SportsThat Weekly Football Updates

Indian Football Updates:

  • ISL 2017; FIR filed against ATK defender Prabir Das : Prabir Das’ wife has alleged that the ATK defender forced her to go through abortion
  • Maradona arrive in ‘City of joy’ sans fans frenzy: He finally kept a date with the city after September trip was delayed, Sporting a blue T-shirt and a cap, the Argentine and his female companion landed past 7 pm via Dubai and headed straight to the hotel in New Town, Rajarhat.
  • ISL 2017; Kerela Blasters player Dimitar Berbatov suffers injury: Kerala Blasters’ star signing Dimitar Berbatov is said to have suffered a muscle strain during tonight’s ISL clash with FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium. The Bulgarian was substituted early in the first half of the match after going down injured.
  • Bengaluru FC only indian team in top 50 of AFC rankings : In a moment to rejoice for Indian football fans and particularly Bengaluru FC fans, the Bengaluru-based franchise, who are currently participating in the 2017 Indian Super League, moved up the rankings to be placed 49th
  • Ex-Premier League star offered to Delhi Dynamos : Australia and former Everton star Tim Cahill could well be on his way to the subcontinent after his agent is said to have offered his services to ISL club Delhi Dynamos.
  • ISL 2017; ATK star Lyngdoh likely to miss rest of season due to injury : Kolkata-based ISL franchise ATK have been hit with another major injury blow as their star midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh may be ruled out of action for the entire season
  • I-LEAGUE ; Mohun Bagan Vs. East Bengal clashed in derby : In the end, Mohun Bagan managed to get the win with a first-half goal from defender Kingsley, as they surged three points ahead of their arch-rivals.
  • 16 Indian referees and assistants approved by FIFA panel : 2017 ends on a high as 16 indian referees and assistants were cleared to officiate in international matches.
  • ISL ; Indian U17 star signs for Chennaiyin FC : He rejected a foreign stint and 3 ISL clubs before signing for the Chennai outfit.
  • I-League ; Kinowaki ruled out for a month : In a big blow to table leaders Mohun Bagan, Japanese recruit Yuta Kinowaki was today ruled out for at least a month after dislocating his collarbone during their 5-0 thumping of Churchill Brothers

World Football Updates :

  • Champions League ; Real, Barca handed toigh draws : Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur, FC Basel vs Manchester City, FC Porto vs Liverpool, Sevilla vs Manchester United, Real Madrid vs Paris Saint-Germain, Shakhtar Donetsk vs AS Roma, Chelsea vs Barcelona, Bayern Munich vs Besiktas
  • Europa League Draw : Borussia Dortmund v Atalanta, Nice v Lokomotiv Moscow, FC Copenhagen v Atlético Madrid, Spartak Moscow v Athletic Bilbao, AEK Athens v Dynamo Kiev, Celtic v Zenit Saint Petersburg, Napoli v RB Leipzig, Red Star Belgrade v CSKA Moscow, Lyon v Villarreal, Real Sociedad v Red Bull Salzburg, Partizan Belgrade v Viktoria Plzen, Steaua Bucharest v Lazio, Ludogorets v AC Milan, Astana v Sporting Lisbon, Östersunds v Arsenal, Braga v Marseille
  • Premier League : Manchester City create record for longest winning streak: The blue part of Manchester on Sunday defeated United 2-1 after goals from Silva and Otamendi. 
  • Borussia Dortmund sack Peter Boscz aa manager: Peter Stoeger is appointed new coach as he was sacked last sunday after his side Koln failed to win any of opening 14 matches. 
  • Atletico set club record unbeaten run in LaLiga: They went unbeaten for a record 19th time in their 1-0 win over Real Betis. 
  • Neuer in no doubt over world cup fitness: Manuel Neuer is absolutely in no doubt over his fitness for World Cup and hopes to be ready in full flow in 2018 summer. 
  • Altidore and Vazquez seal historic MLS cup and treble : Toronto defeated Seattle Sounders and took revenge of last season’s penalty shootout. 
  • Fifty and counting ; Kane brings half century in style : Harry Kane’s year just got better with the striker bringing up 50 goals in 2017 after his brace against Stoke City. 
  • Al Jazira booked a semi final spot with Real Madrid after their 1-0 win over Urawa Reds : The Emirati side set up a dream clash against Real Madrid in club World Cup after a 1-0 win. 


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