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Shin Hwa-yong Hero In AFC Champions League Quarter Final

Goalkeeper Shin Hwa-yong was the hero in Wednesday night’s AFC Champions League quarter-final second leg, saving 3 penalty kicks against Jeonbuk Motors, to book Suwon Bluewings a place in the semi-finals. Suwon’s progress looked to be a formality as they entered this stage leading 3-0 following a stunning win from the first leg, three weeks…read more

Lack Of Experience & Consistency Cost India SAFF Cup

India head coach Stephen Constantine has said how the lack of experience and consistency cost his team the SAFF Cup final, as they went down 2-1 to surrender the title at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday. Seven-times champions India had trounced the Maldives 2-0 in the group stages, but the Maldives dominated…read more

ISL Referees Attend Workshop Ahead Of New Season

Referees of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) have been attending a workshop conducted by the league in association with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL). The four day course that ran from 11th September and finished on the 14th at the Reliance Corporate Park and Beverly Park…read more

India Make It Through To SAFF Cup

India have made it through to the South Asian Football Federation Cup (SAFF) after beating Maldives 2-0 in a dominant display at Dhaka, Bangladesh on Sunday. Stephen Constantine’s U23 side topped Group B  in their final group game leaving India to play arch-rivals Pakistan in an official semi-final match after a gap of five years….read more

ISL Preseason Results

As the start of the 2018/19 fifth season of Indian Super League approaches, we look at the top team’s preseason results. Bengaluru FC have dominated the I-League for four seasons and reached the final of the Indian Super League (ISL) in their debut season. They travelled to Spain for their preseason campaign, where they played…read more

John Gregory Wins Coach Of The Year

Chennaiyin FC head coach John Gregory has won the “coach of the year,” at the first ever Association of Indian Football Coaches (AIFC) Annual Awards ceremony held at the DY Patil University in Navi Mumbai, Mumbai, on Tuesday. The formation and launch of the Association of Indian Football Coaches (AIFC) took place in December 2017,…read more

Japan Has Most Respectful Fans In The Whole World

Japan may have bowed out of the World Cup in Russia but they may just go down in history as having the most respectful and lovely football fans in the whole world. During Monday night’s game, Japan’s skill and intensity exposed Belgium’s tactical plans to leave the star studded Belgium side on the brink of…read more

Kerala Blasters To Play Girona And Melbourne City In Friendlies

One of the Indian Super League’s (ISL)  biggest clubs, Kerala Blasters FC, will look to kick start their pre-season playing La Liga’s Girona and A-League side Melbourne City clubs at home. Girona FC will become only the second side from a top European league to visit India. The three sides will lock horns in a…read more

Sunil Chhetri Awarded FPAI Player Of The Year 2018

Sunil Chhetri has been awarded the Football Players Association of India (FPAI) Player of the Year 2018 at the annual Awards ceremony which took place on June 12th in Kolkata. There were five categories namely: Young Player of the year, Indian Player of the year, Foreign Player of the year, Coach of the year and…read more