Abhishek Nandwani

  • 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...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City hold Delhi Dynamos to a goalless draw 14-10-2014 08:57 PM

    New Delhi: The third match of the inaugural Indian Super League played between Delhi Dynamos and FC Pune City here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday ended in a goalless draw, with the hosts left to rue a number of missed opportunities to score and in the end splitting...
  • ISL 2014: Alessandro Del Piero impact makes Delhi Dynamos crowd favourites 14-10-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: Finally Delhi football fans will get the taste of the Indian Super League as Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is all set to host Delhi Dynamos FC vs FC Pune City match on Tuesday eveving. One of the most talked-about franchises in the ISL, the side from the national capital...
  • ISL: Develop football in India from grass root level, says Michael Chopra 14-10-2014 01:37 PM

    Indian-origin English footballer Michael Chopra, who plays for the Sachin Tendulkar co-owned Kerala Blasters in the inaugural Indian Super League, says India should focus on developing football from the grass root level. "India need to focus on the grassroot development and should groom the talent from a young age. Coming...
  • ISL 2014: David Trezeguet excited about India's football renaissance 14-10-2014 10:52 AM

    Talking about his team's prepration ahead of FC Pune City's opening Indian Super League match against fans' favourites Delhi Dynamos on Tuesday, the fomer French striker David Trezeguet said that he is excited about being part of India's football renaissance and that his team is looking very sharp and is...
  • ISL 2014: Koke's goal gives NorthEast United FC 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters 13-10-2014 09:03 PM

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC started their Indian Super League campaign on a positive note against the Sachin Tendulkar-owned franchisee Kerala Blasters thanks to a solo goal from Spanish striker Koke in the 45th minute that turned out to be the difference between both the sides on Monday at the Indira...
  • ISL 2014: North-east gears up to welcome India's football festival 13-10-2014 04:35 PM

    Guwahati: North-east India has long been one of India's footballing hotbeds and the excitement here in the city ahead of Indian Super League's first match shows that in full light. The supporters can be seen flaunting their favourite team jerseys and singing the team's anthem outside the stadium as the...
  • ISL: Kerala Basters' striker Andrew Barisic wants to win golden boot award 13-10-2014 03:17 PM

    Guwahati: Kerala Blasters may not be the favourites to win the inaugural Indian Super League title but the team's leading marksman Andrew Barisic believes he has the ability to emerge as the competition's highest goal scorer and win the Golden Boot along with the trophy for his team on December...
  • ISL 2014: David James determined for a winning start to Kerala Blasters' campaign 13-10-2014 12:36 PM

    Guwahati: Kerala Blasters' player-boss David James is determined for a positive start to his team's campaign when the Sachin Tendulkar-owned franchise kicks-off its Indian Super League campaign on Monday here at the Indira Gandhi Stadium against the home team NorthEast United FC. This will also be James' first managerial role...