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Salgaocar sign Cameroonian striker Mbarga, plot strong comeback in the I-League

AFTER NARROWLY SURVIVING RELEGATION on the very last day of the previous season, Salgaocar FC are looking to strengthen their presence in the I-League this time around, and towards that end they have signed a promising striker in Calvin Mbarga on a one-year deal.

October 20, 2015

You won't believe it, Pune is going to have a 3rd team in I-League; AIFF aiding entry

DSK SHIVAJIANS FC, a club currently part of the 2nd Division League, have decided to make a foray into the top division football by entering the I-League through direct entry as a corporate club. 

October 16, 2015

Gurwinder Singh injury serious; rules him out of ISL, probably I-League too

KERALA BLASTERS and East Bengal defender Gurwinder Singh has been ruled out for the rest of the ISL and much of the upcoming I-League 2015-16 season due to an injury he picked up last night.

October 14, 2015

Watch the King beaming as a city and its Prince pulls out all stops to bring him joy

BRAZILIAN FOOTBALL LEGEND Pele has returned to Kolkata after a gap of 38 long years to promote the sport in the country. The former footballer is busy soaking in the festive atmosphere of Kolkata whilst also making his presence felt in the Indian Super League (ISL).

October 13, 2015

SUNBURNT TERRACE by Chiranjit Ojha: ISL doing disservice to itself by ignoring India

BY FORCING THE national team's preparatory camp to be cancelled, ISL has negatively affected India's performance in the World Cup Qualifiers, and has missed out on a good opportunity to promote itself through the exploits of its players on the world stage.

October 13, 2015

Pele felicitates Mohun Bagan footballers of 1977 match in historic reunion

IN A HISTORIC REUNION which they may never forget, the Mohun Bagan batch of 1977 on Monday relived their glorious encounter against football legend Pele in an exhibition match 38 years ago, while being felicitated by the "King of Football" himself.

October 13, 2015

TFG Take: Baljit racism charge again exposes lack of clarity in Indian football ethical system

BALJIT SINGH has alleged that Gregory Arnolin made racist comments at him which led to the infamous head-butt incident. But the lackluster response from ATK, ISL and AIFF has exposed once again how Indian football lacks a solid structure to address such grievances.

October 10, 2015

Durand Cup scrapped: world's 3rd-oldest football tournament a victim of ISL

INDIAN FOOTBALL just lost its last remaining major cup tournament, the Durand Cup. Its demise may just be a sign of worse things to come in a depleted football calendar trying to balance ISL and I-League.

October 10, 2015

Mohun Bagan players who played against Pele felicitated, relive match memories

MEMBERS OF THE MOHUN BAGAN outfit of 1977 who had the chance of playing against Brazilian legend Pele, recollected incidents from the match 38 years back amid a glittering ceremony at the NSHM college where they were felicitated in Kolkata on Friday.

October 09, 2015

I-League loss: Pune FC shutdown imminent; head of operations Chirag Tanna quits

CHIRAG TANNA, Head of Operations, Pune FC has quit from his position amidst shutdown rumours of the team.

October 06, 2015