2019–20 Indian Super League season

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Indian Super League
Season2019–20

The 2019–20 Indian Super League season will be the sixth season starting date one of the top Indian professional football leagues, since its establishment in 2014. The regular season will begin on 20 October 2019 and conclude in March 2020.

Bengaluru FC are the defending champions, who won their first Indian Super League title by defeating FC Goa 1–0 in the final.

Teams[edit]

Stadiums and locations[edit]

Team State City Stadium Capacity
ATK West Bengal Kolkata Salt Lake Stadium 66,000[1]
Bengaluru FC Karnataka Bangalore TBA TBA[2]
Chennaiyin FC Tamil Nadu Chennai Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 20,075[3]
FC Goa Goa Margao Fatorda Stadium 18,600[4]
FC PUNE City Maharashtra Pune Balewadi Stadium 11,900
Jamshedpur FC Jharkhand Jamshedpur JRD Tata Sports Complex 24,424[5]
Kerala Blasters FC Kerala Kochi Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 41,000[6]
Mumbai City FC Maharashtra Mumbai Mumbai Football Arena 7,790[7]
NorthEast United FC Assam Guwahati Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium 23,627[8]
Delhi Dynamos FC Delhi Delhi Jawaharlal Nehru stadium 60000

Personnel and sponsorship[edit]

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
ATK Spain Antonio Lopez Habas TBA Nivia[9] CESC Limited[9]
Bengaluru FC Spain Carles Cuadrat India Sunil Chhetri Puma[10] Kia Motors
Chennaiyin FC England John Gregory Romania Lucian Goian Performax[11] Apollo Tyres[12]
FC Goa Spain Sergio Lobera India Mandar Rao Desai Sqad Gear Xiaomi
FC PUNE City England Phil Brown Brazil Marcelinho Six5Six TBA
Jamshedpur FC Spain Antonio Iriondo Spain Tiri Nivia[13] Tata[13]
Kerala Blasters FC Netherlands Eelco Schattorie India Sandesh Jhingan Kaizen Sportswer Muthoot Group[14]
Mumbai City FC Portugal Jorge Costa Portugal Paulo Machado Sqad gear Ace Group
NorthEast United FC Croatia Robert Jarni TBA Performax McDowell's No.1
Delhi Dynamos FC Spain Josep Gombau Spain Marcos Tebar TYKA Sports Aspire Academy

Head coaching changes[edit]

Team Outgoing coach Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Incoming coach Date of appointment
ATK England Steve Coppell Contract finished 30 April 2019 Pre-season Spain Antonio Lopez Habas 3 May 2019
Kerala Blasters Portugal Nelo Vingada Contract finished 17 March 2019 Netherlands Eelco Schattorie 19 May 2019
Jamshedpur Spain César Ferrando Contract finished 5 April 2019 Spain Antonio Iriondo 26 July 2019
NorthEast United Netherlands Eelco Schattorie Released by club 19 May 2019 Croatia Robert Jarni 5 August 2019

Roster changes[edit]

Foreign players[edit]

The number of foreign players allowed in the squad is maximum seven and a minimum of six. However the maximum number of foreign players allowed on the pitch is five.

Team Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4 Player 5 Player 6 Player 7
ATK England John Johnson Republic of Ireland Carl McHugh Fiji Roy Krishna Australia David Williams Australia Dario Vidošić Spain Agus Spain Javi Hernández
Bengaluru Spain Juanan Spain Dimas Delgado Australia Erik Paartalu Spain Albert Serrán Spain Manuel Onwu Argentina Hernán Barcos
Chennaiyin Brazil Raphael Augusto Lithuania Nerijus Valskis Romania Lucian Goian Brazil Eli Sabiá Afghanistan Masih Saighani Netherlands Leroy George
Goa France Hugo Boumous Morocco Ahmed Jahouh Senegal Mourtada Fall Spain Edu Bedia Spain Carlos Peña Spain Coro
FC PUNE City Brazil Marcelinho Austria Marko Stanković
Jamshedpur Spain Tiri Brazil Memo Spain Carlos Calvo Spain Noé Acosta Spain Piti Spain Aitor Monroy Spain Sergio Castel
Kerala Blasters Spain Mario Arqués Nigeria Bartholomew Ogbeche Spain Sergio Cidoncha Netherlands Gianni Zuiverloon Senegal Moustapha Gning
Mumbai City Portugal Paulo Machado Croatia Mato Grgić Brazil Diego Carlos Senegal Modou Sougou Tunisia Amine Chermiti
NorthEast United Uruguay Federico Gallego
Delhi Dynamos Spain Marcos Tébar Senegal Diawandou Diagne Spain Xisco Hernández Argentina Martín Pérez Guedes Spain Carlos Delgado Spain Aridane Santana Malta André Schembri

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salt Lake Stadium". Indian Super League.
  2. ^ "Kanteerava Stadium". Bengaluru FC.
  3. ^ "Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai". ISL. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Fatorda Stadium". ISL. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  5. ^ "JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur". ISL. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  6. ^ "Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi". ISL. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Mumbai Football Arena". Indian Super League. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium". ISL. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  9. ^ a b "ATK Nike and CESC". ATK (Twitter).
  10. ^ "New Bengaluru FC Home Kit". Bengaluru FC (Twitter).
  11. ^ "Chennaiyin FC announce Performax as new kit sponsor". Chennaiyin FC (Twitter).
  12. ^ "Chennaiyin FC announce Apollo Tyres as sponsor". Chennaiyin FC (Twitter).
  13. ^ a b "Nivia and Tata sponsor Jamshedpur FC". Jamshedpur FC (Twitter).
  14. ^ "Kerala Blasters Kit Launch". Kerala Blasters FC (Twitter).

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