Big names that remained unsold in ISL Draft 2017

MUMBAI: The highly anticipated Indian Players Draft of the Indian Super League (ISL) 2017/18 sprang up some surprises to Indian football lovers as several popular names were over looked by all the franchises. Some of them were big names and it was quite a surprise as to how they found no teams. Lets take look at a […]

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Neel Shah: From Colaba Back Garden to ISL draft

MUMBAI: From scoring the winning goal in an MSSA Inter School Football final as a seven-year-old, to making it into the 2017 draft of the Indian Super League, Neel Shah has come a long way. This milestone brings him closer to fulfilling his dream of playing for India. A product of the Premier India Football […]

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Ploughing the roots comes naturally to CK Vineeth

NEW DELHI: Footballers are like gladiators. Hundreds and thousands fill up the stands to watch these warriors display their skills. But unlike Roman times of yore it’s not about bloodthirst but the calmer activity of defending and scoring on way to winning. The field is their amphitheater and their feet the tools. But what if the […]

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Aizawl FC – a football fairytale that touches all

MUMBAI: Can they do it? Will they do it? I-League fans all over the country just can not stop talking about the phenomenal success Aizawl FC are enjoying in the current season. With just one round of action remaining in I-League, people are just curious to know whether the side that had been relegated in it’s […]

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Five Man Army banks on Morale and Unity

YANGON: Has Indian Football changed in the last four years? How much? Five stays the magic number! The present Indian squad in Yangon has just five players who were here last time when India went down to Myanmar by a solitary goal in the 2013 AFC Challenge Cup (Qualifiers) decider played on March 6, 2013 at […]

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5 Indian Footballers Who Hung On Too Long

It’s not easy to walk away from the game. Even when all the signs tell you to. Players have so much rooted in their careers that realizing it’s over is a hard pill to swallow. Some footballers simply hang around the game too long hurting their reputation in the process. Arguably, this list contains some of the best […]

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Myanmar will be a tough challenge: Sunil Chhetri

  MUMBAI: When India last played Myanmar in the 2014 edition of the AFC Challenge Cup, the ‘Men in Blue’ lost by a 75th minute Soe Min Oo goal in Yangon. And as India open their campaign against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019, ‘talismanic’ striker Sunil Chhetri feels India “needs to play to […]

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It’s About Us, Not I or Me: Arnab Mondal

MUMBAI: “Hard work is the rhythm” of the Indian National Team in the Preparatory Camp in Mumbai currently gearing up to face Cambodia in an International Friendly on March 22 in Phnom Penh before taking on Myanmar on March 28 in their AFC Asian Cup Qualifying campaign opener. Unity comes next and teamwork more than individuality is preferred. Arnab Mondal, […]

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