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Jeje And Sasmita Malik Grab AIFF Awards For Best Indian Footballers Of 2016

It was a memorable night for Indian footballing heroes Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sasmita Malik at the AIFF Football house in New Delhi.

Atletico de Kolkata Outplay Kerala Blasters On Penalties To Claim Second Indian Super League...

Atletico de Kolkata clinched their second Indian Super League title in three years after outplaying Kerala 4-3 (1-1) on penalties on Sunday.

ISL Final: Key Players To Watch Out For As Atletico de Kolkata Lock Horns...

Brace yourselves for the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) finale between Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters.

Materazzi Urges Fans To Get Behind Struggling Chennaiyin FC After Ending Winless Streak

Chennaiyin FC are struggling to get results but they are back on track after an impressive 2-0 win over Pune City FC.

Halfway Down The Line Chennaiyin FC Still Searching For The Perfect Combination

Mumbai City FC claimed their first point against holders Chennaiyin FC in ISL history. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Villareal Come Calling For Pune City FC’s Indian Teen Ashique Kuruniyan

Pune city FC's teenage star Ashique Kuruniyan is on the verge of becoming the first malayali player to join a European club.

Welcome To India, King: Thierry Henry Delighted By Forlan Winner For Mumbai

Henry's visit to India was welcomed by a poachers goal from Diego Forlan. The Uruguayan's goal was enough to end Kolkata's unbeaten streak.

Hola India: Thierry Henry To Attend ATK vs MCFC Match In The City Of...

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is set to make his mark in India by attending the Hero ISL. The prolific striker is set to mark his opening during the match between Kolkata and Mumbai City...
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ISL: Delhi Boss Gianluca Zambrotta Says ‘Malouda Is An Important Player For Us’

Delhi Dynamos boss Gianluca Zambrotta has stated that the team was not over-confident after a solid performance against Chennaiyin FC.

Make or Break Season 3 For Indian Super League (ISL) Starts October 1

India's elite football competition, the Indian Super League will embark on the journey of it's third season from October 1.
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Mumbai City Sign Goalkeeper Netto, Defender Goian For ISL

Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Roberto Volpato Netto.
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ISL: Delhi Dynamos Rope In Gianluca Zambrotta As New Manager On a Two-Year Deal

Indian Super League club Delhi Dynamos have announced the signing of Italian star Gianluca Zambrotta as their new manager for the third season of the league.

Elano Arrested For Assault After ISL Final, Flies For Brazil Post Bail

Chennaiyin FC Captain Elano Blumer was arrested by the local police for allegedly assaulting FC Goa co-owner Dattaraj Salgaocar after ISL final.

Chennaiyin FC Captain Elano Arrested For Assaulting FC Goa Co-Owner After ISL Win

Goa police arrested Elano Blumer, captain of ISL winning team Chennaiyin FC, for allegedly assaulting FC Goa co-owner Dattaraj Salgaoncar.

ISL Final: Chennaiyin FC Beat FC Goa To Lift Season 2 Crown

The winners got richer by Rs 8 crore while the runners-team got Rs 4 crore. The two semi-final losers got Rs 1.5 crore each.

Goa, Chennaiyin Ready For Exciting ISL Final

FC Goa will be favourites at home but Chennaiyin FC will bank on their good track record at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Hero Indian Super League (ISL) final.

ISL 2015: NorthEast United Thrash FC Pune City 3-2, Keep Semis Hope Alive

NorthEast United started the match in roaring fashion with Velez giving his team the lead in the fourth minute.

ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata Comes From Behind, Downs Chennaiyin FC 2-1

The contest lacked pace from the beginning. Both sides tried controlling the midfield but some poor passing led to the attacks getting nipped in the bud.

ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata Aim To Climb Up Against NorthEast United FC

With four successive home outings to conclude the league stage, the reigning champions have an excellent opportunity to make the playoffs with ease.

ISL 2015: Delhi Dynamos Eye Top Spot Against Clash With Mumbai City FC

The hosts' marquee player-cum-coach Roberto Carlos however, is confident that his players will hit the right notes against Mumbai.

ISL 2015: FC Goa Downs Upbeat Chennaiyin FC 2-0

Goa turned things around in the second session with two spot kicks, both of which were converted with ease.

ISL 2015: Chennaiyin FC Hosts FC Goa, Coach Zico Dismisses ‘Revenge’ Match

FC Goa had lost 0-4 against Chennaiyin FC at home with Stiven Mendoza scoring a deserving hat-trick.

ISL 2015: Struggling Kerala Blasters Upset League Leaders FC Pune City 2-0

The win gave Kerala eight points from an equal number of matches and helped them climb out of the bottom of the IPL table.

Attention Football Fans: Ronaldo Is Coming To India!

Former Brazil superstar Ronaldo will be the special guest of Delhi Dynamos during their ISL match against Mumbai City FC on November 6.

ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC Face Off Defending Champs Atletico de Kolkata

ATK coach Antonio Lopez Habas will have to dig deep into his reserves to pull out forwards who can give the Mumbai defence a run for their money.

ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters Waste Chances, Holds 1-1 Draw Against Chennaiyin FC

The hosts had plenty of chances to kill the game as a contest particularly after they had restored parity.

ISL 2015: Kerala, Chennaiyin In Exciting Draw

Chennaiyin have not had the best of starts and are now placed fifth with nine points from six matches.

ISL 2015: FC Goa Needs To Bounce Back Against FC Pune City

FC Goa, who have 10 points from six matches, are just two points away from table topper Pune FC, and a win on Friday will put them back at the top.

ISL 2015: Dos Santos Strike Sinks Atletico de Kolkata

The contest was restricted to the midfield for the first few minutes as both sides tried to gauge each other's strengths.

ISL 2015: FC Pune City Plays At Home Puts Kerala Blasters Under Pressure

Kerala Blasters will face against a resurgent FC Pune City who seek a win to lead the league table and open a two point lead

ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC Beats FC Goa 2-0

The breakthrough came courtesy a brilliantly taken Chhetri penalty after the referee adjudged that Piquionne had unfairly been brought down in the box.

ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC Needs To Maintain Winning Momentum Against FC Goa

Chhetri said more than the goals he had scored, he was happy with the team’s approach and fighting spirit.

ISL 2015: Chennaiyin FC Climbs To Second Spot, Beats FC Pune City 2-1

Colombian star Mendoza doubled the lead in the 48th minute, racing on to an Elano Blumer through ball, rounding Steve Simonsen and finishing it at ease.

ISL 2015: Struggling Chennaiyin FC Face-Off Confident FC Pune City

Chennaiyin manager Marco Materazzi will have to re-group his squad after the loss to NorthEast United.

ISL 2015: NorthEast United Upsets Atletico de Kolkata 1-0

The lack of finishing upfront led Atletico to their second successive loss, the first time they have suffered this fate in the two-year history of the ISL.

ISL 2015: NorthEast United Seek Second Upset Against Atletico de Kolkata

NorthEast United look for a second upset against Atletico de Kolkata after beating Chennaiyin FC 2-0 in their last encounter. ATK go in as current favourites.

ISL: Goa Beat Kerala To Go Top Of Table

Leo Moura and Gregory Arnolin scored once in each half as FC Goa beat Kerala Blasters FC 2-1 to go top of the points table in their Indian Super League.

ISL 2015: Amid Hot Tempers, NorthEast United Beats Chennaiyin FC 2-0

Before the half time, NorthEast head coach Cesar Farias and his Chennaiyin counterpart Marco Materazzi exchanged heated words from their respective touchlines.

ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC In Difficult Challenge Against Delhi Dynamos

Mumbai's big hopes of turning a new leaf at their home venue after the first two away games came to naught when they were thrashed 2-0 by Chennayin FC.

ISL 2015: Upbeat Chennaiyin FC Look To Bag More Points Against NorthEast United

The team from the eastern part of the country has lost all its three outings so far, losing 1-3 to Kerala Blasters and FC Goa and 0-1 to FC Pune City.

ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata Blasts 2-1 Against Kerala Blasters FC

The defending champions were off to a dream start at their own backyard. Five minutes into the game they made their intentions quite clear

Delhi Dynamos Beat FC Pune City 2-1 In ISL 2015

This was Dynamos' second win in three outings, while the Pune suffered their first defeat at home at the Balewadi Stadium.

ISL 2015 FC Pune City Vs NorthEast United: Pune Seek To Keep Winning Momentum...

Pune will look to use their home conditions to best effect and hold on to their winning momentum against NorthEast United

ISL 2015: Delhi Dynamos Take Home Advantage, Beats Chennaiyin FC 1-0

Dynamos lost their first match of the tournament away against FC Goa 0-2 while Chennaiyin were beaten 2-3 at home by title holders Atletico de Kolkata.

ISL 2015 Delhi Dynamos FC Vs Chennaiyin FC: Delhi Seek To Take Home Turf...

Delhi began their campaign with a 0-2 loss against FC Goa on 4 October despite controlling the match in patches and having come close to scoring on a few times.

ISL 2015: Gutsy 10-Man Atletico de Kolkata Draw 1-1 Against FC Goa

ATK took the lead early when Man-Of-The-Match Arata smartly side-volleyed a Javi Lara cross from the right flank in the 13th minute.

ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters Blow Away North East United With 3-1 Win

The lead was doubled when former India striker Mohammad Rafi headed one in the 68 minute.

ISL 2015 Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa: Will ATK Lose Steam Without Postiga?

ATK will hope to ride on that confidence to win again on Wednesday after a morale-boosting victory in the opening match.

ISL 2015: Kerala Blasters, Northeast United FC Ready For Face-Off

The Tendulkar co-owned was impressive in the inaugural edition, reaching the final, later stopped by Atletico de Kolkata; Northeast will bank on its new Manager

ISL 2015: Maharashtra Derby Day As Mumbai City FC Take On FC Pune City

After finishing the first season in the bottom half of the points table, both Mumbai and Pune have made good use of this year's auction process.