• I-League: Aizawl eye history as Bagan hope for miracle

    Kolkata/Shillong: Surprise league leaders Aizawl FC will need at least a draw against Shillong Lajong to script history, while former champions Mohun Bagan face a must-win home tie against Chennai City FC on the final day of the I-League football season on Sunday.Mohun Bagan are placed second in the...

  • AIFF firm to check chances of malpractice in Lajong-Aizawl I-League tie

    Kolkata: To take any chance of corrupt practices out of the equation, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is sending their Integrity Officer Javed Siraj a day earlier to Shillong where Lajong FC will take on Aizawl FC in what would be I-League's title-deciding match on Sunday.Aizawl, top of the...

  • Northeast no more a nursery, it's a football factory: Mizoram CM

    New Delhi: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Monday backed former India football team captain Baichung Bhutia's comment on the northeast no more being a nursery of the game but a leader, saying it's not only his state but also Manipuri and Assam that have come of age at the national level.Ecst...

  • Mohun Bagan, Aizawl FC to lock horns in I-League title decider

    Aizawl: The I-League title will be up for grabs when Mohun Bagan and Aizawl FC lock horns at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on Saturday.Bagan, who wore the crown in the 2014-15 season under coach Sanjoy Sen, are top of the table with 33 points from 16 matches. Aizawl have the same number of points as...

  • Bend it like Bengaluru

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2017-03-18 10:55 Bengaluru: Football craze seems to be catching up in Bengaluru. An indication of the fever is the growing number of clubs in the city.Sharan Parikh, CEO of South United FC, says the sport has been attracting underprivileged kids, who are now get...

  • Delhi aim to avoid another heartbreak

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-10-01 16:49 With a series of morale-boosting performances in their pre-season friendlies, Delhi Dynamos will hope to continue that form into the 2016 edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.They started off their friendlies on a rousing...

  • Forlan's firepower to spur up Mumbai City

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-09-27 13:20 Uruguayan Diego Forlan, arguably the most high-profile name of the 2016 Indian Super League (ISL), would need all of his globally-recognised skills to fire up Mumbai City FC's campaign in the glamorous football tournament that begins October 1.T...

  • Over 100,000 apply as volunteers for 2018 football World Cup in Russia

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-09-06 17:03 Moscow: Over 100,000 people have submitted personal applications to serve as volunteers at the 2018 football World Cup, to be hosted by 11 Russian cities, a senior official in charge of the competition has announced.Alexei Sorokin, Director Gene...

  • Lionel Messi makes fashion statement, goes platinum blonde

    Submitted by alvin on Mon, 2016-07-25 18:41 Beunos Aires: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi scripted headlines for reasons other than his football skills, this time with his hairdo.The footballer apparently grew tired of his look and decided to dye his hair platinum blonde on Sunday, repor...

  • ISL reduces penalty on FC Goa

    Submitted by alvin on Fri, 2016-07-22 18:19 Mumbai: The Indian Super League's (ISL) appeals panel on Friday removed the ban on FC Goa co-founders and co-owners Shrinivas V.A Dempo and Dattaraj V. Salgaocar and also revoked a 15-point sanction, thus allowing the club to start their 2016 IS...

  • Juventus striker Dybala hopes to net 20 goals next season

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-07-21 12:04 Rome: Juventus Argentine striker Paulo Dybala, who joined the rest of the squad at the training camp in Australia in preparation for the new football season, said on Wednesday he hopes to score 20 goals after the 19 goals he scored in the previo...

  • Jeremy Mathieu looking at Barcelona exit: Reports

    Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-07-21 12:02 Madrid: Barcelona French defender Jeremy Mathieu is looking to leave the Catalan football club because he fears that he will miss his place next season, according to Sport newspaper on Wednesday.Sport said that Mathieu did not take part in many ...