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 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

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

Conte hopes to change Spurs trajectory

Antonio Conte takes Tottenham back to his former employers Chelsea on Sunday for what will already be something of a litmus test for both London clubs so early in the Premier League season. Spurs had...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, London

Football  /  Published 14.08.22

EPL: Manchester United humiliated by Brentford

A shambolic Manchester United conceded four goals in the opening 35 minutes in a 4-0 drubbing at Brentford on Saturday as their woeful start to the Premier League season continued. United’s sev...
By Reuters in Manchester

Football  /  Published 13.08.22

AIFF setback

Veteran administrators Subrata Dutta and Larsing Ming's nominations ahead of the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) elections have been rejected by the poll's returning officer, Umesh ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Football  /  Published 13.08.22

World Cup: No anticipation, only chaos

With 100 days to go until the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, soon the focus will be on the football. However, the sense of anticipation that usually exists before a World Cup is notably absent, writes ...
By Pascal Jochem

Football  /  Published 13.08.22

Qatar Cup to start a day earlier

This year’s World Cup in Qatar will start a day earlier than originally scheduled with the opening ceremony now taking place before the host nation kick off the tournament on Sunday, November 20...
By Reuters in Zurich


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