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Can Atletico de Kolkata outclass the rest in ISL 2015?

The reigning Indian Super League Champions Atletico de Kolkata have successfully made it to the semi-finals of this year’s competition. They sit atop the league standings, having accumulated 23 points from 13 games thus far with a record of seven wins, two draws and four losses. The assured displays of the Kolkata-based side means that they are the favourites to ...

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Football records broken by Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most gifted players of the current generation and has broken many goalscoring records with his prolific return in front of the goal. The Portuguese has proven his credentials in two of the biggest leagues in the world – the Premier League and La Liga. A goal every minute Ronaldo is the owner of one ...

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Major football records held by Lionel Messi

When it comes to individual honours, no player is more decorated than Barcelona stalwart Lionel Messi. Ever since he made his senior debut for the Catalan club, he has been breaking records left, right and centre. His genius has elevated him to such a level that there is a record being broken in virtually every game that he plays in. ...

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Top 5 Indian stars in ISL 2015

The Indian Super League has given a great platform for the Indian youngsters to test their mettle against some of the very best players of world football. The experience of rubbing shoulders with the likes of Zico, Roberto Carlos, Nicolas Anelka, Marco Materazzi and Simao Sabrosa will do wonders for their careers. Certainly some Indian players have grabbed the opportunity ...

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Top 5 Football Records that can’t realistically be broken any time soon

Biggest losing margin in a World Cup qualifier A hapless American Samoa were decimated 31-0 by then Oceania powerhouses Australia in a 2002 World Cup qualifying fixture on 11th April, 2001. The lopsided scoreline played a significant role in the overhaul of the qualifying process that now sees smaller teams playing in a preliminary round before they face the top ...

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What if ISL is merged with I-league?

When the Indian Super League began in late 2014, India became one of the very few countries in the world to have two league competitions. The ISL and the more conventional I-League remain two separate tournaments. However, it has often been suggested that the merger of the two leagues would be better for the development of the game in the ...

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