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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.

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...
Nepal Football

United Front Required to Combat and Clean Up Corrupted Officials of Nepal Football

Nepal Football enthusiasts and participating teams eagerly waiting for the much-anticipated so-called National Football League to kick off have been left hugely disappointed, following the postponement of the competition. With President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Mr. Ganesh...
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...

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...

Foreign recruits in Indian football – A short recap

The major talking points of past few I Leagues have been the increasing role of foreign footballers in Indian football. The foreign recruits have been in the thick of action - some of the major issues being their goalscoring...
Indian Super League

Indian Football: IMG-Reliance does not have experience in developing football

There has been a lot of good news around Indian football in the recent past. The latest is signing of Ashley Westwood as coach for JSW promoted team from Bangalore. There have been many disturbing news items as well....
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....
Indian Flag

A SWOT analysis for Indian football market

I have always tried to find out the problems of Indian football and have pondered over the possible solutions. Let me sum up all the important points regarding the business opportunities in Indian Football. SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity &...
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...