ISL football fever strikes India


The third season of the Indian Super League (ISL) kicks off on Saturday (1) when NorthEast United FC take on Kerala Blasters. With 14 games in two months and marquee names like Diego Forlan, Florent Malouda and Helder Postiga joining home-grown stars including Sunil Chhetri, 2016 could be one to remember. This is Eastern Eye’s guide to the eight teams, weighting up whether defending champions Chennaiyin FC can retain their crown. Chennaiyin FC will be hard to beat if they come anywhere close to replicating the second half of last season’s title-winning run. They won the most games, scored the…

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