As we head into this fortnight's international break, we welcome you to round 3 of ESPN's ISL Power Rankings. (Round 2 of the Power Rankings)
What do two near-rookies, one Spain-trained striker from Kerala, one of the best performers in domestic football over the past season, and a goalkeeper who has effectively just had 172 minutes of competitive football have in common?
They are five of the left-of-field picks by India coach Stephen Constantine, who announced a 30-member squad of probables for the four-nation international tournament -- featuring hosts India, Kenya, New Zealand and Chinese Taipei -- that Mumbai is likely to host in June,...
The Indian Super League (ISL) will conduct its Indian players' draft for the 2017-18 season in Mumbai on Sunday, with more than 200 footballers up for grabs for the 10 participating teams. A minimum of 134 players will need to be purchased by 10 teams across 15 rounds, with 13 of them needing to be U-21. Here's all you need to know about the draft on Sunday morning.
All ISL teams are required to have a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 18 Indian players in their squad, which must include...
The 2016 ISL is over and it's time to look back at the best players of the tournament. Some were obvious choices and some just about made it into the team. Fielding a 4-3-3 formation, here is ESPN's ISL 2016 Team of the tournament.
GK - Amrinder Singh - Mumbai City FC
Matches: 6 | Clean sheets: 5
Amrinder came into the tournament late after his AFC Cup exploits with Bengaluru FC, but once he became Mumbai's first choice, he kept five clean sheets out of the six games that he played. With a miserly...
Chennaiyin FC scored two late goals against FC Goa to win the Indian Super League (ISL) final 3-2 in a dramatic end to the country's premier football competition. Here are three thoughts from the game.
1. Kattimani goes from hero to villain.
FC Goa goalkeeper Laximikant Kattimani will remember this match for a very long time. Kattimani saved two second half penalties -- though the first rebounded to Chennaiyin striker Bruno Pelissari who fired it into the net to equalise -- and with three minutes...
After eight weeks and 60 matches, two teams will battle it out on Sunday for the right to be crowned champions of the Indian Super League (ISL), the country's premier football competition.
FC Goa have the chance to win the title on their home ground when they face Chennaiyin FC in the second edition of the tournament, which is attempting to increase the popularity of football in India. Here are five key areas that might decide who emerges as the winner on Sunday.
FC Goa have...