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Mutual Decision Sees Ranko Popovic Leave Pune City

A few hours after Ranko Popovic stepped down as head coach of Indian Super League team FC Pune City, he declared his leaving was a mutually agreed decision with the club management. After joining Pune in September 2017, the Serbian manager, led the side to the semifinals of the most recent 2017-18 ISL season. The…read more

Albert Roco Quits Bengaluru

Spaniard Albert Roca has decided to quit Bengaluru after a highly successful two year stint that saw him enjoy some silverware. Roco who came to the Blues as head coach in July 2016 for a two-year tenure taking over from Ashley Westwood, has cited personal reasons for not renewing his contract. The transition from the…read more

Round 7 CSL Sees Shanghai SIPG Drop First Points

Round 7 of the Chinese Super League season saw a total of 29 goals scored over last weekend, with reigning champions Shanghai SIPG dropping their first points of the domestic campaign. Jiangsu Suning, Changchun Yatai and Shandong Luneng had big wins over their opponents and a four-point gap has now opened up between the three…read more

Kerala Blasters Coach David James Speaks About ISL Challenges And Recruitment

Former Liverpool goalkeeper David James has spoken out about the challenges Kerala Blasters face, the desire to win trophies and player recruitment. James stepped into the role of head coach of the Blasters four years ago taking the side to the final of the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League competition. Rene Meulensteen was…read more

Matchday Four AFC Champions League 2018 Results

The AFC Champions League 2018 entered Matchday Four in the West Zone at the beginning of last week. Al-Ahli extended their unbeaten run to four games after a 1-1 home draw against Qatar’s Al-Gharafa in Group A on the 14th March. Al Gharafa started the game well, but didn’t manage to break through until 56th…read more

Chennaiyin Clinch Second ISL Title After 3-2 Defeat Of Bengaluru

Chennaiyin FC clinched their second Indian Super League (ISL) title with a 3-2 win over Bengaluru FC in the finals at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday night. The John Gregory coached-side had finished runners-up behind the Blues in the regular season, before going on to beat FC Goa over two legs in the playoffs…read more

Chennaiyin Through To The Final After 3-0 (4-1 Agg) Victory Over Goa

Chennaiyin FC have made it to the finals of the Indian Super League for the second time in four seasons, after a 3-0 (4-1 on aggregate) win over Goa on Tuesday. Jeje Lalpekhlua who ended his seven-goal game drought, was the star of the match scoring a brace with a goal in-between by local lad…read more

Bengaluru Seal Finals Birth After 3-1 Victory Ovder Pune

Bengaluru FC sealed their berth in the final of Indian Super League (ISL), after they got the better of FC Pune City with a 3-1 victory at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Sunday. Bengaluru skipper Sunil Chhetri scored a hat-trick to seal the second leg win and put the Blues just one step away from…read more

Goa and Chennaiyin Share Spoils of 1st Leg Of ISL Semi

In the first leg of their ISL semi-final, FC Goa shared spoils with Chennaiyin FC at the JL Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa on Saturday. It was an entertaining opening first half with end-to-end play. As promised by the Goa coach, the home side came out playing to its strengths and never relaxed for even…read more

Goalless Draw For Pune And Bengaluru In 1st Leg Semi-final

FC Pune City and Bengaluru FC have played out a goalless draw in the first leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final encounter, at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Wednesday. League leaders Bengaluru were favourites having finished first in their group stage, whilst Pune finished fourth.This was the first time either…read more