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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL 2019 | Season becoming longer something that attracts players in their prime, says Carl McHugh

ATK’s new signing central defender Carl McHugh said that the season becoming longer and the improving standards of the ISL are the two reasons why he decided to play in India at his prime. Talking about his move to India, the 26-year-old explained that he wanted to experience something new.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months 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
newsfootball10 months 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
featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2019 | What Clicked and What Didn’t – ATK

It's the second consecutive season that ATK failed to qualify for the playoffs and as much as one would want to blame it on their degrading names, which has gone from bad to worse now, the crux has been Steve Coppell’s frustrating negative football and to a large extent his pathetic imports.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2018 | Best Indian Super League XI after Phase 3

After two long and enduring months of the Indian Super League, the struggling teams have now started gaining momentum while the consistent ones have fumbled occasionally. This could mainly be credited to some prolific solo displays who are featuring in our best combined eleven after phase three.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL Analysis | NorthEast United pay the price for sloppy defence

NorthEast United failed to keep their winning run going after a resurgent win against Delhi in the last game as they went down 1-0 to Bengaluru FC in Guwahati. The Highlanders would need to take a hard look at themselves after they got numerous chances to equalize and perhaps even win the game.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootball3 years ago

Bengaluru FC fall short at final hurdle of Doha dream after losing to Air Force

A brave Bengaluru FC had their Doha dreams dashed after a Hammadi Ahmad goal in the 70th minute was enough to crown Iraqi side Air Force Club champions of the AFC Cup at the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium, in Doha, on Saturday night.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 years ago

John Johnson signs two-year deal with Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru FC have signed defensive mainstay John Johnson on a new two-year deal that will keep him with the champions of India till the end of the 2017-18 season, the club announced on Monday. He was named the League’s ‘Best Defender’ for the 2015-16 season, last month, as the Blues won the title.
Press Release
newsfootball4 years ago

John Johnson named Players’ Player at Bengaluru FC awards night

Bengaluru FC defender John Johnson was named the Players’ Player of the Season, while skipper Sunil Chhetri finished top scorer for the third year running as the club recognized and rewarded top performers at the annual awards night ceremony, in Bengaluru, on Friday.
Press Release