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featurefootball6 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 1

The first week of the Indian Super League has given us some exciting contests, while a couple have been dull. Nevertheless, some of the players have pushed above their weight and made their mark already, with them promising much more in the rest of the season.
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newsfootball7 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Might take time for us to play our best football, asserts Robbie Fowler

SC East Bengal coach Robbie Fowler feels that it will take some time for his side to play their best football. The ‘red and gold’ brigade lost their opening tie to ATK-Mohun Bagan and are set to lock horns with a star-studded Mumbai City FC side this Tuesday evening.
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newsfootball11 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | We will stick to our style of play, reveals Sergio Lobera

Mumbai City FC head coach Sergio Lobera has asserted that he is not going to change his style of play even though they did not play as per their potential in the opening two matches. The ‘Islanders’ will face the debutants SC East Bengal in their next match on Tuesday evening.
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newsfootball12 hours ago

We are all concerned at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s struggles in front of goal, admits Mikel Arteta

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struggling to find the net, Mikel Arteta has confessed that the entire club is concerned as to why the captain has struggled to find the net. The 31-year-old has netted just twice in ten games with him scoring just once in his last nine Premier League appearances.
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newsfootball13 hours ago

Philippe Coutinho has no plans to leave Barcelona in near future, claims Kia Joorabchian

Despite rumours of a potential move away, Kia Joorabchian has admitted that his client Philippe Coutinho has no plans of leaving Barcelona in the near future. The former Liverpool man has struggled to make an impression at the Camp Nou since his move but has featured heavily under Ronald Koeman.
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newsfootball13 hours ago

Memphis Depay is one of Europe’s top talents and would shine at Barcelona, proclaims Clarence Seedorf

In light of Memphis Depay being linked with a move to Barcelona, Clarence Seedorf has confessed that the Dutch forward could shine if he does sign for the Camp Nou side. The 26-year-old was close to a move over the summer window but the La Liga’s salary rules prevented the deal from taking place.
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newsfootball14 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | We were tired in the last 20-30 minutes, admits Kibu Vicuna

Kerala Blasters FC coach Kibu Vicuna feels that his players were tired in the last 20-30 minutes of the game against Chennaiyin FC, which was one of the main reasons for the stalemate last Sunday evening. The ‘Manjapaddas’ are yet to win a game from the three matches they have played so far.
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newsfootball14 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | We were in control for majority of the game, claims Csaba Laszlo

Chennaiyin FC head coach Csaba Laszlo admitted that they were in control for the majority of the game against Kerala Blasters FC, even though the game ended goalless. The ‘Marina Machans’ could have walked away with three points if they had converted the penalty in the 76th minute.
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newsfootball17 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | We allowed Odisha FC to get back into the game, admits Owen Coyle

Jamshedpur FC head coach Owen Coyle has admitted that they have allowed Odisha FC to get back into the game, eventually giving away a two-goal lead. Their goalkeeper TP Rehenesh was sent off in the 74th minute of the game, following they conceded two goals to split points on Sunday evening.
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newsfootballa day ago

Up to Antonio Conte to evaluate and then make decision on Christian Eriksen, claims Giuseppe Marotta

In light of rumours over Christian Eriksen’s future, Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has admitted that the final decision will be left to Antonio Conte. The 28-year-old has endured a torrid time at the San Siro since his move in January 2020, with him struggling for playing time.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | Morale of the team is very high, admits Gerard Nus

Northeast United FC coach Gerard Nus has admitted that the morale of the team is pretty high after their performance in the last couple of matches. The ‘Highlanders’ edged past Mumbai City FC by a 1-0 margin in their season opener, and followed it up with a 2-2 draw against Kerala Blasters FC.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | Our philosophy will remain same for every match, reveals Juan Ferrando

FC Goa coach Juan Ferrando has revealed that his team’s philosophy is the same for every game – that is to build the game and create space for a positional attack. In spite of showing promise, the ‘Gaurs’ have failed to win any of their matches so far in the tournament.
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newsfootballa day ago

Players have lost the joy of playing football without supporters, admits Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has confessed that his players can’t revel in their victories because the fixture scheduling combined with playing in closed doors has sucked the fun out of the game. Manchester City were in 13th place but the win bumped them up five spots with the club now only six points off the top.
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newsfootballa day ago

Hard to replace Eden Hazard but players we’ve brought in have potential, proclaims Frank Lampard

Despite an impressive summer transfer window, Frank Lampard has confessed that Chelsea hasn’t found themselves a direct replacement for Eden Hazard, despite spending £220 million. The Blues signed seven players including Kai Havertz, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech, with the trio thriving so far.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Think we deserved three points, admits Manuel Marquez Roca

Hyderabad FC coach Manuel Marquez Roca was convinced that Hyderabad FC deserved to win the game against Bengaluru FC, given the chances they created. The ‘Nizams’ have collected four points so far this season, with them placed at the third position on the points table behind Northeast United FC.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | We will try to work on our style of play, asserts Csaba Laszlo

Chennaiyin FC head coach Csaba Laszlo has assured that they are going to work on their style of play and try to collect three points in their upcoming match against Kerala Blasters FC this Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Kerala Blasters FC are yet to register their first win in the ISL this season.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | We were not brave enough in the previous game, admits Stuart Baxter

Odisha FC coach Stuart Baxter feels that they were not brave enough with the ball and taking responsibility in their last match against Hyderabad FC. They will be up against Jamshedpur FC - a team that has also lost their first game this Sunday evening at the Tilak Maidan, in Goa.
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newsfootball2 days ago

If asked to manage Derby County then that will see me retire from playing, admits Wayne Rooney

Derby County player/coach Wayne Rooney has confessed that if he is asked to become their manager on a full-time basis then it will see him retire from playing football. The former England captain is amongst the many candidates that the Rams are considering to replace the outgoing Philip Cocu.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Everton are better side compared to last season and we’re looking to improve, admits Carlo Ancelotti

With a year at Everton approaching for Carlo Ancelotti, the Italian has admitted that his side has improved a lot in the year and that their aim is to keep getting better. The Toffees had a fantastic start to the season but while results have petered off, they sit within four points off the top.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Barcelona come to terms on wage deferral that could save club upto €172 million

According to a statement released by Barcelona, the club have revealed that they have come to an agreement over a wage deferral that could save the club up to €172 million. The La Liga giants have been hit harder than most sides with them announcing losses of €97 million for the 2019/20 season.
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