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featurefootball2 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Fixtures you should not miss this season

The Indian Super League might be played behind closed doors this season, but that doesn’t take away the fact that we are set for an exciting season. Moreover, with two new teams - ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal set to make their debut in the league, we are in for a treat.
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newsfootball4 hours ago

Tottenham could lose over £150 million if the stadiums remain closed to fans, proclaims Daniel Levy

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has revealed that the North Londoners could lose over £150 million in revenue if they continue to play without fans for the remainder of the financial year. Most leagues across Europe have been playing behind closed doors to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
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newsfootball4 hours ago

We will be very respectful towards Chennaiyin FC players, asserts Owen Coyle

Jamshedpur FC coach Owen Coyle stated that they won’t be in an advantageous position in their season opener against Chennaiyin FC even though he is aware of their strengths. Nerijus Valskis, the highest scorer in the previous edition, will also play against his former side on Tuesday evening.
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newsfootball5 hours ago

West Ham have shaped me into player I am and I’m loving life here, confesses Declan Rice

Amidst links over a move to Chelsea, Declan Rice has admitted that he is loving life at West Ham and revealed his intentions over becoming a midfield great of the game. The 21-year-old has had an impressive rise to fame over the last few years and it has seen him linked with a move to Europe’s best.
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newsfootball6 hours ago

We need to do consistently well over big period and ignore league table, admits Frank Lampard

Despite Chelsea now sitting third on the league table, Frank Lampard has asked his side to do consistently well over the course of a season and to ignore the league table this early. The Blues picked up their fifth consecutive win in all competitions and moved within two points of the top.
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newsfootball13 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm not so happy as it is only one point, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa manager Juan Ferrando stated that he was not happy with the one point against Bengaluru as their mentality was to register nothing less than a win. The Goa-based side overturned a 0-2 goal deficit to clinch one point at the Fatorda Stadium, last Sunday evening.
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newsfootball13 hours ago

ISL 2020-21 | Players were not complacent and played for a win, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat stated that he was happy that his team fought for a win, even though they struggled in the final third to create opportunities to convert. The side was leading 2-0 in the second half, but a brace from Igor Angulo meant they had to settle for a point.
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newsfootballa day ago

Reports | Manchester City targeting extensions for Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus

According to Sky Sports, Manchester City are looking to tie down Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus to brand new contracts having gotten Pep Guardiola to sign an extension. The trio have are a key part of Guardiola’s City side and have been very consistent since signing for the club.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | We are hoping to build on what was done last year, informs Stuart Baxter

Odisha FC head coach Stuart Baxter claimed that they are going to build on the foundation laid by former coach Josep Gambou in the past season. The Indian Super League side will face the likes of Hyderabad FC this Monday evening at the GMC Stadium, in Bambolin.
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newsfootballa day ago

Manchester United have to get a killer instinct and try to end games early, asserts Nemanja Matic

Despite a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, Nemanja Matic has confessed that Manchester United need to develop their killer instinct in order to keep winning games. The Red Devils ended a torrid home start to their season at Old Trafford with the win over the Baggies but it was far from convincing.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | Mumbai win just the start of a good season for NorthEast United, claims Gerard Nus

On the back of his side’s resilient 1-0 win over Mumbai City FC, Northeast United coach Gerard Nus expressed sheer delight over his team’s performance and claimed that the win is just the start of a great season for NEUFC. The NorthEast side pipped Mumbai via a 49th minute Kwesi Appiah penalty.
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newsfootballa day ago

Don’t know what the handball rule is anymore with so many changes, admits Kevin De Bruyne

In light of Manchester City’s loss to Tottenham, Kevin De Bruyne confessed that the constant changes to the handball law have left many players confused about the rule. The law has been subject to immense criticism last season with it changed at the start of the 2020/21 Premier League term.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Renewed Bengaluru take on new-look FC Goa in season-opener

After months of uncertainty, relentless phases of testing, two instalments of pre-season and life in a bio-secure bubble, Bengaluru FC will finally get their Indian Super League season underway when they take on hosts FC Goa, at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday.
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newsfootball2 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | There will be no home advantage with empty stands, insists Manuel Marquez

Hyderabad FC head coach Manuel Marquez has insisted that fans are the most important aspect of any football contest and there will be no home advantage for any team with empty stands. He added that it will be tough to predict the top three teams as all the teams in the league have similar standards.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Manchester United did not handle my move to AS Roma well, admits Chris Smalling

AS Roma's Chris Smalling has admitted that former side Manchester United failed to handle his move to Italy very well and confessed that it was the lowest point in his time with the club. The 30-year-old left the Red Devils after spending more than ten years at Old Trafford for a €15 million fee.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Raphael Varane is part of Real Madrid and he is untransferable for us, asserts Zinedine Zidane

In light of rumours linking Raphael Varane with a move to England, Zinedine Zidane has reiterated the fact that the Frenchman is going absolutely nowhere as the Los Blancos see him as a key star. The 27-year-old has had admirers from outside Spain but hasn’t showcased a desire to leave as of yet.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Presser Watch 2020/21 | Jurgen Klopp, Brendan Rodgers, Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho speak ahead of Gameweek 9

The 2020/21 Premier League season is back from another international break and the managers are out in full flow for more press-conferences ahead of another gameweek. There is a lot to say after what has been an intense two weeks of international football, which makes things even more complicated.
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newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | We had to correct the situation of central midfielders and strikers, feels Antonio Habas

ATK Mohun Bagan coach Antonio Habas has asserted that his team will need to do a course correction in terms of positioning of their central midfielders and strikers against East Bengal. Meanwhile, Kibu Vicuna has implied that attackers and midfielders didn’t participate too much in the final third.
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newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | It is going to be the most competitive ISL season till date, feels Sergio Lobera

Mumbai City FC Head coach Sergio Lobera has stated that this season of the Indian Super League will be the most competitive edition ever with a number of very strong teams competing for the title this time around. Mumbai City FC have done a complete overhaul of their system with 20 new recruits.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Reports | Paris Saint-Germain inch closer towards move for Bayern Munich’s David Alaba

According to Spanish news outlet Sport, Paris Saint-Germain are now the favourites to sign Bayern Munich’s David Alaba on a free-transfer with his time in Germany coming to an end. The Austrian defender is out of contract at the end of this season with talks over a new deal coming to a halt.
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