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India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF
India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF

India is set to host the star-studded Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Awards function for the first time in November, according to the president of the national body of the game.

'India could be a huge market for pre-season EPL friendlies'
'India could be a huge market for pre-season EPL friendlies'

Overwhelmed by the success of Indian Super League football, a Sunderland AFC top official on Saturday said the country could be a huge market for pre-season EPL friendlies.

Sunil Chettri, Ngangom Bala get top AIFF award
Sunil Chettri, Ngangom Bala get top AIFF award

Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri was Friday handed the 2014's Player of the Year trophy while striker Bala Devi received the last year's Best Woman Footballer Award, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a statement Friday.

ISL has helped immensely to improve infrastructure: AIFF
ISL has helped immensely to improve infrastructure: AIFF

AIFF general secretary, Kushal Das on Thursday said that the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) contributed immensely in 'developing the infrastructure' for football in the country.

Two FC Pune City players to join Portuguese top club B team
Two FC Pune City players to join Portuguese top club B team

Indian Super League side FC Pune City players Israil Gurung and Manish Maithani are set to join the B team of Portuguese top flight side Vitoria de Guimaraes on loan till the end of the current season under an agreement between the two clubs.

I-League: Sporting, Salgaocar look to garner full points
I-League: Sporting, Salgaocar look to garner full points

Sporting Clube de Goa and Salgaocar FC will be looking for their first victory when they take on each other on Sunday in the fourth round of the Hero I-League match here in Fatorda.

Pune FC signs Portuguese playmaker Edgar Marcelino
Pune FC signs Portuguese playmaker Edgar Marcelino

Pune FC have completed their foreign quota with the signing of seasoned Portuguese playmaker Edgar Carvalho Figueira Marcelino for the remainder of the 2014-15 football season.

France's Euro 2000 hero David Trezeguet retires: Report
France's Euro 2000 hero David Trezeguet retires: Report

France's 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winning striker David Trezeguet, who enjoyed a decade leading the Juventus attack, has retired, Argentine daily Clarin reported.

AIFF offers Stephen Constantine job of India football coach
AIFF offers Stephen Constantine job of India football coach

India have offered Englishman Stephen Constantine the job of coaching their national team coach for a second time, as they look to shed their reputation as football`s sleeping giant.

ISL is behind us, I'm looking forward to I-League: Gouramangi
ISL is behind us, I'm looking forward to I-League: Gouramangi

India defender Moirangthem Gouramangi Singh is looking forward to the start of the I-League football season on January 17 and representing debutant club Bharat FC in the tournament after his stint at the Indian Super League, which ended last month.

Kolkata sports firm plans ISL-style league in Bangladesh
Kolkata sports firm plans ISL-style league in Bangladesh

A city-based sports event management company has put forth a proposal to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for organising a football league emulating the highly successful Indian Super League (ISL).

 New leagues take off but IPL courts fresh controversy 
New leagues take off but IPL courts fresh controversy 

It was a year of many firsts for Indian sports with a number of new leagues taking off but controversy was not too far behind as a betting scandal among team principals in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) created ripples in the world of cricket.

ISL glitz props Indian football but national team slips in 2014
ISL glitz props Indian football but national team slips in 2014

 The 'sleeping giant' woke up to a new dawn with the ISL putting Indian football on the global map, but the national team continued to paint a grim picture, plummeting to its worst-ever rankings in an eventful year for the sport.

Sunil Chhetri named 2014 AIFF Player of the Year
Sunil Chhetri named 2014 AIFF Player of the Year

Indian national team captain Sunil Chhetri was Saturday declared 'AIFF Player of the Year' for the third time in four years while Bala Devi has been declared the 'Woman Player of the Year'.

Goa hoping to carry forward ISL success to Federation Cup
Goa hoping to carry forward ISL success to Federation Cup

The Goa Football Federation (GFA) is confident of hosting a successful Federation Cup despite hurdles the once popular tournament faces.

Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League
Mumbai FC rope in Rafi, Lawrence for upcoming I-League

Former India football captain Climax Lawrence and striker Mohammed Rafi have been retained by their I-League club Mumbai FC for the upcoming edition of the championship, starting January 17.

Ready to provide land to develop new football stadium in Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee
Ready to provide land to develop new football stadium in Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee

With an eye on developing infrastructure for the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her government was willing to give land to build an 'international standard' football stadium.

Mamata Banerjee praises Nita Ambani, ISL teams
Mamata Banerjee praises Nita Ambani, ISL teams

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today praised Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited, and the participating teams for making the Indian Super League(ISL) an event of "huge popularity" among the football lovers.

ISL winners ATK to set up football academy
ISL winners ATK to set up football academy

Barely two days after being crowned champions in the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL), Atletico de Kolkata's co-owner Sanjiv Goenka on Monday said they will be setting up a football academy in West Bengal soon.

West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK
West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK

West Bengal government will felicitate Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) team for winning the first edition of Indian Super League football, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee said.