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newsfootball6 hours ago

Position swap during India U-19 days helped me improve as footballer, admits Pritam Kotal

Indian footballer Pritam Kotal has revealed that him changing from a central midfielder into a more defensive role during his early days has actually helped him improve as a footballer. The right-back guided ATK to their third Indian Super League triumph last season and his second title overall.
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newsfootball5 days ago

West Bengal government backs East Bengal to play in ISL

East Bengal’s aspirations of playing in the Indian Super League got a new lifeline with the West Bengal government intervening in the matter and are in talks with an investor for the same. Mamata Banerjee, the Cheif Minister of the state, is in advanced talks with AIFF regarding the matter.
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newsfootball8 days ago

Had no hesitation before signing contract extension with ATK-Mohun Bagan, reveals Roy Krishna

Roy Krishna has extended his contract with ATK-Mohun Bagan and the striker is delighted with the prospect of playing for the champions and had no hesitations before signing a contract extension. The footballer scored 15 goals and provided six assists last season to guide his team to a title win.
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newsfootball16 days ago

ATK-Mohun Bagan to have five-member directorial board

ATK-Mohun Bagan, the new entity of the Indian Super League, will have five directors as per the list which was posted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA). The name of the club and official logo hasn't been unveiled yet but is likely to be done soon, as per recent reports by the club.
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newsfootball21 days ago

Mohun Bagan tent won't open on June 15 as announced earlier due to Covid-19 scare

Mohun Bagan has reversed its decision to re-open its club tent on June 15, due to the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the city. The green and maroon brigade were awarded the 2019-20 I-League season with four matches to spare after the football season was called off owing to the health crisis.
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newsfootballa month ago

Bengaluru FC awarded AFC Cup play-off berth for next season

Mohun Bagan-ATK secured a direct qualification to the AFC Cup group stage by virtue of Mohun Bagan finishing as the champions of the I-League, while FC Goa will play in the AFC Champions League. On the other hand, Bengaluru FC was awarded the remaining AFC Cup spot, as announced by the AIFF.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Hope to play at Mohun Bagan again in future, states Joseba Beitia

Spanish midfielder Joseba Beitia has admitted that he wants to play for Mohun Bagan once again after guiding the Kolkata club to an I-League title this season. With the club merging with Indian Super League outfits ATK, chances are unlikely that he will play for the new side next season.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Indian footballers need more competitive matches to develop skills, opines David James

Former England International David James stated that Indian football needs more competitive games for the players to develop their game. The goalkeeper was part of the Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters FC in the past and led them to the final of the inaugural season in 2014.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Reports | East Bengal likely to join ISL next season

East Bengal is likely to feature in the 2020-21 Indian Super League after they picked up documents to enter the cash-rich phenomenon later this year. The Kolkata giants have been seeking ways to play in the top-flight league for quite some time, hopefully, things are going to materialize soon.
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newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2019-20 Final ATK vs Chennaiyin FC: Live commentary and updates

It’s finally here, after what has been a long and exciting four odd months of football, we finally have it. One game between ATK and Chennaiyin FC to decide who walks away with the very shiny, rather attractive and definitely worth winning ISL trophy with both sides looking to win their third title.
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