articles by Manasi Pathak

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AFC Asian Cup 2019: As India gear up for continental challenge, numbers don’t paint a happy picture for Stephen Constantine's men

Lack of finishing and a shaky defence has been a problem of late for team India and going by the recent pattern, it looks like this could continue at the start of the new year.

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Ada Hegerberg being asked to twerk after winning Women’s Ballon d’Or lays bare football's pervasive misogyny

The sheer lack of respect towards Ada Hegerberg on a day she made history only goes to the show how common it is at other levels and events of women’s football.

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International friendlies: Depleted and woebegone Indian football team fail Jordanian battle

Amidst logistical chaos, India coach Stephen Constantine was forced to make a handful of changes to the Indian team. The second string side punched above its weight, but it wasn’t good enough for Jordan.

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ISL 2018-19: Bartholomew Ogbeche hat-trick consigns Chennaiyin to third consecutive loss as defending champions languish at bottom

Defending champions Chennaiyin FC's horror run in ISL 2018-19 continues with another loss, leaving the team a lot to ponder over.

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Indian football team deserves praise for fighting draw against China despite riding on sheer luck at times

Stephen Constantine and his boys have lessons to learn, both in attack and defence, but battling against a high-grade side will bolster India's confidence.

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ISL 2018-19: Struggling Chennaiyin FC need to rekindle their spark after sombre performance against FC Goa

It may be too soon to jump to a conclusion but let's face it, trouble has come knocking at Chennaiyin's door

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ISL 2018-19: ATK’s Komal Thatal, Bengaluru FC’s Bidyananda Singh and other young guns to watch out for

With just two days remaining for the fifth edition of ISL to commence, we take a look at some of the youngsters who could grab eyeballs this year:

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ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC boast a stable rearguard but thin frontline might end up rocking their title defense

One can be assured of is that Chennaiyin will come all guns blazing on 30 September at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium as they aim to achieve what hasn’t been successfully done so far: retain the ISL title