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ISL 2020-21: Hyderabad FC’s watertight defence holds Bengaluru FC to goalless draw
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ISL 2020-21: Hyderabad FC’s watertight defence holds Bengaluru FC to goalless draw

Getting four points from two outings is best start in the league for Hyderabad. However, it was a frustrating evening for Bengaluru, who are yet to taste a win this season.

ISL 2020-21: New-look FC Goa eye fresh start under Juan Ferrando as they take on formidable Bengaluru FC
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ISL 2020-21: New-look FC Goa eye fresh start under Juan Ferrando as they take on formidable Bengaluru FC

FC Goa have never won the coveted ISL trophy and would be hoping that this time around they go one step forward than the 2018 and 2015 seasons, when they emerged as runners-up.

ISL 2020-21, Bengaluru FC preview: Carles Cuadrat looks to bounce back from disappointing season with rejuvenated squad
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ISL 2020-21, Bengaluru FC preview: Carles Cuadrat looks to bounce back from disappointing season with rejuvenated squad

With the upcoming season of the Indian Super League just days away, we at Firstpost.com take a look at how Bengaluru FC stack up.

ISL 2020-21: Sunil Chhetri says staying in bio-bubble 'isn't easy', Bengaluru FC trying best to be fit for tournament
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ISL 2020-21: Sunil Chhetri says staying in bio-bubble 'isn't easy', Bengaluru FC trying best to be fit for tournament

ISL 2020-21will be held in three venues of Goa and not across the country owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

I-League 2020-21: Mohammedan Sporting Club's Jamal Bhuyan keen to help club resurrect former glory
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I-League 2020-21: Mohammedan Sporting Club's Jamal Bhuyan keen to help club resurrect former glory

Newly promoted I-League side Mohammedan SC have named Jamal as one of their latest signings ahead of their next campaign.

'A great role model': India footballers hail Sandesh Jhingan for winning Arjuna Award
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'A great role model': India footballers hail Sandesh Jhingan for winning Arjuna Award

Striker Chhetri, who received the Arjuna in 2011 and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight and termed Jhingan as a "great role model".

India's target should be regularly qualifying for Asian Cup, youth World Cup, says Bhaichung Bhutia
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India's target should be regularly qualifying for Asian Cup, youth World Cup, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.

Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent
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Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent

Rijiju said the talent hunt initiative, to be funded by the Sports Authority of India under the Khelo India Programme in partnership with the All India Football Federation, will be the "most aggressive exercise" ever done. The committees will be formed in the next few months.

Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri voted 'Favourite Player' of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in fan poll
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Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri voted 'Favourite Player' of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in fan poll

Sunil Chhetri scored twice during the group stage of the Asian Cup in the beginning of last year. Both goals came in their 4-1 drubbing of Thailand in the opening match.

Bhaichung Bhutia says Indian strikers must develop 'sixth sense' to latch on goal-scoring opportunities
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Bhaichung Bhutia says Indian strikers must develop 'sixth sense' to latch on goal-scoring opportunities

Stressing on one of the key aspects for strikers, Bhaichung Bhutia said, 'At the end, it's all about developing that sense and unless you keep on making those runs you will never develop that sense.'

‘Look into every small aspect of your game’: Sunil Chhetri's advice for India women’s team for 2022 Asian Cup
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‘Look into every small aspect of your game’: Sunil Chhetri's advice for India women’s team for 2022 Asian Cup

Chhetri said the last thing a player wants is to be overcome by a sense of regret once she starts playing the tournament because of lack of preparation.

India defender Narender Gahlot trying to emulate teammate Sandesh Jhingan's 'warrior-like' attitude
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India defender Narender Gahlot trying to emulate teammate Sandesh Jhingan's 'warrior-like' attitude

On 7 July, 2019, when India began their Intercontinental Cup campaign in Ahmedabad against Tajikistan, 18-year old Gahlot made his international debut.

Sunil Chhetri's experience very valuable for guiding youngsters, says India coach Igor Stimac
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Sunil Chhetri's experience very valuable for guiding youngsters, says India coach Igor Stimac

Indian football head coach Igor Stimac feels that talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri is motivated enough to keep going and remains very valuable for guiding the national team youngsters.

India women’s goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan hopes to emulate Sunil Chhetri's fitness, ability to inspire young players
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India women’s goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan hopes to emulate Sunil Chhetri's fitness, ability to inspire young players

Indian women's football team goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan described Sunil Chhetri as her idol, said she hoped to emulate the men's captain in keeping herself fit and inspiring young players.

Sunil Chhetri hopes youngsters would push India to Asia's top 10 in future
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Sunil Chhetri hopes youngsters would push India to Asia's top 10 in future

The Indian team must aim for a top-10 spot among Asian nations and the youngsters will have to step up to make it a reality, reckons talismanic football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Sunil Chhetri 'has made India proud' through years of dedication, says national football team coach Igor Stimac
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Sunil Chhetri 'has made India proud' through years of dedication, says national football team coach Igor Stimac

The 35-year-old Chhetri on Friday became only the second Indian after legendary Bhaichung Bhutia to complete 15 years in Indian jersey

15 years of Sunil Chhetri: Debut goal against Pakistan as Bhaichung Bhutia's replacement to record scorer for national side
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15 years of Sunil Chhetri: Debut goal against Pakistan as Bhaichung Bhutia's replacement to record scorer for national side

It is now 5480 days since the moment Sunil Chhetri stepped up to the pitch in Quetta and he's gone from a "maybe" in the starting XI to the first name on.

I'm enjoying my football and not going away anytime soon, says Sunil Chhetri
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I'm enjoying my football and not going away anytime soon, says Sunil Chhetri

"I am enjoying my football and am not going away anytime soon," said talismanic Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri, indicating that he will keep on playing for another three to four years.

Ex-Mohun Bagan coach Subrata Bhattacharya says Sunil Chhetri’s ‘diminutive’ figure didn’t impress him at first glance, but his desire stood out
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Ex-Mohun Bagan coach Subrata Bhattacharya says Sunil Chhetri’s ‘diminutive’ figure didn’t impress him at first glance, but his desire stood out

Sunil Chhetri is already one of the greats of Indian football but when he first appeared for a trial at the iconic Mohun Bagan, its coach Subrata Bhattacharya saw only "hints of promise" in the diminutive striker who "would not be able to score goals".

Baichung Bhutia picks Sahal Abdul Samad as the next big goal-scorer for India after Sunil Chhetri's retirement
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Baichung Bhutia picks Sahal Abdul Samad as the next big goal-scorer for India after Sunil Chhetri's retirement

Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia on Saturday picked Kerala Blasters youngster Sahal Abdul Samad to be the next big scorer for the country after captain Sunil Chhetri's retirement.