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Top 10 football leagues in Asia

Despite the domination of cricket throughout the Indian subcontinent, it is not the most popular watched or played sport throughout the continent of Asia. Like much of the rest of the world, that remains the preserve of football, which takes its place along a wide range of indigenous sports played throughout the various countries that make up the continent. India, ...

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Arsenal and Fiorentina discuss striker move

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Officials from Arsenal and Fiorentina have met in London to discuss a possible deal for Serbian striker Dusan Vlahović. The 21-year old is one of the most prized assets in Serie A, having scored 25 league goals in this calendar year, more than any other player. But, nowwith him having turned down the offer of a new deal at the ...

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Changes to transfer window announced

FIFA has announced big changes to the transfer window and players’ contracts as it reacts to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to open on July 1st, the summer transfer window will now only start when the current seasons finish. Whilst they have set no firm dates for this, they have stipulated that it should fall between ...

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The average attendance of ISL as compared to other major leagues

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?

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

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?

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)

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)

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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