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India football


Chuni Goswami: Swerve, dribble, shoot... repeat

May 01, 2020 5:37 pm

The gold medal at 1962 Asian Games remains Chuni Goswami's greatest triumph – he scored a brace in the semifinals against South Vietnam that had eight players with French League experience.

Quick feet, sharp mind: Chuni Goswami, captain of Asiad-winning team, passes away

May 01, 2020 8:13 am

Chuni Goswami was so good that even Tottenham Hotspur made an offer. But as the story goes, the sports icon had just got a job at State Bank of India and the safety net weighed heavy.

A footballing Goliath in India, PK Banerjee passes away at 83

March 20, 2020 3:21 pm

PK Banerjee had been on life support since March 2 after the footballer suffered respiratory problems due to pneumonia. He had an underlying history of Parkinson's disease, dementia, and heart problem.

India awarded hosting rights of 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup

February 19, 2020 6:19 pm

It was felt that India, which will also have the experience of hosting the FIFA Women's U-17 World Cup later this year, was best placed among the three bidders – Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan – to maximise the promotion of the women's game.

We are trying to implement a quicker passing game, insists Thomas Dennerby

February 11, 2020 10:23 pm

India will host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in November and as part of preparation, the team travelled to Turkey for two friendlies against the Romanian U-17 national team.

In his 'homecoming', Roy Krishna shows Kolkata the way

February 11, 2020 5:21 pm

Matchday after matchday, when ATK have looked out of depth and out of ideas, when their matches seem to be lulling towards a draw or heading to a defeat, Roy Krishna has come up with moments of inspiration.

To win more games, we need to score more, believes Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

November 11, 2019 3:54 pm

Sunil Chhetri has promised to put their best foot forward in the upcoming qualifiers against Afghanistan and Oman, while Gurpreet Singh Sandhu believes they have to put the ball into the back of the net more often.

India want to acclimatise to artificial turf ahead of Afghanistan clash

November 09, 2019 9:29 pm

Coach Igor Stimac mentioned that the match is "on an artificial turf" so they need to train in similar conditions to get acclimatised as soon as possible.

Slow at the back, conceded a silly goal: 'India really weren't a threat against Bangladesh'

October 16, 2019 9:04 am

As a last-gasp Adil Khan header saved the blushes for India, it was Bangladesh coach Jamie Day who summed it up best. "India really weren't a threat today against Bangladesh," he said just moments after the match. 

India vs Bangladesh, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers highlights: Underdogs Bangladesh hold India to 1-1 draw

October 16, 2019 10:40 am

India vs Bangladesh, Fifa World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: The entire Indian unit looked dejected as underdogs Bangladesh held the Blue Tigers to a 1-1 draw at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday.