The second edition of the Hero Indian Super League is at its business end, leaving every match with added importance. In sync with the high spirits, Salt Lake Stadium hosted an epic clash of the Indian football power houses, Atletico de Kolkata and FC Goa. The defending champions were riding high on a remarkable resurgence
It was the perfect opportunity for Northeast United FC (NEUFC) to bring the Mumbai City FC juggernaut to an abrupt halt with a win. But they failed to make an impact as Nicolas Anelka’s team thumped them convincingly. Both the teams were on a high as their strikers were finding form gradually. However, only one
After a woeful performance against Chennaiyin FC, Zico’s men bounced back to clinch a win in their away fixture. The Goan outfit came from a goal down to score three goals at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Guwahati. Brazilian legend made a radical change for improved fortunes. FC Goa’s Zico had to make an impact
Following a foul on Sean Rooney, the Indian Captain stepped up to the penalty spot. Despite the very obvious stutter in his penalty, Chhetri failed to send the Dempo custodian the wrong way.
As India embraces the glitzy and cash-rich Indian Super League (ISL), a pall of gloom was cast over one of India’s oldest football clubs, Mohammedan Sporting Club. Mohammedan Sporting was founded in 1891 and is considered one of Kolkata’s Big Three clubs. It is being forced to disband its football team because of financial crisis.
“They are an experienced team no doubt. They faked injuries, they made hard tackles. They showed their experience in the way they played. Our team played football. Their team didn’t,” Zico said, without trying to hide his distaste with Materazzi’s tactics.
The ISL took off with enthusiastic crowd support, a collection of film stars and cricketing Gods, and most importantly a win for Kolkata. Sudeshna Banerjee from Sports Rediscovered was there at the stadium,soaking up the atmosphere. Here is a match report.. Cricketing Gods Bless ISL Even in a city like Kolkata where East Bengal and
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