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featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Best XI after Game-week 1

The sixth season of the Indian Super League has started with a bang, with controversy, drama, and rivalry livened up all over again. The first 10 games have seen as many 24 goals with some getting off the mark from the word go. Here’s the best XI from the first ISL game week and it looks promising!
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | We can’t win 5-0 everyday, says Antonio Habas

A happy Antonio Habas Lopez has decided to move on from their domineering 5-0 win over Hyderabad FC focusing on the next game and stating that his side cannot win 5-0 every game. Praising Edu Garcia for his late brace that put the result beyond doubt, the manager refused to pick individuals.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year 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
featurefootballa year ago

Antonio Lopez Habas brings more dynamism to ATK camp than experience

The re-appointment of Spain’s Antonio Lopez Habas by ATK has led many to believe that the two-time champions are falling back on a successful formula for immediate success. However, Habas’ brief stint in ISL indicates that his tactical know-how and cavalier management makes his hiring a smart move.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

ATK retain Manuel Lanzarote, Edu Garcia, John Johnson, sign pre-contract with Jobby Justin

ATK's star signings continue into 2019 as the two-time ISL champions signed a pre-contract with last season's Quess East Bengal star Jobby Justin, who would shore up the forward line for the side. Moreover, they have also retained the services of Manuel Lanzarote, Edu Garcia and John Johnson.
Press Release
newsfootball2 years 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. 
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2019 | We need to win the next six games, claims Pune coach Phil Brown

FC Pune City’s new coach, Phil Brown, is adamant that his side need to continue with their promising run and win the rest of their six games on the trot in the ongoing ISL season. The Pune-based franchise will go up against World ATK at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 years ago

ATK bolster squad with signings of Pritam Kotal and Edu Garcia

After a decent finish to their first half of the season ATK look to come all guns blazing as they have already signed Spanish winger Edu Garcia and Indian veteran Pritam Kotal. After 12 games, ATK are sixth with 10 points with a four-point gap with fourth placed NorthEast United.
Press Release
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2018 | Have most sides got FC Goa totally wrong

The detailed Spanish elements in the ISL were introduced by FC Goa and no matter how effective Bengaluru FC and how flamboyant Jamshedpur FC seem at times, the way Sergio Lobera’s men play would make one sit up and watch in delight. But, who exactly has kept them ticking is still complicated.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 years ago

ISL 2018 | Bengaluru FC hoping to take secure top spot in first ever ISL match in Odisha

Albert Roca has asserted that his Bengaluru FC side will not take their foot off the pedal and will be on top of their game against Jamshedpur tomorrow. Roca issued a rallying cry ahead of the match calling the match at the Kalinga Stadium, in Odisha, as a possible dress rehearsal of the semifinal.
Press Release