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Indian Football : How AIFF’s reports misled the whole country

On 20th January, widely circulated reports by AIFF and other media houses claimed that Indian women's team has defeated the 14th ranked Netherlands team. The reports were outright wrong and in this article I share the truth  and the...

Bencherifa is Wenger of Indian football

For Salgaocar the long wait is over.  After 14 years they lifted the Federation Cup, at the same venue — the Salt Lake Stadium — and against East Bengal, the opponents they beat in 1997. Only the score line...

Kolkata and its passion for Latino football

Calcutta, once the administrative capital, the mercantile and industrial heart of the British Empire, learnt football from the British, but traditionally are passionate fans of Brazil. Historical factors explain why in Calcutta (now Kolkata), there is this frenzied following...

What is this Goal Line Technology?

Ghost goals are the stuff of legend. The world remembers the Football World Cup final in 1966 and more recently the Knockout Stages of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa where goals were (or maybe weren't) scored. Chelsea legend...
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Brazil 2014: European heavyweights handed tough draws

In the 2014 World Cup qualifying preliminary draw which took place at the Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro, the main beneficiaries were South America.FIFA committee decided to retain the same qualifying berths for all the continents in the 2014 World Cup
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 Football Future Remains Uncertain Under the Current Leadership

The national football team’s struggle in international tournaments continues unabated much to the frustration, chagrin of fans across the country. The team’s debacle at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea was no surprise and is a sad reflection...
Barcelona fans

Can the New Stars of La Masia Carry the Legacy Forward?

FC Barcelona strongly relies on the products of their youth system and have never been timid about giving La Masia cadets a chance in their senior team. In some occasions, the prominence of La Masia players in senior team becomes surprisingly high for...

Goan Football Clubs are not Crowd Pullers in Indian Football

The Old Delhi crowds that packed the stadium and cheered for Habib and Akbar, Nayeem and Yusuf Khan when Mohammedan Sporting or Hyderabad City Police played years ago is now a thing of the past. This year the crowd pulling teams were Shillong Lajong Football Club and United Sikkim.
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Brazil’s Protest Against World Cup – Why the Anger?

This is first of two part article on the protest in Brazil against the World Cup. The articles has been written by Duncan Crawley. The details of the author can be found at the end of the article. Click...