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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

12 May 2020

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup: New dates have been confirmed

The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup which was supposed to be held India in November 2020, will now take place between February 17 to March 7 in 2021.

Mohun Bagan declared official I-League champions, no relegation

21 Apr 2020

Mohun Bagan declared official I-League champions, no relegation

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) ratified its league committee's recommendations to cancel the remaining 28 matches of the I-league.

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

11 Apr 2020

Bhaichung Bhutia wants to become AIFF President one day

Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will consider contesting for the post of All India Football Federation (AIFF) President in future.

India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted

05 Apr 2020

India's bid to host AFC Asian Cup 2027 submitted

India has submitted its bid documents for hosting the AFC Asian Cup in 2027, a top official of the national federation confirmed.

India's FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar postponed: Details here

08 Mar 2020

India's FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar postponed: Details here

The Indian men football team's upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifier match against Qatar has been postponed due to the spread of coronavirus.

This Indian woman footballer becomes first to bag overseas contract

30 Jan 2020

This Indian woman footballer becomes first to bag overseas contract

In a historic moment for Indian football, Bala Devi has become the first woman from the nation to bag a professional contract from a foreign club.

Two Indian U-19 footballers injured in a freak cable-car accident

28 Jul 2019

Two Indian U-19 footballers injured in a freak cable-car accident

In a freak accident in Turkey, two Indian U-19 footballers Rohit Danu and Manish Chaudhary suffered injuries while they tried to jump off a malfunctioned cable car.

AIFF, I-League row: India coach Stimac calls for better communication

24 May 2019

AIFF, I-League row: India coach Stimac calls for better communication

At the moment there is no respite between AIFF and I-League clubs.

Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

15 May 2019

Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?

On Wednesday, Croatian football legend Igor Stimac was roped in as the coach of the Indian men's national football team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced.

Football: Over 250 people apply for job of India's coach

04 Apr 2019

Football: Over 250 people apply for job of India's coach

The Indian football team has played well since quite some time and despite the heartbreak suffered in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, the future looks promising.

Seven I-League clubs withdraw from Super Cup: Details here

13 Mar 2019

Seven I-League clubs withdraw from Super Cup: Details here

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is in a lurch after seven I-League clubs, including holders Chennai City, withdrew from the Super Cup.

Minerva Punjab have forfeited their match against Real Kashmir

17 Feb 2019

Minerva Punjab have forfeited their match against Real Kashmir

Real Kashmir were to host Minerva Punjab tomorrow in their return I-League fixture.

I-League: Interesting facts about India's top-flight football you didn't know

31 Jan 2019

I-League: Interesting facts about India's top-flight football you didn't know

The I-League, previously known as the National Football League, has been India's top-flight football since 1996-97.

Stephen Constantine resigns: Who can be his perfect replacement?

15 Jan 2019

Stephen Constantine resigns: Who can be his perfect replacement?

The Indian football team crashed out of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 after losing to Bahrain in their third group stage match, and the loss saw Stephen Constantine, their head coach, calling it quits.

Five stars of the Indian football team

14 Jan 2019

Five stars of the Indian football team

With India showing great promise at the AFC Asian Cup in UAE, fans have started cheering the team.

IM Vijayan: Stephen Constantine has chosen the perfect Indian team

03 Jan 2019

IM Vijayan: Stephen Constantine has chosen the perfect Indian team

The AFC Asian Cup kicks off from Saturday, and the Indian team is gearing up for their first match against Thailand.

Star Sports receive backlash for reducing number of I-League telecasts

23 Dec 2018

Star Sports receive backlash for reducing number of I-League telecasts

Stars Sports have received a huge backlash after announcing that they would be drastically reducing live telecasts of I-League matches.

India vs Jordan not cancelled, will happen as per schedule

17 Nov 2018

India vs Jordan not cancelled, will happen as per schedule

Earlier, media reports stated that the friendly between the Indian football team and Jordan has been cancelled.

IOA claims Indian football team not good enough for ASIAD

03 Jul 2018

IOA claims Indian football team not good enough for ASIAD

A shocking decision by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) will see the Indian football team skip the 2018 Asian Games.

Dutee Chand sets national record in women's 100m

29 Jun 2018

Dutee Chand sets national record in women's 100m

Odisha sprinter Dutee Chand broke her own national record in the women's 100 metre race at the 58th National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships, held at the Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati.

What is the structure of football league system in India?

09 Jun 2018

What is the structure of football league system in India?

Like most football playing nations, there are domestic football leagues in India as well.

Football: Constantine pleads government to send them to Asian Games

06 Jun 2018

Football: Constantine pleads government to send them to Asian Games

The Indian football team has continued to make grounds in the sport with coach Stephen Constantine leading the way.

Five rising stars of Indian football

04 Jun 2018

Five rising stars of Indian football

India might have a population of 1.3 billion, but somehow when it comes to football, our nation is yet to make its mark.

Minerva Punjab win their maiden I-League title

08 Mar 2018

Minerva Punjab win their maiden I-League title

After Aizawl FC's heroics last season, Minerva Punjab FC won their maiden I-League title.

AIFF investigating allegations of match-fixing in I-League after Minerva's complaints

08 Mar 2018

AIFF investigating allegations of match-fixing in I-League after Minerva's complaints

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has started investigations into the match-fixing complaints filed by debutants, Minerva Punjab.

U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts

15 Oct 2017

U-17 star Dheeraj Singh catches the eye of international scouts

If there was one good thing that came out of the U-17 World Cup for India, it was Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem.

Amarjit Singh Kiyam, the U-17 skipper who leads by example

03 Oct 2017

Amarjit Singh Kiyam, the U-17 skipper who leads by example

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is set to kick off in three days and the India U-17 team is ready to take on USA in their first match on 6th October.

"National Centre of Excellence" for Indian football announced

28 Sep 2017

"National Centre of Excellence" for Indian football announced

Talking about the development of football in India, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel announced plans to set up a world-class "National Centre for Excellence".

Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning

06 Jul 2017

Doping charges: Goalkeeper Subrata Paul escapes with a warning

Indian goalkeeper Subrata Paul escaped with a warning from the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for violating anti-doping rule earlier this year.

AIFF falsely claims that India U-17 team defeated Italian U-17

22 May 2017

AIFF falsely claims that India U-17 team defeated Italian U-17

On 19 May, 2017 the All India Football Federation (AIFF) reported that India's U-17 football team had defeated four time World Cup Champions Italy U-17 team 2-0.

Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges

03 May 2017

Subrata Paul asks for an early hearing against doping charges

India's top goalkeeper Subrata Paul has requested the NADA to schedule an early hearing in the doping case after his sample A tests came positive for a banned substance.

Goalkeeper Subrata Paul suspended after failing dope test

26 Apr 2017

Goalkeeper Subrata Paul suspended after failing dope test

One of India's top goalkeepers, Subrata Paul was handed a provisional suspension by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) after he failed a dope test conducted last month.

U-17 FIFA WC will change Indian football: Kushal Das

19 Mar 2017

U-17 FIFA WC will change Indian football: Kushal Das

General secretary of All India Football Federation (AIFF) Kushal Das said that the face of Indian football will change after the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in October this year.

Football coach Stephen Constantine to leave India after his term?

17 Jan 2017

Football coach Stephen Constantine to leave India after his term?

While there have been talks about extension of his contract, India's national football team coach Stephen has plans of joining a League A team in Australia after February.

A biopic on late Indian footballer V P Sathyan

01 Nov 2016

A biopic on late Indian footballer V P Sathyan

Malayalam film star Jayasurya will star in a biopic to be made on former Indian footballer V P Sathyan.