articles by Arjun Krishnan

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ISL 2015: In absence of Luis Garcia, Atlético de Kolkata will have to work harder to retain title

Kolkata will miss players who won them ISL 2014, but they have also bolstered their squad so that they now have an equally (if not more) competent side.

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Why the sports ministry's stance against Indian origin players is damaging football

The benefits of including players with overseas experience is self-explanatory, because when it comes to training, infrastructure, professional management, or quality of football, India ranks among the lowest in the world.

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India's football commentary is terrible: This is why it needs to get better

The importance of good commentary in football is understated by many.

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Explaining third party ownership and how banning it affects football's crazy transfer market

TPO can be defined as an economic arrangement whereby a football club sells a percentage of a player’s future transfer value to a third party.

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From brilliant Elano to relentless Mulder: ISL's team of the year 2014

ISL witnessed a good mix of Indian and foreign players working in unison and giving their best for the respective franchises. But there were players who stood out and were consistent throughout the tournament. Here's a look ISL's team of the year.

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ISL marquee player ratings: Elano tops the class, Ljungberg brings up the rear

Atletico de Kolkata edged Kerala Blasters in the final to lift the maiden Indian Super League trophy. Here's how the marquee players fared in the first edition of the tournament.

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Beyond Chhetri and Bhaichung: The ISL is finally creating new Indian stars

The past generation has seen the likes of Bhaichung Bhutia, Sunil Chhetri, Gouramangi Singh and Renedy Singh struggle to overcome the hurdles faced by Indian football in their time.