Let’s Welcome Tim Cahill – For his Last Great Geriatric Hurrah

It’s all about the money folks and you damn well know it. When you see franchises going for 38 year old outfielders, you know that they’re looking at monetising their marketing potential. When you see 38 year old geriatrics joining (let’s admit it, playing in ISL isn’t as glamorous as any of the other major European leagues) lesser known franchises, you definitely know that it’s for that one last grand payday. And yet, Tim Cahill will bring publicity to the Indian Super League and Jamshedpur FC. Continue reading

Multiple New Signings: Tim Cahill, Jhonny Acosta, Andrea Orlandi, Miguel Portugal, Marcos Tebar, Carlos Pena

So, the English Premier League started this weekend and I got to see the “new-fangled” version of the team I’ve been supporting since 1998. That’s right; I speak of Unainal Football Club. Wenger has been such an integral part of Arsenal that, for all intents and purposes, you can say the club was named after him (yeah, I know that Arsenal is one of the oldest clubs in the world. The team was out of sorts, of course, and I do worry we’re all going to regret Wenger’s exit before the season ends. The first match didn’t hearten me at all. But, this isn’t an Arsenal Blog (there are enough of those out there). This is an Indian Super League Blog, so let’s get into the meat of things. Continue reading