The first leg of the ISL-powered grassroot football programme saw its conclusion yesterday as the Reliance Foundation Young Champs grassroot festival came to an end.
The Delhi Dynamos have been chasing big game for weeks in the market, and the latest name in their list is that of Brazilian superstar Roberto Carlos. While talks are in early stages, if things go right, Indian football fans can be treated to the world beater's presence in the Dynamos dugout, as their marquee manager.
The Mohun Bagan winger, after playing a crucial role in his club's I-League triumph, is set to debut in the Indian Super League, playing for Mumbai City.
Golden ball winner of the maiden Indian Super League, Iain Hume has made a jump from Sachin Tendulkar's team to Sourav Ganguly's camp. The Canadian winger, who played for Kerala Blasters last season, will don the red and white of Atletico de Kolkata this time around.
Days after the I-League season came to a spectacular conclusion at Kanteerava, clubs are already securing players to approach the next season fully prepared.
Indian Super League (ISL) franchises have kicked off their transfer business by retaining 41 players from the previous season.
Stephen Constantine criticized the underdeveloped state of Indian Football, the quality of A-License holding Indian coaches, and the planning of tournaments like I-League.