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I-League 2015-16

How far are I-League clubs from fulfilling AFC criteria ? – An Analysis

AFC and AIFF have introduced Club Licensing Criterias for Indian Football clubs to make them more professional. After introducing the criteria AFC have sent an expert panel to judge the current scenario and the execution of the AFC guidelines...
MMC Club Nepal

Football League In Nepal Starts In Questionable Conditions

After 20 years, the wait is finally over. It is official. The much hyped, talked about Nepal National League Football tournament got underway in Kathmandu recently. The highly anticipated competition, after having pushed back to a later date numerous...

Shillong Lajong Leave A Marvellous Legacy Behind As They Bow Out Of The I-League

Though North East had produced some of finest footballers for India including the likes of Baichung Bhutia, Rennedy Singh, Gourmangi Singh etc the region lacked a proper football club in the top division until Shillong Lajong who...
Messi golden ball controversy

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

Nepal Football 2014 – More disappointments than successes

As always, football, the most popular and followed sport in the world dominated sporting headlines globally in 2014. The spectacular championship performance capped by Germany at the World Cup held in Brazil was the year’s biggest storyline. On the other hand,...

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...

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...

More clubs could be heading Mahindra, JCT’s way

He has seen it through the years and he has seen it all. Listen to what Mr. Novy Kapadia has to say about the worrying trend in Indian Football

I league clubs continue to oppose IMG-Reliance’s IPL-style league

AIFF's attempts in finding an unanimous solution for the proposed IMG-reliance's IPL styled league as all the I league clubs continue to show their displeasure against the plan. Mr. Raj Gomes, head of  I-League Professional Football Clubs Association (IPFCA)  told...
Steven Gerrard leaving Liverpool

Steven Gerrard – Mr. Liverpool, My Hero

29th November 1998, a scrawny Scouser with the haircut of a 6th grader was called upon by then Liverpool manager Gerrard Houlier to replace right-back Vegard Heggem for the final few minutes. The lanky Scouser who wore kit number...