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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...
ISL Owners

In Indian Super League’s Scheme Football Takes a Backseat

Reading through a report on IBNLive.com I could not help wondering that to what extent the IPL has damaged the concept of sports in the Indian psyche. It was amusing in part to listen to the 'wonderful' plans of Mr....
Didier Drogba to Atletico de Kolkata in ISL?

Didier Drogba – The Biggest Face of African Football

A week after Drogba’s decision to retire from international Football, we look back at the impact, the talismanic forward had on his country - not only as a captain mustering his troops, but also as a voice that a...
Mohun_Bagan Team List 2014-15

Traveling Fans from Mohun Bagan humiliated in Goa

Talking about fans in Indian football, esp., in the I-League, is a tough business. However, even with all its mediocrity, some clubs do have the great fortune of getting some attendance from time to time. But away fans? Well...ummm...sometimes we...

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...
India vs Nepal

Players from AIFF’s YDP maturing well

Where does Indian football go from here? As expected India were comfortable winners of the SAFF Championships. Sunil Chhetri excelled scoring in every match, finishing with a record seven goals in five matches. The Savio Madeira coached team played...

Bhaichung or Baichung!

He is one of the most influential and popular player in the present generation. Anyone who follows Indian football has a strong opinion about him. Love him or hate him but you can't ignore him. People who don't follow...

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...
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,...
Daniel Sturridge Liverpool

Sturridge-Sterling Partnership Can Propel Liverpool To Top Four

Daniel Sturridge Sturridge made his long-awaited return to the Liverpool starting line-up against Tottenham and his contribution to Brendan Rodgers’ side’s 3-2 win over Spurs outlined a promising future for the Reds. The anticipation around Anfield was palpable, and the...