Only Pune FC granted exemption in I-League

Only Pune FC were granted exemption to play in the I-League by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Baichung Bhutia announces retirement from football

Baichung Bhutia announced his international retirement on Wednesday from the AIFF headquarters in New Delhi, bringing to an end an illustrious 16-year career.

India begin controversy-ridden Caribbean tour

The Indian football team would look to leave behind the controversies surrounding their Caribbean tour and concentrate on the game when they take on Trinidad & Tobago in an international friendly on Saturday.

AIFF to reprimand Colaco for calling off match

National football team coach
Armando Colaco is set to be reprimanded for calling off
India`s Caribbean tour opener against Barbados under
controversial circumstances.

Dempo agree but other clubs still reluctant

Indian football team`s tour of the West Indies later this month still hangs in balance with three top I-League clubs refusing to release their players.

AIFF names squad for Football academy in Kolkata

In crisis-control mode after clubs refused to release loaned players for one more year, the AIFF named the squad for its developmental I-League club.

Pull-out was an over-reaction - Indian official

Blackburn Rovers` last-minute postponement of their tour of India due to safety concerns was an over-reaction, a senior Indian soccer has official said.

WIFA coaches programme is excellent initiative

The project started by the Western India Football Association to produce 5,000 AIFF-certified coaches in Maharashtra is an excellent initiative that would be copied by other states.

AIFF sticks to 40-match rule, keeps foreigner out

Despite objection from some top clubs, the AIFF has decided to put the cap on the number of matches a player can play in domestic tournaments to 40.

Expert opinion sought for drafting sports bill

In its effort to expedite the drafting of proposed sports bill, the West Bengal government has sought expert opinion from all quarters.

Arrows in dilemma after loaned players return

The Indian Arrows may have shifted their base to Kolkata but uncertainty looms large over the composition of the team that will have eight of its premier players returning to their mother clubs.

AIFF may look beyond Juan Manuel as India coach

The All India Football Federation
is unlikely to appoint Spaniard Juan Manuel Lilo as the chief
coach of the national team as the salary he demanded seemed to
be "astronomical."

Armando nominated for Dronacharya award

Armando Colaco has been nominated by the AIFF for the prestigious Dronacharya award, the highest honour for a coach in the country.

HAL, AI given extension to meet I-League licensing

Teams Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Air India, which failed to meet the I-League licensing criteria despite several warnings, have been given another one year by AIFF to turn themselves into separate commercial entities.

AIFF slaps show cause notice on Pradeep

The All India Football Federation slapped a show cause notice on midfielder N P Pradeep for his outbursts in support of Bob Houghton.

Houghton resigns as Indian coach

Bob Houghton`s tumultuous 5-year stint as Indian football coach came to an end with his resignation.

It`s AIFF who decides who would be coach or not: Bhaichung

Bhaichung Bhutia described Bob Houghton, who resigned as national coach under controversial circumstances, as the best he has played under but said the AIFF has the right to decide who would be at the helm of affairs or not.

No date fixed for Houghton hearing

The date of the second hearing in the racial abuse allegations against national football coach Bob Houghton is yet to be decided after the AIFF had tentatively fixed it for tomorrow.

No date fixed for Houghton hearing

The date of the second hearing in the racial abuse allegations against national football coach Bob Houghton is yet to be decided after the AIFF had tentatively fixed it for Wednesday.

Durand Cup to kicks off from October 1

The 124th edition of the prestigious Durand Cup is schedule to be held at the Ambedkar stadium from October 1 to 15.