ISL 2020-21: Sourav Ganguly says successful completion of season a ‘new benchmark for sports industry’
ISL's seventh season concluded in Margao, Goa on Saturday with Mumbai City FC winning their maiden title after beating ATK Mohun Bagan in the final
AIFF president Praful Patel says India women’s team can qualify for FIFA World Cup before men’s team does
Supporting Patel's view, the sports ministry asked the AIFF to prepare a "concrete and actionable" roadmap to work towards the women team's qualification in the 2027 World Cup.
AIFF fears de-recognition by FIFA if run by ad-hoc body as it seeks extension of current executive committee's tenure
The four-year term of the current executive committee, led by Praful Patel, ends next month and the AIFF has announced that its AGM will be held as scheduled.
An all-trans men football team in Manipur challenges male-female binary in sport, hopes for greater queer inclusion
Manipur's all-trans men football team is a counter to the male-female dichotomy in sport that doesn't provide enough space for queer participation.
Coronavirus pandemic: AIFF suspends I-League and other football tournaments till 31 March; ISL final to go ahead behind closed doors
The All India Football Federation on Saturday suspended tournaments at all levels, including the flagship I-League, till 31 March owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes all 2nd division matches, and Youth Leagues Golden Baby Leagues.
I-League 2019-20: Delhi High Court directs AIFF to serve fresh show cause notice to Punjab FC founder Ranjit Bajaj
The Delhi High Court Monday termed as "vague" the show cause notice sent by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to Punjab FC founder Ranjit Bajaj for his comments made at a press conference against the match commissioner of the recent fixture between his team and Mohun Bagan.
ISL: FSDL unveils 'League Winners Shield'; additional cash prize to be given to side finishing top of table
Football Sports Development Limited, promoters of the Indian Super League, on Wednesday unveiled the 'League Winners Shield' for ISL.
Top English Premier League club Liverpool FC has confirmed Delhi as the next stop for its interactive roadshow, LFC World.
Senior footballer Bala Devi hails increased fitness, more international exposure among recent changes in Indian women's game
Indian women's football team star Bala Devi has hailed the recent changes in the national set-up and said they have helped the players in innumerable ways.
I-League, ISL club representatives to meet with AIFF officials in Malaysia to discuss future of Indian football
A roadmap of the country's domestic football structure will be discussed in a meeting of the I-League and Indian Super League clubs with the officials of the AIFF and the Asian Football Confederation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday.
Ex-German footballer Klaus Augenthaler speaks on how improved infrastructure at grassroots level will help sport grow in India
Former German footballer Klaus Augenthaler on Saturday stressed that India should have a proper structure and emphasised on grassroot development for growth of football in the country.
An ardent Sunil Chhetri fan, Indian women's football team striker Sanju Yadav says the men's team skipper is an inspiration for a generation of players who took up the sport in the country.
AIFF chief Praful Patel assures India women's football team of sufficient international exposure for improvement in performance
All India Football Federation President Praful Patel has promised the women's senior national team sufficient international exposure to improve its performance.
Baichung Bhutia urges stakeholders Indian football to 'keep egos down', aim for solution over I-League vs ISL issue
Former captain Baichung Bhutia Thursday said stakeholders of Indian football need to "drop their egos" and make a few sacrifices while deciding the structure of the country's domestic league, which remains an unresolved matter due to lack of consensus.
New coach Igor Stimac has brought in a lot of fresh ideas into Indian football team, says Michael Soosairaj
Breaking into the Indian team on the back of consistent showings in I-League and ISL, midfielder Michael Soosairaj Thursday said new coach Igor Stimac has "brought in a lot of fresh ideas".
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Exit poll results out, phase 7 of Lok Sabha polls conclude, Game of Thrones fans outrage over S08, and other top stories
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I-League 2018-19: Minerva Punjab FC refuse to travel to Srinagar over Pulwama terror attack, forfeit Real Kashmir FC match
Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC on Saturday forfeited their I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in Srinagar after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) turned down their request to relocate the fixture in the aftermath of the Pulwama terrorist attacks.
Real Kashmir hold Churchill Brothers to a goalless draw on historic day for football in Jammu and Kashmir
History was made as Real Kashmir FC hosted Churchill Brothers in what was the first-ever I-League match in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here are the best moments from an epoch-making game:
Bengaluru FC on Friday announced the signing of 34-year-old centre-back Albert Serran, ahead of their Indian Super League campaign (ISL).
Costa Rica's Johnny Acosta says he joined East Bengal only due to rich history of club, admits he's clueless about Indian football
Costa Rican defender Johnny Acosta on Thursday said he had no idea about Indian football and it was only the rich history of East Bengal that drew him to sign up with the prestigious club.