Liverpool FC-DSK could develop players for U-17 World Cup

In an initiative which might help India`s chances when the country hosts the under-17 World Cup, the Liverpool Football Academy-DSK Shivajians academy has offered to groom Indian players for the mega-event and beyond.

Chukwuma signs for FK Teplice

The Sesa FC graduate had impressed the technical staff of the Czech club while on a ten day trial and became first Indian academy player to secure foreign deal.

India U-16 rout Lebanon 4-1 in AFC Qualifiers

India colts produced a clinical performance to rout Lebanon 4-1 in their second encounter of the U-16 AFC Qualifiers at the Sabah Al-Salem Stadium.

Mumbai Tigers pull out of I-League

The I-League this season will have 13 teams instead of 14 after Mumbai Tigers today pulled out of the country`s premier football tournament in a surprise move.

2013 SAFF Championship: India vs Pakistan - Preview

The second match of the opening Group ‘A’ fixtures, pits old foes against each other.

Koevermans announce 30-probables for Tajikistan friendly

India`s chief football coach Wim Koevermans has named his list of 30 probables for India`s international friendly against Tajikistan in Khujand slated for Aug 14.

IPL-style football league could see Beckham, Raul in action

There is a possibility that the franchise-based football tournament, to be organised early next year, could see retired stars such as David Beckham and Raul Gonzalez in action.

A-Licence course successfully ends

The A-Licence Course conducted by All India Football Federation successfully ended at the Father Agnel Sports Complex in Navi Mumbai.

AIFF extends deadline for submitting bids to May 15

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has extended the deadline for submitting bids to buy two new I-League clubs ahead of the next season to May 15, even as six companies have bought the Request for Proposal (ROP).

India`s asst football coach Medeira robbed in Malaysia

Former India international and national team`s assistant coach Savio Medeira has been robbed of all his belongings including passport in a Kuala Lumpur hotel.

India`s 2017 U-17 World Cup bid gets support from FIFA VP

World football governing body`s vice-president Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein on Monday backed India`s bid to host the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.

Rangdajied United FC qualify for I-League 1st division

Rangdajied United FC of Shillong on Saturday became the second team to qualify for next season`s I-League top tier after beating already qualified Mohammedan Sporting 3-1 in the final phase of the 2nd Division I-League here on Saturday.

Real Madrid Foundation to conduct soccer clinics in Mumbai

Coaches from famous Spanish football club, Real Madrid`s Foundation are all set to conduct a 12-day soccer clinic for the children of the metropolis from April 22.

AIFF eyeing UAE investment to revive Indian football?

In a move to revive football in India, the AIFF has invited investors from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to bid for two available club slots in India`s top-flight domestic football league.

Bhutia appointed AIFF technical committee chief

Former Indian Football captain Baichung Bhutia has been appointed chairman of the All India Football Federation`s technical committee, marking the Sikkimese target man’s foray into administration.

EB in semis; Bagan ride in Odafa five-star act

Defending champions East Bengal stormed into the semifinals of the 117th IFA Shield with a 2-0 win over United SC in Siliguri on Friday.

We could have scored ten goals: Koevermans

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans was confidence personified after the national team`s 4-0 drubbing of Guam in the AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers here on Monday and said they could have scored more than 10 goals.

Services retain Santosh Trophy title

Services on Sunday defended their Santosh Trophy title after they defeated the hosts Kerala 4-3 in penalty shootout in the summit clash of the 67th edition of the National Football Championships.

AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers: India vs Chinese Taipei- Preview

India go into the tournament after suffering a 2-4 defeat to Palestine in an international friendly match that was played on home soil, before which the Men and Blue had succummed to a 2-0 defeat in another friendly match away to Singapore. Hence the preparations have been far from ideal, though the two week training camp in Pune should mean that the fitness levels are at an optimum level.

We are here to win: Koevermans

Despite India struggling for form in the two international friendlies after the Nehru Cup triumph last year, national football coach Wim Koevermans feels his wards can taste success in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers, which begins here on Saturday.