January 16, 2020 Sarthak Mondal

This morning, a major news broke out after Mr. Swapan Bose, Director of Mohun Bagan Football Club Pvt. Ltd. announced the acquisition of 80% of the company by RPSG Group. The full statement is as follows: https://www.facebook.com/MohunBaganAthleticClub1889/posts/2820795594655015 So what does this mean for the 130 year old institution? Let us try to deduce them. For starters, ATK (previously known as Atletico de Kolkata) is not a company. It is a brand which is owned completely by Kolkata Games and Sports Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata Games and Sports Pvt. Ltd. is owned by Mr. Sanjiv Goenka, Mr. Utsav Parekh, Mr. Harshvardhan Neotia…

January 14, 2020 Sarthak Mondal

The Blues have completed their transfer ban and Frank Lampard is looking to improve his side. Potential signings include a winger, as Pedro is set to leave, a back-up striker as the Blues look to move on Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi, and a full back as Frank Lampard looks to improve his defence. Here are the five players, Chelsea can potentially look to sign in the transfer window. 5. Davide Calabria (Full Back) – AC Milan A potential option as a left-back is AC Milan full back, Davide Calabria. He is currently value at £10 mn and is a…

December 23, 2019 Sarthak Mondal

December 21, 2019. Frank Lampard’s record against top 6 Premier League sides as a Chelsea manager is not great. The Blues have lost 0-4 and 1-2 to Manchester United. They have lost 1-2 to both Liverpool and Manchester City. On the top of that, the Blues have also lost the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool on penalties. Going into the game against Tottenham, Chelsea have lost 4 of the last 5 Premier League games. On the other hand, Tottenham were having their worst start to a Premier League season in 5 years. They sacked Pochettino and hired Jose Mourinho to…

December 20, 2019 Sarthak Mondal

It has been an amazing decade for the English Premier League. 2 final day title deciders, Liverpool choking twice and Chelsea winning the league after finishing 10th. This decade had it all. As the decade comes to a close, I look at my EPL team of the decade. I have decided to go with a 4-3-3 formation. Goalkeeper: Petr Cech (Chelsea/Arsenal) There are probably only 2 choices for this slot, but I would like to go with Petr Cech in goal. The Czech international has played for both the London based clubs, Chelsea and Arsenal in this decade. He has…

December 19, 2019 Sarthak Mondal

About 2 weeks ago, the English Premier League entered a new era. 10 fixtures were aired on Amazon Prime for the first time. The feat is set to be repeated again as Boxing Day fixtures will return to the platform. The overall reaction from the audience is not too bad. With the service costing only £7.99 a month (£3.99 for students), is live streaming the future of football? The only major problem Amazon Prime might have to encounter over its rivals is the fact that the feed comes in approximately 30 to 45 seconds late. So there is a possibility…