Abhishek Nandwani

  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata humble FC Goa to book a spot in final 17-12-2014 10:06 PM

    There was penalty heartbreak in the inaugural season of Indian Super League on Wednesday night in which Atletico de Kolkata pipped FC Goa 4-2 in the penalty shootout to book their place in the finals of the Indian Super League. Wednesday's semi-final at the second leg between FC Goa and...
  • ISL 2014: Fans slept outside Goa stadium for semi-final tickets 17-12-2014 04:18 PM

    Margao: The craze for tickets to attend the much awaited semi-final clash between FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here has hit a new high - something you associated with only fans in Europe. According to the sources, Goa FC media manager and team manger...
  • Playing away, but we can beat Goa for a place in the final: Luis Garcia 17-12-2014 10:07 AM

    Margao: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and star midfielder Luis Garcia is confident that they can beat FC Goa in Goa on Wednesday and reach the final of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) season. The first leg between two sides ended in a goalless draw and a win for...
  • ISL 2014: Zico confident of Goa's place in the final 17-12-2014 09:41 AM

    Margao: FC Goa's coach and Brazilian legend Zico is expecting another close contest with Atletico de Kolkata in the second leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Wednesday. Goa started the first leg strongly against Kolkata but the match ended goalless with...
  • ISL: FC Goa, Atletico de Kolkata battle to earn a shot at the title 17-12-2014 09:08 AM

    Margao: After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters, who edged out Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday evening to...
  • ISL 2014: The hits and misses as race to semis hots up 05-12-2014 09:44 AM

    The Indian Super League's (ISL) round-robin stage is in its last lap and as the bell rings, every point is important for teams to make it to the last four and a step closer to lifting the coveted trophy on December 20. With big names on the roster and who's...
  • ISL 2014: Hosts Delhi Dynamos FC thrash Mumbai City FC 4-1 28-11-2014 09:20 PM

    Delhi Dynamos kept their hopes alive of making it to the top four in the inaugural season of Indian Super League (ISL) as they outclassed Mumbai City FC 4-1 on Friday at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi to move up to fifth spot on the points table, just...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos, Mumbai City FC battle it out in a must-win tie 28-11-2014 01:04 PM

    Mumbai City FC went all out when adding some big names to their squad but at the moment they can't seem to buy a goal in the Indian Super League (ISL). Mumbai have failed to score in six of their ten fixtures so far and they will be up against...
  • ISL: NorthEast United must finish in top four, says midfielder Do Dong-hyun 26-11-2014 11:26 AM

    NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) midfielder, Do Dong-hyun feels that top four finish is a must for the team to feel good about its debut in the Indian Super League. NEUFC will take on table-toppers Chennaiyin FC on Wednesday and Do thinks that it's a very important tie and they need...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos hopeful of a comeback after FC Goa drubbing 14-11-2014 09:59 AM

    Delhi Dynamos defence was seen as one of the best in the Indian Super League so far but on Thursday Goa FC reminded them of not being complacent as the tournament heads towards the business end. However, the Dynamos are not pressing the panic button just yet with assistant coach...
  • ISL: FC Goa thrash hosts Delhi Dynamos FC 4-1 13-11-2014 09:51 PM

    Brazilian legend Zico celebrated his second win of the inaugural season of Indian Super League when his team FC Goa thrashed the hosts Delhi Dynamos FC 4-1 on Thursday at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in a match where Delhi never showed real intent of getting the three points. A goal...
  • ISL: We lack killer instinct, says FC Goa manager Zico 13-11-2014 09:21 AM

    FC Goa manager Zico has said that his team needs to rediscover their killer instinct if they are to climb up the table and compete with other teams in the Indian Super League. Goa are currently bottom of the table and Zico also feels that the team has been a...
  • ISL: Mumbai City FC held to a goalless draw by Kerala Blasters FC 12-11-2014 08:50 PM

    Kochi: Kerala Blasters FC and Mumbai City FC played out an exciting 0-0 draw in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi on Wednesday. This was the second consecutive goalless draw for both the teams. Kerala Blasters wasted a number of chances and their...
  • ISL: David James confident of Kerala Blasters' good run in upcoming games 12-11-2014 12:53 PM

    Kerala Blasters' player-boss David James is determined to keep the team's decent run of form going and has asked his teammates to keep the pressure on the table-toppers. Kerala have lost three games, won two, drawn two and are currently sixth in the points table. But the good thing for...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' Trevor Morgan heaps praise on defence 12-11-2014 10:29 AM

    Kerala Blasters haven't conceded a goal in the last two matches and are slowly gaining momentum climbing up the table, which has pleased assistant coach Trevor Morgan who is proud of his team's rock solid defence. "In last two home games, we have managed to keep clean sheets; we got...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters looking for a home win against in-form Mumbai City 12-11-2014 09:44 AM

    Kochi:<\b> Kerala Blasters FC take on Mumbai City FC in what is expected to be a thrilling tie in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Both the teams come into the match after being held to goalless draws in their previous encounters. Kerala were drew...
  • Interview: I am playing ISL on Zico's advice, says Andre Santos 08-11-2014 12:48 PM

    Until two months ago, Andre Santos was doing duty for Flamengo, rubbing shoulders with the best Brazilian players. But the former Arsenal left-back is happy the way his stint at Indian Super League (ISL) has taken off with FC Goa and is all praise for his team-mates and legendary coach...
  • Success of ISL critical to Indian football's growth: Luis Garcia 03-11-2014 09:10 AM

    Atletico de Kolkata's marquee signing and former Liverpool and Spanish international Luis Garcia is optimistic that the Indian Super League (ISL) will be a big hit in future as well and won't be a one season wonder, though the Kolkata captain, in an interview with IBNLive Sports, admits Indian football...
  • We have the best support in terms of fan base: NorthEast United FC coach 31-10-2014 03:09 PM

    NorthEast United FC manager Ricki Herbert has praised his team for their good start to the inaugural season of Indian Super League (ISL) - describing the team from the north-east part of India as the 'team for the neutrals' and having the best support in terms of fan base. The...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' skipper Orji hails assistant coach influence 26-10-2014 01:18 PM

    Kerala Blasters FC playmaker and captain Penn Orji hopes his team will right its wrongs, fight back and come good in the matches coming up next after the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned franchise lost both its matches to start their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign on a sorry note. Speaking to...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos coach praises team for big win over Chennaiyin FC 26-10-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win over Chenaiyan FC and after tasting his first win in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL), Delhi coach Harm van Veldhovet was all praise for his team. "We had...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos get first win, hammer Chennaiyin FC 4-1 25-10-2014 08:56 PM

    Delhi: Delhi Dynamos produced a fine display of attacking football as they cruised to a 4-1 win - their first of the season - over Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (ISL) match that saw end-to-end stuff from both the teams but better finishing from the hosts here at...
  • ISL: Gouramangi Singh wants Chennaiyin FC to keep the momentum going 25-10-2014 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: Chennaiyin FC defender Gouramangi Singh has stressed that previous win against Kerala Blasters FC was vital in keeping the team's early-season winning momentum going and he is hopeful that his franchise can continue its victory march against the Delhi Dynamos here on Saturday. Chennai are visiting Delhi for...
  • ISL: Winless Delhi Dynamos face high-flying Chennaiyin test 25-10-2014 10:15 AM

    Delhi: After an impressive start to their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign, Chennaiyin FC take on crowd favourites Delhi Dynamos in the 12th match of the ISL on Saturday here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium. Chennai have won both their previous matches against Goa FC and Kerala Blasters FC. Delhi...
  • Indian Super League: Don't rule out Delhi Dynamos yet 25-10-2014 08:25 AM

    Owned by India's leading cable TV distribution company DEN Network and in possession of perhaps the biggest player in the Indian Super League (ISL) in Alessandro Del Piero, Delhi Dynamos may not have set the field on fire yet but it will be foolhardy to consider them as pushovers. Delhi...
  • ISL: Goa FC ready for Atletico de Kolkata test, says Andre Santos 23-10-2014 09:21 AM

    Former Arsenal and Brazil left-back Andre Santos is happy with the way his stint at Indian Super League has taken off with Goa FC and hopes to leave an impact in the inaugural season of the league. Goa take on table toppers Atletico de Kolkata on Thursday and Santos said...
  • ISL most organised Indian football tournament to date: Penn Orji 20-10-2014 02:07 PM

    Kerala Blasters' playmaker and captain Penn Orji is convinced that Indian Super League is the only way up for Indian football, and he is excited about the new format. Orji, who has already played in the I-League for East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting, also feels that even though I-League will...
  • ISL: FC Pune City's Mutu rejects reports of being denied Indian visa 19-10-2014 11:43 AM

    Adrian Mutu, who has a three-month deal with FC Pune City to play in the Indian Super League, has dismissed reports that he was denied a visa at the Indian embassy in Bucharest that claimed he turned up to apply visibly drunk - sources told IBNLive Sports. However, confusion still...
  • ISL 2014: Happy to hear Delhi crowd chanting my name, says Del Piero 15-10-2014 01:41 PM

    New Delhi: Though he failed to leave a mark and came on only as a substitute in the 38th minute, Delhi Dynamos' marquee signing and former Juventus legend Alessandro del Piero said he enjoyed the attention he got from the home crowd at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here. The Dynamos...
  • Interview: Robert Pires consulted Arsene Wenger before saying yes to ISL 15-10-2014 09:38 AM

    Arsenal legend Robert Pires is one of the star attractions of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) and the former French international will be in action on Wednesday in Goa FC's first match of the tournament at home. Being the marquee player of Goa, all hopes will be on Pires...