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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | I'm not so happy as it is only one point, exclaims Juan Ferrando

FC Goa manager Juan Ferrando stated that he was not happy with the one point against Bengaluru as their mentality was to register nothing less than a win. The Goa-based side overturned a 0-2 goal deficit to clinch one point at the Fatorda Stadium, last Sunday evening.
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newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2020-21 | Players were not complacent and played for a win, asserts Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat stated that he was happy that his team fought for a win, even though they struggled in the final third to create opportunities to convert. The side was leading 2-0 in the second half, but a brace from Igor Angulo meant they had to settle for a point.
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newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Renewed Bengaluru take on new-look FC Goa in season-opener

After months of uncertainty, relentless phases of testing, two instalments of pre-season and life in a bio-secure bubble, Bengaluru FC will finally get their Indian Super League season underway when they take on hosts FC Goa, at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday.
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newsfootball5 days ago

ISL 2020-21 | Mumbai City and ATK Mohun Bagan are the toughest teams to face, reckons Nishu Kumar

Kerala Blasters' record-signing Nishu Kumar has admitted that ATK Mohun Bagan and Mumbai City FC are the two toughest teams in the impending season of the Indian Super League, to be kick-started in Goa on November 20. Kerala Blasters will take on the new-look ATK in the tournament opener.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Mental aspect will play a big role this season, claims Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat feels that the mental aspect will play a key role in the upcoming 2020-21 ISL, especially with the season being played in unprecedented times. The entire team will reach Goa by the fourth week of October, with the tournament sent to kick-start in late November.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Six players from three clubs test positive for Covid-19

Six players from three Indian Super League clubs - ATK Mohun Bagan, FC Goa, and Hyderabad FC, have tested positive for Covid-19 with two months left for the tournament to kick-off. Meanwhile, two of the infected players have already recovered, while the rest four are in home isolation.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Footballers need to prepare psychologically to play in an empty stadium, claims Csaba Laszlo

Chennaiyin FC head coach Csaba Laszlo has opined that performing in front of empty stands would be challenging for the players and that they need to prepare themselves psychologically to overcome it. The ISL will begin on November 21, with the matches to be played across three stadiums in Goa.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Albert Roca joins FC Barcelona's coaching staff after mutually parting ways with Hyderabad FC

Albert Roca has parted ways as head coach of Hyderabad FC and joined FC Barcelona's coaching staff following Ronald Koeman’s request. The Spaniard was roped in earlier this year by the ISL club, in January, to steady the ship after Hyderabad’s disastrous start to the 2019-20 ISL season.
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newsfootball3 months ago

ISL organizers to set up Covid-19 lab for players, officials and broadcasters in Goa

Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), the organisers of the Indian Super League, will set up its own Covid-19 testing lab in Goa for players, officials, broadcasters who are going to be a part of the tournament. Three venues in Goa will host the matches of the 2020-21 ISL behind closed doors.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Ronald Koeman wants Hyderabad FC coach Albert Roca as part of his Barcelona coaching staff

Hyderabad FC head coach Albert Roca has been approached by FC Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman to be a part of the latter’s coaching staff if he is willing to. The Spanish coach was roped in by the ISL club midway last season, while the club also decided to stick with him for the upcoming season too.
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