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  • ISL: FC Goa coach Zico lambasts referee for denying penalty Yesterday

    Margao: Slamming referee Ravshan Iramatov for denying his side a penalty, baffled FC Goa coach Zico had questioned the wisdom of putting the controversial Uzbekistani at the helm of the crucial Indian Super League (ISL) second leg semi-final play-off match against Atletico de Kolkata. Zico said he failed to understand why...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Seven-wicket win for Andhra against Kerala 2 days ago

    Andhra cantered to a seven-wicket victory over Kerala in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match on Wednesday. The hosts, after giving away a handy first-innings lead to Kerala, reached the target with ease scoring 221 for three in 51.2 overs. Brief scores: Kerala: 229 and 129 in 78.1 overs (K B Pawan...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata humble FC Goa to book a spot in final 2 days ago

    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 Atletico...
  • As it happened: FC Goa vs Atletico de Kolkata, 2nd semi-final, 2nd leg 2 days ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) 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...
  • ISL 2014: Fans slept outside Goa stadium for semi-final tickets 2 days ago

    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 have...
  • Playing away, but we can beat Goa for a place in the final: Luis Garcia 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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: It was a great performance from the boys, says Atletico coach Habas 5 days ago

    Kolkata: With a depleted Atletico de Kolkata managing to hold off FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter on Sunday, coach Antonio Lopez Habas heaped lavish praises on his players and exuded confidence of entering the final. "It's not easy to lose five frontline players and still...
  • ISL: Zico blames poor turf for Narayan Das' injury 5 days ago

    Kolkata: Brazilian great and FC Goa coach Zico on Monday blamed the artificial turf for a serious injury to their reliable left-back Narayan Das who is likely to sit out of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament semifinal return leg on Wednesday. There was no tackle but the impressive Indian...
  • ISL 2014: Depleted Atletico de Kolkata hold visiting FC Goa goalless 5 days ago

    Kolkata: A depleted Atletico de Kolkata held FC Goa goalless in the first leg of their semi-final encounter of the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Salt Lake stadium on Sunday. Plagued by injuries, Atletico coach Antonio lopez Habas was forced to fall back on his bench strength with his war...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Agarwal, Vihari centuries put Hyderabad in command on Day 1 5 days ago

    Hyderabad: Unbeaten centuries from Tanmay Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari helped Hyderabad end the opening day on 290 for one against Goa in the Group C Ranji Trophy match on Sunday. Put into bat at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium at Uppal in the four-day encounter, the D Ravi Teja-led Hyderabad lost...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL, Semi-final 2, First Leg 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Plagued by injuries and a below-par showing in recent games, Atletico de Kolkata face a tough Indian Super League semifinal first-leg challenge on Sunday against an upbeat FC Goa who made a stunning comeback after languishing at the bottom midway...
  • ISL: Fit, in-form FC Goa clash with injury-hit Atletico de Kolkata 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Plagued by injuries and a below-par showing in recent games, Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) face a tough Indian Super League semifinal first-leg challenge here Sunday against an upbeat FC Goa who made a stunning comeback after languishing at the bottom midway into the round robin stage. Managing to sneak into...
  • It's now or never for Atletico de Kolkata: Luis Garcia 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata captain Luis Garcia says it's now or never for them as they take on an in-form FC Goa in their first leg semifinal of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here. "Unlike in the league round, there's no chance left at this stage. Right now there's...
  • Goa: Congress asks senior leaders to make way for younger lot 6 days ago

    Panaji: The Congress in Goa on Saturday said that its high time that senior party leaders be ready to step aside and hand over the baton to the younger generation. "We have to identify new leadership, nurture it by providing quality training and guidance and finally all the senior Congressman should...
  • Have asked legislators to repay dues incurred on Brazil junket: Goa CM 1 week ago

    Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said that he had told the legislators to pay the dues. "Not aware about 3 reminders, joined government last month," said Parsekar. ...
  • Goa Minister, 3 MLAs yet to repay Rs 12 lakh each for Brazil junket during 2014 football World Cup December 12, 2014

    Panaji: Six months after three Goa MLAs and one minister had gone on a junket to Brazil for the football World Cup, they are yet to repay their dues to the Sports Authority of Goa. Sports Authority of Goa has claimed that they have sent three reminders till now to...
  • Goa faces prospect of falling tourist arrivals December 11, 2014

    Panaji: The Crimean crisis, Russia's falling rouble and stopping of tourist charter flights from international destinations might prove to be a dampener for the much-hyped New Year party scene in Goa this time, fear tourism industry experts. While the ongoing St Francis Xavier exposition might to a certain extent off-set...
  • ISL: FC Goa happy to play second leg semis at home December 10, 2014

    FC Goa are relishing at the prospect of deciding on the final at home as they play the second leg of semifinal against Atletico de Kolkata in Goa by virtue of finishing second in the Indian Super League. "It's important that we stay here and don't need to travel again and...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata sneak into semis after Fikru's equaliser December 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Fikru Teferra struck an equaliser off a dubious penalty decision to force a 1-1 draw for Atletico de Kolkata against a 10-man FC Goa and sneak into the semi-finals of the Hero Indian Super League football tournament here on Wednesday. The Kolkata franchise will clash against the same Goan opponents...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs FC Goa, ISL December 10, 2014

    Atletico de Kolkata have managed to get the equaliser. They pushed and pushed till the end and were finally rewarded in the 68th min when their stalwart, Fikru, scored off a penalty. The no.9, before the penalty, took a brilliant shot that came off the post. In the end, the...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 1: Assam record big win; Andhra Pradesh follow-on despite Prasanth ton on Day 3 December 9, 2014

    Medium pacer Krishna Das snared a seven wicket-haul to aid Assam in their 10-wicket win over Tripura in a Ranji Trophy Group C match on Tuesday. Tripura's batting came a cropper for the second time in a row, folding up for 135 and 155 in each innings after Assam made 275....
  • Salt Lake stadium turf not conducive to football: Zico December 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Brazilian legend and ISL franchise FC Goa coach Zico on Tuesday expressed unhappiness about the artificial turf at the Salt Lake stadium saying it was not conducive to football. "The last time I was here it was real grass, now its artificial turf, not conducive to play football," Zico told...
  • ISL: Zico credits players for big win against Chennaiyin FC December 5, 2014

    A delighted FC Goa coach Zico today credited his players for winning their ISL match against Chennaiyin FC with 3-1 margin, here tonight. An elated Goa FC coach Zico said, "It is a feeling of mission accomplished that we worked very hard. I thank the players because I trust in their...
  • ISL 2014: FC Goa trounce Chennaiyin FC 3-1 to book semis berth December 5, 2014

    FC Goa humiliated Chennaiyin FC in front of their home crowd with a 3-1 win to clinch a semi-final berth in the Indian Super League on Friday. The team coached by legendary Zico now have 21 points from 13 games -- just a point less than table toppers Chennaiyin and are...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa, ISL Match 50 December 5, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) It would be a battle of equals when Chennaiyin FC and Goa FC -- the top two teams on the points table -- go head to head in an Indian Super League match on Friday. With just two games each left...
  • ISL: Chennaiyin FC square off against Goa in battle of leaders December 5, 2014

    Chennai: It would be a battle of equals when Chennaiyin FC and Goa FC -- the top two teams on the points table -- go head to head in an Indian Super League match here on Friday. With just two games each left to play, both the sides are more or...