newsfootball16 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | I am responsible for my team and making sure that we get points, says John Gregory

Amidst resignation talks Chennaiyin FC head coach John Gregory has stated that he is responsible for his team to get the points ahead of Chennaiyin's home game against Hyderabad FC on Monday. Chennaiyin captain Lucian Goian spoke about Chennaiyin's poor show and hoped to get better results.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Excited to be back after knee surgery, elates Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua has been missing from action for club and country due to a knee injury but the Chennaiyin FC striker is raring to go again after recuperating from surgery. Jeje has been impressed with the Indian team under Igor Stimac and hopes to return to national duty soon.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Understanding between Rafael Crivellaro and Anirudh Thapa brilliant, reveals John Gregory

Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory has hailed the brilliant partnership and understanding of his midfielders Rafael Crivellaro and Anirudh Thapa and has revealed that he is expecting a lot from them. The Englishman has also stated that highlighted the mistakes the side made last season.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Intercontinental Cup 2019 | Might lose Sandesh Jhingan for 4-5 weeks, says Igor Stimac

India football coach Igor Stimac has said that star defender Sandesh Jhingan would be out for four to five weeks after he suffered a seemingly hamstring injury in the first half of the match. He also said that now he is clear about who would be in his squad for the World Cup qualifiers.
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newsfootball7 months ago

Subrata Pal believes India’s forward line is in good hands

Former India goalkeeper Subrata Pal has stated that the Indian football team has some very good strikers to take the team to a good place during international matches. Pal also stated that Indian football needs more work at the grassroots level to develop the sport in the country.
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newsfootball7 months 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.
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newsfootball7 months ago

First tournament will be a little difficult for Igor Stimac, believes Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri is of the opinion that the first tournament would be difficult for the newly-appointed Indian team coach Igor Stimac. The Indian men’s team will travel to Thailand for the four-nation tournament King’s Cup in the first week of June and that will be the first assignment for the Stimac.
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reportfootball7 months ago

AFC Cup | Chennaiyin FC registers 1-0 victory against Abahani Dhaka

Chennaiyin FC has moved to the top of the Group E points table in the ongoing AFC Cup after they defeated Abahani Dhaka from Bangladesh by 1-0 goals in Ahmedabad on Tuesday. Wellington Priori of Dhaka put the ball in his own net to give the ISL side a lead in the second half of the game.
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reportfootball8 months ago

AFC Cup 2019 | Chennaiyin FC beat Manang Marshyangdi to lead South Asian group

Chennaiyin FC opened their AFC Cup campaign on winning note as they beat Nepalese side Manang Marshyangdi 2-0 in the Group E match to go top of the table in the South Asian group. Coming tired after the Super Cup final defeat to FC Goa, John Gregory had made five changes to his side.
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newsfootball8 months ago

AFC Cup 2019 | Minerva Punjab-Chennaiyin FC game ends in a stalemate

The AFC Cup Group E game between Minerva Punjab and Chennaiyin FC ended in a goalless draw on Wednesday at The Arena in Ahmedabad. The John Gregory-managed ISL club started as favourites in the group opener but former I-League champions Minerva played well to hold them to a draw.
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