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featurefootball7 months ago

Why East Bengal should not rush to play in the Indian Super League

With arch-rivals Mohun Bagan already set to play in the Indian Super League, after merging with ATK, India awaits to see how East Bengal reacts to it. However, the ‘red and gold’ brigade are preoccupied with a lot of internal mishaps, which is why they should not rush to play in the top-tier league.
sounak mullick
featurefootball7 months ago

5 ISL signings that should have never taken place

The Indian Super League has been a favoured destination for many European and South American footballers since its inception back in 2014, with players like Marco Materazzi and Alessandro Del Piero gracing the league. In spite of high profile signings, there have been few that have backfired badly.
sounak mullick
featurefootball8 months ago

ATK-Mohun Bagan merger came as a shock ahead of Kolkata Derby, recalls Gurjinder Kumar

Mohun Bagan merged with ISL outfit ATK midway through last season, which came in as a surprise for many of their footballers. Gurjinder Kumar, a member of Mohun Bagan's I-League winning squad, recollected his memories of the day when the news came crashing down a few days before the Kolkata Derby.
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

India’s third continental spot that AIFF isn’t talking about

The AIFF was supposed to send three teams to AFC tournaments this season, but as things stand, only two of them might make the cut. Even though the completion of I-League season could have solved the problem and given us the missing piece in the puzzle, AIFF called off the Indian Football season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball10 months ago

Mohun Bagan & ATK - more of adapting to change than sold legacy

Mohun Bagan joined hands with Indian Super League outfits ATK earlier this year, with the former giving out 80% of its shares to the club, which is also based out of Kolkata. The 131-year old club is going to jointly feature in the top tier league of Indian football from the next season.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

Happier at Bengaluru FC after hard, frustrating ATK days, admits Eugeneson Lynghdoh

Indian footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh has revealed that his transfer to Bengaluru FC has revived his career after a forgettable stint with ATK. After suffering an injury he was benched for the most part, having admitted that his Bengaluru FC homecoming couldn't have had a better timing
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK’s black curse to Gombau’s genius - Talking points from Odisha’s home draw

Odisha FC started their home fixtures with a stalemate against an in-form ATK at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium on Sunday. And although the 0-0 won’t see much of a change on the points table, the match was filled with subtle nuances from both ends which were delightful for the neutrals.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | We’ll see real face of Mumbai if injured players recover in time, says Modou Sougou

Mumbai City’s top scorer from last season Modou Sougou, who is sidelined with an injury at the moment, has warned ISL sides by stating that they will see the real face of MCFC if the injured players recover in time. Mumbai are currently sitting eight on the ISL table with one win from four matches.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Jerry Mawihmingthanga was perfect replacement for Lallinzuala Chhangte, reflects Josep Gombau

Odisha FC coach Josep Gombau has stated that he was very impressed with former Jamshedpur FC man Jerry Mawihmingthanga’s profile and knew right away that he would fit in his tactics, replacing Lallinzuala Chhangte. He also likened ISL players’ hard work to that of Hong Kong and Australian leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Team of the “weak” after Game Phase 2

Indian Super League has completed four rounds of matches after every team has now played four games before the League paused for the international break for two weeks. Let's take a look at players, whose performance were far from average in between matchdays November 1 - November 10.
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