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Sunil Chhetri First Indian To Feature On AFC Quarterly Cover

Sunil Chhetri, India’s legend and all time highest goalscorer in Indian football has become the first Indian to feature on the front of the AFC Quarterly magazine. The official magazine, launched more than three years ago by AFC (Asian Football Confederations), released it’s 19th issue on the 10th July with the Indian and Bengaluru FC’s…read more

EPL Giants Liverpool FC Touchdown In Hong Kong

Liverpool, the English giants of the Premier League landed in Hong Kong on Monday ahead of their six-day pre-season tour of Hong Kong, where they will face Crystal Palace and either West Brom or Leicester at Hong Kong Stadium. Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has brought a 25-man squad to the Far East including new signing…read more

India will have two national football leagues from 2017-18

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed the fact that there will be two football leagues in India from the 2017-18 season. The Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League will be held simultaneously, over a five-month period, while the long-term would be framed after the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which will take place in…read more

Stephen Constantine Says India Deserved Win

Captain Sunil Chhetri led India to a 1-0 victory over Kyrgyz Republic in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup (third round) qualifier  at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Tuesday, after which Stephen Constantine said ‘India deserved this.’ Speaking at the post match press conference Constantine said: “More than anyone else, India deserved this. Not only the…read more

Sven Goran Eriksson sacked by Chinese second-tier side Shenzhen

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has been sacked by Chinese second-tier club Shenzhen. Eriksson, who coached big names in the shape of Manchester City and Lazio in the past, was charged with getting Shenzhen in the Chinese first tier when he took over from Clarence Seedorf last December. However, things haven’t been that good for…read more

India Retain 100th FIFA Position But Stephen Constantine Remains Cautious

Indian football coach Stephen Constantine is confident of the upcoming couple of matches including the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier against the Kyrgyz Republic. But as his team retain their 100th position in June’s FIFA rankings, the Briton said he would not consider India as a big team until his team become a regular at the…read more

Bengaluru & Mohun Bagan Through To 2017 Federation Cup Final

The semi-finals of the 2017 Federation Cup took place on Sunday at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, which resulted in former I-League champions Bengaluru FC and Mohun Bagan going through to the finals to be played on 21st May. The fate of the first hard-fought match of the day between Aizawl FC and Bengaluru was decided…read more

Group B Federation Cup Match Results

A ten-man Shillong Lajong registered their first victory in the ongoing Hero Federation Cup on Friday, beating DSK Shivajians 3-2 at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack. Dave Rogers chose a young side with as many as six U-22 players featuring in the squad. Dsk started off on a positive note dominating possession, but during the first 45…read more

Group A Round 3 Results Of Federation Cup

Round 3 of the 38th Hero Federation Cup kicked off on Thursday with two matches taking place between Chennai City and Churchill Brothers and Aizawl and East Bengal. The first match at the Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, ended in a 3-1 victory for Chennai, their first win, leaving them to end their campaign on a victorious…read more

Top transfers in the Chinese League

Oscar: Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG- January 2017 (£60 million) Oscar’s move to China at the peak of his career has baffled many experts, and what startled more was the money which was involved in the deal. £60 million was paid to Chelsea for the move to confirm making him the costliest player of Asia.  …read more