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newsfootball25 days ago

Reports | SC East Bengal to loan out nine players in January transfer window

SC East Bengal has decided to loan out as many as nine players in the January transfer window, including the likes of International stars like Eugeneson Lyngdoh, CK Vineeth, and Balwant Singh. The ‘red and gold’ brigade is currently at the rock bottom of the table with just a couple of points.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Why we should not expect too much from SC East Bengal this season

SC East Bengal might have sneaked into the Indian Super League, but there's a lot to work on, especially with the lack of proper pre-season, the form of Indian players and a race against time. They are yet to score their first goal this season, having lost both their matches so far.
sounak mullick
newsfootball6 months ago

There's no one to fill in Sunil Chhetri's shoes after he retires, asserts Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia feels that India would run out of strikers once Sunil Chhetri hangs up his boots, which is a big worry for Indian football. But the ex-skipper also added that the duo of Jeje Lalpehklua and Balwant Singh has done a good job even though they've been affected by serious injuries.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

King’s Cup 2019 | India’s predicted XI against Curacao

More than the outcome of the match between India and Curacao, the kind of eleven Igor Stimac starts with would attract huge attention on Wednesday. Taking as many eight debutants with him in the 23-man squad, the Croatian coach has already made a statement about how he sees his side in the future.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2019 | Manuel Lanzarote reveals he is unsure about his ATK future

ATK’s star last season, Manuel Lanzarote has surprisingly revealed that the club hasn’t contacted him over the last month and he is quite unsure what future holds for him in the Kolkata-based franchise. The former FC Goa star scored five goals and assisted twice last season in an average season.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

King’s Cup | Nishu Kumar, Jobby Justin released from the camp as Igor Stimac selects 23-man Indian team

Nishu Kumar and Jobby Justin were the last two players who were released from the national camp on Saturday as the newly-appointed football coach Igor Stimac finalised the Indian team for the upcoming King’s Cup in Thailand. The Blue Tigers will take on Curacao in their opening encounter on June 5.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

King's Cup 2019 | Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary miss out as AIFF announces 37-man squad

AIFF has announced a 37-man probable squad for the preparatory camp ahead of the King’s Cup and some of the big names missing through injuries are Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan and more. The likes of Jobby Justin, Michael Soosairaj, Komal Thatal are all included though.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years 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
newsfootball2 years 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | Studs and Duds after Phase 3 of Indian Super League

The Indian Super League has hit the final gear just before the final phase of the campaign with the big name signings finally coming into form. However, there are some of the veterans, who have also hit new lows as we chalked down the studs and duds after the third phase of the season.
Subhayan Dutta