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Indian women’s football team ready for the Bahrain challenge

Indian women's team has been neglected throughout the history of AIFF and for the sole reason of not playing enough matches in a year, the team has been dropped off the FIFA Rankings many times.

International football friendlies in India NOT anymore

AIFF is going to pass a resolution which will make sure that no private organization or event management group can organize international football friendlies involving foreign teams

Federation Cup 2011: Mohammedan SC beats Ar Hima

Mohammedan Sporting began their Federation Cup campaign in style when they defeated Ar-Hima by a solitary goal in Group A as the Preliminary phase kicked-off at the Kalyani Stadium. Stanley Okoroigwe made the difference between the two teams in...

Singapore firm might telecast Kolkata Football League and IFA shield

While the AIFF is struggling to find a reasonable deal for the broadcasting rights for its premier tournaments like I League and Federation Cup, the Indian Football Association (IFA) is breaking new paths.

I League 2011-12: Pailan Arrows will not get relegated

In a step taken to ensure that the youngsters get to play in top division league regularly, Mr. Praful Patel has decided that Pailan Arrows would be provided a shield against relegation, thus ensuring that they will come back for the next year I League even if they end up in the relegation zone.

Baichung Bhutia is a traitor: Syed Nayeemuddin

The day when all the football lovers of India are saddened with the retirement of the iconic Baichung Bhutia, his former coach Syed Nayeemuddin has set off a new controversy by making a major revelation.

Baichung retires, willing to help AIFF

Baichung Bhutia, the name synonymous with Indian Football, has taken the final call on his retirement today citing frequent and persistent injury as the main problem.
Amar Deb - HAL

HAL signs 8 new players

Albeit a little late, HAL finally started signing players for the current season. Today, as many as 8 new players got enrolled in the HAL class of 2011-12. After a last minute ditch in the previous season, custodian Amar Deb...
Arsenal vs Hull

Wenger a victim of his own image

Since Wenger took over they have won the English Premier League thrice 1997-98, 2001-02 and 2003-04. In 2006 Arsenal reached the UEFA Champions League final but lost to Barcelona 1-2 in Paris

I League 2011-12: Clubs to organize their home matches

In the I League workshop organized by the AIFF on 18th August in Delhi, many important and progressive decisions were taken by the committee. We highlight all the important decisions