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Churchill Brothers appoint Croatian Drago as new coach

Margao: Churchill Brothers, looking to win the I-League title for the second time, has appointed Croatian Drago Mamic as their new coach after Vincent Subramaniam resigned from the post couple of weeks ago. Drago, who has a rich experience of...

IFA Shield: Edmilson brace douses East Bengal’s torch

Southern Samity in general and Edmilson in particulcar proved to be the nemesis of East Bengal when they defeated Kingfisher East Bengal in the Salt Lake Stadium here in Kolkata today. Both the teams were playing their opening game...

Balewadi turns marriage hall for Vilasrao niece

The Shiv Chhatrapati Sports City at Balewadi, the venue of the Commonwealth Youth Games 2008, has turned into a giant marriage hall for the wedding of Union Rural Development Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh’s neice. The weightlifting hall and the table...

Techno Aryan Holds Shillong Lajong FC in IFA Shield opener

It was the opening encounter of 115th IFA Shield in Kolkata where the locals Techno Aryan went on loggerheads with Shillong Lajong FC. Techno Aryans on one hand have legacy of their own and literally have risen from ashes...

Indian U14 girls lose to Sri Lanka, thrash Palestine

Colombo: The U-14 Girls’ Festival of Football 2011 Games officially opened with a colourful ceremony held at the Police Sports Park, here in the Sri Lankan capital, on March 10, 2011. The opening ceremony lasted for about 15 minutes with...

Johnny Menyongar – The New recruit of Sikkim United FC

Brian Quarstad 1979 born Liberian footballer Johnny Menyongar who has spent considerable time playing professional soccer in the U.S., will not return to the NSC Minnesota Stars this season and has instead signed a new contract with United Sikkim Sports...

IFA Shield to kick off on 11th March

Kolkata: With cricket World Cup gradually moving towards exciting knockout stage, country's premier football tournament, the IFA Shield is all set to be a low-key affair when the tournament kicks off at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on March...

India through to the next round of 2012 Olympic Qualifiers

A 90th minute strike by CS Sabeeth helped India to hold Myanmar 1-1 in away encounter of the pre-Olympic qualifier played at the Youth Training Centre, Yangoon here on Wednesday afternoon. The Indians had a mixed day on the field,...

FIFA President to watch Myanmar-India match tomorrow

Indian soccer players arrived here Monday for the first round football qualifiers for the 2012 London Olympics, an official of Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) told Xinhua. The Indian football team, which won the home leg against Myanmar 2-1 in Pune,...

Pratik Shinde’s dream facing financial obstacle.

We had reported to you an almost-fairytale-like story of a Mumbai lad named Pratik Shinde who got a chance to play for the Pirate SC in US Soccer League.  But his dream is about to be shattered because of...