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STEEL CITY OF INDIA IS NOW PART OF AN ISL

Jamshedpur FC
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Tata Steel successfully bid for the Jamshedpur franchise in the upcoming season of the coveted Indian Super League (ISL). The steel giant, which has been a pioneer in the development of sports in India, won the bid with Jamshedpur as the host city and will be part of ISL from the next season by the name Jamshedpur Football Club.

The club will be playing their home matches at the iconic JRD Tata Sports Complex. The team will be under the guidance of head coach Steve Coppell in the 2017-18 Indian Super League season.
Tata’s commitment to sports in India Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata envisaged not only Asia’s first fully integrated Steel Plant but also the model township of Jamshedpur. He advised his son, Sir Dorab Tata, to earmark “areas for Football, Hockey and Parks….”.
Tata Steel’s commitment to sports, in fact, preceded the building of the township. The aforesaid letter was written in 1902 and the site for Jamshedpur selected in 1907. J. R. D. Tata gave fruition to J. N. Tata’s vision, inculcating sports as an integral part of Tata Steel’s corporate philosophy.

Under JRD Tata’s stewardship Tata Steel introduced world class football to India through the famous Super Soccer series. Some of the top clubs of Europe and South America played against India’s best.

The academy has many accolades to its credit and has produced 137 players who have gone on to represent the Indian national team.
Keeping to its commitment to develop sports from the ground-up, Tata also hosts the annual community football cup where over 25,000 locals participate.

Goalkeeping coach: Bobby Mimms

He is an English former footballer. As a player, he was a goalkeeper.In his senior club carrer he had represented more than 15 teams.
Between 2001 and 2008 Mimms worked as goalkeeping coach at Wolverhampton Wanderers, before returning to Blackburn to fulfil the same role in August 2008.until he was sacked on 27 December 2012. During the pre-season preceding the 2013/14 season Mimms was appointed goalkeeping coach at Oldham Athletic. In February 2014, he left his role at Oldham to join the Bahrain national football team as their new national team goalkeeping coach. In October 2014 Mimms was appointed as goalkeeping coach at Premier League side West Ham United.
After leaving West Ham, he had short spells coaching at Blackpool and Bolton Wanderers and in November 2016 joined the coaching staff at Hull City following goalkeeper coach Gary Walsh’s move to Aston Villa.He left the club in January 2017, following the sacking of head coach Mike Phelan.
Now he has been appointed as the Goalkeeping coach for Jameshdpur FC.

Notable INDIAN Players

1. Anas Edathodika
He is an Indian Professional footballer who plays in the central back position.In the last 3 seasons of ISL he had represented Delhi Dyanamos.
In the last season I-League he played for Mohun Bagan and won the Best Defencer of the season award.
This had made an impact on his carrer that he had a chance to represent the Indian national team this year he had played 4 games for the national side.
In the ISL draft 2017-18 he was the first pick of Jameshedpur FC.

2. Souvik Chakrabarti
The Indian centre midfielder representing Jamshedpur FC this season.Previously he had played for Mohun bagan and Delhi Dyanamos.

3. Shouvik Ghosh
The Indian Left back is going to play for jameshdpur Fc this season.Previously he had plated for Mohun bagan, Delhi Dyanamos, Northeast United FC.

4. Subrata Pal
The Indian Goalkeeper going to represnt Jameshdpur FC this season.He was the product of TATA FOOTBALL ACADEMY.
He had represented Indian national team for more than 66 matches.

Moreover Jameshdpur FC has more young players like Sumeet Passi, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Yumnam Raju, Sairuat Kima who are yet to shine this season.

INTERNATIONAL PLAYERS

1. Kervens Belfort
The Haiti player going to play for Jameshdpur FC this season previously he had played for Kerala Blasters last season.
In his club carrer he had played more than 10 teams.
He was the important player in Haiti National team since he was representing his country from 2010 and plated 40 games and scored 16 goals.
2. Talla N’Diaye
The Senegal attacker representing Jameshdpur FC this season.
3. Sameehg Doutie
The South african Winger going to represent Jameshdpur FC for this season.Previously he had played for ATK for the 1st season he had played 26 games and scored 5 goals.
At current he was playing for Ajax Cape Town F.C.

4. Memo
The Brazillian Defensive Midfielder going to play for Jameshdpur FC for this season.Last season he was in Delhi Dyanamos but not played in any match.
He has played more than 7 brazillian clubs in different divisons.

5. Matheus Goncalves: The Brazillian Midfielder was going to represnt Jameshdpur FC this season.He had played FC Goa in the last season.He was also a part of the squad in Flamengo.

6. Tiri
The Spanish defender is to represent Jameshdpur FC this season.In 2016 he had played for ATK.He was the product of Athletico de Madrid.

7. André Bikey
The Cameroon Defender,Midfielder will be playing for Jameshdpur FC this season.In 2015 season he had played for Northeast United Fc.
In his club carrer he had played for more than 17 teams.

Now Jameshdpur Fc playing their pre season in Thailand.