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newsfootball4 months ago

I regret not joining Mohun Bagan in 2017 and moving to FC Pune City, reveals Jewel Raja

Indian footballer Jewel Raja Shaikh regrets signing for FC Pune City over Mohun Bagan in 2017 and accused Serbian manager Ranko Popovic of ending his career prematurely. The midfielder now plays for South United, a Bengaluru based football club which plies its trade in the second division I-League.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Coaches gave up on me once but I have no regrets, admits Adil Khan

Adil Khan revealed how coaches had given up him during the early stages of his career after he suffered persistent injuries, but he has no regrets now. The central defender is a regular in the Indian setup right now and even scored the equalizer in the World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh in 2019.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Debutants Hyderabad FC to miss services of Nestor Gordillo through suspension

Newly formed Hyderabad FC will be without the services of their Spanish midfielder Nestor Gordillo for the first eight matches of their debut Indian Super League (ISL) season. Gordillo will be able to make his debut for Hyderabad FC in the return fixture of their opener when they host ATK.
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newsfootballa year ago

Got into football when my school team needed left-winger, reveals Ashique Kuruniyan

New Bengaluru FC signing Ashique Kuruniyan has revealed that he had started his career as a sprinter before his PE teacher asked him to play as a left winger in the school team. BFC skipper Sunil Chhetri was all praise for the youngster stating him as a pure talent who doesn’t understand pressure.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Hyderabad FC rope in Nestor Gordillo for upcoming season

New Indian Super League franchise Hyderabad FC have secured the services of last season’s star I-League midfielder Nestor Gordillo, who would be plying his trade in the top-tier this time. The Spaniard, however, would be continue suspended until mid-December after he breached transfer protocols.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Kerala Blasters to face ATK in season opener

After prolonged planning and persistent uncertainty, the Indian Super League has finally announced their fixtures for the upcoming season, with star-studded Kerala Blasters hosting two-time champions ATK in the season opener on October 23. There will be a 10-day international break from November 10.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | FC Pune City handed transfer ban and fined for illegal dealing

ISL side FC Pune City was found guilty of breaching the contract protocol while attempting to sign Spanish midfielder Nestor Gordillo from I-League champions Chennai City FC and misleading the committee. The player has, however, also got a ban of four months for being an accomplice.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | Delhi Dynamos rope in Gaurav Bora from FC Pune City : Reports

As per reports, I-League winning defender Gaurav Bora has joined Delhi Dynamos for the next summer from FC Pune City and the deal would be announced soon. Bora, on loan with Chennai City FC, was a regular in the I-League and won the title with some consistent displays throughout the season.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019 | Diego Carlos, Sarthak Golui to play for Mumbai City FC in season 6

Mumbai City FC has announced the signing of Brazilian winger Diego Carlos and Indian defender Sarthak Golui on its Twitter handle ahead of the sixth edition of the Indian Super League. The duo was a part of the other team from Maharashtra – FC Pune City – in the football league before.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL | FC Pune City in search for new sponsors amidst financial struggles

ISL franchise FC Pune City owners Wadhawan Sports Private Limited revealed that they are on the lookout for potential investors as the club continues to suffer financial turmoil. The Maharashtra-based franchise admitted that they were in contact with potential investors from other cities.
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