newsfootballa day ago

Pune football fans asked to turn up in large numbers for Odisha FC games

With the first three of their home games being scheduled to be played at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Odisha FC have urged the Pune football fans to come and support the Juggernauts. OFC would be playing against ATK, Bengaluru FC, and Hyderabad FC in Pune as their home matches.
Press Release
newsfootball6 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Best XI after Game-Week 2

The Indian Super League has completed its second game week with every team completing four games each and ATK are top of the table while Chennaiyin FC continue their horror show to sit at the bottom. Let's take a look at the best XI from the last set if games played from October 30 - November 10.
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newsfootball8 days ago

ISL | I will cherish ‘that’ goal always, feel very fortunate to be remembered fondly, says Sushanth Mathew

Former Kerala Blasters midfielder Sushanth Mathew, who retired from professional football, has stated that he will cherish the goal against Chennaiyin in the inaugural ISL's semifinal. The midfielder also spoke about his near career-ending injury while playing with Pune City FC in ISL season two.
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newsfootball10 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK’s Roy Krishna credits whole team for the win

ATK's star Fijian striker Roy Krisha, who scored the two crucial penalties against Jamshedpur on Saturday, has credited the whole team for the 3-1 win in Kolkata. Meanwhile, Jamshedpur's Sergio Castel, who scored the consolation penalty goal, has admitted that ATK were the better team.
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newsfootball12 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Odisha FC to play first three home games in Pune

ISL 2019-20 debutants Odisha FC have decided to move out of the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, for their home games at the Kalinga Stadium, and play at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex. They would be playing against ATK, Bengaluru FC, and Hyderabad FC on November 24, and December 4 and 11.
Press Release
newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Plan is to keep ball for 90 minutes so ATK cannot touch it, reveals Antonio Iriondo

Jamshedpur FC coach Antonio Iriondo has stated that he would want his players to keep the ball for 90 minutes in order to negate hosts ATK’s chances of creating and scoring. The Spaniard also hailed the progress of forward Farukh Choudhary over the past two months, stating that his future is bright.
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newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019 | Draw against Bengaluru FC was good result, reckons Farukh Choudhary

Jamshedpur FC’s in-form striker Farukh Choudhary reckons that their 0-0 draw in a tough game against defending champions Bengaluru FC was a good result for them. Unbeaten so far, Jamshedpur will be on the road to face ATK in their fourth match of the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL) 2019-20.
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newsfootball13 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Antonio Lopez Habas refuses to disclose first eleven plans

ATK head coach Antonio Lopez Habas has refused to delve into what his first eleven would be or if Jobby Justin would be a part of it, ahead of their clash against Jamshedpur FC. The Spaniard, however, revealed that they have a plan A and plan B in place for the Men of Steel on Saturday.
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newsfootball20 days ago

Longer season helping, says Carl Mchugh on young ISL imports

From 28.2 in 2016 when eight teams, the average age in ISL has come down to 26.2 now, which was due to the franchises getting younger imports and ATK’s Carl McHugh feels it is due to the season getting longer. The Irishman can play as a central defender, central midfielder, and left-back.
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newsfootball21 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Standard of referees in ISL is going down, says Carles Cuadrat

In the match between Goa and Bengaluru, referee Crystal John mistakenly blew the final whistle with around 30-40 seconds still to go and Bengaluru coach Carles Cuadrat has expressed his annoyance over the standard of refereeing in the ISL. Bengaluru has picked up only two points in two games.
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