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Messi golden ball controversy

FIFA Awards – Over-rated and flawed?

While driving, I turned my radio on, "Messi , Messi" screamed the RJ and the callers backed him up. Returned home, relaxed and turned my TV on. The famous face popped up again during the commercial breaks! You may be...
Nepal football

Nepal Football Suffering For FIFA’s Indecision On Ganesh Thapa’s Corruption Charges

It has been over six months into disgraced President of All Nepal Football Association Ganesh Thapa's suspension from office for his alleged financial wrongdoing. I find it hard to believe that the case is still pending before the FIFA...
Manchester United review

Why Mentality is Important at Manchester United

Manchester United have endured an abysmal performance in the recently concluded season and are looking to get back to their top form for the upcoming season. On May 8 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that he will step down from...
Manchester City vs Blackburn Rovers live stream

Steely Manchester City toast of the season

Manchester City’s 6-1 demolition of Manchester United, suggests that a regime change in the English Premier League (EPL) is in the offing. With a little help from an Abu Dhabi businessman, the downtrodden have shaken off their chains. Sir Alex...

Kolkata and its passion for Latino football

Calcutta, once the administrative capital, the mercantile and industrial heart of the British Empire, learnt football from the British, but traditionally are passionate fans of Brazil. Historical factors explain why in Calcutta (now Kolkata), there is this frenzied following...
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....
Didier Drogba to Atletico de Kolkata in ISL?

Didier Drogba – The Biggest Face of African Football

A week after Drogba’s decision to retire from international Football, we look back at the impact, the talismanic forward had on his country - not only as a captain mustering his troops, but also as a voice that a...

Bhaichung or Baichung!

He is one of the most influential and popular player in the present generation. Anyone who follows Indian football has a strong opinion about him. Love him or hate him but you can't ignore him. People who don't follow...

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...
Nepal Football

Nepal Football 2014 – More disappointments than successes

As always, football, the most popular and followed sport in the world dominated sporting headlines globally in 2014. The spectacular championship performance capped by Germany at the World Cup held in Brazil was the year’s biggest storyline. On the other hand,...