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Indian Super League teams eligible for AFC Cup

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Mumbai (AFP) – Asia’s football governing body has dealt a major boost to the Indian Super League by ruling that its franchise-based teams will be eligible for the AFC Cup from next year.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said in a statement late Tuesday that the winners of the glitzy tournament, which is backed by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, will go into the continental competition’s qualifying round.

Indian Super League teams eligible for AFC Cup

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Mumbai (AFP) – Asia’s football governing body has dealt a major boost to the Indian Super League by ruling that its franchise-based teams will be eligible for the AFC Cup from next year.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said in a statement late Tuesday that the winners of the glitzy tournament, which is backed by India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, will go into the continental competition’s qualifying round.

Teddy Sheringham joins Indian Super League as coach of Kolkata

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New Delhi (AFP) – Former England and Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham has joined Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata as head coach for the new season.

Sheringham, who made 51 England appearances between 1993 and 2002, joins another United hero Steve Coppell as a coach in India.

Teddy Sheringham joins Indian Super League as coach of Kolkata

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New Delhi (AFP) – Former England and Manchester United striker Teddy Sheringham has joined Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata as head coach for the new season.

Sheringham, who made 51 England appearances between 1993 and 2002, joins another United hero Steve Coppell as a coach in India.

Indian Super League set to expand, invites new bids

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New Delhi (AFP) – The Indian Super League (ISL) is seeking to expand its reach with organisers inviting new bids for the fourth edition of the popular football tournament.

The ISL has taken off since launching in 2013, attracting higher broadcast ratings and stadium numbers than India’s top-tier I-League competition.

ISL kicks off to a grand start

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Guwahati (India) (AFP) The Indian Super League (ISL) got off to a spectacular start Saturday in the eastern city of Guwahati with the home team winning the opening match in the third season of the the football tournament.

NorthEast United FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the first game of the 56 group matches, that has lured many former international stars to hit the field again.

ISL kicks off to a grand start

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Guwahati (India) (AFP) The Indian Super League (ISL) got off to a spectacular start Saturday in the eastern city of Guwahati with the home team winning the opening match in the third season of the the football tournament.

NorthEast United FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the first game of the 56 group matches, that has lured many former international stars to hit the field again.

ISL kicks offs to a grand start

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Guwahati (India) (AFP) The Indian Super League (ISL) got off to a spectacular start Saturday in the eastern city of Guwahati with the home team winning the opening match in the third season of the the football tournament.

NorthEast United FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the first game of the 56 group matches, that has lured many former international stars to hit the field again.

ISL kicks offs to a grand start

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Guwahati (India) (AFP) The Indian Super League (ISL) got off to a spectacular start Saturday in the eastern city of Guwahati with the home team winning the opening match in the third season of the the football tournament.

NorthEast United FC beat Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the first game of the 56 group matches, that has lured many former international stars to hit the field again.

2016/17 Kits & Jerseys

Atlético de Kolkata 2016/17 Home and Away Kits

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Partly owned by La Liga team Atlético Madrid, Atlético de Kolkata is currently on top [...]

Mumbai City FC 2016/17 PUMA Home and Away Kits

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The latest stop for former Manchester United, Atlético Madrid and Uruguay striker Diego Forlán, Mumbai [...]

FC Goa 2016/17 adidas Home Kit

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Featuring former Brazilian national team captain Lucio and managed by seleção legend Zico, FC Goa [...]

FC Goa 2016/17 Umbro Home Kit

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Featuring former Brazilian national team captain Lucio and managed by seleção legend Zico, FC Goa [...]

FC Pune City 2016/17 adidas Home and Away Kits

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ISL doing it India’s way as China splurges

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Mumbai (AFP) The third Indian Super League season kicks off on Saturdaywith organisers intent on turning it into a global brand and shrugging off comparisons with big-spending China.

Former Atletico Madrid star Diego Forlan, Brazilian World Cup-winner Lucio and Champions League winner John Arne Riiseare some of thestars of yesteryear turning out in the eight-team, 11-week-long football tournament.

Success of Indian Super League partly due to MLS blueprint

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The first two seasons of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) championship has been a smashing success. The well-promoted league is essentially a 60-day mini-tournament thatis meant to keep the attention of those in a nation not accustomed to following high-level club soccer on the local level.

Both the Indian Premier League (IPL) competition in 20/20 cricket and Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States are instructive models to understand how the ISL has been successful.

Success of Indian Super League partly due to MLS blueprint

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The first two seasons of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) championship has been a smashing success. The well-promoted league is essentially a 60-day mini-tournament thatis meant to keep the attention of those in a nation not accustomed to following high-level club soccer on the local level.

Both the Indian Premier League (IPL) competition in 20/20 cricket and Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States are instructive models to understand how the ISL has been successful.

Report: Wayne Rooney likely to visit India in November

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Report: Wayne Rooney likely to visit India in November - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

It's raining superstars for the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL). After reports earlier suggested that Brazil legend Pele is set to attend an ISL match in Kolkata in October, followed by a visit to Delhi, the Times of India report that Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney could also visit the City of Joy in the second or third week of November.

John Arne Riise

ISL: John Arne Riise Signs For Chennaiyin Two Months After Announcing His Retirement From Football

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Two months ago, ocean-going vessels and Champions League goalkeepers breathed a collective sigh of relief when TheKraken™ himself, John Arne Riise, announced that he was returning to his undersea lair to slumber for another 1,000 years.

Indeed, the 35-year-old Norwegian veteran broke the news via a lengthy statement on his personal website posted in mid-June, just daysafter agreeing tohave his contract with boyhood club Aalesund mulched by mutual consent.

Indian Super League soccer games now available legally in USA via NGSN

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NGSN, the relatively new legal soccer streaming service in the United States, has added the Indian Super League to its growing portfolio of soccer leagues and competitions.

The league is now accessible to soccer fans in the United States who want to watch live and on-demand games from the league that features an array of stars and well-known coaches.

Indian Super League soccer games now available legally in USA via NGSN

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NGSN, the relatively new legal soccer streaming service in the United States, has added the Indian Super League to its growing portfolio of soccer leagues and competitions.

The league is now accessible to soccer fans in the United States who want to watch live and on-demand games from the league that features an array of stars and well-known coaches.

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NGSN acquires Coppa Italia streaming rights in USA

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In time for the second legs of the semi-finals of the 2015/16 Coppa Italia, NGSN has acquired the legal streaming rights to the Italian cup competition in the US market.

With NGSN, you can watch all of the Coppa Italia games live and on-demand. Plus, the service is currently offering a free 30-day trial.

NGSN acquires Coppa Italia streaming rights in USA

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In time for the second legs of the semi-finals of the 2015/16 Coppa Italia, NGSN has acquired the legal streaming rights to the Italian cup competition in the US market.

With NGSN, you can watch all of the Coppa Italia games live and on-demand. Plus, the service is currently offering a free 30-day trial.

2015/16 Kits & Jerseys

NorthEast United FC 2015/16 Home and Away Kits

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Representative of eight Indian states, NorthEast United FC recently revealed their 2015/16 home and away [...]

Chennaiyin FC 2015/16 TYKA Home and Away Kits

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Managed by former Italy and Inter Milan defender Marco Materazzi, Chennaiyin Football Club moved up [...]

FC Pune City 2015/16 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Indian Super League side FC Pune City signed a kit deal with adidas ahead of [...]

Kerala Blasters 2015/16 PUMA Home Kit

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Featuring Spanish 2010 World Cup winner Carlos Marchena, Kerala Blasters Football Club will play their [...]

Delhi Dynamos FC 2015/16 PUMA Home Kit

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Managed by former Brazil and Real Madrid left back Roberto Carlos, Delhi Dynamos Football Club [...]

FC Goa 2015/16 adidas Home Kit

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FC Goa recently launched their adidas home kit for the 2015/16 Indian Super League season. [...]

Atlético de Kolkata 2015/16 Home Kit

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Defending Indian Super League champions Atlético de Kolkata debuted their 2015/16 home kit during Sunday's [...]

Mumbai City FC 2015/16 PUMA Home Kit

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Managed by former France, Arsenal and Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka, Mumbai City Football City recently [...]

2014/15 Kits & Jerseys

Atlético de Kolkata 2014/15 Umbro Away Kit

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Atlético de Kolkata emerged as the first ever Indian Super League champions when they defeated [...]

FC Pune City 2014/15 Dida Home and Away Kits

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Partly owned by Italian Serie A club ACF Fiorentina, FC Pune City is one of [...]

Kerala Blasters 2014/15 PUMA Home Kit

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Under the guidance of player / manager David James (the former England, Liverpool and Manchester [...]

FC Goa 2014/15 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Managed by Brazilian legend Zico and featuring former Arsenal players Robert Pires and André Santos, [...]

Chennaiyin FC 2014/15 TYKA Home and Away Kits

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Featuring well-known internation veterans such as Elano (Brazil), Mikaël Silvestre, Bernard Mendy (both France), and [...]

Delhi Dynamos 2014/15 Lotto Home and Away Kits

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Captainedby legendary Juventus strikersAlessandro Del Piero, Delhi Dynamos Football Club notched their first win of [...]

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Indian Super League: Kerala Blasters Supporters Given 35,000 Zinedine Zidane Masks To Goad Rival Coach Marco Materazzi

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Over in the Indian Super League, Kerala Blasters fans are reportedly gearing up to don thousands of Zinedine Zidane masks to goadthe managerof their rival club,who just so happens to beMarco Materazzi.

Zidane and Materazzi famously clashed in the final of the 2006 World Cup, culminating in the former introducing his cranium to the latter's breastbone with significant vim and vigour.

FAIL: David James Lashes Out At Goalpost, Goalpost Wins Comfortably (Video)

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By Chris Wright

Refreshing to see a veteran still living the gimmick, here's David "Calamity" James who last we heard was auctioning off his worldly possessions coming a cropper in classic style over in the Indian Super League; lashing out at a poor, defenceless goalpost and losing.

Robert Pires ‘Punched In The Face’ By Opposing Coach During Indian Super League Game

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By Chris Wright

It's a crime against nature we know, but Robert Pires was allegedly "beaten" and punched in his beautiful, beautiful face by an opposing coach during a half-time barney mid-way througha recentIndian Super League.

Pires' coach at FC Goa, Zico, has told press that the French veteran was struck in the faceby Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Lopez Habas as the two teams funnelled into the tunnel at the interval.