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SIPG Sneak Into AFC Champions League Semi-finals

Shanghai SIPG have sneaked into the semi-finals of the AFC Champions League after they defeated Guangzhou Evergrande 5-4 on penalties after the two-legged tie ended in a 5-5 draw. SIPG initially squandered a 4-0 first-leg lead, but with Tuesday night’s game eventually ending in a 5-5 aggregate draw after extra time, they were forced into…read more

India Overcome Macau 2-0 In Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers

India have overcome a stubborn Macau resistance, to all but secure a place in the Asian Cup 2019 qualifiers, after their 2-0 victory over Macau at the Macau Olympic Stadium on Tuesday. Having previously beaten Myanmar 1-0 away and Kyrgyz Republic 1-0 at home, the win has extended India’s lead in Group A with 9…read more

India Set To face Macau In AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Qualifier

The latest instalment of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 qualifiers begins on Tuesday 5th September, with the Indian national team taking on Macau in their Group A tie at Macau’s Olympic Complex Stadium. India top Group A having previously beaten Myanmar and Kyrgyz Republic by solitary goals in their qualifier journey so far this…read more

Shanghai SIPG Remain 3rd In CSL After Latest Goalless Draw

Get all the latest football predictions here. Shanghai SIPG remain three points behind defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande, following a goalless draw with Tianjin Quanjian on Sunday in Round 20 of the Chinese Super League (CSL). Get the latest football tips here. This was SIPG’s third game in a row that they have failed to win…read more

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