articles by Ujwal Singh

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AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa and Juan Ferrando gear up for toughest test

FC Goa were one of the most impressive sides in the recently-concluded ISL but the AFC Champions League where the Asian elites play is sure to pose tougher challenges.

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IPL 2021 Delhi Capitals Preview: Last season's finalists look to thrive under Rishabh Pant's leadership

Delhi Capitals (DC) for long were a team that season after season failed to live up to the expectations. They always had stars - Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Kevin Pietersen, AB de Villiers, and David Warner. But no star power was ever enough to convert DC from an also-ran to title contenders.

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India's heavy defeat against UAE puts focus on Igor Stimac's work; other takeaways

It wasn't the defeat but the manner in which India surrendered to UAE which raises a question on the work coach Igor Stimac has done so far with the team.

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India, coach Igor Stimac look to maximise gains in friendly against UAE after Oman draw

After a mixed performance against Oman, Igor Stimac would want his players to play his desired fearless brand of football when India take on UAE.

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India coach Igor Stimac aiming for double benefit of experience, team combination from Oman, UAE friendlies

Apart from his team gaining invaluable experiences in the friendlies against Oman and UAE, coach Igor Stimac would be aiming to perfect his team combinations for the upcoming Asian Cup qualifiers.

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I-League 2021: Love for football made Clayvin Zuniga travel to India, wants title to make it more memorable

While players often switch clubs and countries for better prospects and salaries, football means a lot more to Clayvin Zuniga. It's a medium that helped him beat poverty. Through it he wants to see the world.

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More Than A Game podcast: Reflections on mind-boggling ISL semis, final preview and Goa, NorthEast United's season reviews

In the latest episode of More Than A Game podcast, we relive the thrilling ISL semi-finals, preview the upcoming grand finale and reflect on the odd-defying campaigns of FC Goa and NorthEast United FC.

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ISL 2020-21: Sergio Lobera showed faith in me and it means a lot, says Mumbai City FC winger Bipin Singh

Bipin Singh's numbers across all departments have recorded an improbable growth of late. He speaks on what has made him so good this season.

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More Than A Game podcast: Which teams will reach ISL 2020-21 final and reactions to India men's football squad

In the latest episode of Firstpost's football Podcast — More Than A Game — we preview the ISL 2020-21 semi-finals which will decide the finalists for this season.

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ISL 2020-21: Mumbai City FC, ATK Mohun Bagan promise mouth-watering clash with League Winners Shield at stake

The recent form gives ATK Mohun Bagan an edge over Mumbai City FC but Sergio Lobera's side have shown over the season that they are capable of almost everything. With the League Winners Shield and AFC Champions League group stage spot at stake, the fans are guaranteed a mouth-watering clash on Sunday.

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More Than A Game Podcast: ATK Mohun Bagan, Mumbai City FC battle for league supremacy and most impressive Indian youngsters

In this episode, we preview the games that would decide the ISL 2020-21 League Winners Shield champion and the playoff teams.

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Behind the TV screen: COVID-19 pandemic and radical changes in sports broadcast

Star Sports' Sanjog Gupta talks on the journey of how India's biggest sports broadcaster innovated and reimagined its functioning to continue production and distribution of sporting content during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'India is our No 1 target': Sevilla FC aim for long haul and football development after tie up with FC Bengaluru United

Sevilla FC have tied up with Indian football club FC Bengaluru United for grassroots development as the Spanish club plans to expand its presence in the country.

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India vs England: Virat Kohli and Co must learn from past mistakes to mount comeback, keep WTC final hopes alive

As cricket fans return to stands in India, the onus is now on Virat Kohli and Co to iron out the flaws and mount a comeback in the series.

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India vs England: Hosts seem primed to make WTC final as international cricket returns

International cricket is set to return to India for the first time in the COVID-19 pandemic era and Virat Kohli and Co would want to give their fans the gift of World Test Championship final qualification. Against the current English side, they look like heavy favourites.

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India vs Australia: Let's not forget Ravi Shastri and his men as we revel in series win Down Under

Better players and better Indian teams have earlier graced the field of play in cricket but never braver than the Brisbane Test lot and Ravi Shatri deserves a lot of credit for it.

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ISL 2020-21: Focussed only on helping FC Goa become best club in league, says Brandon Fernandes

Despite a stop-start campaign so far in ISL 2020-21 due to injury issues, Brandon Fernandes has excelled in his new attacking midfielder role at FC Goa.

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Olympic-bound Avinash Sable to use Airtel Delhi Half Marathon to assess his progress, hopes for more races

The 3000m steeplechase runner Avinash Sable, who holds the national record in the event, last took part in a competitive race in October 2019.

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ISL 2020-21, Kolkata Derby Preview: ATK Mohun Bagan favourites as storied rivalry comes to the league

The Kolkata Derby adds the century-old rivalry to ISL's cabinet, enriching the competition with its history.

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ISL 2020-21: Gerard Nus' NorthEast United put up inspired performance to spoil start of Mumbai City's mega project

Ahmed Jahouh's sending off gave a helping hand to NorthEast United in their win over Mumbai City but Gerard Nus' side also impressed with its tactical versatility, disciplined football, and a fearless attitude.