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Tag Archives: Siddhanth Aney

420 Grams S02E46: India under Igor Stimac: Report Card with Renedy Singh & Ishfaq Ahmed!

The Indian football team has played nine fixtures so far under Igor Stimac with just one positive result – a 1-0 victory over Thailand at the King’s Cup. In this episode, the 420 Grams crew sits down with former India players Renedy Singh and Ishfaq Ahmed to analyse the national …

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420 Grams Special: 100 Years of East Bengal Part 3: The Millennial Story!

In the third and final installment of the series, Newsclick’s 420 Grams panel speak to Renedy Singh, who recounts his playing days at the club. The former Indian football team skipper tells us why the club’s fans have a big say in the sporting success of East Bengal.

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420 Grams Special: 100 Years of East Bengal Part 2: Freedom, ’50s & More!

420 Grams commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of East Bengal with a three part series featuring its history. In Part 2 of this special series on East Bengal FC, which celebrated its 100th anniversary on August 1, our panelists Jaydeep Basu and Siddhanth Aney sit down with club …

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420 Grams S02E45: How Will Foreign Player Rule and Other Changes Impact India’s National Football Teams?

Joining the 420 grams crew on the show is former AIFF national team director, Delhi Dynamos and East Bengal FC advisor Tathagatha Mukherjee. They talk about various aspects of the foreign player rule and a ground-up vs. top-down approach to developing the sport. This episode was aired live on Facebook …

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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 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 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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