FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament director Javier Ceppi says 'rat' comments did not refer to showpiece event
At an event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Javier Ceppi had rued the Indian system and said "there were events where players are changing next to rats".
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Javier Ceppi believes that despite tournament being hailed, it wasn't a success for fans
Ceppi said, "People keep on saying the World Cup was a success by all means, but to be honest on my experience as a fan, I don't think it was a success for the fan, that's the reality.
Asked about his experience playing in the league, Jeakson Singh says it has been full of surprises, and playing with some of the countries best is a reward in itself.
Brewster, who is yet to feature for Liverpool's first team, says he has witnessed racial abuse — either aimed at him or a teammate — seven times this year.
Indian Arrows produced an impressive display of possession football with Nongdamba Naorem scoring a peach of a goal in a solo run to provide the icing on the cake in their 3-0 drubbing of Shillong Lajong in an entertaining I-League match in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Champions League: Manchester City's Phil Foden becomes youngest English player to start in Europe's premier club tournament
Aged 17 years and 192 days, Foden became the youngest Englishman to start a Champions League match on Wednesday in his side's 1-2 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk. He broke the record of former Chelsea player Josh McEachran.
I-league: Minerva FC to face Mohun Bagan on 25 November in opener; AIFF's developmental side renamed Indian Arrows
Meanwhile, AIFF has named its development side Indian Arrows, going back to the old moniker it used for its previous youth team that was disbanded in 2013.
Indian captain Sunil Chhetri hopes nation builds on momentum generated by hosting FIFA U-17 World Cup
Star India player Sunil Chhetri hopes the country will build on the massive popularity generated by the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino lavished praise for India for successfully hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
The decision to shift the ISL final has been taken post the grand success of Kolkata in hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup final recently.
A look at how the British newspapers and websites covered the journey of the England U-17 football team as they strode to the World Cup title.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Phil Foden, Dheeraj Singh and other standout players as picked by Firstpost writers
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to pick a standout player of 2017 edition. Here's who they picked:
After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to name their most memorable moment of the 2017 edition. Here's what they picked:
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England's title-winning run raises optimism of senior-level success back home
At a time when England have been pilloried by their own fans after a laboured World Cup qualifying campaign, the country's promising prodigies offer hope of a brighter future.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 tour diary: Kochi's yellow fever, Mali's patriotic training sessions and other tidbits
With the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 behind us, here's a look at some of the tidbits from the left flank to the right, and the stands too.
For most footballing heavyweights like England, Brazil and Germany, the U-17 World Cup is just a platform to help expose their players to unfamiliar conditions and quality opposition at this level. Not winning the U1-7 World Cup is hardly a disaster.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: The most-attended, highest-scoring edition of tournament explained in charts
Here’s a look at all the numbers that matter after the 2017 U-17 World Cup drew to a close with England clinching the title by beating continental rivals Spain in the final.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Not long before India plays a mega event on their own, says Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday hoped that the stupendous success of FIFA Under-17 World Cup would motivate the country's budding footballers to improve their game and eye a World Cup qualification in near future.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Victory won't deviate England from senior-level goals, says coach Steve Cooper
Determined not to get carried away with their summer of success, England U-17 coach Steve Cooper said his team's aim is to work on a long-term plan of winning the World Cup and European Championship at senior level.
The silverware will grant England belief that the country can turn the tide in senior international football. The change has begun. After all those years of despair, hope shines brightly over English football.