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420 Grams S02E19: Bala Devi – Manipur Police to Glasgow Rangers!

Bala Devi, the star striker of the Indian Women’s football team, has become the first woman to secure a professional contract in Europe in the country’s history. The move will take her from the relative obscurity of playing for the Manipur Police side to one of the most storied football …

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420 Grams Republic Day Special – Examining Bengaluru FC with Renedy Singh!

On the occasion of India’s 70th Republic Day the 420 Grams crew is rejoined by former Indian international Renedy Singh for a special! In this special episode (Season 2, Ep. 18), they examine Bengaluru FC in some depth. Starting with a breakdown of the tactics and performance of the Indian …

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420 Grams S02E16: The future of Kolkata Football!

According to the roadmap to promote football in India, the Indian Super League (ISL) is opening its doors for the Kolkata Big Two, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, from 2020-21 season! Will Mohun Bagan and ATK merge? From where will East Bengal bring the franchise fee of INR 15 crores? …

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420 Grams S02E15: Referees – Football’s Silent Minority!

Incidents over the course of the current season of the Indian Super League have put the focus back on those officiating the sport. From questions related to their competence and ability, to almost shouldering the blame for the overall state of football in the country, referees seem to have a …

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420 Grams S02E14 – I-League: The Big Stories for the 2019/20 Season ahead!

Another season of the I-League is upon us! With the action on the pitch set to kick-off on November 30, Arjun Pandit, Siddhanth Aney and the India Express’ Mihir Vasavda break down the big stories in the buildup and what are likely to be the most interesting storylines that will …

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420 Grams S02E13: India vs Oman review – Was the Qatar World Cup Dream real?

Don’t let the newspaper headlines fool you. Of course, football fans in India dream of making it to the FIFA World Cup. But Qatar 2022? Really? When India’s qualifying campaign began the men’s national football team had two clear objectives; the first was to make it to the AFC Asian …

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420 Grams S02E12: India Scrape Point vs Afghanistan!

After an uninspired first half performance in Tajijkistan’s Dushanbe against Afghanistan, the Indian football team rallied back to get a draw away from home. Igor Stimac’s substitutions and Seiminlen Doungel’s first goal for India in injury time sealed a point that was perhaps well deserved. The 420 Grams crew and …

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420 Grams S02E11: Afghanistan vs India Preview: Fatigue, Back Line woes hound India!

The Indian football team players have arrived for their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Afghanistan after a long transit with only 24 hours to adjust to conditions in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. With defender Anas Edathodika ruled out of the game because of personal issues, a struggling back line is further exposed. …

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420 Grams S02E10: India U-19 debacle leaves little hope for next round FIFA World Cup qualifiers!

India’s under-19 men’s football team played and lost three successive games at the just-concluded qualifiers for the AFC Under-19 Championships. In this episode of the 420 Grams, they look at the pipeline for the national team, examine the problems in the system despite the high levels of publicity and hype, …

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