HAVING SCORED FROM two brilliantly taken free-kicks, East Bengal's South Korean recruit Do Dong-hyung on Sunday said he has been idolizing Argentine star Lionel Messi and "practising" the art in "training".
EAST BENGAL claimed their record-equaling 6th straight CFL title in superb fashion when they beat arch-rivals Mohun Bagan 4-0 in the Kolkata Derby on Sunday.
IN WHAT COULD BE the beginning of a major transformation in the Indian football landscape, AIFF President has declared that a working group will be formed to chalk out the path to merging ISL and I-League.
To widen the football map of the country and to bolster its structure, l-League's core committee has decided to launch the 2nd division qualifier for 2016-17 season.
Faced with the prospect of two teams shutting shop, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has convened a meeting of all I-League clubs in Mumbai tomorrow to discuss a road map for the troubled national league whose future is in doubt.
FC GOA has signed Salgaocar FC striker Darryl Duffy and Pune FC defender Luciano Sabrosa, completing its squad ahead of the pre-season training in Dubai.
THE CFL ENCOUNTER between Mohun Bagan and Aryan had to be postponed as heavy downpour and lightnings forced match officials to take the players off the pitch for their safety and well-being.
Ashley Westwood, the British coach who guided Bengaluru FC to their maiden I-League title on their very first season, turns 39 today.
MOHUN BAGAN have set up a 3 member fact finding committee to determine who was responsible for the rule break and how to salvage the 3 points from the match that may be taken away from them by IFA disciplinary panel.
EX MOHUN BAGAN player and coach Subrata Bhattacharya has alleged that the U-23 player substitution debacle that may see the Green and Maroons lose all 3 points from the win against Tollygunge, was a pre-planned, fixed move.