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Chennaiyin FC

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Founded: August 28, 2014
Ground: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai
Capacity: 27,877
Owner(s): Abhishek Bachchan, MS Dhoni, Vita Dani
Manager: Thomas Brdarić
League: Indian Super League [ISL]
2021-22 ISL: Finished 8th (11 teams)
2020-21 ISL: Finished 8th (11 teams)

Indian Super League (ISL) Table


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League Stage: All teams will play against each other twice. The team finishing first are the league winners.
Playoff Stage: The Top 2 directly go into the semi-finals. No. 3, 4, 5, 6 play in an eliminator to determine two semi-final entrants. The winners of the semis go into the final which will determine the ISL Championship winner.
2022-23
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1Jamshedpur FC
2Hyderabad FC
3ATK Mohun Bagan
4Kerala Blasters FC
5Mumbai City FC
6Bengaluru FC
7Odisha FC
8Chennaiyin FC
9FC Goa
10Northeast United FC
11SC East Bengal

Indian Super League (ISL) Fixtures & Results

2022-23
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October 7, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
October 8, 2022leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
October 9, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
October 10, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
October 11, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMODISHA FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
October 12, 2022leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMFC GOAVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
October 13, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
October 14, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
October 15, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMODISHA FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
October 16, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
October 20, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
October 21, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMFC GOAJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
October 22, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC5:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
October 22, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
October 23, 2022leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
October 27, 2022leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
October 28, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
October 29, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC5:30 PMFC GOAG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
October 29, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMEAST BENGALVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
October 30, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
November 3, 2022leagueFC GOA7:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
November 4, 2022leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
November 5, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC5:30 PMODISHA FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
November 5, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
November 6, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
November 10, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
November 11, 2022leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
November 12, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC5:30 PMHYDERABAD FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
November 12, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
November 13, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMFC GOAJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
November 17, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
November 18, 2022leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMODISHA FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
November 19, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC5:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
November 19, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
November 20, 2022leagueFC GOA7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
November 24, 2022leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
November 25, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
November 26, 2022leagueFC GOA5:30 PMBENGALURU FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
November 26, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
November 27, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
December 1, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMFC GOAMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
December 2, 2022leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
December 3, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC5:30 PMHYDERABAD FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
December 3, 2022leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
December 4, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
December 8, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
December 9, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
December 10, 2022leagueFC GOA5:30 PMODISHA FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
December 10, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
December 11, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
December 15, 2022leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
December 16, 2022leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
December 17, 2022leagueBENGALURU FC5:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
December 17, 2022leagueFC GOA7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
December 19, 2022leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
December 22, 2022leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMFC GOAJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
December 23, 2022leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
December 24, 2022leagueMUMBAI CITY FC5:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
December 24, 2022leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
December 26, 2022leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMODISHA FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
December 28, 2022leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMFC GOAVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
December 29, 2022leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
December 30, 2022leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMBENGALURU FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
January 2, 2023leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
January 3, 2023leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
January 5, 2023leagueFC GOA7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
January 6, 2023leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMBENGALURU FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
January 7, 2023leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC5:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
January 7, 2023leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
January 8, 2023leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
January 12, 2023leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
January 13, 2023leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
January 14, 2023leagueBENGALURU FC5:30 PMODISHA FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
January 14, 2023leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
January 15, 2023leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMFC GOAINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
January 19, 2023leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
January 20, 2023leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
January 21, 2023leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC5:30 PMBENGALURU FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
January 21, 2023leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
January 22, 2023leagueFC GOA7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
January 26, 2023leagueFC GOA7:30 PMEAST BENGALJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
January 27, 2023leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
January 28, 2023leagueBENGALURU FC5:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
January 28, 2023leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMODISHA FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
January 29, 2023leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
February 2, 2023leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMODISHA FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
February 3, 2023leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
February 4, 2023leagueMUMBAI CITY FC5:30 PMHYDERABAD FCMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
February 4, 2023leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
February 5, 2023leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMBENGALURU FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
February 6, 2023leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMFC GOAKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
February 7, 2023leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI
February 8, 2023leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
February 9, 2023leagueJAMSHEDPUR FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANJRD TATA SPORTS COMPLEX, JAMSHEDPUR
February 10, 2023leagueODISHA FC7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
February 11, 2023leagueFC GOA5:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
February 11, 2023leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
February 12, 2023leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
February 14, 2023leagueHYDERABAD FC7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
February 15, 2023leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMMUMBAI CITY FCSREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
February 16, 2023leagueFC GOA7:30 PMCHENNAIYIN FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, GOA
February 17, 2023leagueNORTHEAST UNITED FC7:30 PMODISHA FCINDIRA GANDHI ATHLETIC STADIUM, GUWAHATI
February 18, 2023leagueHYDERABAD FC5:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCG.M.C. BALAYOGI ATHLETIC STADIUM, HYDERABAD
February 18, 2023leagueATK MOHUN BAGAN7:30 PMKERALA BLASTERS FCVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
February 19, 2023leagueMUMBAI CITY FC7:30 PMEAST BENGALMUMBAI FOOTBALL ARENA, MUMBAI
February 23, 2023leagueBENGALURU FC7:30 PMFC GOASREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU
February 24, 2023leagueCHENNAIYIN FC7:30 PMNORTHEAST UNITED FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, CHENNAI
February 25, 2023leagueODISHA FC5:30 PMJAMSHEDPUR FCKALINGA STADIUM, BHUBANESWAR
February 25, 2023leagueEAST BENGAL7:30 PMATK MOHUN BAGANVIVEKANANDA YUBA BHARATI KRIRANGAN, KOLKATA
February 26, 2023leagueKERALA BLASTERS FC7:30 PMHYDERABAD FCJAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM, KOCHI

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Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 to kick off on October 7 2022 in Kochi01-Sep-22The Away End Media DeskISL 2022-23 kicks off on October 7 2022 with last season’s runners-up Kerala Blasters playing East Bengal FC at home in Kochi.
Midfielder Germanpreet Singh has signed a two-year contract with Jamshedpur FC09-Aug-22NehalJamshedpur FC have brought onboard former Chennaiyin FC midfielder Germanpreet Singh on a two-year contract ahead of the new season.
Bengaluru FC defender Ajith Kumar moves to Chennaiyin FC29-Jul-22NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signing of Bengaluru FC fullback Ajith Kumar for an undisclosed fee ahead of the new season.
German midfielder Julius Düker has moved to Chennaiyin FC21-Jul-22NehalChennaiyin FC have completed their foreign signings with German midfielder Julius Düker joining the club ahead of the new season.
Former Chennaiyin FC goalkeeper Vishal Kaith joins ATK Mohun Bagan08-Jul-22NehalATK Mohun Bagan have announced the signing of Chennaiyin FC goalkeeper Vishal Kaith on a three-year contract ahead of the new season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Bosnian-born Croatian forward Petar Slišković07-Jul-22NehalChennaiyin FC have signed Bosnian-born Croatian forward Petar Slišković ahead of the upcoming season.
Chennaiyin FC sign local lads Lijo Francis and Jockson Dhas05-Jul-22NehalChennaiyin FC have signed former Chennai City FC players Lijo Francis and Jockson Dhas on two-year contracts ahead of the upcoming season.
Ghanaian forward Kwame Karikari joins Chennaiyin FC03-Jul-22NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the signing of Ghanaian forward and journeyman Kwame Karikari ahead of the upcoming season.
Iranian defender Vafa Hakhamaneshi has joined Chennaiyin FC29-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 31-year-old Iranian defender Vafa Hakhamaneshi ahead of the upcoming season.
Lallianzuala Chhangte has signed a three-year contract with Mumbai City FC29-Jun-22NehalOn loan at Mumbai City FC from Chennaiyin FC last season, Lallianzuala Chhangte has moved permanently to the club on a three-year contract.
Senegalese defender Fallou Diagne has joined Chennaiyin FC28-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have confirmed the signing of Senegalese international and defender Fallou Diagne ahead of the upcoming season.
Defender Aakash Sangwan and midfielder Sajal Bag have joined Chennaiyin FC22-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the additions of defender Aakash Sangwan and midfielder Sajal Bag to their squad.
East Bengal FC midfielder Mohammed Rafique joins Chennaiyin FC16-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have signed veteran East Bengal FC midfielder Mohammed Rafique on a two-year contract ahead of the upcoming season.
Chennaiyin FC have appointed Thomas Brdarić as their new Head Coach15-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have appointed former German international Thomas Brdarić as their head coach for the upcoming season.
ISL: Chennaiyin FC sign Rajasthan United FC defender Gurmukh Singh12-Jun-22NehalISL side Chennaiyin FC have brought onboard Rajasthan United FC defender Gurmukh Singh on a two-year contract.
Midfielder Sourav Das has joined Chennaiyin FC from East Bengal FC10-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signing of East Bengal FC midfielder Sourav Das on a two-year contract.
Chennaiyin FC sign defender Monotosh Chakladar and midfielder Jiteshwor Singh08-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signings of West Bengal captain Monotosh Chakladar and Emerging Player of the I-League Jiteshwor Singh.
Former FC Goa midfielder Alexander Romario Jesuraj joins Chennaiyin FC02-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have tied down former FC Goa, Chennai City FC midfielder Alexander Romario Jesuraj on a multi-year contract.
Kerala Blasters’ Vincy Barretto has agreed to a move to Chennaiyin FC02-Jun-22NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 22-year-old winger Vincy Barretto on a multi-year contract from Kerala Blasters.
Fixtures for the inaugural Reliance Foundation Development League announced08-Apr-22The Away End Media DeskFixtures for the inaugural Reliance Foundation Development League (RFDL) set to start on April 15 announced.
Reliance Foundation Development League to start on April 15 with seven teams from the ISL07-Apr-22The Away End Media Desk7 clubs from the ISL will be joined by a team from RFYC for the inaugural Reliance Foundation Development League (RFDL) in Goa from April 15 to May 12.
ISL 2021-22: ATK Mohun Bagan are into the play-offs with a win over Chennaiyin FC04-Mar-22The Away End Media DeskATK Mohun Bagan became the third team to qualify for the ISL 2021-22 play-offs with a 1-0 win over Chennaiyin FC.
ISL 2021-22: Kerala Blasters defeat Chennaiyin FC to stay in the play-off hunt27-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskKerala Blasters eased past Chennaiyin FC to stay in contention for the semis with two games left to play at the league stage.
ISL 2021-22: Jamshedpur FC defeat Chennaiyin FC 4-1 to move into second21-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskJamshedpur FC eased past Chennaiyin FC to move into second place and establish themselves as firm contenders for the ISL title.
ISL 2021-22: Odisha FC and Chennaiyin FC play out a 2-2 draw17-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskNeeding a win to stay in the race for the semis, Odisha FC and Chennaiyin FC pretty much ruled themselves out after playing out a 2-2 draw.
ISL: Chennaiyin FC have terminated Head Coach Božidar Bandović’s contract11-Feb-22NehalChennaiyin FC have parted ways with their Montenegrin manager Božidar Bandović following a 0-5 drubbing by FC Goa.
ISL 2021-22: Jorge Ortiz hat-trick powers FC Goa to a 5-0 win over Chennaiyin FC10-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskFC Goa kept their slim chances of making it to the play-offs alive with a 5-0 pummelling of Chennaiyin FC courtesy a Jorge Ortiz hat-trick.
ISL 2021-22: Chennaiyin FC go down 0-1 to Mumbai City FC07-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskA late winner by Vikram Singh helped Mumbai City FC overcome Chennaiyin FC and end a seven-match winless run.
ISL 2021-22: SC East Bengal and Chennaiyin FC play out a 2-2 draw03-Feb-22The Away End Media DeskSC East Bengal mounted a second half comeback against Chennaiyin FC to fetch a point and move ever so slightly off the bottom of the table.
ISL 2021-22: Udanta Singh stars in Bengaluru FC’s 3-0 win over Chennaiyin FC27-Jan-22The Away End Media DeskIt was blue all the way on Republic Day as Bengaluru FC rode on Udanta Singh’s brace to beat Chennaiyin FC 3-0 in the Indian Super League.
ISL 2021-22 bubble breached as ATK Mohun Bagan player tests positive for coronavirus08-Jan-22The Away End Media DeskATK Mohun Bagan’s ISL 2021-22 match against Odisha FC was postponed after a player tested positive for COVID-19.
Defender Sajid Dhot joins Chennaiyin FC from Odisha FC01-Jan-22NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signing of 24-year-old centre-back Sajid Dhot from Odisha FC for the rest of the season.
Nerijus Valskis returns to Chennaiyin FC01-Jan-22NehalNerijus Valskis has returned to Chennaiyin FC after spending a season and a half with Jamshedpur FC having joined them ahead of the 2020-21 ISL season from CFC.
ISL 2021-22 Playoff Predictions: Finding Order in Chaos16-Dec-21AmritWith the ongoing season springing an air of unpredictability, here’s a stat-driven take on playoff predictions and final finish probabilities.
ISL 2021-22, Nov. 29: Northeast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC Highlights30-Nov-21NehalISL 2021-22: Highlights from the Northeast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC game held at the Fatorda on November 29, 2021.
Winger Ninthoi Meetei joins Chennaiyin FC07-Sep-21NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up the signing of 20-year-old attacking midfielder Ninthoi Meetei on a three-year deal from Northeast United FC.
Hungarian international Vladimir Koman signs for Chennaiyin FC05-Sep-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed Hungarian international and attacking midfielder Vladimir Koman on a season-long contract ahead of ISL 2021-22.
Former Chennaiyin FC defender Eli Sabiá joins Jamshedpur FC31-Aug-21NehalAfter spending four seasons at Chennaiyin FC, Brazilian centre-back Eli Sabiá has joined Jamshedpur FC ahead of ISL 2021-22.
Polish forward Łukasz Gikiewicz joins Chennaiyin FC22-Aug-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 33-year-old Polish forward Łukasz Gikiewicz on a one-year contract ahead of the 2021-22 ISL.
Chennaiyin FC wrap up the signing of defender Davinder Singh13-Aug-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed former Mumbai City FC fullback Davinder Singh on a one-year contract ahead of the 2021-22 ISL.
Polish midfielder Ariel Borysiuk signs for Chennaiyin FC10-Aug-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 30-year-old Polish midfielder Ariel Borysiuk on a one-year deal ahead of the 2021-22 ISL season.
Serbian defender Slavko Damjanović signs for Chennaiyin FC05-Aug-21NehalSerbian defender Slavko Damjanović has signed a one-year contract with Chennaiyin FC ahead of the ISL 2021-22 season.
Chennaiyin FC sign defender Deepak Devrani on a one-year contract05-Aug-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed defender Deepak Devrani on a one-year contract ahead of the 2021-22 ISL season.
Kyrgyzstan international and forward Mirlan Murzaev joins Chennaiyin FC01-Aug-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed Kyrgyzstan international and forward Mirlan Murzaev on a one-year deal ahead of the 2021-22 ISL season.
Bosnian defender Enes Sipović signs for Kerala Blasters31-Jul-21NehalKerala Blasters have brought onboard Bosnian defender Enes Sipović who was at Chennaiyin FC last season.
Jobby Justin signs for Chennaiyin FC25-Jul-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed forward Jobby Justin on a two-year contract ahead of the ISL 2021-22 season.
The Towering Rise of Target Men in India16-Jul-21ShlokThe last two seasons saw an increase in the number of target men in the ISL. Shlok explains why in his inimitable, lucid style.
Montenegrin manager Božidar Bandović is the new head coach at Chennaiyin FC11-Jul-21NehalChennaiyin FC have appointed Montenegrin manager Božidar Bandović as the new head coach ahead of the 2021-22 ISL season.
Goalkeeper Debjit Majumder joins Chennaiyin FC08-Jul-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed former Mohun Bagan and East Bengal goalkeeper Debjit Majumder ahead of the 2021-22 ISL season.
Defender Salam Ranjan Singh signs for Chennaiyin FC02-Jul-21NehalFormer East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan defender Salam Ranjan Singh has joined Chennaiyin FC on a two-year deal.
Fullback Narayan Das joins Chennaiyin FC30-Jun-21NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up a two-year deal for fullback and Indian international Narayan Das.
Midfielder Deepak Tangri signs for ATK Mohun Bagan30-Jun-21NehalATK Mohun Bagan have signed Chennaiyin FC midfielder Deepak Tangri on a two-year deal.
New Rules for the eighth season (2021-22) of the Indian Super League (ISL)09-Jun-21NehalHere are the new rules for the 2021-22 season of the Indian Super League (ISL).
Chennaiyin FC sign Manuel Lanzarote to replace the injured Rafael Crivellaro12-Jan-21NehalChennaiyin FC have signed Manuel Lanzarote to replace the injured Rafael Crivellaro for the remainder of the 2020-21 ISL season.
ISL 2020-21: FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC: FC Goa suffer a second consecutive defeat20-Dec-20ShlokDon’t let the 2-1 fool you, the affair was as lively as the semi-finals between the two sides last season.
Podcast: The Drag Flick: Chennaiyin FC 2020-21 Season Preview23-Nov-20NehalNevin and Amrit are back on The Drag Flick to preview Chennaiyin FC ahead of their ISL season opener against Jamshedpur FC.
Six ISL clubs granted AFC and National licences for the 2020-21 season15-Nov-20NehalOut of the 19 clubs (8 I-League and 11 ISL) that applied for the National and AFC club licences, six ISL clubs have secured the licence.
Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 fixtures are out30-Oct-20NehalThe 2020-21 ISL fixtures are out; the league will start on Nov. 20 2020 with defending champions ATK Mohun Bagan taking on Kerala Blasters.
Fullback Tondonba Singh joins Mumbai City FC on a two-year contract26-Oct-20NehalFormer Chennaiyin FC fullback Tondonba Singh has joined Mumbai City FC on a two-year contract ahead of the 2020-21 ISL.
Slovak forward Jakub Sylvestr signs for Chennaiyin FC20-Oct-20NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up a deal for 31-year-old Slovak forward Jakub Sylvestr ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Tajik winger Fatkhullo Fatkhuloev15-Oct-20NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 30-year-old Tajik International and winger Fatkhullo Fatkhuloev for the 2020-21 ISL season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Portuguese forward Esmaël Gonçalves [Isma]12-Oct-20NehalChennaiyin FC have brought on-board 29-year-old Portuguese forward Esmaël Gonçalves on a free transfer for the 2020-21 Indian Super League.
Former Jamshedpur FC midfielder Memo moves to Chennaiyin FC04-Oct-20NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 32-year-old Brazilian midfielder Memo Moura who was with Jamshedpur FC over the past three seasons.
2019-20 AIFF Player of the Year and AIFF Emerging Player of the Year Awards announced25-Sep-20NehalGurpreet Singh Sandhu and Sanju Yadav have been declared winners of the men’s and women’s 2019-20 AIFF Player of the Year award respectively.
Chennaiyin FC sign Bosnian defender Enes Sipović21-Sep-20NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 30-year-old Bosnian defender Enes Sipović on a one-year deal ahead of the 2020-21 Indian Super League.
Chennaiyin FC sign fullbacks Reagan Singh and Lalchhuanmawia13-Sep-20NehalChennaiyin FC have shored up their defence with the signings of right back Reagan Singh and left back Lalchhuanmawia ahead of ISL 7.
Fullback Laldinliana Renthlei pens a deal with Jamshedpur FC03-Sep-20NehalJamshedpur FC have signed 22-year-old fullback Laldinliana Renthlei on a three-year-deal from Chennaiyin FC ahead of ISL 7.
Former Dundee United FC and Hearts manager Csaba László is the new Head Coach at Chennaiyin FC30-Aug-20NehalChennaiyin FC have appointed Romanian–Hungarian manager Csaba László as the Head Coach for the upcoming season of the ISL.
Indian Super League [ISL] 2020-21 to be held in Goa16-Aug-20NehalThe seventh edition of the Indian Super League will be held in Goa between November 21 2020 and March 21 2021.
ISL: Front Men Under the Microscope: Poachers and Advanced Forwards [Part II]09-Aug-20ShlokPart II of our analysis on ISL strikers focuses on poachers and advanced forwards and we also discuss the lack of playing time Indian strikers endure.
Chennaiyin FC forward Nerijus Valskis moves to Jamshedpur FC05-Aug-20NehalJamshedpur FC have wrapped up a two-year-deal for the 2019-20 ISL Golden Boot winner Nerijus Valskis from last season’s ISL runners up Chennaiyin FC.
Jamshedpur FC appoint Owen Coyle as their new manager07-Aug-20NehalJamshedpur FC have appointed Chennaiyin FC’s manager from last season Owen Coyle as their new head coach.
ISL: Front Men Under the Microscope: Target Men and No. 9s [Part I]08-Aug-20ShlokFrom Target Men to No. 9s, from Gyan-Valskis-Santana to Messi B and Sergio Castel, we analyse the different kinds of forwards plying their trade in the ISL
New Rules for the seventh season (2020-21) of the Indian Super League (ISL)17-Jun-20NehalThe Indian Super League has issued new rules pertaining to head coaches, number of foreign players, developmental and marquee players ahead of the 2020-21 season of the ISL.
Odisha FC add Indian Arrows defenders Hendry Antonay and Saurabh Meher to their squad06-Jun-20NehalOdisha FC have announced the addition of Indian Arrows defenders Hendry Antonay and Saurabh Meher to their squad.
ISL 2019-20: From the Vanguard to the Bulwark – Four Players who made the Transition16-May-20ShlokA statistical and analytical look at fullbacks in the ISL in comparison with players who made the transition from the attacking half of the pitch to the defensive half.
ISL 2019-20 Season: Centre-Back Comparison using Player Protractor30-Apr-20AbhishekWe looked up data on centre-backs playing in the ISL, adjusted it for possession and drew up what we’d like to call “Player Protractors” and analyzed it.
ISL 2019-20 Final: ATK FC win the Indian Super League title for a third time15-Mar-20NehalATK defeated Chennaiyin FC in the 2019-20 ISL Final at the Fatorda to pick up the Indian Super League title for a record third time.
Chennaiyin FC 2019-20: Fury Road to the Final13-Mar-20ShlokFor the initial part of the current ISL season, it ominously looked like Chennaiyin FC would finish in the same place as the season before – bottom of the table.
Second Division League 2019-20 will commence on January 25th11-Jan-20NehalThe 2nd Division League is all set to commence on the 25th of January with 18 teams competing in the preliminary round of the 2019-20 season.
Chennaiyin FC appoint Owen Coyle as the replacement for outgoing Head Coach John Gregory04-Dec-19NehalChennaiyin FC have appointed former Burnley and Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle as the Head Coach for the rest of the season in lieu of John Gregory who resigned recently.
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin FC vs Odisha FC: Football by Numbers29-Nov-19NehalChennaiyin FC took the lead twice in tonight’s game against Odisha, but lapses in defense meant they could only salvage a point at home.
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin FC vs Hyderabad FC: Football by Numbers26-Nov-19NehalA dramatic night at the Marina Arena as Chennaiyin FC scored twice in stoppage time to pick up their first win of the season against a disjointed Hyderabad FC.
ISL 2019-20: Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC: Football by Numbers11-Nov-19NehalBengaluru FC pick up their first win of the season while a listless Chennaiyin FC much like last season are stuck firmly at the bottom of the table.
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin FC vs ATK: Football by Numbers31-Oct-19NehalLowest goalscorers from last season – Chennaiyin FC’s goal drought continues this season while their opponents ATK managed to sneak in a goal to go top of the table.
ISL 2019-20: Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City FC: Football by Numbers28-Oct-19NehalPlaying at home, Chennaiyin FC failed to take advantage of a clutch of chances against Mumbai City – instead the game fizzled out into a draw.
I-League to start on November 30; 10 clubs approved for 2nd Division League25-Oct-19NehalThe AIFF League Committee met in New Delhi today and announced that the I-League 2019-20 season will commence on November 30th.
Podcast: The Drag Flick: Chennaiyin FC 2019-20 Season Preview10-Oct-19NehalIn the latest episode of The Drag Flick, we preview two-time champions Chennaiyin FC ahead of the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Brazilian midfielder Rafael Crivellaro03-Sep-19NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up a deal for 30-year-old Brazilian midfielder Rafael Crivellaro for the upcoming Indian Super League season.
FC Pune City custodian Vishal Kaith joins Chennaiyin FC01-Sep-19NehalChennaiyin FC have wrapped up a deal to sign 23-year-old FC Pune City custodian Vishal Kaith on a long term contract.
Lallianzuala Chhangte signs for Chennaiyin FC31-Aug-19NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the signing of 22-year-old Delhi Dynamos winger Lallianzuala Chhangte on a free transfer for the upcoming season.
Kerala Blasters sign experienced forward Mohammed Rafi29-Aug-19NehalKerala Blasters FC have brought on-board 37-year-old Chennaiyin FC forward Mohammed Rafi on a free transfer for the upcoming season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Maltese forward André Schembri28-Aug-19NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 33-year-old forward and former Maltese International André Schembri from Apollon Limassol on a free transfer.
Bengaluru FC sign Raphael Augusto from Chennaiyin FC25-Aug-19NehalBengaluru FC have pulled off a coup with the signing of Chennaiyin FC’s star Brazilian midfielder Raphael Augusto on a two-year deal.
Chennaiyin FC sign Romanian winger Dragoș Firțulescu24-Aug-19NehalChennaiyin FC have brought on-board 30-year-old Romanian winger Dragoș Firțulescu on a free transfer from Bulgarian top-flight club FC Dunav Ruse.
Chennaiyin FC sign Afghan defender Masih Saighani19-Aug-19NehalChennaiyin FC have signed 32-year-old Afghan defender Masih Saighani from Abahani Limited Dhaka on a free transfer for the upcoming season.
Chennaiyin FC add Mumbai City FC defender Lucian Goian to their squad13-Aug-19NehalChennaiyin FC have signed Mumbai City FC’s 36-year-old Romanian defender Lucian Goian on a free transfer for the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Lithuanian international Nerijus Valskis on a free transfer07-Jul-19NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the signing of 31-year-old Lithuanian forward Nerijus Valskis on a free transfer for the upcoming ISL season.
Jamshedpur FC wrap up a two-year deal for Isaac Vanmalsawma from Chennaiyin FC06-Jul-19NehalJamshedpur FC have announced the signing of 22-year-old attacking midfielder Isaac Vanmalsawma from Chennaiyin FC for the upcoming ISL season.
Chennaiyin FC sign Edwin Sydney Vanspaul from I-League Champions Chennai City FC17-May-19NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the signing of 26-year-old midfielder/fullback Edwin Sydney Vanspaul from the 2018-19 I-League Champions Chennai City FC.
Hero Super Cup Final 2019: FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC: All Things Considered14-Apr-19NehalFC Goa have finally arrived on Coronation Street!
2nd Division League: Matchday 12 [24/03-27/03]28-Mar-19NehalIn Matchday 12 of the 2nd Division League, ARA FC and Lonestar Kashmir FC falter in Group A; Lonestar have two games in hand and are two points behind ARA FC leaving them in prime position to qualify if they are able to negotiate their hectic home schedule.
2nd Division League: Matchday 11 [19/03-22/03]23-Mar-19NehalOzone FC, Chhinga Veng FC and TRAU FC are through to the final round. Lonestar Kashmir’s home games are moved to Katra and Mohammedan SC cry foul…
2nd Division League: Matchday 9 [11/03-13/03]14-Mar-19NehalOzone FC have Fateh Hyderabad in their sights; Chhinga Veng on the brink of qualifying and Mohammedan SC’s resurgence is well underway at the end of Matchday 9 of the 2nd Division League.
ISL 2018-19: FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC: All Things Considered01-Mar-19NehalThe defending champions Chennaiyin FC finished their league campaign with a whimper after going down to title contenders FC Goa at the Fatorda.
2nd Division League: Matchday 6 [24/02-26/02]27-Feb-19NehalBengaluru FC B and Fateh Hyderabad maintain their perfect start; South United FC go further south and Mohammedan SC pick up their first win at the end of Matchday 6 of the 2nd Division League.
ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs Jamshedpur FC: All Things Considered24-Feb-19NehalJamshedpur FC are just out of reach of the play-offs much alike last season after being held to a draw at the home of the defending champions Chennaiyin FC.
2nd Division League: Matchday 5 [20/02-23/02]24-Feb-19NehalHindustan FC and South United FC yet to notch a win; Rainbow AC, Fateh Hyderabad and Chhinga Veng FC remain unbeaten at the end of Matchday 5 of the Second Division League.
ISL 2018-19: Kerala Blasters FC vs Chennaiyin FC: All Things Considered16-Feb-19NehalKerala Blasters picked their first home win in over a year as they made light work of a dull and uninspired Chennaiyin FC in Kochi.
ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered10-Feb-19NehalToo much rotation is spoiling the crop for Bengaluru FC as they slumped to a defeat against Chennaiyin FC at the Marina Arena.
ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs FC Pune City: All Things Considered03-Feb-19NehalA second half brace by the Pune City talisman Marcelinho got the new manager Phil Brown off to a winning start while Chennaiyin sank further into oblivion.
ISL: Chennaiyin FC sign Australian International Chris Herd02-Feb-19NehalChennaiyin FC have moved to sign Christopher Herd as a replacement for Inigo Calderon who left the club recently.
ISL 2018-19: Northeast United FC vs Chennaiyin FC: All Things Considered27-Jan-19NehalNew signings Vineeth and Narzary remained anonymous as a listless Chennaiyin FC slumped to a defeat against Northeast United FC.
ISL 2018-19: Team Previews for the second half of the season26-Jan-19Amrit
ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC sign CK Vineeth and Halicharan Narzary on loan, Kerala Blasters sign Baoringdao Bodo24-Jan-19NehalChennaiyin FC have announced the signings of striker CK Vineeth and winger Halicharan Narzary from Kerala Blasters FC.
2nd Division League: Matchday 3 [21/01-23/01]24-Jan-19NehalFC Goa [R] inflict a tennis scoreline, Bengaluru FC [R] shuttle past ARA FC and a high-flying Ozone FC go top of Group B at the end of Matchday 3 of the 2nd Division League.
ISL 2018-19: Zakeer Mundampara, Mailson Alves and Carlos Calvo suspended23-Jan-19NehalThe AIFF has suspended Zakeer Mundampara (Kerala Blasters), Mailson Alves (Chennaiyin FC) and Carlos Calvo (Jamshedpur FC) for breaching the AIFF code of conduct.
2nd Division League: Matchday 2 [16/01-19/01]20-Jan-19NehalJamshedpur FC [R] feel the heat at The Furnace, Howrah Show for ATK [R] and South United FC script a miraculous comeback at the end of Matchday 2.
2nd Division League: Matchday 1 [12/01-14/01]15-Jan-19NehalThe opening week of the 2nd Division League: ATK [R] win over Mohammedan, Nigerian Princewill Emeka picks up where he left off and points shared between the reserves and debutantes.
2nd Division League: Fixtures/Schedule, Groups and Tournament Format13-Jan-19NehalThe 2nd Division League kicked off yesterday with Mohammedan Sporting losing to ATK Reserves at home. Here’s an overview of the groups, fixtures and format.
ISL, Dec. 15: Chennaiyin FC vs Delhi Dynamos: All Things Considered16-Dec-18NehalThe defending champions Chennaiyin FC have officially hit rock bottom after a chastening defeat against fellow bottom-table dwellers Delhi Dynamos.
ISL, Dec. 6: Mumbai City FC vs Chennaiyin FC: All Things Considered06-Dec-18NehalMumbai City stormed into second place in the league with a comfortable 2-0 win over a Chennaiyin side that flattered to deceive.
ISL, Dec. 2: Chennaiyin FC vs ATK: All Things Considered02-Dec-18NehalDefending champions Chennaiyin FC host ATK at the Marina Arena in a bid to restore some credibility to their campaign.
ISL: Chennaiyin vs Kerala Blasters (Nov 29, 2018) All Things Considered29-Nov-18NehalThe Southern Derby turned out to be a damp squib with the two teams so short on confidence they spurned multiple goal-scoring opportunities.
ISL: Jamshedpur FC vs Chennaiyin FC (Nov 25, 2018) All Things Considered25-Nov-18NehalJamshedpur FC made Chennaiyin feel all at sea as the defending champions slumped to their sixth defeat of the season.
Indian Super League: Pune City vs Chennaiyin FC (Nov 6, 2018) All Things Considered06-Nov-18Nehal9th and 10th placed teams FC Pune City and Chennaiyin go head to head in Pune in a battle to avoid the ignominy of being the last-placed team.
Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC vs Mumbai City (Nov 3, 2018) All Things Considered03-Nov-18NehalDefending champions Chennaiyin will be desperately looking for a win to salvage their season when they take on Mumbai City FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai.
Indian Super League: ATK vs Chennaiyin FC (Oct 26, 2018) All Things Considered26-Oct-18NehalATK will host Chennaiyin FC at the Salt Lake Stadium and will be looking to get somewhere close to the top half of the table.
Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos vs Chennaiyin FC (Oct 23, 2018) All Things Considered23-Oct-18NehalDelhi Dynamos will host Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Stadium. Both teams haven’t won a game yet this season and will be looking for a win to kickstart their campaign.
Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC vs Northeast United FC (Oct 18, 2018) All Things Considered18-Oct-18NehalThe defending champions Chennaiyin FC will look to register their first win this season against Northeast United FC.
Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC vs FC Goa (Oct 6) All Things Considered11-Oct-18NehalFull Time: Chennaiyin FC 1-3 FC Goa
Indian Super League: Round 1 Fixtures (Sep 29 – Oct 3 2018) All Things Considered11-Oct-18NehalHere’s a brief overview of the first round of Indian Super League fixtures this 2018-19 season.
Indian Super League 2018‑19 Preview No 3: Chennaiyin FC28-Sep-18Yuvraj GurungChennaiyin FC has retained the core of their team from their title-winning season, but they have the AFC Cup to contend with.
Indian Super League Transfer Season Updates31-Aug-18Nehal
Defending Champions Chennaiyin FC resign Brazilian defender Eli Sabia25-Aug-18Nehal  Indian Super League holders Chennaiyin FC are delighted to announce the signing of Brazilian defender Eli Sabia on a one-year contract. The 29-year-old center-back makes a comeback to the club, having made 11 appearances for CFC in the 2016 ISL campaign. He last played for Al-Raed FC in the Saudi Arabian top tier. “I […]
Indian Super League (ISL) fixtures are out!25-Aug-18NehalThe Indian Super League (ISL) fixture list is out! The league starts off on the 29th of September.
Chennaiyin FC announce Henrique Sereno will not be part of 2018-19 ISL campaign25-Aug-18NehalChennaiyin FC announced that their Indian Super League 2017-18 winning captain, Henrique Sereno will not be a part of the squad for the 2018-19 season.

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