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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | It’s not all about winning, states Antonio Iriondo

Ahead of their opening fixture in the sixth ISL season against Odisha FC, Jamshedpur FC coach Antonio Iriondo has asserted that everything is not about winning and he wants his team to deserve the win. The Spanish coach has also highlighted the importance of winning the first game of a season.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL Transfer Round-up | Jamshedpur sign CK Vineeth as Kerala sign Samuel Lalmuanpuia

With most overseas transfers wrapped up, the ISL sides have now focused on securing their domestic front as the season has been scheduled to start from October 20. While Jamshedpur FC have signed veteran CK Vineeth, Kerala Blasters have roped in former Shilong Lajong skipper Samuel Lalmuanpuia.
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newsfootball7 months ago

AFC Cup | Chennaiyin FC focused on getting all three points against Minerva Punjab, says CK Vineeth

Ahead of their AFC Cup group encounter against Minerva Punjab FC, CK Vineeth has said that the team is focussed on getting all three points from the game which will be played on Wednesday. Coach John Gregory has heaped praise on his players for showing “first-class professionalism”.
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reportfootball8 months ago

AFC Cup | Chennaiyin FC lose 2-3 to Abahani Dhaka in away game

Abahani Dhaka defeated Chennaiyin FC by 3-2 goals in the ongoing AFC Cup at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Kervens Belfort, Masih Saighani, and Mamunul Islam found the back of the net for Abahani while CK Vineeth and Isaac Vanmalsawma were the goal scorers for CFC.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Jeje Lalpekhlua fires Chennaiyin FC to AFC Cup group stage

A 68th minute Jeje Lalpekhlua strike in the second leg of their AFC Cup qualifier against Sri Lanka-based Colombo FC, on Wednesday, put Chennaiyin FC through to the group stage of the 2019 AFC Cup. Raphael Augusto, Isaac Vanmalsawma and Thoi Singh were the stand-out performers for the home team.
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featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2019 | What clicked and what didn’t – Chennaiyin FC

The defending champions had, to put it mildly, a horrible season with the management now having to decide whether to give the club time or go for a total revamp. However, even amidst the chaotic failure, John Gregory might have stumbled upon talents that could formulate the future of the club.
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newsfootballa year ago

AFC Cup | Dhanpal Ganesh back in Chennaiyin FC for qualifying playoff

Chennaiyin FC have selected Dhanpal Ganesh in their 25-man squad which was announced today for the upcoming AFC Cup qualifying playoff tie to be played in Colombo. The Chennai-based ISL team will take on Sri Lanka’s Colombo FC on March 6 while their home leg will be played in Ahmedabad on March 13.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | CK Vineeth and Halicharan Narzary lacked match practice, says John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory reckons that new transfers, Halicharan Narzary and CK Vineeth, need some time to gel into the team after the duo made their debut in the 1-0 loss to NorthEast United FC. The defending champions were beaten by a late Bartholomew Ogbeche goal on Saturday.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2018 | Two assists are same as one goal, says David James praising Seiminlen Doungel

Kerala Blasters manager David James has heaped praise on winger Seiminlen Doungel, who came on in the second half to change the entire course of the their match against Jamshedpur FC. Cesar Ferrando said he believes that his team didn’t keep the ball enough that led them to lose two-goal lead.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Sachin Tendulkar appeals BCCI to use Thiruvananthapuram for Ind-WI ODI instead of Kochi

Sachin Tendulkar believes that the ODI match between India and Windies later this year should be played in Thiruvananthapuram on November 1 instead of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi. He claimed that the cricket match could damage the FIFA-approved World class football turf in Kochi.
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