Bhaichung Bhutia inducted in AFC's Hall of Fame
Bhaichung Bhutia inducted in AFC's Hall of Fame

 Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been inducted into the AFC's Hall of Fame, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Wednesday.

Mohammedan Sporting pull out of second division, Durand Cup; to be back in '15
Mohammedan Sporting pull out of second division, Durand Cup; to be back in '15

Financial crisis has compelled one of India's oldest clubs, Mohammedan Sporting to withdraw from second division football as well as the Durand Cup scheduled to start on October 28 in Goa.

Mohammedan Sporting not to play in I-League 2nd div
Mohammedan Sporting not to play in I-League 2nd div

 Mohammedan Sporting have opted against playing in the second division I-League and the club has also pulled out of Durand Cup football tournament, beginning October 28, apparently due to financial crisis.

India signs up with FIFA subsidiary to check corruption in ISL
India signs up with FIFA subsidiary to check corruption in ISL

All India Football Federation has signed up with FIFA's subsidiary, Early Warning System (EWS), to ensure that the Indian Super League and other domestic and international matches in the country are corruption free.

India signs up with FIFA`s anti-corruption watchdog
India signs up with FIFA`s anti-corruption watchdog

India`s football chiefs have inked a deal with FIFA to ensure the Indian Super League and other domestic competitions are corruption free, the world governing body said.

India may get to host FIFA Club World Cup
India may get to host FIFA Club World Cup

Amidst the ISL fever prevalent among the country's football fans, an ambitious India are also eyeing to host the glamorous FIFA Club World Cup.

I-League gets priority over ISL from FIFA, AIFF
I-League gets priority over ISL from FIFA, AIFF

With comparisons aplenty between I-League and the newly-started Indian Super League, FIFA and the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said that the older league will always get priority.

Big names in Indian Super League will attract youngsters: Jerome Valcke
Big names in Indian Super League will attract youngsters: Jerome Valcke

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke Wednesday said the presence of big stars in the ongoing Indian Super League (ISL) will lure youngsters into taking up football, helping the growth of the sport in India.

Sports Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to place info on websites
Sports Ministry asks NSFs, IOA to place info on websites

With only three National Sports Federations having so far followed the government instructions, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday reminded the IOA and several other NSFs to place their audited annual accounts and their balance sheet on their website.

U-17 World Cup: FIFA, government assure help to AIFF
U-17 World Cup: FIFA, government assure help to AIFF

The All India Football Federation was today assured of all help by the government as well as FIFA as far as hosting and successful conduct of the Under-17 World Cup in 2017 was concerned.

FIFA delegation calls on Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal
FIFA delegation calls on Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday met a high-level FIFA delegation, led by Secretary General Jerome Valcke, and promised support for the organisation of the Under-17 Football World Cup in 2017.

ISL will answer critics in due course of time: AIFF Director
ISL will answer critics in due course of time: AIFF Director

With critics terming the Indian Super League (ISL) as any other big-budgeted sporting event bearing no impact on national football, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Director Col Gautam Kar on Tuesday said that the competition itself will answer back in due course of time.

ISL 'Fair Play Award' trophy unveiled
ISL 'Fair Play Award' trophy unveiled

 As the popularity of the Indian Super League (ISL) continues to grow by the day, the event's 'Fair Play Awards' trophy was unveiled here on Tuesday.

Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach
Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach

Following a spate of mediocre outings, Indian football team coach Wim Koevermans on Monday stepped down from the post soon after the country suffered a defeat in an international friendly, here.

India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled
India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled

The Indian football team's friendly international against Palestine, which was scheduled for October 9, has been cancelled as the south east Asian nation has already committed its availability to the Pakistan Football Federation in the same window.

HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala
HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala

Dharamsala, a picturesque international cricket venue, could soon be the next destination for football's Indian Super League (ISL), if Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur has his way.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to visit India in October
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke to visit India in October

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke will be visiting India in October in what will be his second visit to the country in two years.

Tournament, project director for 2017 FIFA U-17 WC appointed
Tournament, project director for 2017 FIFA U-17 WC appointed

The organising committee of the U17 FIFA World Cup 2017 has confirmed the appointment of Javier Ceppi as tournament director and Joy Bhattacharjya as project director for the mega event slated to be held in India.

India announce football squad for Palestine friendlies
India announce football squad for Palestine friendlies

India announced their 20-member squad on Friday for the international friendlies against AFC Challenge Cup Champions Palestine.

ISL will help pump up interest in I-League: Dempo

The Indian Super League (ISL) should help pump up interest in the I-League and both tourneys in tandem could raise football quality in India, promoter of Dempo Sports Club and a director of ISL team FC Goa Shrinivas Dempo claims.