Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu News
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India will have to be ‘respectful’ and ‘ruthless’ against opponents, says Sandhu
Clubbed with lower-ranked opponents in Hong Kong (147), Afghanistan (150) and Cambodia (171), world number 106 India are the favourites to make the cut for the 2023 Asian Cup main tournament from group D.
We need to believe in our abilities to qualify for AFC Asian Cup, say Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sandesh Jhingan
India was on Thursday drawn alongside Hong Kong, Afghanistan and Cambodia in Group D of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup final round qualifiers to be played in Kolkata in June this year.
The Indians go into Thursday's game on the back of a disappointing stalemate with Bangladesh, against whom they should have won considering that they dominated majority of the proceedings and even took the lead courtesy a Sunil Chhetri strike.
AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC’s hopes of advancing left hanging by a thread after goalless draw against Bashundhara Kings
With just one point from two matches, the Sunil Chhetri-led team is now in a difficult position to advance to the knock-out stage with only the group winners making the grade.
Suresh Singh Wangjam speaks about his growth as a footballer, how he manages to play in different positions, and his gym partner Sunil Chhetri.
In 2014, Gurpreet became the first Indian footballer to play in a top division club in Europe when he turned out for FC Stabaek of Norway.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says India deserves something out of Qatar game
India may have suffered a bigger defeat had it not been for Sandhu, who pulled off as many as nine saves in the group E match.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: 10-man India go down fighting against Qatar after Abdulaziz Hatem's goal
Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu had to pull off a series of saves to keep the margin of loss small.
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: Under-pressure Igor Stimac desperate for positive results in final three games
So far, Igor Stimac somehow didn’t do enough to make his players play as a team. Can the next three matches change the perception?
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says Qatar game in 2019 not his best performance
According to him, he has performed his best, surprisingly, in a 0-4 loss to Iran in a 2018 World Cup qualifier at a packed Azadi Stadium in Tehran, and during a match against China in China.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri and Co hopeful of good show by Indian team in upcoming matches
Indian, fourth in Group E with three points, is out of contention for a World Cup berth but is still in the reckoning for the 2023 Asian Cup in China.
Liverpool's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker's inch perfect angular header off a flag kick in the stoppage time led his team a stunning 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion.
'I'm positive about the future', Sandesh Jhingan says continuous supply of talent defines Indian football
When the 27-year-old Jhingan had walked out to lead the country, six debutants followed him. Post the final whistle, the number of debutants went up from six to 10 with another four coming on from the bench during the course of the match.
India will be playing two friendlies in March, against Oman and UAE.
The Indian men's team is set to play two international friendlies — against Oman on 25 March and the United Arab Emirates on 39 March in Dubai.
Chennaiyin coach Csaba Laszlo's side put up a spirited performance but their misfiring attack couldn't get past Bengaluru keeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
An acrobatic first-half effort from Cleiton Silva (24th) handed Bengaluru the lead before substitute Lalthathanga Khawlhring netted an equaliser (73rd) for Kerala Blasters.
Luis Machado (27') opened the scoring for the Highlanders but Rahul Bheke (49') cancelled out his goal after the break to help the Blues salvage a point.
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday announced its candidature to host the AFC Asian Cup 2027, creating a buzz.
ISL 2020-21: New-look FC Goa eye fresh start under Juan Ferrando as they take on formidable Bengaluru FC
FC Goa have never won the coveted ISL trophy and would be hoping that this time around they go one step forward than the 2018 and 2015 seasons, when they emerged as runners-up.