featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2018 | Is Indian Super League finally on its way up?

While most managers have been heard complaining about their leaky defence with ISL seeing 63 goals in the opening 22 games, for a neutral football watcher, it couldn’t get any better. ISL has got just one 0-0 so far, which leads to the question if the league is finally getting better.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2019 | Is Stephen Coppell the right man for the ATK job after all

Steve Coppell mightn’t have won a single trophy in the ISL despite three years of management, but franchises’ repeated faith in him goes onto prove that the 63-year-old has all the ingredients to achieve it. ATK could be Coppell’s best chance and the Delhi win has given us a lot to think about.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL Analysis | Persistent ATK capitalize on Delhi’s fragile defence

Atletico de Kolkata continued their winning run in the ISL as they defeated Delhi Dynamos 1-0 at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan on Saturday. Delhi suffered their fifth consecutive defeat of the campaign to remain rock bottom of the table as Kolkata moved to the seventh spot with seven points in the bag.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL Analysis | Atletico de Kolkata churn out slim win over beefy Mumbai City FC

Atletico de Kolkata finally got their first win (1-0) of the campaign following a hard fought battle against Mumbai City FC at the Mumbai Football Arena. The visitors hung by the string of a thread as Mumbai unleashed a late onslaught but couldn’t break through the unshakeable defence.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL Analysis | Dominating Chennayin FC punishes ATK's sloppy defence

Atletico de Kolkata were handed their second defeat of the campaign on Thursday after Chennaiyin FC scored thrice in the at the Marina Arena. However, the visitors would take inspiration from Robbie Keane's return and their undying attitude to the next game as they remain in search of first win.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL Analysis | Clueless ATK fail to unlock Jamshedpur’s defence

Jamshedpur FC maintained their 100% defensive record intact as they played out yet their third goalless draw of the campaign, this time against Atletico de Kolkata. The defending champions, however, will have to sort out a lot of things as they continue to dominate opponents with no end results.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL Analysis | A clincal FC Pune thrashes Atletico de Kolkata 4-1

Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata got a reality check at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, as they went down 1-4 to FC Pune on Sunday. Riding on a brace by Marcelinho on either side the half-time, Pune got their first win of the campaign with Rohit Kumar and Emiliano Alfaro also chipping in.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

ISL 2017 Analysis | Kerala and Kolkata draw "noisy" season opener

In a replay of last season's final, there was very little to separate Kerala Blasters and Atletico de Kolkata who played out a goalless draw at the in Kochi in the season opener today. Zequinha came closest to breaking the deadlock but his curling effort from distance could only find the woodwork.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball6 years ago

FIFA U17 World Cup | Logo, venues and tournament dates

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is just eight months away and Indian football fans are excited to host the first-ever official FIFA tournament in the country. The venues for the matches have been announced after all of them passed inspection by FIFA themselves for hosting a tournament of this magnitude.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball6 years ago

ISL 2016 Final | Kerala Blasters vs Atletico de Kolkata combined XI

After 60 long games, over a period of just over 2 months, we finally have narrowed the field, which consisted of 8 teams, to just two teams. The 2016 final will be a replay of the first-ever ISL final, where Kolkata emerged victorious over Kerala thanks to a goal deep into second-half injury time.
Faizan Qadiri