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SUNBURNT TERRACE -- Connecting the dots: I-League telecast controversy and Indian football's distrust issue

MULTIPLE I-LEAGUE CLUBS have come together to protest FSDL's decision not to telecast many of the remaining games. This column looks in-depth at the situation and attempts to figure out the underlying reason.

January 01, 2019

Methods we use are very similar to Arsenal, Spurs and Leicester, states Danny Deigan

Danny Deigan, the sports scientist from Australia, who has played a crucial role behind raising the fitness levels of the Blue Tigers in the recent past, informed that the methods followed in the National Team’s sessions are “very similar” to what is followed in some of the leading Clubs of the world -- Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City.

December 29, 2018

Bhaichung Bhutia Football School is holding trials for its residential academy in 30 cities

The Bhaichung Bhutia Football School is hosting open football trials for the BBFS Residential Academy across 30 cities in India.

December 29, 2018

The situation is fantastic for Indian football, states Stephen Constantine

National Coach Stephen Constantine who has always been vocal in "building the team for future,” stressed that he believes in the “ability of his players, and not their age". For the record, India are fielding the second youngest side in the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 with an average age of 25.

December 28, 2018

Blue tigers held to a goalless draw by mighty Oman

The Blue Tigers were held to a goalless draw by mighty Oman in an International Friendly at the Baniyas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (December 27, 2018). The match which was part of the Indian National Team’s preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, was played behind closed doors.

December 28, 2018

India gear up to play Oman behind closed doors

A day prior to playing Oman in a friendly match scheduled at the Baniyas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (December 27, 2018), Head Coach Stephen Constantine stressed "India haven't come here expecting to play easy games."

December 26, 2018

Sunil Chhetri sets the best example: Renedy Singh

With the AFC Asian Cup 2019 knocking at the door, former Indian midfielder Renedy Singh, a member of India’s AFC Asian Cup Doha 2011 campaign, feels talismanic striker “Sunil Chhetri sets the best example in the current team.”

December 24, 2018

I-league 2018-19 -- Star Sports will not show a number of the remaining matches

THE OFFICIAL BROADCASTERS OF I-League, the top division football league of India, have decided not to telecast a high number of matches in the second half of the season.

December 23, 2018

A Ballon D’or for the team game

Croatia was playing Argentina. Receiving the ball 25 yards from the Argentine goal, Croatia’s captain Luka Modric twisted one way, then the other, leaving the Argentine defender in a tangle. Then, sighting the narrowest of possibilities, he unleashed a sublime curling shot which began a foot outside the goal post and curled its way in.

December 12, 2018

Asian Cup 2019: 34 selected for India national camp as Constantine sticks with the familiar

THE 34 PROBABLES FOR the Indian national team squad that will participate in the Asian Cup 2019 has been released.

December 12, 2018

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