– Indian Super League

The average attendance of ISL as compared to other major leagues

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When the Indian Super League was launched in 2014 amidst much fanfare and patronage of the country’s bigwigs from the corporate sector, there was no certainty about how the whole concept would be accepted by the wider Indian public. But the figures from the first season were very encouraging as the Indian football-loving public made their presence felt at the ...

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Which ISL team has the best grassroots program?

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One of the premises of the formation of the Indian Super League was that it will give a big push to the domestic football players as they will be playing with international football’s luminaries and get to learn the nuances of the games from highly-renowned coaches like Brazilian superstars Roberto Carlos and Zico, the Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi ...

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Preview ISL 2015 Final: Goa vs Chennai

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The second season of the Indian Super League is nearing closure with only the final match left to be played. Chennaiyin FC will be up against FC Goa in the summit clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa to take home the title. FC Goa lost the first leg of their semi-final to Delhi Dynamos in Delhi 1-0, ...

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Can Indian Super League rival the MLS?

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Indian football fans were treated to a new venture last year when All India Football Federation (AIFF) launched the Indian Super League (ISL) amidst much fanfare. The new league has eight teams (from major Indian cities) playing each other on a home and away basis, before the top four in the points table play in the semi-finals which eventually culminates ...

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Match Preview: ISL semi-final Chennai v Kolkata (2nd leg)

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In the first leg of the second semi-final of the Indian Super League, Chennaiyin registered an emphatic 3-0 win over Atletico Kolkata at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium in Pune on Saturday. The big win has given the south Indian outfit a massive advantage in the tie as they attempt to book their place in the summit clash. ...

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Match Preview: ISL semi-final Goa vs Delhi (2nd leg)

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The first leg of the first semi-final between Delhi Dynamos and FC Goa ended in a 1-0 win for the hosts. Delhi looked the better of the two sides throughout the match and had multiple chances to score more than the solitary goal that they did, but their wastefulness in front of the goal has kept Goa in with a ...

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Comparing ISL, IPL and HIL

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The Indian Super League, currently in its second season, has been a successful venture so far. The league has attracted the patronage of India’s rich and famous as they have invested vast resources in upgrading facilities at the participating venues, funded grassroots programmes and secured the signatures of renowned players and coaches to ply their trades in the ISL. The ...

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Match Preview: ISL semi-final Chennaiyin v Kolkata [1st leg]

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The second semi-final of the 2015 Indian Super League will be contested between Chennaiyin FC and Atletico de Kolkata. The first leg is scheduled to be played at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium on Saturday before the second leg goes underway at the imposing Salt Lake Stadium the following week. Atletico Kolkata are the defending champions and have ...

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