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420 Grams S02E44: Ranjit Bajaj’s Bid for Quess’ Stake in East Bengal: How? Why? Will it Happen?

Minerva Academy owner and one of Indian football’s loudest voices, Ranjit Bajaj, joined 420 grams for a live interview on July 13, 2020. In this chunk of the interview, Bajaj tells us why he decided to approach Quess and table a bid for their share of East Bengal FC. We …

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420 Grams S02E43: ATK Mohun Bagan merger complete details out!

ATK Mohun Bagan – Jaydeep Basu, Siddhanth Aney and Arjun Pandit talk about why this matters to everyone with an interest in football and India. This show was streamed live on Facebook at 1900 on July 11, 2020 and is being reposted here for the friends of 420 grams on …

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420 Grams S02E42: What Does Derecognition by the Sports Ministry Mean for Football in India?

With no sport on the horizon, administrators seem to have all the time in the world to play politics. Over the past few weeks we have seen power struggles in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), tussles between the BCCI and the ICC, doping violations and the derecognition of 54 National …

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420 Grams S02E41: Lesson from Kolkata giants – East Bengal & Mohun Bagan!

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan have given India’s football fans a great deal to talk about over the past 100 years. But all that history might amount to nothing if the boro match rivals don’t read the writing on the wall. Jaydeep Basu, who has covered the rivalry for 35 …

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420 Grams S02E40: How Rescheduled 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers will impact Indian Football season?

India’s senior men’s football team will, theoretically, play Qatar on October 8 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The next two FIFA World Cup qualifiers are to be played in Bangladesh on November 12 and at home against Afghanistan on November 17. India are pretty much out of the running …

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420 Grams Gyaan Session: Sandesh Jhingan’s move out of Kerala Blasters!

Why did India’s best central defender decide to leave Kerala Blasters? What do the players and the club get out of the mutual termination? What might Jhingan do next? We clearly had a lot to say and tried to get through it all without making too much fun of the …

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420 Grams S02E38: Can PIOs change Indian football’s fortunes?

Michael Chopra is among the most recognised and accomplished footballers of Indian origin. Renedy Singh has captained India and played for the country for over a decade. On this episode of 420 grams, Arjun Pandit and Siddhanth Aney get their perspectives, both historical as well as what they think lies …

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420 Grams S02E37: Mixed Emotions as Live Football makes limited comeback at Bundesliga!

The German Bundesliga returned to TV screens around the world over the weekend. For some it was a joyous return of the sport we love; for others, a weird exercise in mixed-messaging and a reiteration that elite football is no longer for the masses. Here is what Arjun Pandit, Siddhanth …

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420 Grams S02E36: Big Decisions Likely to be approved by AIFF Executive!

After years of criticism and debate the AIFF is likely to revert to a 3+1 foreign player rule for the I-League with immediate effect. This is among the key issues that are likely to be approved by the decision-making body of the federation on May 13. The Indian Super League …

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420 Grams S02E35: AIFF Technical Committee recommends phased reduction of Foreign Player Quota!

The All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) technical committee held discussions on May 8 on various issues pertaining to the technical advancement of the sport in India. One of the central themes was whether or not to reduce the number of foreign players clubs in India are allowed to register in …

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