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Head coach Stephen Constantine resigns after India's Asian Cup exit: AIFF

The All India Football Federation, in its official twitter handle, said that the 56-year-old Constantine has resigned. 

Jan 15, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

AFC U-16 Championship: India face South Korea with eye on World Cup berth

The win will ensure a maiden semifinal appearance and a ticket to the 2018 FIFA U17 World Cup in Peru. 

Sep 30, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

Thousand Kilometers apart, Indian U-16 Youth Football Teams aim to create history

India's U-16 football teams have been preparing in Malaysia and Mongolia for a common goal.

Sep 20, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

I-League: East Bengal hand Minerva Punjab FC first defeat at home, title race heats up

East Bengal handed leaders Minerva Punjab FC their first defeat at home this season to stay alive in the I-League title race with a crucial 1-0 win here on Tuesday.

Feb 13, 2018, 18:43 PM IST

Stephen Constantine set to be India coach until 2019 Asian Cup

The "unanimous" recommendation was passed in Mumbai by the All India Football Federation's technical committee headed by former India player Shyam Thapa.

Feb 07, 2018, 18:15 PM IST

Indian Super League: ATK sack coach Teddy Sheringham

Englishman Teddy Sheringham has been sacked as ATK chief coach and his deputy Ashley Westwood was named interim coach ahead of the team's clash against Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League (OSL) match.

Jan 24, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Bengaluru FC name 30-man squad for AFC Cup playoff stages

Bengaluru FC have named a 30-man squad for the coming preliminary and playoff stages of 2018 AFC Cup.

Jan 21, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Match-fixing in I-League? Minerva Punjab FC flag attempt to AIFF

Acting on I-League leaders Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj's tweet that bribes were offered to two of his players in an alleged match-fixing attempt, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has asked for further details from the club, a source said.

Jan 18, 2018, 15:54 PM IST

Aizawl hold East Bengal in I-League clash

Defending champions Aizawl FC held Kolkata football giants East Bengal to a 0-0 draw in an I-League encounter here on Tuesday.

Jan 16, 2018, 16:50 PM IST

We need to play more away games: India football captain Sunil Chhetri

India captain Sunil Chhetri wants the national football team to play more away games this year as it prepares for the AFC Asian Cup in 2019.

Jan 10, 2018, 19:20 PM IST

I earn more playing for Bengaluru than Stabaek, says goalkeeper Gurpreet Sandhu

"People had that perception that I was earning more playing for the Norway club. But it wasn't the case. I am earning more playing Indian Super League," Sandhu said.

Jan 09, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

FC Goa sign Mohammed Nawaz and Lalmuankima

FC Goa have announced the signings of India U-19 goalkeeper Mohammed Nawaz and winger Lalmuankima, with the former joining the development team in the Goa Pro League while the latter will ply his skills in the first team set-up.

Jan 09, 2018, 19:55 PM IST

I-League: Spirited Neroca hold East Bengal

Nedo Turkovic struck a late equaliser as Neroca FC held formidable East Bengal to a 1-1 draw in a hard-fought I-League clash here on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 18:22 PM IST

Attractive pay, strong culture way forward for Indian football, feels former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia agreeing to the batting maestro said financial security is definitely a factor while choosing a career but also pointed out that things have improved with the advent of professional leagues in different sports disciplines.

Dec 26, 2017, 16:53 PM IST

ISL 2017-18: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu handed two-match suspension, fined

Gurpreet will sit out Bengaluru FC`s upcoming two away games, against NorthEast United FC in Guwahati on Friday and FC Pune City next Thursday at Pune.

Dec 05, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri weds long-time girlfriend Sonam Bhattacharya

The poster boy of Indian football was seen in a traditional Nepali attire topped with a 'topi' (hat) as he made an entry riding a horse in the evening.

Dec 04, 2017, 23:24 PM IST

Seeking Indian 'magic', ISL sheds foreign stars

The Indian Super League (ISL) has slashed the number of high-earning foreign stars for its new season starting Friday but foreign coaches, including ex-England heroes Teddy Sheringham and Steve Coppell, will be in charge of every team.

Nov 15, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

German football model is a lesson for India

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is the first step in the right direction to realise India's immense potential in the sport - but there's a long way to go.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

Indian football team gains two places in FIFA rankings, 105th now

The Indian football team on Monday received a boost in FIFA rankings, a week after qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup by moving up two places to be at the 105th spot.

Oct 16, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Current team one of the best in Indian football history: Stephen Constantine

Praising India's qualification for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, coach Stephen Constantine said the current team is one of the best in country's football history.

Oct 12, 2017, 15:28 PM IST