Articles by Samindra Kunti
Feb 25, 2018
League Cup: With win over Arsenal, Pep Guardiola can reiterate that his coaching style has been successful in EnglandVictory for Manchester City in the League Cup final will profoundly corroborate the rightfulness of Pep Guardiola's high standing in the coaching cosmos.
Feb 10, 2018
Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur pose veritable test for Arsenal in North London derby of little consequenceWhatever the result in the North London derby, heroic struggle or an absolute stalemate aside, the 90 minutes of what could have been under Wenger at Arsenal or of what could be under Pochettino at Spurs, an eternal promise for both, matters little.
Feb 01, 2018
January transfer window: Pierre-Emerick Aubemayang's signing could give fresh impetus to rudderless ArsenalAubemayang has been tasked with providing new impetus at Arsenal and scoring goals, providing a team on the drift with firepower.
Jan 23, 2018
Premier League: Alexis Sanchez's departure to Manchester United is another signpost of Arsenal’s bleak futureAlexis Sanchez’s departure is also another signpost of Arsenal’s moribund future, a club facing terminal decline under Arsene Wenger
Sep 23, 2017
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is a first-rate striker and racist chant only degrades his immense talentThe Belgian aversion towards Romelu Lukaku is insulting, the chants by Manchester United fans degrading, in particular because of the player’s Congolese ancestry.
Aug 20, 2017
Premier League: Antonio Conte must stabilise Chelsea or risk season of disillusion and disintegrationAs at the majority of Premier League clubs, Chelsea don’t tolerate defeat. Losing isn’t an option. Conte needs a magic syringe that will inject some hardiness and life into a seesaw Chelsea, a club at the confluence of many debilitating factors - or else, he risks a summer of disillusion and disintegration.
Aug 13, 2017
eSports will do Olympics more harm than good if included as medal eventeSports are popular and lucrative, but for all the hand-eye coordination, fast-twitch muscles and concentration required to thrive at its highest level, do they even fit the classic definition of sports?
Aug 05, 2017
One year on, the only legacy of Rio Olympics 2016 is abject dysfunction, not prosperityThe true legacy that Rio 2016 has is that the Olympics must be delivered on more equitable and sustainable terms in the future.
Aug 03, 2017
Neymar's impending move from Barcelona to PSG fraught with risk, but the Brazilian is a shrewd operatorBut can Neymar become the new messiah? He is a savant, but doesn't belong to the celestial duopoly that has subjugated the footballing universe
Jul 04, 2017
Confederations Cup 2017: Journalists assess their country's performance and Russia's hosting capabilitiesWith Germany emerging victorious at the conclusion of the Confederations Cup, Firstpost asked a journalist from each participating country to assess their team's performance. Here's what they said: