AIFF urges teams to act on curbing age fraud

The All India Football Federation on Monday urged all the participating teams of U-15 and U-18 leagues to act on curbing the menace of age fraud.

Merging ISL, I-League would be great for Indian football: Sunil Chhetri
Merging ISL, I-League would be great for Indian football: Sunil Chhetri

 Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri believes that merging the star-studded Indian Super League (ISL) with the I-League to create one competition with 16-18 teams going on for nearly all the year would be great for the game in the country.

West Bengal CM announces Rs 1 crore reward for I-League champs Mohun Bagan
West Bengal CM announces Rs 1 crore reward for I-League champs Mohun Bagan

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced a reward of Rs.1 crore for city football giants Mohun Bagan, who clinched the I-League 2014-15 title this year.

I-League to merge with ISL in next few years: AIFF
I-League to merge with ISL in next few years: AIFF

 All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das said on Saturday that the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League football tournaments would be merged in the next two to three years.

I-League stares at uncertainty; all clubs worried
I-League stares at uncertainty; all clubs worried

Eight years after its inception, India's leading football competition I-League is facing an uncertain future amid reports that two clubs are shutting shop even as a newly launched Indian Super League gains momentum.

I-League: Pune FC likely to disband first team, Bharat FC's future uncertain
I-League: Pune FC likely to disband first team, Bharat FC's future uncertain

In what could be termed as a major jolt to Indian football, two clubs – Pune FC and Bharat FC are on the verge of pulling out of the I-League.

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

 President Pranab Mukherjee will skip Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebration where the reigning I-League champions will be felicitated at the Netaji Indoor Stadium on August 22.

IPL team owners to pick up I-League clubs?
IPL team owners to pick up I-League clubs?

According to a report in DNA, some Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise owners have picked up the tender document floated by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) inviting bids to join the I-League in 2016.

Bengaluru FC rope in midfielder Alwyn George
Bengaluru FC rope in midfielder Alwyn George

 Bengaluru FC have signed young and talented midfielder Alwyn George for one year with the I-League football club having the option of extending it by another year, the club announced on Wednesday.

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.