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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...

Success of the movie Egaro reported in The Independent (UK)!!

Football scores at the box office in cricket-mad India By Andrew Buncombe in Delhi Monday, 7 March 2011 Could a new film about one of India's most remarkable sporting encounters help to spread the popularity of football in a country renowned for...

Indian teenager Pratik Shinde lands contract with US Soccer League team

While the Indians are lost in the euphoria of the ongoing ICC cricket world cup in the subcontinent, a 15 year old teenager has made a silent achievement in the world of soccer. This boy from Mumbai and who...

Bob Houghton to be sacked over Racism

By Dean Nelson, New Delhi 1:41PM GMT 24 Feb 2011 Bob Houghton, the British manager of India's national football team, could be sacked over allegations that he made racist remarks to one of the country's top referees. Mr Houghton, who won...

We have home advantage, hoping to win the game: Bulpin

Pune: India's under-23 football team suffered a blow with injury to first choice goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharya, but would still look to repeat its winning performance of four years ago, when they take on Myanmar in a tricky home-leg tie...

Sikkim United FC rope in 3 India Internationals

In a press conference organised in the state on thursday, the newly formed announced the list of 30 member squad for the upcoming I League Division 2. Their biggest hunt has been India internationals N S Manju, Renedy Singh...

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal vs Barcelona Match Report

It was probably the most anticipated game of the 'Round of 16' in UEFA Champions League 2011. The mighty Barcelona, who are sitting pretty at the top of the La Liga table 5 points clear from the rivals Real...

Key Seniors Left Out of AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers

Bhaichung Bhutia and Renedy Singh were omitted from the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) list of 44 probables for the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers next month. More than half the side comprises players from Indian Arrows. Bhutia had announced...