Atletico Madrid planning to end association with Kolkata franchise of Indian Super League, says report
Just three seasons after the inception of the Indian Super League, it appears that Atletico Madrid are seriously rethinking their strategy of having a stake in Atletico de Kolkata, according to reports.
Westwood served as Bengaluru FC's manager for three years between 2013-16, which led to two I-League titles and the Federation Cup.
There’s a sense of irony in Bengaluru FC being heralded as the symbol of Indian football ahead of the AFC Cup final, for the club epitomises everything that Indian football is not.
With both Bengaluru FC and Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya looking for their first AFC Cup, the final promises to be an epic battle and the winner will be awarded with a place in history.
Former coach Ashley Westwood, who had set the ball rolling for Bengaluru FC, says he is hoping to see a "new chapter unfolding in Indian football" when the Blues play in the final of the AFC Cup.
The pressure of expectations was immense but ace Indian striker Sunil Chhetri said Bengaluru FC did not target history in hteir crucial AFC Cup match.
From investing their faith in youth, to grooming a team of full of young Indian talents into a winning unit, Bengaluru FC have made huge progress as a club this season. They next face a semi-final clash against Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim, and the Bengaluru FC story is far from over. They are champions of India and counting.
Indian football was still in celebratory mode after a win over Puerto Rico when news came in that Stephen Constantine might not get a contract extension.
The newly-appointed Bengaluru Football Club head coach Albert Roca said on Thursday he would like to carry forward the good work of his predecessor Ashley Westwood who had the distinction of winning three major domestic trophies.
Bengaluru FC on Wednesday announced the appointment of Spain's Albert Roca as the club's new coach for a two-year tenure.
In a career spanning over a decade, Sunil Chhetri has experienced highs and lows and has etched his name in India's football folklore permanently. And he is not yet done. Because for him, it's always about the next game.
Bengaluru FC is one of the best things to happen to Indian football, and Ashley Westwood has been its architect. He will be missed, but his contribution to Indian football remains immortal.
I-League champions Bengaluru FC announced on Tuesday they would be parting ways with coach Ashley Westwood by mutual consent.
Bengaluru FC defender John Johnson was named the Players' Player of the Season while skipper Sunil Chhetri finished as the highest scorer for the third year running as the I-League champions recognised top performers at the annual awards ceremony in Bengaluru last night.
After another demanding season of the I-league,Bengaluru FC (BFC) were deservedly crowned champions while Aizawl FC were relegated back to division two. Mohun Bagan went from clear front-runners to runners up in a matter of days.
Ex-India captain Bhaichung Bhutia said that FPAI has asked IMG-Reliance to increase home grown players' quota in the starting XI of ISL matches from 5 to 6
Mohun Bagan thrashed newly-crowned I-League champions Bengaluru FC 5-0 to end their thrilling, but ultimately disappointing campaign on a high note
Bengaluru's title triumph was one in which the young and experienced contributed in equal measure, one which bodes well for the future of the sport in India