In both editions of the ISL, FC Goa have played like the best team in the tournament without actually achieving that tag.
The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Executive Committee on Monday approved new rules for the Indian Super League (ISL) which will take effect from the upcoming season of the lucrative tournament
The influential casino lobby will soon decide who Goa's future Chief Minister and ministers would be, opposition legislator Pandurang Madkaikar told the Goa assembly on Wednesday.
FC Goa co-owners Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar Friday withdrew their stakes from the franchise, surprisingly soon after the Indian Super League appeals panel lifted the ban on the duo for "bringing disrepute" to the tournament following last year's final.
Former Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, Kshitij Vyas, will pronounce his verdict next week on FSDL and FC Goa's appeal against sanctions imposed on them by ISL's Regulatory Commission for boycotting the prize distribution ceremony following last edition's final.
Despite there being plenty of positives about the ISL Regulation committee's bold ruling like not sparing the AIFF vice-president, the adverse impact it may have on the sport and the league renders the ruling bordering more towards the sensational than substantial.
While FC Goa fully deserved to be heavily sanctioned, was a three-fold punishment, so harsh on all three counts, necessary?
In an unprecedented decision, Indian Super League side FC Goa were today slapped a whopping fine of Rs 11 crore while their co-owners Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar were banned for two and three seasons respectively for "bringing disrepute" to the tournament.
Goa will now have a home team to cheer for in the inaugural 2014 Hero Indian Super League as 'FC Goa' on Tuesday announced its launch at a city hotel.