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Beyond The Scores

Beyond The Scores

By Khel Now
Beyond the Scores is a podcast from Khel Now where we will speak to the movers and shakers and the newsmakers of sports from India and around the world. This is the place to find candid conversations and passionate debates, with your favorite athletes, coaches, and other professionals who make the sports world tick.

Also available on Jio Saavn, Gaana and video versions are available on our Youtube channel Khel Now TV.
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Varun Tripuraneni on Liston Colaco, Hyderabad FC's transition, his time at Kerala Blasters and more
Our guest on the ninth episode of Beyond The Scores podcast has been involved with strengthening the foundations of Indian football for many years. He has held high positions with reputed Indian Super League entities like Kerala Blasters, Chennaiyin FC and is currently taking Hyderabad FC to new heights.   In a candid conversation with host Ashish Negi, Hyderabad FC co-owner Varun Tripuraneni speaks about Hyderabad FC's time in ISL so far, international partnerships,  impact of ISL on Indian football and more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
January 14, 2021
David Robertson: How Sir Alex Ferguson's disciple is leading football revolution in Kashmir
Our latest guest on the Beyond the Scores podcast is someone who has taken on arguably the most challenging job in Indian football. Real Kashmir head coach David Robertson has led his club through a remarkable journey from the Second Division League to becoming an established force in the I-League in a matter of a few years.   In a candid conversation with Ashish Negi, the tactician talks at length about the project at his current club, his roots in Scottish football, being scouted by and playing under Sir Alex Ferguson at Aberdeen, and more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroILeague #IndianFootball #RealKashmir #Kashmir
December 3, 2020
PR Sreejesh on his career, Indian hockey & Olympic dream
Our next guest on Khel Now's Beyond The Scores Podcast is one of the finest goalkeepers Indian hockey has ever seen. He has been the mainstay of the Indian team for many years now and has played in Olympics, Asian Games and World Cups. He has contributed heavily to some of the most empathic victories of the Indian team in the past few years and is considered as one of the best goalkeepers in the world right now. In a candid conversation with host Ashish Negi, India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh talks about his more than a decade long career, Indian hockey, the Olympic dream and much more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #Hockey #IndianHockey #Olympics 
October 23, 2020
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: Journey of first Indian to play in UEFA Europa League
Our guest on Episode 6 of the Beyond The Scores podcast is an Arjuna Awardee and the AIFF Player of the Year (2019-20). Apart from being one of the few Indian players to foray into European football, the goalkeeper is also the first from his country to feature in the UEFA Europa League. In an insightful chat with host Ashish Negi, Indian football team No. 1 Gurpreet Singh Sandhu speaks about his journey so far in Indian football, time in Europe, and more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
October 8, 2020
Stuart Baxter on Indian football, development of players in ISL, coaching national teams and more
Our guest on Episode 5 of the Beyond The Scores podcast is someone with a managerial experience of over 35 years. Having coached various teams across Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Japan, England, South Africa, Finland and Turkey, Stuart Baxter's next assignment is in India where he has picked up the role of head coach at Indian Super League (ISL) club Odisha FC. In an engrossing chat with host Ashish Negi, Baxter talks about his vast experience as a manager, his ambitions for the Juggernauts and more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
October 1, 2020
Jamshedpur FC CEO Mukul Choudhari on influence of Ratan Tata, joining ISL, TFA and more
Our latest guest on Khel Now's Beyond The Scores podcast is a pioneer in his own right. In his various roles with reputed national and international entities like Indian Football School, former I-League outfit Mumbai FC and Manchester United Soccer Schools, he has helped lay the foundations of a brighter future for Indian football for over a decade. Currently Chief of Sports Excellence Centres at Tata Steel and CEO of ISL side Jamshedpur FC, Mukul Chouldhari is overseeing the creation of a new and vibrant sporting culture across multiple disciplines, with one of the nation's most trusted corporate houses. In a frank heart-to-heart with host Ashish Negi the top official reveals what makes the Tafa Football Academy tick, his ambitions for the Men of Steel, thoughts on the Olympic movement in the country and much more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
September 17, 2020
Stephen Constantine : How the world's most-traveled head coach revolutionized Indian football
Our guest on Episode 3 of the Beyond The Scores podcast held the fortunes of the Indian national football team in the palm of his hands for the best part of eight years, across two separate stints. A man with strong opinions and never one to back down in a tough situation, he remains a polarizing figure, who continues to divide opinion in the country's football circles to this day. In a revealing chat with host Ashish Negi, Stephen Constantine looks back at his time with the Blue Tigers, the future of the domestic game, his desire to manage in the ISL, and much more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
September 8, 2020
Beto on how he convinced Diego Forlan, Roberto Carlos & Zico to join ISL.
Our guest on Episode 2 of the Beyond The Scores podcast is a household name in Indian football. In a decade-long career in the country, Brazilian ace Beto pulled the strings for clubs like Mohun Bagan, Dempo, and Churchill Brothers, winning several trophies in the process. In a candid conversation with host Ashish Negi, the midfielder talks about his glory days with the Golden Eagles, the work-ethic of Indian players, his role in some of the ISL's most high-profile signings, and more.  Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
September 1, 2020
Joe Morrison on Indian Football, Indian Super League & Gurpreet Singh Sandhu return to India
Our first guest on the Beyond the Scores podcast is a household name in sports broadcasting. Having called many iconic moments in both Indian and world football, he is best remembered by fans in the sub-continent as the host pf C2K- Countdown to Kickoff, the matchday show on the Ten Network that covered the UEFA Champions League and Europa League among other tournaments. In the episode, Joe Morrison assesses the current state of play in Indian football, the impact of the ISL, future of the I-League, Indian players going abroad, and more. Also available on Jio Saavn and #HeroISL #IndianFootball
August 26, 2020