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newsfootball4 years ago

Zico ends three year association with ISL team FC Goa

Brazilian legend Zico has parted ways with India Super League team FC Goa after finishing at the bottom of the table in the last edition of the tournament. The Brazilian had guided Goa to a runners-up position in the 2015 season where they were beaten by Chennaiyin FC in a controversial match.
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newsfootball4 years ago

ISl 2016 | Mumbai City FC fined for clashes after semi-final with Atletico de Kolkata

Mumbai City FC have been charged and fined by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for "team misconduct" during their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final against Atletico de Kolkata in Mumbai. The AIFF disciplinary committee fined the Mumbai-based club Rs 5 lakh on Monday.
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newsfootball4 years ago

C.K. Vineeth appeals fans for calm in Kerala

India’s new poster boy of football and Kerala Blasters’ striker CK Vineeth has appealed the amazing home fans to maintain calm and not to ‘bring disrepute to the state or the stadium’. Kochi have been awarded the venue for the final of the 2016 Indian Super League.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Nicolas Velez gives heartfelt message to NorthEast United fans

NorthEast United star Nicolas Velez has taken to social media to thank the fans for 'supporting and believing' in the team and apologizing for falling short of making it to the playoffs. NorthEast needed a win in their last match in Kochi to qualify, but the highlanders could only muster a draw.
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newsfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | NorthEast can win in Kochi, says coach Nelo Vingda

Head coach Nelo Vingda is confident that NorthEast United will put it across Kerala Blasters in their final group game in Kochi on Sunday for their maiden entry into the ISL semi-finals after keeping their qualification hopes alive with a 2-1 win over Delhi Dynamos in Guwahati.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Sunil Chhetri, Diego Forlan bat for ISL and I-League merger

Mumbai City FC Stars Diego Forlan and Sunil Chhetri are in favour of one lengthy league in India, in place of two leagues- Indian Super League (ISL) and I-League. The Uruguayan has also praised Sunil Chhetri and the passionate Indian fans.
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newsfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | Chennaiyin FC bounces back in reckoning at expense of Pune

Chennaiyin FC were back in the reckoning for a place in the semi-finals of Hero Indian Super League after a composed 2-0 victory over FC Pune City at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, on Tuesday. Jeje Lalpekhlua and Davide Succi scored either side of the halftime as the home side climbed up to 5th.
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newsfootball4 years ago

Vineeth’s presence is a big boost for Kerala Blasters, says coach Steve Coppell

Heaping praise on CK Vineeth and Rino Anto, Kerala Blasters coach Steve Coppell has said that their presence is a big boost for other players. He has also said that the injury to Antonio German is a little bit aggravated now but is hopeful that the Englishman will be fit before the next game.
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newsfootball4 years ago

ISL 2016 | FC Goa fined Rs four lakhs for team misconduct

Indian Super League team FC Goa has been fined Rs 440,000 by the All India Football Federation's disciplinary committee over two separate incidents of team misconduct and a two-game suspension to two of its players.
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newsfootball4 years ago

FC Goa coach Zico critical of referees again; storms out of press conference

Brazilian legend Zico has come out all guns blazing against the officiating standards of the Indian Super League calling it a shame before storming out of the Kerala-Goa post match conference. Zico also said that everything in the league was against them since the incident after last year's final.
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