala, stating that sometimes playing well doesn’t result in a win and vice versa.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019 | Season becoming longer something that attracts players in their prime, says Carl McHugh

ATK’s new signing central defender Carl McHugh said that the season becoming longer and the improving standards of the ISL are the two reasons why he decided to play in India at his prime. Talking about his move to India, the 26-year-old explained that he wanted to experience something new.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Remember Chennaiyin from past as dangerous opponent, says Antonio Habas

ATK manager Antonio Habas Lopez has stated that though he doesn’t know the current form of Chennayin FC, he has known them to be a difficult opponent from his previous stint in ISL. The Spaniard has also stated his side would approach Chennaiyin as a totally different opponent to that of Hyderabad.
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