Indian football team suffers 0-2 defeat against Pakistan in football friendly

India on Wednesday suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands of a spirited Pakistan in the second football friendly to end the two-match series 1-1 here.

U-23 Indian football team leaves for Czech Republic

A 25-member Under-23 Indian football squad left for Czech Republic for a 19-day exposure tour in preparation for the Incheon Asian Games to be held from Sep 19 to Oct 4.

India leap three places to 151 in FIFA rankings

The Indian men`s football team has gone up three places to be ranked 151th in the FIFA rankings, which is topped by recently-crowned world champions Germany.

India gain seven places in FIFA rankings

Indian football team jumped seven places to 145th, the highest since August last, in the latest FIFA rankings released today.

India aim for win against resurgent Nepal

Having lost to Nepal in the SAFF Championship last month, the Indian football team is set to face a tough task as they lock horns with the Himalayan nation in an international friendly on Monday.

India held to 1-1 draw by Philippines

Sunil Chhetri found the net once but Philip James Younghusband neutralised within a minute of the Indian football team captain`s strike as Philippines held the hosts to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly here on Friday.

India take on Philippines in football friendly

Searching for its first win in an international friendly this year, the Indian football team takes on Philippines without a quartet of senior players who were left out due to various reasons.

Wim Koevermans announces squad for friendlies

National football team coach Wim Koevermans has announced his squad of 21 players for India`s two international friendlies which are scheduled to be held this month.

India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued on Thursday.

Teams should only be judged on the ground: Koevermans

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans on Tuesday made his displeasure obvious as he shot back at his team`s critics in the ongoing SAFF Championship.

Indian footballers lose their cool in SAFF Cup

Defending champions India`s average performance in the ongoing SAFF Championship in Kathmandu is taking a toll on the team camaraderie.

Wim Koevermans names India squad for SAFF Championship

National Football coach Wim Koevermans on Monday announced the 20-member Indian squad for the upcoming SAFF Championship.

India hope to put up a good show against Tajikistan

Exposure-starved Indian football team will take on higher-ranked Tajikistan in an international friendly here tomorrow, in what will be their first show of strength in more than six months.

Indian footballers sceptical about IPL-style league: Chhetri

India skipper Sunil Chhetri says that the national footballers are "sceptical" about the proposed IPL-style league.

Easy draw for India at SAFF Championship

Defending champions India were on Tuesday handed a relatively easier draw for the South Asian Football Federation Championship which begins here from September 1.

India begin SAFF U-16 championship with win

The Indian football team began their SAFF U-16 Championship in style by drubbing 10-man Sri Lanka 4-1 in their Group B opener at the Army Ground here Sunday.

India`s friendlies cancelled due to clash with SAFF Cup dates

Indian football team`s hopes of rising in FIFA rankings have been dashed with cancellation of two international friendlies against Philippines and Malaysia owing to rescheduling of the SAFF Cup.

Abhishek Bachchan nurtures dream for Indian football team

Abhishek Bachchan, an avid football fan, wishes that the Indian football team qualifies for the FIFA finals slated for 2014.

Indian football team`s England tour cancelled

The Indian football team`s tour of England, where it was scheduled to play three international friendlies against Pakistan and Bangladesh, has been cancelled.

India slip six spots to 149th in FIFA rankings

After last month`s surprise big jump, Indian football team lost six places to occupy 149th at the latest FIFA rankings released on Friday.