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Indian football

When Sunil Chhetri was told by Lisbon coach he was not good enough

Chhetri was rejected in England, USA and Portugal, but did not give up only to find himself in a league of his own today

19 Apr 2020 7:03 PM

Will definitely consider becoming AIFF president in future: Bhutia

Since retiring from the game in 2011, Bhutia has been focussing on grassroot football through his Football School and United Sikkim Club

11 Apr 2020 5:53 PM

Indian football team's last line of defence comes to the rescue of poor

Pritam Kotal, Pronay Halder and Prabir Das have pooled in around Rs 4 lakh to help the needy in West Bengal

30 Mar 2020 6:14 PM

Legendary footballer P K Banerjee admitted to hospital in Kolkata

He had been discharged from the hospital less than a month ago

09 Feb 2020 1:29 AM

12 young footballers to train in Warsaw under Indo-Polish exchange programme

Polonia Warsaw is a third division side in the Polish domestic league.

08 Sep 2019 9:00 PM


Eyes on the future

Infact Amarjit, who became the first player born in the 21st century to represent the Blue Tigers wasn’t the only one handed debut by Stimac.

29 Jun 2019 7:49 AM

Indian football coaches come of age

Till the end of the 20th century, the Asian Games football tournament had no age restrictions and senior teams participated.

11 Aug 2018 12:39 AM

The older you get, the better you get: Sunil Chhetri in exclusive interview

The Indian football team captain single-handedly shoulders the responsibility of the entire nation.

15 Jun 2018 8:35 PM

Mumbai’s humidity can’t stop Sunil Chhetri

The weather conditions were extremely humid to see out the 90 minutes but the skipper stayed on even when the rest were feeling the cramps.

12 Jun 2018 12:27 AM

From a handful to plenty

The tournament started with just 2,569 seats occupied and ended with the final match that was attended by thunderous 8,990 fans.

12 Jun 2018 12:21 AM


Indian football: Rising from the grassroots

In just five years, the Hero Indian Super League has inspired millions of youngsters across the country to take up the sport.

17 Mar 2018 12:40 AM

Freestyle footballer to visit city

Tokura will also be conducting freestyle workshops in Mumbai to engage and encourage young freestyle football enthusiasts.

08 Nov 2017 12:52 AM

Cup show highlights India’s lateral sporting growth

The agonising truth is that Indian football became moribund despite a terrific beginning post Independence.

08 Oct 2017 2:30 AM

The glorious legacy of Indian football

The book celebrates the high tides that swept the game in our country. Indian football has largely been a story of neglect.

24 Sep 2017 7:18 AM