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Delhi Dynamos V Ateltico de Kolkata

After a two-week international break the Indian Super League (ISL) will resume today (Wednesday), with Delhi Dynamos facing Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The hosts will enter the game having come off the back of a 1-1 draw against FC Pune City, whilst the visitors have endured back-to-back defeats in their opening…read more

Constantine Hails India Team As Outstanding

Stephen Constantine has hailed his India team as ‘outstanding’ despite being held to a goalless draw by China on Saturday, at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre, Suzhou. The historical international friendly marked the first time these two countries had played for 21 years and the first time India had played on Chinese soil. Previously they…read more

Constantine Announces 29-man Team For India Training Camps

India National coach Stephen Constantine has announced his 29-man team for training camp, ahead of the historic friendly with China on Saturday 13th October at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. The last encounter between these two countries was back in 1997 in the Nehru Cup in Kochi and this forthcoming match will be the…read more

NorthEast Bag First Victory With 1-0 Defeat Of ATK

NorthEast United FC bagged their first victory of Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2018-19, with a 1-0  defeat of Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata on Thursday. The loss was ATK’s 2nd of their opening games, both at their home stadium, whilst the victory saw NorthEast move to the…read more

Delhi Dynamos Head Coach Josep Gombau Hopes For First Victory

Delhi Dynamos new appointed head coach Josep Gombau has spoken of his hope for a first victory in his first game in charge during a pre-match press conference. The Spanish coach who managed Barcelona’s youth team from 2003-2009, spoke of the side’s preparations for their 2018-19 campaign, including their pre-season trip to Kolkata. “The team…read more

Blasters Open Account With 2-0 Win Over ATK In Season Opener

Kerala Blasters have opened their account with a 2-0 win over Atletico de Kolkata in the season opener of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2018-19 on Saturday evening, at Salt Lake stadium, Kolkata. Both the teams put up an unsettled look as a goalless stalemate prevailed in the first 45 minutes, but with goals from…read more

AkramAfif Warns He Is Only Getting Better

Recently named Toyota Player of the Week Akram Afif has warned Persepolis, his performance is only getting better the further the 2018 AFC Champions League progresses. “I am very happy with my progress, which has been aided by the coaching staff and my teammates,” said the 21-year-old,” said the Al Sadd forward who was speaking…read more

Chennaiyin Coach John Gregory Looking To Sir Alex Ferguson For Inspiration

Defending champions Chennaiyin head coach John Gregory is intent on replicating the heroic Hero Indian Super League 2017/18 season and using Sir Alex Ferguson for inspiration. The Englishman guided Chennaiyin FC to the 2017-18 ISL title with a 3-2 win over Bengaluru FC in the final at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru and intends to…read more

Shin Hwa-yong Hero In AFC Champions League Quarter Final

Goalkeeper Shin Hwa-yong was the hero in Wednesday night’s AFC Champions League quarter-final second leg, saving 3 penalty kicks against Jeonbuk Motors, to book Suwon Bluewings a place in the semi-finals. Suwon’s progress looked to be a formality as they entered this stage leading 3-0 following a stunning win from the first leg, three weeks…read more

Lack Of Experience & Consistency Cost India SAFF Cup

India head coach Stephen Constantine has said how the lack of experience and consistency cost his team the SAFF Cup final, as they went down 2-1 to surrender the title at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday. Seven-times champions India had trounced the Maldives 2-0 in the group stages, but the Maldives dominated…read more