President Pranab Mukherjee to grace Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebration

President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest on reigning I-League champions Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebration, which will be held on August 22.

AIFF, clubs form two committees to raise I-League profile
AIFF, clubs form two committees to raise I-League profile

With an aim to build a hype around the I-League, the participating clubs and All India Football Federation today decided to form two committees to look after the marketing and technical aspects of tournament.

Mission CFL for I-League champions Mohun Bagan
Mission CFL for I-League champions Mohun Bagan

Having annexed their first national title after a gap of 13 years, I-League football champions Mohun Bagan's next aim is to rule the local league and break the dominance of bitter foes East Bengal, a record 36-time winners.

AIFF asks states to send nominations
AIFF asks states to send nominations

All India Football Federation has invited state associations to send in their nominations for the upcoming U-15 and U-18 I-League which is scheduled to kick off from September.

Bagan official takes a dig at parent body during felicitation
Bagan official takes a dig at parent body during felicitation

 I-League champions Mohun Bagan club's financial secretary Debasish Dutta today took a swipe at Indian Football Association (IFA) during the national club's felicttaion organised by the parent body.

Lack of football culture harming India's growth: Indian coach Stephen Constantine
Lack of football culture harming India's growth: Indian coach Stephen Constantine

Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine has cited the absence of a thriving football culture in the country as a major impediment in its quest for its first World Cup appearance - despite a rich football history and a population of 1.2 billion people.

Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability
Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability

Mohun Bagan may have its roots in the rich history of Indian football but is at present struggling to breathe.

Salgaocar appoint Malcolm Thomson as coach
Salgaocar appoint Malcolm Thomson as coach

I-League football club Salgaocar FC on Friday announced the signing of Scottish coach Malcolm "Malky" Thomson as its head coach for the upcoming season.

Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course
Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course

Indian football coaches, including top names such as Armando Colaco, Derrick Pereira and Sanjoy Sen, have hailed FIFA's Elite course, calling it a "platform" to evolve.
 

Biswajit Bhattacharya named East Bengal coach

Former Indian football team striker Biswajit Bhattacharya was on Friday named head coach of East Bengal club for the 2015-16 season.

Mohammedan Sporting docked three points for payment default
Mohammedan Sporting docked three points for payment default

Fallen Kolkata football giants Mohammedan Sporting Club were on Friday demoted to the fourth position in the 2014-15 I-league second division standings for failure to pay the contracted remuneration to one of its foreign players, Genki Nakamura.

'West Bengal government's stepmotherly treatment towards Bagan disheartening'
'West Bengal government's stepmotherly treatment towards Bagan disheartening'

Mohun Bagan assistant general secretary Srinjoy Bose said he was disappointed at the West Bengal government's stepmotherly treatment towards the the I-League champions, having been denied a felicitation programme to acknowledge its feat.

Shillong Lajong sells equity in ISL franchise NEUFC
Shillong Lajong sells equity in ISL franchise NEUFC

I-League outfit Shillong Lajong FC on Wednesday announced its decision to sell its stake in Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Northeast United FC in order to focus on grassroots and youth development programmes in the region.

Sunil Chhetri among 10 to be put up for ISL Player Auction
Sunil Chhetri among 10 to be put up for ISL Player Auction

Star striker Sunil Chhetri will be among 10 top Indian footballers to be put up for bidding among eight franchises in the first ever Hero Indian Super League Player Auction to be held here on July 10.

Sanjoy Sen renews coach contract with Mohun Bagan
Sanjoy Sen renews coach contract with Mohun Bagan

 Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen on Monday decided to renew his contract for another year with the 125-year old club after guiding them to their maiden I-League trophy last month

Indian football can do without below-par foreign coaches: Mohun Bagan coach
Indian football can do without below-par foreign coaches: Mohun Bagan coach

Mohun Bagan coach Sanjay Sen, who guided the team to its first national league title in 13 years, believes Indian football does not need over-hyped and below-par foreign coaches as there is no dearth of talent in local managers.

Salgaocar bag Fairplay trophy, EB, Mumbai FC best organisers
Salgaocar bag Fairplay trophy, EB, Mumbai FC best organisers

Salgaocar FC were on Friday awarded the Fairplay trophy for the I-League 2014-15, while Mumbai FC and East Bengal shared the best organiser award for organising their respective home matches in Cooperage Stadium in Mumbai and Salt Lake Stadium and Barasat Stadium in Kolkata, respectively.

'Referee review system should be present in I-League'
'Referee review system should be present in I-League'

Bengaluru FC's player of the season Eugeneson Lyngdoh believes there should be a referee review system in the I-League to scrutinise supervision howlers and take necessary action.

Sepp Blatter congratulates Mohun Bagan on I-League win
Sepp Blatter congratulates Mohun Bagan on I-League win

Outgoing world football body FIFA President Sepp Blatter has congratulated Mohun Bagan on winning the I-League, saying that the Kolkata giants had achieved their success through "exceptional performance".

I-League: Bengaluru FC retain key players
I-League: Bengaluru FC retain key players

 I-League runners-up Bengaluru FC on Thursday extended contracts of Eugeneson Lyngdoh and Joshua Walker among a host of other players who formed the core of the Blues' successful second season.