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I-League: Sporting Goa 0-0 DSK Shivajians - Match Report
I-League: Sporting Goa 0-0 DSK Shivajians - Match Report

Subrata Pal’s sterling performance in goal earned DSK Shivajians a point on their I-League debut17th January 2016 – Goa, India – DSK Shivajians Football Club started their Hero I-League campaign with a 0-0 draw against Sporting Club de Goa at Fatorda Stadium earlier today. Subrata Pal made a string of saves to keep Sporting Club de Goa at bay and to secure one point for the Hero I-League debutants.After a slow start to

Jan 17 2016
5 players who disappointed in Indian Super League season 2
5 players who disappointed in Indian Super League season 2

The second season of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) is nearing its conclusion after a series of ups and downs throughout the last couple of months. Delhi Dynamos made the step up from season one as they were the only new entry into the last four from last season, while last year’s runner-up Kerala Blasters slipped to the last position in season two. Chennaiyin FC, after a slow start, made a stunning recovery to win a dramatic final 3-2

Dec 19 2015
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata 2-3 Mumbai City - 5 Talking Points
ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata 2-3 Mumbai City - 5 Talking Points

Mumbai City ended their Hero Indian Super League (ISL) campaign on a high after coming out on top in a five-goal thriller against Atletico de Kolkata at the Salt Lake stadium. Sony Norde's late winner gave Mumbai City a 3-2 win in a roller-coaster of a contest in Kolkata. The win ensured Mumbai City rose to sixth place in the standings until Pune City play their last game. The defeat left Atletico de Kolkata's top spot in the league vulnerabl

Dec 4 2015
5 players who have disappointed in ISL season 2
5 players who have disappointed in ISL season 2

The second season of the Indian Super League has seen many new big names joining the franchises, while some of the players who performed brilliantly last season were retained by their clubs. What makes players great is their ability to be consistent and show that their performances were not a fluke. There are a few players who came into the season with a lot of expectations but have disappointed us. We take a look at the Top 5 players

Nov 26 2015
ISL 2015: Maha derby ends in goalless draw as Mumbai City and Pune City share spoils
ISL 2015: Maha derby ends in goalless draw as Mumbai City and Pune City share spoils

Nicolas Anelka started the game but was unable to make an impact on the game for Mumbai City (Image courtesy of ISL) Mumbai City FC were held to a goalless draw by FC Pune City at the Dr. DY Patil Stadium in the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) to move level on points with leaders FC Goa in the ISL charts. The game lacked the spark right throughout the game as chances came at a premium for both teams. Mumbai City made five changes to the

Subrata Pal lauds Gurpreet, says its brilliant he is persisting with stint in Europe
Subrata Pal lauds Gurpreet, says its brilliant he is persisting with stint in Europe

Pal, a veteran now has been one of the better custodians in ISL so far Md Salim to Glasgow Celtics and Bhaichung Bhutia to Bury FC; when it comes to remembering sporadic appearances made by Indians in leagues abroad, these come to mind first. While Sunil Chhetri and a host of other players have tried and failed at featuring prominently for a top tier foreign outfit, our current national team and former East Bengal custodian Gurpreet Singh Sa

Nov 6 2015
Subrata Pal plea to fans ahead of WC Qualifier vs Guam:
Subrata Pal plea to fans ahead of WC Qualifier vs Guam: "Don't lose faith in us"

The Interview Spiderman Hours after the Indian national team got relegated to 172 in the latest FIFA Rankings, the team’s now-veteran goal keeper and hero of several international fixtures in the past, Subrata Pal talked to Sports Keeda about the failures recently, his performances for Mumbai City FC and about plying trade in European leagues.  Excerpts: Hello Subrata, it had been a really good ISL season till you conceded 5 ag

Nov 6 2015
Interview: Subrata Pal opens up about the 'sweeper keeper' role and the best goalkeepers in the world
Interview: Subrata Pal opens up about the 'sweeper keeper' role and the best goalkeepers in the world

Mumbai City FC goalkeeper Subrata Pal was at an event organised by Puma in Mumbai where he spoke to Sportskeeda about his role models, the modern role of ‘sweeper keepers’ and the Indian Super League’s second edition. The keeper was on national duty for the start of the tournament but is now back with the club and is looking to influence proceedings with his experience. Here’s what he had to say. Subrata, what is

Oct 30 2015
Our season starts now says Mumbai City FC goalkeeper Subrata Pal
Our season starts now says Mumbai City FC goalkeeper Subrata Pal

Subrata Pal faced a torrid time in Mumbai City’s previous match against Chennaiyin FC (Image Source: ISL) Mumbai City FC have had a stuttering start to their season with just one point in their first three games. The Mumbaikars who have looked blunt upfront have had their problems at the back too and letting in five goals in three games so far this season. The Mumbai side missed their experienced goalkeeper Subrata Pal in the opening

Oct 21 2015
Host of Indian National team players set to miss first ISL Maharashtra derby
Host of Indian National team players set to miss first ISL Maharashtra derby

Eugenson Lyngdoh was bought for Rs 1.05 crores in the ISL 2015 auctions Mumbai City FC and FC Pune City will miss a host of national players in their first ISL match of this season on Monday. The Mumbai team will have to do without goalkeeper Subrata Pal and striker Sunil Chhetri whereas the Pune side will be missing the services of Pritam Kotal, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Bikash Jairu and Jackichand Singh in ISL’s first Maharashtra

Oct 5 2015
Five players to watch out for from Mumbai City FC
Five players to watch out for from Mumbai City FC

After a disappointing first season, Mumbai City FC are ready to start afresh and make a real tilt at the ISL title and have assembled a much stronger looking team for the ISL Season Two. Having retained the services of Nicholas Anelka, Subrata Pal and Andre Moritz from last season, Mumbai City FC substantially added some bite up front by picking up Sunil Chhetri in the auctions and signing Sony Norde on loan from Mohun Bagan. Mumbai City FC op

Oct 1 2015
ISL 2015: Complete Guide to the Fantasy League
ISL 2015: Complete Guide to the Fantasy League

Image Courtesy: ISL Official Website Indian Super League is set to kick-off on October 3, 2015, and this season it’s about to get more exciting with the introduction of the official Fantasy League. You can create and manage your own Fantasy team by simply logging in to the official Indian Super League website. Not only that, you can also create a league and invite your friends to join it. While you might not agree with the team select

Oct 1 2015
ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC - Team Preview
ISL 2015: Mumbai City FC - Team Preview

Mumbai, often hailed as the city of dreams is a place which spurs you on to dream big. Such is the fabric of this city that it also bears the opportunities for your dreams to take off at every corner of it. But there’s one dream, that’s presented the troubles of sleepless nights even to the city that never sleeps in recent times. The dream of escalating to the pinnacle of Indian football has been broken shattered and even wiped off

Oct 1 2015
No major changes in Indian football squad for Oman and Turkmenistan WC qualifying matches
No major changes in Indian football squad for Oman and Turkmenistan WC qualifying matches

Sunil Chhetri and Robin Singh are likely to lead the line for India The Indian national football team head coach Stephen Constantine has announced the names of the preliminary 22-man squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Turkmenistan respectively. A national camp is scheduled to determine tactics for the matches, from October 4.  Among the goalkeepers, the first team spot will be a fight between Subrata Paul and Gurpreet

Sep 30 2015
Sunil Chhetri excited to play against Iran
Sunil Chhetri excited to play against Iran

Chhetri sees the match as an opportunity to see where India stand in the world Sunil Chhetri expressed his excitement about playing against the best team in Asia in the shape of Iran in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Iran in Bengaluru. Chhetri, who was named the captain for the qualifier, has played against the Iran U-23’s for the Indian team in the Asian Cup.   “It is a game I am definitely looking forwar

Sep 7 2015
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