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featurefootball2 days ago

Four-foreigner rule in ISL will slowly but steadily give Indian football the push it desperately needs

The 2020-21 Indian Super League will see only four foreigners in the starting XI for every team, which must include a player from an AFC nation. While this was a move that should have been taken earlier, it's better than never and the returns set will benefit Indian football - slowly and steadily.
sounak mullick
featurefootball7 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 13

The penultimate week of the 2020-21 Indian Super League - and we are still on the hunt for two of the four finalists, that’s the competitiveness the league brings with it. With an action-packed week passing by, let us have a look at the players that have hogged the limelight with their display.
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

It's time Indian Super League introduced VAR into its system

It’s sad that poor refereeing has predominantly been the ‘talk of the town’ in the ongoing season, with the football ignored. It saw the ISL organise an open communication forum between teams' head coaches, representatives of the AIFF to put forward a number of issues related to match officiating.
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 4

Football action coming thick and fast - what better way to enjoy the last month of 2020, a year which has not been one to savour for many aspects. The ISL is in full swing and there have been some exceptional performances recently, which brings us to this edition of ‘Studs who stole the show.’
sounak mullick
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 3

We are already into the fourth week of the Indian Super League and so much has already happened in the action-packed season. Some players have disappointed, while others have pushed above their weight, which brings us to this edition of - Studs who stole the show - Week 3.
sounak mullick
featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Five foreign signings that can dominate ISL this season

The Indian Super League has seen top-flight foreigners in the previous seasons, including World Cup winners like Marco Materazzi and Alessandro Del Piero. Even though we do not get to see such high-profile names now, there are players who can change the complexion of the games within seconds.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years 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
featurefootball2 years 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.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | Best XI after Game-week 1

The sixth season of the Indian Super League has started with a bang, with controversy, drama, and rivalry livened up all over again. The first 10 games have seen as many 24 goals with some getting off the mark from the word go. Here’s the best XI from the first ISL game week and it looks promising!
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | FC Goa’s craft, Bengaluru FC’s pace, or Mumbai City FC’s muscle –the best attack in ISL

Despite football surviving the test of time and undergoing imaginable changes in numerous aspects of it over the years, finding the perfect blend of a successful attacking line is still a mystery. Is it the physique of a player, finesse of a striker, or the creative genius of a No. 10? No one knows.
Subhayan Dutta