Durand Cup kicks-off amid FIFA ban

The dark clouds hovering over Indian football failed to dampen the spirit of the Durand Cup, as the 131st edit...

FIFA's decision unfortunate: CoA

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Tuesday said it was "surprised" at FIFA's "unfortu...

AIFF ban: Centre seeks SC help

The Centre on Tuesday sought urgent hearing in the Supreme Court on the All India Football Federation matter i...

Obedient CoA

Hours before the FIFA ban, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) running football in India had agreed to hold ...

'Very harsh': Bhaichung Bhutia reacts on FIFA ban

Former captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Tuesday termed the FIFA's decision to ban Indian football "very ha...

FIFA bans AIFF: Timeline of events

It all started to go from bad to worse as controversial former AIFF president Praful Patel, whose third term i...

Football  /  Published 16.08.22

Heat on Thomas Tuchel after slamming referee

England's Football Association (FA) is investigating Thomas Tuchel’s comments after the Chelsea manager slammed referee Anthony Taylor for his decisions in Sunday’s fractious 2-2 draw ...
By Reuters

Football  /  Published 16.08.22

Alaba scores on first touch

Substitute David Alaba needed one touch to help Real Madrid rally to victory in their Spanish league opener on Sunday. Alaba came off the bench and immediately scored from a 75th-minute free-kick to g...
By AP/PTI in Madrid

Football  /  Published 15.08.22

Season starts with battle for glory

Indian Football Association (IFA) chairman Subrata Dutta and  Larsing Ming Sawyan of the Meghalaya Football Association on Sunday contested the All India Football Federation (AIFF) returning offi...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 15.08.22

Kane earns Spurs a point

Barcelona mortgaged its financial future to give Xavi Hernandez the talent he wanted. But Rayo Vallecano showed Xavi he still has work to do to forge a winning team after his new-look Barcelona w...
By Reuters in London

Football  /  Published 15.08.22

Advice from Chhetri: Stop thinking about ban

The threat of a Fifa ban looms but India captain Sunil Chhetri is not losing sleep over something which is not in his hands. “I’ve spoken to the boys and my advice is not to give it too mu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

AIFF Electoral list: All eyes on veterans

They mesmerized all and sundry with their skills and 'surefootedness' during those heady Indian club football days of '70s and '80s but former national captains like Shabbir Ali, Manor...
By PTI in New Delhi

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Coutinho, Vijayan worthy candidates: Bhaichung

 Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia feels that his national team seniors Bruno Coutinho and IM Vijayan are far more worthy candidates for the All India Football Federation's president'...
By PTI in Gangtok

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Durand Cup: FC Goa in opener

Defending champions FC Goa will clash with local giants Mohammedan Sporting Club in the opening Group A game of the 131st Durand Cup here on Tuesday. FC Goa had claimed their maiden Durand Cup title ...
By PTI in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Chhetri's advice

Seasoned striker Sunil Chhetri on Sunday advised fellow players to continue giving their best on the pitch and not worry about FIFA's threat of suspension on Indian football. Earlier this month, ...
By PTI in Bengaluru

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Ballon d’Or eludes Lionel Messi

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema is among the30 nominees on the shortlist for the prestigious men’s Ballon d’Or trophy, the organisers announced on Friday. The French international has h...
By Reuters in Paris


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