TFG TAKES A LOOK at what East Bengal and Mohun Bagan officials did and did not accomplish as they consulted West Bengal government ministers regarding their ISL bids.
EAST BENGAL AND MOHUN BAGAN HAVE decided not to say anything about their decision regarding submitting bids to ISL today, as WB chief minister Mamata Banerjee put her weight behind their claims.
IN THIS COLLECTION of rumours and updates around the ISL bidding process from around the country we try to paint a wholesome picture of the process going on behind closed doors as Indian football gears up for a major transition.
LIKE A HOUSE OF CARDS, the last bit of resistance to ISL's takeover of the Indian football league system seems to have fallen apart.
IT SEEMS THE PRESSURE put on the I-League big three by IMG-Reliance is bearing fruit for them, as multiple clubs are now considering a to have a gander at the ISL.
THE AIFF AND IMG-RELIANCE HAVE FOUND a roundabout way to get ISL teams an entry into Asian competitions, and it involves killing off the Federation Cup.
THE ISL ORGANIZERS IMG-Reliance have pushed the merger-ball back to the I-League clubs' court today with the issuing of an Invitation to Bid (ITB) for adding new franchises to the tournament.
FOOTBALL SPORTS DEVELOPMENT LIMITED (FSDL), organisers of ISL plans to invite bids from interested parties to enroll and participate in the tournament from its fourth edition to be staged in year 2017-2018.
We discuss the letter to AIFF made public by Mohun Bagan which makes the promises regarding the future of I-League and ISL and their merger made by Praful Patel in a meeting known to everyone.