ISL champions ATK have announced the signing of former Newcastle United player Ryan Taylor.
Taylor, 33, left Newcastle in 2015 and joined Hull for one season before signing a short-term deal with League One club Port Vale.
The former England under-21 international was signed by ATK as a replacement for the injured Carl Baker and will join up with his new side in the coming days.
"I am very excited to play for ATK," he said. "I know ATK has a huge fan following who share a high level of passion...
Quite understandably, ISL newbies Jamshedpur FC were excited about hosting their first home game. So much so that a half an hour before the match against ATK, the 23,800 spectators packed into as many seats at the JRD Tata Stadium were treated to a glittering fireworks display.
Speaking from the benefit of hindsight, perhaps Jamshedpur FC had tempted fate a little by this premature celebration.
Within minutes it was clear that the stadium pitch was not up to the task of hosting...