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

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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Top 5 Players in ISL 2015 so far

The second edition of the Indian Super League has seen some of the players from the last season continuing their upward trajectory, while some have failed to live up to the expectations. There are still others who have made their debut in the ISL this term and have done well to be remembered among the best players of the current ...

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Can Atletico de Kolkata outclass the rest in ISL 2015?

The reigning Indian Super League Champions Atletico de Kolkata have successfully made it to the semi-finals of this year’s competition. They sit atop the league standings, having accumulated 23 points from 13 games thus far with a record of seven wins, two draws and four losses. The assured displays of the Kolkata-based side means that they are the favourites to ...

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Top 5 Indian stars in ISL 2015

The Indian Super League has given a great platform for the Indian youngsters to test their mettle against some of the very best players of world football. The experience of rubbing shoulders with the likes of Zico, Roberto Carlos, Nicolas Anelka, Marco Materazzi and Simao Sabrosa will do wonders for their careers. Certainly some Indian players have grabbed the opportunity ...

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What if ISL is merged with I-league?

When the Indian Super League began in late 2014, India became one of the very few countries in the world to have two league competitions. The ISL and the more conventional I-League remain two separate tournaments. However, it has often been suggested that the merger of the two leagues would be better for the development of the game in the ...

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Indian Super League: Hit or Miss?

India, FIFA ranking 158, has started its expedition to make it among the giants of world football. The highest ever ranking achieved by the country, with over 1.2 billion people, is 94 and that happened almost two decades ago. Yes, India is a sleeping giant, when it comes to football. But, is ISL the answer? The most famous player and ...

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