The 4th edition of Hero Indian Super League or ISL 2017 is expected to take place in October-November like previous seasons. As per reports, teams will be increased in season 4 of the tournament. ISL 2017 squad of all clubs is yet to be officially confirmed. Since its inception in 2014, the ISL League has witnessed in total eight teams. They are Atlético de Kolkata, Chennaiyin FC, Delhi Dynamos, Goa FC, Kerela Blasters, Mumbai City FC, North East United and Pune City FC. Also See: Indian Super League 2017 Schedule
All the teams play 14 matches during the whole ISL season before qualifying for the Semi-finals round. ISL Season usually begins from October to December. While these ISL teams play in a single table during the regular season and each team will play each other twice, once at home and once away from home, to complete a fourteen-game season. Let’s check out the ISL 2017 Squad as a couple of Marquee players have been added on to the list.
ISL 2017 Squad
Atletico de Kolkata
Marquee player: Helder Postiga
Goalkeepers: Dani Mallo, Debjit Majumder, Shilton Paul.
Defenders: Pablo Gallardo, Kinshuk Debnath, Keegan Perreira, Prabir Das, Arnab Mondal, Jose Luis Espinosa, Pritam Kotal, Robert Lalthlamuana.
Midfielders: Abinash Ruidas, Bidyananda Singh, Jewel Raja, Bikramjit Singh, Borja Fernandez, Javi Lara, Lalrindika Ralte, Bikash Jairu, Ofentse Nato, Sameehg Doutie, Stephen Pearson.
Forwards: Iain Hume, Juan Belencoso.
FC Pune City
No marquee player
Goalkeepers: Edel Bete, Arindam Bhattacharya, Vishal Kaith.
Defenders: Andre Bikey, Augustin Fernandes, Dharmaraj Ravanan, Eduardo Ferreira, Gourmangi Singh, Narayan Das, Rahul Bheke, Yumnam Raju, Zodingliana Ralte.
Midfielders: Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Momar Ndoye, Francis Fernandes, Lenny Rodriguez, Manish Maithani, Jonatan Lucca, Arata Izumi, Bruno Arias, Pitu, Sanju Pradhan.
Forwards: Anibal Zurdo Rodriguez, Eidur Gudjohnsen, Gustavo Oberman, Jesus Rodriguez Tato. Manager: Antonio Lopez Habas
Marquee player: Aaron Hughes
Goalkeepers: Graham Stack, Kunal Sawant, Mohammad Ansari, Sandip Nandy
Defenders: Cedric Hengbart, Gurwinder Singh, Pratik Chaudhari, Rino Anto, Sandesh Jhingan
Midfielders: Josu Currais, Ishfaq Ahmed, CK Vineeth, Mehtab Hossain, Azrack Mahmat, Didier Kadio, Elhadji Ndoye,Vinit Rai.
Forwards: Antonio German, Duckens Nazon, Farukh Chaudhary, Kervens Belfort, Michael Chopra, Mohammad Rafi, Mohammed Rafique, Prasanth Karuthadathkuni, Thongkoisiem Haokip.
Marquee player: Florent Malouda
Goalkeepers: Antonio Doblas, Soram Poirei, Sanjiban Ghosh
Defenders: Ibrahima Niasse, Lalchhawnkima, Lalruatthara, Ruben Gonzalez, Rupert Nongrum, Souvik Chakraborty.
Midfielders: Alwyn George,Bruno Pelissari, Denson Devadas, Anas Edathodika, Amoes Do, Konsham Singh, David Addy, Emerson, Malsawmzuala, Marcos Tebar, Milan Singh.
Forwards : Arjun Tudu, Richard GadzeBadara Badji, Kean Lewis, Marcelo, .
NorthEast United FC
Marquee player: Didier Zokora
Goalkeepers: Subrata Paul, Rehenesh TP, Wellington Gomes.
Defenders: Gustavo Lazzaretti, Shouvik Ghosh, Reagan Singh, Robin Gurung, Mailson Alves, Nirmal Chhetri, Salam Ranjan Singh, Wellington Priori.
Midfielders: Fabio Neves, Fanai Lalempuia, Holicharan Narzary, Jerry Mawihmingthanga, Katsumi Yusa, Koffi Christian, Rowlin Borges, Setiyasen Singh.
Forwards: Emiliano Alfaro, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Nicolas Velez, Robert Cullen, Sasha Aneff, Sumit Passi. Manager: Nelo Vingada
Mumbai City FC
Marquee player: Diego Forlan
Goalkeepers: Albino Gomes, Amrinder Singh, Roberto Neto.
Defenders: Aiborlang Khongjee, Anwar Ali, Ashutosh Mehta, Facundo Cardozo, Gerson Vieira, Lachhuanmawia Fanai, Lalmangaisangha Ralte, Lucian Goian, Munmun Lugun, Walter Ibanez.
Midfielders: Boithang Haokip, David Lalrinmuana, Jackichand Singh, Krisztian Vadocz, Leo Costa, Matias Defederico, Brito Alves, Pronay Halder, Rakesh Oram, Sejnaj Singh, Sony Norde, Udanta Singh.
Forwards: Sunil Chhetri, Gaston Sangoy. Manager: Alexandre Guimaraes
Marquee player: John Arne Riise
Goalkeepers: Karanjit Singh, Pawan Kumar, Duwayne Kerr (Jamaica).
Defenders: Abhishek Das, Mehrajuddin Wadoo, Dhanachandra Singh, Nallappan Mohanraj, Jerry Lalrinzuala Eli Sabia, Eder Monteiro, Bernard Mendy.
Midfielders: Raphael Augusto, Hans Mulder, Harmanjot Singh Khabra, Dhanpal Ganesh, Zakeer Mundampara, Siam Hanghal, Baljit Sahni, Thoi Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Bodo Baoringdao, Bedashwor Singh, Manuele Blasi
Forwards: David Succi, Maurizio Peluso, Prosenjit Chakraborty, Uttam Rai, Jayesh Rane, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Dudu Omagbemi
Marquee player: Lucio (Marquee)
Goalkeepers: Laxmikanth Kattimani, Subhashish Roychowdhury, Sukhdev Patil
Defenders: Debabrata Roy, Denzil Franco, Fulganzo Cardozo, Gregory , Rafael Dumas, Keenan Almeida, Luciano Sabrosa, Raju Gaikwad, Sanjay Balmuchu.
Midfielders: Romeo Fernandez, Pratesh Shirodkar, Richarlyson Felisbino, Jofre, Mandar Rao Desai, Sahil Tavora, Trindade Goncalves.
Forwards: Julio Cesar, Rafael Luiz, Renaldo Oliveira, Robin Singh
2016 ISL season will be broadcasted live on Star Sports network as they are the official broadcaster of the football league. The tournament will avilable onlive on web and app via live streaming through Hotstar.com and app.