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).

UK tour will give much-needed exposure to India

All India Football Federation General Secretary Kushal Das on Friday expressed confidence that the UK Tour will provide a much-needed exposure to the Indian U-23 team.

AIFF to seek technical help from Argentina

All India Football Federation is likely to approach its Argentine counterpart for technical help to upgrade standard of the game in the country.

AIFF signs 5-year deal with Pailan Group

The All India Football Federation on Sunday officially signed a sponsorship deal with Pailan World Group for its U-23 I-League team Indian Arrows.

AIFF to request clubs to spare players for Arrows

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel said that he would request the I-League clubs to let their former players stay at Indian Arrows for one more year for the betterment of the sport.

AIFF confident of Messi playing in Kolkata

Quelling doubts over Lionel Messi` participation in a FIFA international friendly match, a top All India football Federation (AIFF) official exuded confidence that the game will be held as scheduled.

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."

Corporate interest despite JCT decision: Patel

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel is hardly perturbed by JCT club`s decision to disband and said that corporate interest in bankrolling new teams will not be reduced by the Phagwara-based side`s pulling out.

JCT parts from professional football

Punjab-based JCT Club has disbanded itself from professional football citing lack of public interest in the game in the country.

Pradeep appears before AIFF`s disciplinary committee

National team midfielder NP Pradeep on Monday appeared before the All India Football Federation (AIFF`s) disciplinary committee after being slapped a showcause notice for speaking in support of former coach Bob Houghton.

Houghton successor may have to work at lower fee

All India Football Federation (AIFF) is now contemplating hiring the next national team coach at a salary that could be less than what former coach Bob Houghton received.

AIFF seeks shift in focus from state to city in Vision Asia

All India Football Federation has decided to start afresh the Vision Asia-India Programme with a change in strategy, where the focus will be on the cities instead of states.

Chopra can play only if he is an Indian passport holder: AIFF

The All India Football Federation
(AIFF) on Friday reiterated that Michael Chopra will be eligible
to represent India only if the Cardiff City striker surrenders
his British passport for an Indian one.

AIFF XI renamed as Indian Arrows

I-League debutants AIFF XI have been renamed as Indian Arrows, according to a release issued by the All India Football Federation.

Sports Min asks AIFF to submit plan to improve infrastructure

In an apparent attempt to cash in on the positive impact of the Asian Cup on Indian football, the sports ministry has asked the All India Football Federation to submit a detailed report on how training facilities can be improved.

Patel discusses ways to improve Indian football with Blatter

All India Football Federation (AIFF)
chief Praful Patel on Thursday met FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter and discussed ways to professionalise Indian football
and launch various development projects in the country.

Section of AIFF not happy with Houghton `dictating` terms

A section of the All India
Football Federation top brass is not happy with coach Bob
Houghton for trying to "dictate" terms on the national body.

AIFF interviews Gen Secy candidates; N Korea friendly scrapped

The All India Football Federation
has begun their search for a new General Secretary with two
candidates being interviewed by the emergency committee for
the post which would be vacant early next year.

Two Delhi boys among probables for Under-19 camp

Two Delhi boys were among 73
probables selected by All India Football Federation for a camp
from July 12 in Goa to pick the India under-19 squad for
future tournaments.

AIFF to renew Houghton`s contract post Jan 2011

Faced with a resignation threat, All India Football Federation is set to renew national coach Bob Houghton`s contract beyond Asian Cup in January next year.