Stephen Constantine, Ricki Herbert short-listed for football coach's job
Stephen Constantine, Ricki Herbert short-listed for football coach's job

 Two men who possess experience of having coached in India as well as at the international level, Englishman Stephen Constantine and New Zealander Ricki Herbert, have been short-listed to take over from Dutchman Wim Koevermans as the new coach of the national football team.

Tendulkar, Ganguly voice support for football
Tendulkar, Ganguly voice support for football

Indian football on Saturday got another dose of encouragement from cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, who said they were all for the growth of the sport in which the country has been struggling to make a mark for years.

We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel
We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Wednesday said the focus is now on helping the country improve its world rankings and win at least the Asian Championship.

Indian football ranking to be above 100 in 7 years: John Abraham
Indian football ranking to be above 100 in 7 years: John Abraham

Indian Super League franchise NorthEast United FC co-owner John Abraham on Sunday expressed optimism that the country's ranking in international football would go up to "double digit" from the current 159th position in the next seven years.

Zico impressed with some Indians in ISL, wants to see more
Zico impressed with some Indians in ISL, wants to see more

Foreigners are doing the bulk of scoring in the Indian Super League but according to Brazilian legend and F C Goa coach Zico, that does not make them better than their Indian counterparts, few of whom have left him quite impressed.

More Indians should play in first eleven in ISL: Zico
More Indians should play in first eleven in ISL: Zico

Brazilian legend and FC Goa head coach Zico on Friday said that more Indians should have been allowed in the playing eleven than the five permissible currently in the Indian Super League, saying that it would have given more exposure to the domestic players.

ISL can take Indian football forward: Trevor Morgan
ISL can take Indian football forward: Trevor Morgan

The new-found professionalism, thanks to the Indian Super League can really take the Indian football forward, Kerala Blasters FC assistant coach Trevor Morgan said on Saturday.

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.

Indian women U-16 football team face tough Iran test
Indian women U-16 football team face tough Iran test

An acid test awaits India as they prepare to take on a strong Iran team in the their opening game of 2015 AFC U-16 Women's Championship China Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu Stadium here on Friday.

ISL will strengthen football at grassroot level: Mamata  Banerjee
ISL will strengthen football at grassroot level: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the Indian Super League will strengthen football at the grass-root level and give Indian players international exposure.

Soccer-watching crowd changes with glamorous ISL
Soccer-watching crowd changes with glamorous ISL

As Indian football took a new turn with the beginning of Indian Super League, the crowd profile at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan stadium also changed with a cricket-like craze clearly visible.

Complete guide to the Indian Super League 2014

Here is our indispensable guide to the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League.

Indian Super League brings glamour, scepticism
Indian Super League brings glamour, scepticism

With Bollywood stars, cricketing greats and a slick marketing campaign, India`s new football league is gunning to become the next big thing in sport.

Indian football team go down to Palestine 2-3
Indian football team go down to Palestine 2-3

The Indian football team squandered a first-half lead to eventually go down to AFC Challenge Cup Champions Palestine 2-3 in an International friendly here on Monday.

Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach
Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach

Following a spate of mediocre outings, Indian football team coach Wim Koevermans on Monday stepped down from the post soon after the country suffered a defeat in an international friendly, here.

Palestine test awaits Indian football team
Palestine test awaits Indian football team

An acid test awaits the Indian football team as it gears up to take on higher-ranked Palestine, who are also the current AFC Challenge Cup champions, in an international friendly here on Monday.

India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled
India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled

The Indian football team's friendly international against Palestine, which was scheduled for October 9, has been cancelled as the south east Asian nation has already committed its availability to the Pakistan Football Federation in the same window.

Indian Super League will produce international quality footballers: Atletico de Kolkata owners
Indian Super League will produce international quality footballers: Atletico de Kolkata owners

Soccer team Atletico de Kolkata's co-owners on Sunday said the Indian Super League would produce international quality footballers from India in the next few years.

HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala
HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala

Dharamsala, a picturesque international cricket venue, could soon be the next destination for football's Indian Super League (ISL), if Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur has his way.

ISL will benefit Indian Football: Pedro Pauleta
ISL will benefit Indian Football: Pedro Pauleta

 Portuguese Footballer Pedro Miguel Pauleta feels tournaments like Indian Super League (ISL), which involves international players, will benefit the current crop of Indian Football players and will also boost the younger generations to take up the sport.