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2010-11 I-League statistics part 2: How will we create good Indian strikers if this...

It is no secret that success in I-League depends upon the quality of the foreigners, esp. the strikers. 2010-11 I-league saw a record no. of 489 goals, where Indians scored only 210 goals. Given the fact, most of the...
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Sunil Chetri will play in Benfica!

If he passes the pre-season training, Indian star Sunil Chetri will play for Benefica in the highly competitive Portuguese league. The best part is that, the contract has already been signed between the two parties without any trial. If Chetri pleases...

2010-11 I-League statistics part 1: Indian Scorers

While making a list of top Indian scorers, we realized how embarrassing it looks. In a league where 489 goals were scored, only two Indians managed to score in double digits! Indians scored a total of 210 goals. In...

Ong Tshering Lepcha, former India U16 & U20 captain, fighting hard to make a...

Ong Tshering Sherpa is an extremely talented footballer from Sikkim who was branded as the next Bhaichung. Having captained India U16 and played for U20 and Churchill Brothers, his career graph was on the rise untill he met a severe injury in 2007. Our author Saurabh reports from the hills, how he is trying to make a comeback.

Speed & endurance must be maintained properly to overcome disadvantage of height : Malem

  This season in I-League, Bangalore's HAL had somewhat mixed season where they surprised everyone my starting strongly, but eventually lost the plot and fell in relegation zone, eventually avoiding relegation by getting couple spirited results at the end. In...

Playing for huge crowds always makes you feel special : Manish Maithani

        Manish Maithani entered the Indian football scene in most dramatic fashion last year. Manish, known by very few then, was signed by Mohun Bagan and made his I –league debut against Viva Kerala, where he scored a goal in...

Lajong FC and East Bengal U19 relieved by AIFF

The Player’s Status Committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) met at the Football House on May 27, 2011 and arrived at the following conclusions: 1. It was held that player Tuboi was eligible to play for Lajong...

Kolkata may not witness Messi magic this September

Unless the Salt Lake Stadium is revamped on a war footing, the city might miss the opportunity to watch Lionel Messi and the Argentine national football team in action Sep 2, West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra  said this...

India’s journey in AFC cup comes to an end

                      India’s journey in AFC Cup came to an end in Iraq, when Dempo lost to Dohuk by a solitary goal. With this loss Dempo are out of AFC Cup, where they had reached the round of 16 knock out...

Change is on its way as Orissa wins women’s national championship

Orissa created history after winning the Senior Women's National Football Championship this year, becoming the only team after Manipur and West Bengal to win this competition, which now has completed its 19th edition. Orissa, who have missed...