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Book on 1950 WC

The lackadaisical attitude of the erstwhile All India Football Federation (AIFF) brass was the sole reason for...

Hijab: Protests spread ahead WC

"Say her name! Say her name!" screamed Iranian protesters outside the BSFZ Arena as their natio...
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FIFA honours Chhetri for his achievements

World football governing body FIFA has released a three-episode series on the life and career of talismanic In...

England fight back to hold Germany

England will head to the World Cup on the back of a six-match winless sequence but with at least some pride an...

Southgate counts the positives

It was not exactly a display that will have England’s World Cup rivals quaking in their boots but the fi...

No effect on morale: Mueller

Germany forward Thomas Mueller said their 3-3 Nations League draw with England on Monday will have little impa...

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Sports  /  Published 04.04.20

U-17 women’s WC off, India debut has to wait

The Fifa Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India in November was on Saturday postponed by football’s governing body due to the worsening Covid-19 pandemic across the globe.The women’s age...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.03.20

No need to feel sorry for us: Klopp

Juergen Klopp insisted the best of Liverpool’s season is yet come, despite a third defeat in four games saw them crash out of the FA Cup after losing 0-2 at the hands of Chelsea.Klopp made seven cha...
By Agencies in London

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

Football to fork & knife, ‘Sir’ for life

The legend of Chuni Goswami, as it is often for such stalwarts, goes beyond his exploits on the football field. Aloke Das, a former India footballer, vouches for that. The year was 1993, Mohun Bagan b...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.05.20

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal foreign players to return home

The stranded foreign recruits of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal will finally leave for their home next Tuesday, a journey that will also involve a long bus ride to Delhi from the eastern metropolis befor...
By PTI in Kolkata

Sports  /  Published 30.04.20

Artist all-rounder

Subimal “Chuni” Goswami came closest to being called a sporting polymath — he was an artist on the football field, played first class cricket well enough to lead Bengal to the Ranji Trophy final...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 27.04.20

East Bengal’s season of title riches

April 28, 2004 - A memorable day for East Bengal. That was the day when the Maidan giants won back-to-back National League titles, which also happens to be the last time they became national champions...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 31.05.20

Peaceful separation mooted

East Bengal and their investor Quess parted ways on Sunday. A Quess official maintained that the investor would transfer the football rights to the Maidan giants without “much fuss.” “We have no...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.05.20

Bayern widen gap at the top

Bayern Munich moved closer to a record-extending 30th league title after their Polish striker Robert Lewandowski ended a personal jinx in a 5-0 drubbing of struggling Fortuna Duesseldorf in the Bundes...
By Agencies in Munich

Sports  /  Published 16.10.19

Be-inclusive message for coach Igor Stimac

India's poor performance against Bangladesh on Tuesday has raised questions about the quality of players coach Igor Stimac has at his disposal.The team's inability to deal with the burden of expectati...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 26.05.20

Pep Guardiola praise for ‘special ones’

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the protocols he and his players must follow for football to return are a small sacrifice compared to those risking their lives on the frontline of the c...
By Agencies in London


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