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I-League 2nd Division: Garhwal FC ready to punch above its weight to gain promotion

Garhwal confident of continuing their rich vein of form once the competition restarts later this year… Garhwal, formerly an independent kingdom in the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand was founded by Kanakpal, the progenitor of the Panwar dynasty, in 823 AD. In 1947, when India became independent from the British Raj, Garhwal was one of […]

Indian Football: Bhaichung Bhutia – East Bengal are getting a poor reputation in the corporate world

The former Indian skipper mentioned that the parting of ways between Quess and East Bengal was not in the best interest of any party involved… Kolkata giants East Bengal have been in the news lately with regards to their bid to participate in the Indian Super League (ISL). However, the ISL as of now, have […]

Are East Bengal liable for players under long contracts after Quess’ exit?

Given that Quess have now terminated their association with the club, the liability on contracts and salaries falls on the latter… East Bengal were given a major boost in their preparations for the upcoming season after Quess Corp agreed to a mutual termination of a joint venture, Quess East Bengal FC (QEBFC), between the two […]

Gouramangi Singh – Bengaluru United wants to nurture local talent

The first-team coach of the I-League second division side hopes that the season will continue ….. FC Bengaluru United enjoyed a positive second season in the I-League second division before the lockdown, enforced due to the Coronavirus pandemic, brought the season to a premature halt. With 14 points on the board, the two-year-old club based […]

Indian Super League clubs will look to offer long-term contracts to Indian players

With the four-foreigner rule on the horizon, we could see a huge demand for Indian players in the market…. The Indian Super League (ISL) is currently in a transitional stage, with several changes in structure and requirements for eligibility in the works. The ever-changing footballing ecosystem is bound to impact clubs’ view on transfers and […]

Former Kerala Blasters manager David James takes a dig at Berbatov after a damaging stint

The Englishman explained that the Bulgarian striker was not the sort of guy who he would be drawn towards …. Former Kerala Blasters player and manager David James took a dig at Dimitar Berbatov with a disguised comment on how he was not an easy player to manage. The Bulgarian forward played under the Englishman […]

Odisha FC owner Rohan Sharma – Show faith in young Indian players and they will repay with loyalty

The Odisha FC owner spoke about the club’s vision of developing and nurturing youngs talents…. An increase in the number of local players in the youth set-up, growth of the club beyond Bhuvaneshwar, a strong foundation of loyal young footballers and a women’s team that can challenge Gokulam Kerala in the Indian Women’s’ League (IWL) […]

From Kanyakumari to Kolkata – Hardwork and perseverance has paid off for Michael Regin!

The midfielder is one of the few players to have played University level football and then made it big in professional football… A surprising but really important part in the business end of ATK‘s title triumph in the 2019-20 Indian Super League (ISL) was perhaps Michael Regin. The tough tackling defensive midfielder arrived without much […]

VP Suhair looking for success in Kerala after a heartening stint in Kolkata

Suhair VP completed a good season with Mohun Bagan and is ready to take the next step in his career… VP Suhair’s romance with football started during his school days. He was a district level player by the time he attended high school and was a top scorer at the all-India level in his third […]

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