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newsfootball5 months ago

Was waiting for my FC Goa comeback, reveals Romeo Fernandes

Indian footballer Romeo Fernandes admitted that he was waiting to go back to FC Goa, with him making a comeback after four years. The right-winger was the first Indian footballer to feature in a South American professional league when he made his debut for Brazilian side Atletico Paranaense.
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newsfootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | AIFF allows exemptions to five ISL clubs without National License

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) have exempted five Indian Super League Clubs - SC East Bengal, Odisha FC, Hyderabad FC, Kerala Blasters FC, and NorthEast United FC - despite them failing to incur licenses. The committee has also asked the clubs to make rectifications at the earliest.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | East Bengal rope in Scott Neville on loan from Brisbane Roar

East Bengal has roped in English side-back Scott Neville from A-League side Brisbane Roar on loan for the 2020-21 Indian Super League season. The footballer played most of his club career in Australia, while he was roped in by A-League side Brisbane Roar from Western Sydney Wanderers.
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newsfootballa year ago

Former Indian football team skipper Carlton Chapman passes away at 49

Former Indian International footballer Carlton Chapman breathed his last on Monday, after suffering a heart attack, at the age of 49. One of the leading footballers during his playing days, it was under his leadership that India won the South Asian Football Federation Gold Cup in 1997.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2020-21 | UK-based company pick up bid papers along with East Bengal

Two parties, including East Bengal, have received the bid papers for the lone slot in the Indian Super League for the upcoming season. While it was rumoured that RoundGlass - the owners of Punjab FC had picked up the bid papers, actually a UK based company has done the same for the 2020-21 ISL.
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newsfootballa year ago

The focus will not be just on Kolkata clubs in the ISL, claims IM Vijayan

Former India International IM Vijayan stated that the focus will not be on just the Kolkata clubs in the new season of the Indian Super League. The 2020-21 ISL season will witness the infamous Kolkata Derby featuring Mohun Bagan and East Bengal for the first time ever but in front of empty stands.
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newsfootballa year ago

East Bengal set to announce investors, make their ISL debut this season

East Bengal is all set to announce Shree Cements as their possible investors and fast track their entry into the Indian Super League this season itself. The red and gold brigade was without a proper investor after parting ways with Bengaluru-based Quess Corp Pvt Ltd earlier this year.
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newsfootballa year ago

Reports | TP Rehenesh set to join Jamshedpur FC ahead of 2020-21 ISL

Indian goalkeeper TP Rehenesh is all set to join Jamshedpur FC ahead of the new season of the Indian Super League from Kerala Blasters FC. Having spent five seasons at Northeast United FC, the footballer was roped in by the Tuskers prior to the last season, having played 13 matches in the season.
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newsfootballa year ago

AIFF set September 4 deadline for East Bengal to give clarity on unpaid salaries

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked East Bengal to give more clarity on the matter involving the non-payment of salaries by September 4 after five players approached the Players’ Status Committee (PSC) for the same. Quess Corp Pvt Ltd parted ways with the club earlier this year.
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newsfootballa year ago

Broke my leg during Europa League but was still smiling, reveals Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the only Indian to play in the Europa League, revealed how he limped off the field after sustaining an injury in the match, yet he was not disappointed. The footballer is the first choice goalkeeper in the Indian national team with one close to replacing him.
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