Merge ISL with I-League: Zico
Merge ISL with I-League: Zico

With the Hero Indian Super League football tournament already a big hit in its inaugural edition, Brazilian great Zico on Saturday called for its merger with I-League, the top-tier professional league of the country.

Saina Nehwal becomes member of I-League champions Bengaluru FC
Saina Nehwal becomes member of I-League champions Bengaluru FC

Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal became a member of Bengaluru FC. The 2012 Olympic bronze medallist is a big fan of the I-League champions and was presented with a jersey by club skipper Sunil Chhetri on Monday.

 

Bharat FC sign experienced English defender Robert Hassell
Bharat FC sign experienced English defender Robert Hassell

New I-League outfit Bharat FC has signed their second international player, defender Robert 'Bobby' Hassell, for the 2014-15 season commencing on January 17, 2015.

Ananta Ghosh appointed chief coach of Mohammedan Sporting
Ananta Ghosh appointed chief coach of Mohammedan Sporting

Mohammedan Sporting on Friday named Ananta Ghosh as their chief coach for the upcoming season.

Eyeing U-17 WC, AIFF to hold first U-15 tourney next year
Eyeing U-17 WC, AIFF to hold first U-15 tourney next year

Aiming to prepare a strong squad for the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, the All India Football Federation today said that the inaugural edition of the proposed AIFF U-15 tournament for I-League clubs will be held next year.

Dempo SC rope in British defender Calum Angus
Dempo SC rope in British defender Calum Angus

I-League side Dempo SC Monday announced that they have secured the services of British defender Calum Angus for the 2014-15 season. He played for Pune FC in the last season.

Kalyani Group names I-League team as 'Bharat FC'
Kalyani Group names I-League team as 'Bharat FC'

The Pune-headquartered Kalyani Group announced on Sunday that their football club has been christened "Bharat FC" which will take part in this season's I-League season commencing in January, 2015.

ISL has brought lot of enthusiasm to football in India: AIFF
ISL has brought lot of enthusiasm to football in India: AIFF

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel is delighted with the response the ongoing Indian Super League has got so far and said the tournament has brought lot of enthusiasm to the beautiful game in the country.

Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath
Fikru Lemessa ban big setback for Atletico de Kolkata: Kingshuk Debnath

Atletico de Kolkata defender Kingshuk Debnath on Saturday said the two-match ban handed out to striker Fikru Lemessa came as a big setback for the team.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand
Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand

 I-League winners Bengaluru FC made a perfect start to their Durand Cup campaign as they defeated defending champions Mohammedan Sporting 2-1 in the opening match of Pool C quarter-final league here on Thursday.

Pune FC signs up Liberian playmaker Eric Brown
Pune FC signs up Liberian playmaker Eric Brown

Pune FC has signed Liberian playmaker Eric Brown for the upcoming 2014-15 football season.

Mohammedan Sporting makes U-turn, decides to play
Mohammedan Sporting makes U-turn, decides to play

Just days after shocking the football fraternity by declaring they were shutting down for the season due to acute funds crunch, the city's 123-year-old club Mohammedan Sporting on Friday announced that they would play in all tournaments and resume practice on Saturday.

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.

Mohammedan Sporting decides to shut shop after going bankrupt
Mohammedan Sporting decides to shut shop after going bankrupt

One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to bankruptcy.

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.

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.

ISL: FC Goa vs Chennayian FC - Preview
ISL: FC Goa vs Chennayian FC - Preview

With a vociferous crowd behind them, hosts FC Goa will be eyeing a positive start to their campaign against Chennaiyin FC when the Goa-leg of the much-hyped Indian Super League (ISL) begins at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda here today.

Defenders Kamaljeet Kumar, Nihal Chandran extend contracts at Mumbai FC
Defenders Kamaljeet Kumar, Nihal Chandran extend contracts at Mumbai FC

Defenders Kamaljeet Kumar and Nihal Chandran have extended their contract with I-League football club Mumbai FC.

ISL: Mumbai FC signs prolific scorer Josimar Da Silva
ISL: Mumbai FC signs prolific scorer Josimar Da Silva

I-League club Mumbai FC have added prolific Brazilian striker Josimar Da Silva Martins to their squad to boost up their attack.