Events  /  Published 08.02.22

#SquadGoals: A musical fundraiser by four city teens for women footballers in Kalimpong

Annually, Rs 15 lakh is required to keep The Debanjan Share Girls’ Academy up and running — and the young foursome managed to raise a whopping Rs 5 lakhs through ticket sales for the ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Lifestyle  /  Published 19.01.22

Messi or Lewandowski? Plus, team of the year

Left Wing: Karim Benzema France may not have gone deep at the Euros but Benzema made a sterling return to the international scene, before taking his form to a different stratosphere for Real Madrid. ...
By Priyam Marik

Lifestyle  /  Published 03.11.21

Exploring football and fervour at Kolkata’s annual Parsee tournament

Bandos, a team from Bangladesh, travels every year to Kolkata to compete in the Parsee football tournament. “I love watching father-son duos and generations of players coming together, it’...
By Lygeia Gomes

Sports  /  Published 14.09.21

Ex-footballer no more

Former India footballer and Mohun Bagan captain Bhabani Roy passed away following a prolonged illness at a city nursing home on Monday. He was 76. Roy joined Bagan in 1966 and played for the club til...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.05.21

Fifa chips in with cash help

In February last year, Fifa and FIFPro had reached an agreement to establish the Fifa Fund for Football Players (Fifa FFP), which aimed to provide financial support to players who were not paid and ha...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.18

Footballers lose, win hearts

A football team had just lost a match. But many around the field clapped for them on Saturday afternoon.The applause was for a bunch of girls from Birbhum who had to apparently brave abuse and assault...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Bengal 4 boast Number 10 jerseys

A premier football club in Germany, Eintracht Frankfurt, has honoured a Darjeeling player and three others from Bengal by handing them its official Number 10 jerseys with their names emblazoned. The f...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Sports  /  Published 11.02.20

Corporate touch awaits I-League

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday explored the possibility of including corporate teams from the next I-League season, while reducing the number of registered players in a side from ...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Football  /  Published 06.12.18

German club to tap soccer talent in India

German football club Eintracht Frankfurt has opened a centre in the home country to scout for soccer talent among Indians.The club is currently placed fifth in Bundesliga, the top-tier football league...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Sports  /  Published 08.04.20

Real Madrid announce pay cut

Real Madrid have announced that players and coaches from their football and basketball squads have agreed to a pay cut during the coronavirus pandemic.Directors at the club have also accepted to volun...
By Agencies in Madrid


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