Good day for GoaKolkata: All three Kolkata teams lost in what turned out to be a good day for teams from Goa and Mumbai. Leading the way were defending champions Dempo who humiliated Mohun Bagan 3-0 in Margao. Churchill Brothers beat United SC 2-1 the scoreline flattering doe the losers given how listless they looked in Kolkata and in Shillong, Lajong dominated Pailan Arrows to notch up a 3-1 win. Mumbai FC showed their comeback against Mohun Bagan was no fluke beating ONGC 1-0.
Hiddink to retireThe Hague: Dutch football coach Guus Hiddink will put an end to his illustrious coaching career at the end of the season. Hiddink has led both the Netherlands and South Korea to the World Cup semis, took Russia to the Euro semis, and won the Champions League with PSV Eindhoven. “I’ve still got the energy and still get a real buzz each time I step out onto a pitch, but I have to be careful not to stay on too long,” said Hiddink, whose contract with Anzhi Makhachkala runs out in mid-2013.