APART FROM THE usual big names, Chennaiyin FC have in their team a number of relatively lesser known but competent players who they can safely fall back on should the need arise.
CHENNAIYIN FC ARE BACK after their pre-season stint in Italy. They played four friendly matches against local sides who ply their trade in the country's lower leagues.Though one can't read much into the significance of the results, the players forged into a unit during a tour of one of the most prominent footballing nations in the world.
AFTER LEADING CHENNAIYIN FC to the top of the ISL table in his very first stint as a manager, Marco Materazzi has the weight of the fans' expectations on his shoulders, who expect him to push the side to go the extra mile and achieve what remained beyond their reach last year.
THE CHENNAIYIN FC SQUAD arrived in the city in the early hours of Tuesday morning after completing a month-long pre-season camp in Perugia, Italy.
CHENNAIYIN FC CHOSE TO RETAIN their marquee player for the second season of ISL, which kick starts in October. The 34-year-old former Brazilian star, Elano Blumer, commonly known as Elano, was a huge hit among the fans in the first edition. The golden boot winner is expected to repeat his heroicsÂ in the second edition too, may be play even better so that this time the teamÂ can go ahead of the last four.
A NEW AD released by ISL shows celebrity franchise owners engaging each other in some witty back-and-forth as the marketing team behind the cash-rich competition enters final phase of building up the product.
FORMER IRANIAN FOOTBALLER Jamshid Nassiri feels instead of focusing more on the established players, Indian Super League (ISL) should spent few crores in establishing academies to develop untapped youngsters and improve Indian football.Â
BRAZILIAN GREATÂ Pele is not the only football star scheduled to touch down in the city with ISL team. Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly claimsÂ that England superstar Wayne Rooney would also be visiting Kolkata later this year.Â
ONLINE TICKET SALES to the much anticipated Hero Indian Super League 2015 Opening Ceremony scheduled on 3rd October 2015 in Chennai, commenced today.
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