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Kochi To Host Biggest Games Of FIFA U17 World Cup

Football fans living in Kochi, India, were delighted to find out last month, their city drew two of the pre-tournament favourites, Brazil and Spain, as well as North Korea and Niger. They will also get to witness title defenders Germany taking on Guinea, whilst also hosting an important Round of 16 match and a quarter-final….read more

Thirteen CSL Clubs Face Expulsion For Financial Regulations Breach

Thirteen clubs in the mega-rich Chinese Super League face expulsion from the competition after the Chinese Football Association issued warnings over an alleged breach of financial regulations. China’s top flight clubs affected in this dispute are Carlos Tevez’s Shanghai Shenhua, big spenders Shanghai SIPG, Beijing Guoan, Changchun Yatai, Chongqing Dangdai Lifan, Hebei China Fortune, Luiz…read more

The AIFF Invites Bids For New Clubs For 2017/18 Season

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has invited fresh bids from new clubs from across the nation to take part in the 2017-18 season of the I-League. An official notice has been issued for bids from some of the major cities in the country like Bengaluru, Trivandrum, Mumbai, New Delhi, Ranchi, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bhopal, Lucknow,…read more

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