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featurefootball7 months ago

The Kerala Blasters FC story - old wine in a new bottle

After a humiliating 0-4 defeat to Hyderabad FC last Tuesday evening, Kerala Blasters FC are out of the title race in the ongoing season. The management has walked down the same road once again by sacking head coach Kibu Vicuna after the Tuskers won three out of their 18 matches this season.
sounak mullick
newsfootball9 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Robbie Fowler in loggerheads with Eelco Schattorie after stalemate with Chennaiyin FC

SC East Bengal head coach Robbie Fowler was involved in a clash of words with football analyst Eelco Schattorie after their 2-2 draw against Chennaiyin FC last Saturday evening. SC East Bengal is yet to register their first win in the Indian Super League, having already played seven matches
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | Northeast United FC rope in French-born Mauritanian midfielder Khassa Camara

Northeast United FC have completed their first foreign signing by roping in French-born Mauritanian midfielder Khassa Camara ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League. The ‘Highlanders’ finished at the ninth position in the points table last season with just a couple of wins to their name.
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newsfootballa year ago

NorthEast FC appoint Gerard Nus as their head coach ahead of 2020-21 ISL

NorthEast United FC have Spaniard Gerard Nus as their new head coach for the 2020-21 Indian Super League season. The Spaniard was part of English Premier League side Liverpool FC’s coaching staff between 2007-2010, working under the Reds’ then-manager and fellow countryman Rafael Benitez.
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newsfootballa year ago

I'd rather make a wrong decision than hesitate to take one, admits Eelco Schattorie

Eelco Schattorie admits that he’s never scared of taking decisions and rather he would take a wrong decision than scared of taking it. The Dutch manager was in charge of Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League last season but was released after the dismal outing in the tournament.
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featurefootballa year ago

Why Kerala Blasters FC fans deserve better from its fickle-minded management

So close yet so far - it has been the tale of Kerala Blasters FC, with them losing two finals and then taking a huge dip as the years rolled on. For arguably one of the biggest clubs in India, they've struggled immensely on the domestic circuit and there are several reasons for their downfall.
sounak mullick
newsfootballa year ago

Eagerly waiting to play under Kibu Vicuna, admits Sahal Abdul Samad

Kerala Blasters’ midfield sensation Abdul Sahal Samad stated that he is eagerly waiting to play under their newly appointed coach Kibu Vicuna in the future. The footballer was the ISL emerging player of the year in 2018-19 and since then has played 9 matches for the National team.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

All players at Kerala Blasters FC were happy except two or three, claims Eelco Schattorie

Former Kerala Blasters FC coach revealed that accept a few players, everyone was happy at the way he managed things at the club. The Dutch manager was sacked last week by the South Indian club after a dismal run in the Indian Super League which saw them finish in the 7th position.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | Missing elements made it difficult to win, states Eelco Schattorie

Kerala Blasters head coach Eelco Schattorie has stated that some missing elements made it difficult for their win after Kerala Blasters held on to a draw against Mumbai City FC. however, the dutch coach praised his younger squad for their performance particularly pointing out Jeaksoon Singh.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | Injuries have destroyed Kerela Blasters' season, laments Eelco Schattorie

Kerala Blasters head coach Eelco Schattorie has blamed injuries for the Blasters' struggles with the club set to face Mumbai City at the Mumbai Football Arena. The Dutch coach and his side sit in eighth place on the table and he revealed why his side are conceding more goals from set-pieces.
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