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Prathamesh Maulingkar : A slow but steady rise

During the 2010-11 season, Nishant Ramela, a good friend of mine and Indian youth football follower described an unknown AIFF XI (now Pailan Arrows) player as very tall, well built and referred by other players as ‘Bush’. However, in...
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Five Most Shocking Football Stories of 2014

2014 was a great year for football, but it had it's share of controversies as well. We have compiled the 5 most controversial footballing news of 2014. Are they same as your's top 5? So, click the next page...
Nepal football

Ganesh Thapa Returns at ANFA as FIFA Takes a Backseat

Life is gradually limping back to normalcy in Nepal, following the powerful earthquake that caused unprecedented loss of life and property. Like any sector, sport also bore the brunt of the natural calamity. Apart from the destruction of infrastructure,...
Nepal football

Nepal Football Suffering For FIFA’s Indecision On Ganesh Thapa’s Corruption Charges

It has been over six months into disgraced President of All Nepal Football Association Ganesh Thapa's suspension from office for his alleged financial wrongdoing. I find it hard to believe that the case is still pending before the FIFA...
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Nepal u23 Team’s Poor Performance a Result of ANFA’s Mismanagement

The ongoing AFC Under -23 qualifiers in Tehran, Iran is turning out to be a fiasco for Nepal. Two successive defeats at the hands of Iran and Afghanistan have badly exposed Nepali football at the competition. With two matches...
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ISL Atletico de Kolkata – The Legend of Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan

The Salt Lake Stadium also known as Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan is a multi-purpose stadium in Salt Lake, Kolkata, West Bengal. Currently, the stadium is being used as the home ground for Indian Super League's Kolkata franchisee, Atletico de Kolkata. The stadium is the second...
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Champion’s Parade – From Barcelona to Bengaluru – A personal experience

As Bengaluru FC won this season's I-League, captain Sunil Chhetri,  defenders Gurtej Singh and Manpreet Singh became three players to win back to back I-Leagues as they were a part of the defending champions Churchill Brothers' squad last...
Nepal football

FIFA’s reluctance on taking action on Nepal’s Ganesh Thapa will further taint their image

Not too long ago the suspension of President of All Nepal Football Association Ganesh Thapa from office caught everyone by surprise. The decision by the world football governing body to suspend the powerful All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) chief...

Indian Football : The endangered football tournaments of India

India is a colorful country and it is famous for its vibrant festivals and events. Indian football also added some color to country’s rich culture by having many football tournaments. Presently India have two top tier football tournament, one...
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Why Mentality is Important at Manchester United

Manchester United have endured an abysmal performance in the recently concluded season and are looking to get back to their top form for the upcoming season. On May 8 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that he will step down from...