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  • ISL has 'non-existent' infrastructure: David James 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former England goalkeeper David James, player-coach for the Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League (ISL), has criticised the inaugural football tournament for having 'non-existent' infrastructure but said it possesses 'massive potential'. "Four, maybe five sides, were playing on cricket pitches. The coaching is another issue," James said as...
  • ISL: History in the making as Kerala Blasters take on Atletico de Kolkata 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    Tendulkar's Kerala Blasters take on Ganguly's Atletico de Kolkata in the Indian Super League final at the DY Patil Stadium here on Saturday. ...
  • Atletico de Kolkata win the inaugural season of Indian Super League 4 hours 4 minutes ago

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters' fans excited ahead of finale 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    The DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai will witness history being made as the finalists Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC will be up against each other for an appetizing summit clash. ...
  • Hume can score goals, Kerala Blasters are a good side: Saurav Ganguly 7 hours 31 minutes ago

    Former India captain, Sourav Ganguly is of the opinion that Ian Hume has the abilty to score goals that can make Kerela Blasters a dangerous side in the final of the Indian Super League. ...
  • ISL Final: Atletico de Kolkata's injuries could work to Kerala Blasters' advantage 10 hours 53 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) is now down to just one game, the all important final here on Saturday. After a season full of hype, excitement and in the end success, which saw the world take notice of Indian football's renaissance, Kerala Blasters FC and...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Atletico de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters all set for a fitting finale 11 hours 40 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A journey of two-and-a-half months has finally arrived at its last junction. After 60 games and 128 goals spread over eight Indian cities, the caravan has reached Mumbai for the grand finale of the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL). On the evening of December 20, the DY...
  • Argentinian movie 'Refugiado' bags the prestigious Suvarna Chakoram award at the International Film Festival of Kerala 12 hours 1 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Argentine movie 'Refugiado' has bagged the coveted 'Suvarna Chakoram' (Golden Crow Pheasant Award) for the Best Feature Film in the 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala, which concluded here today. The movie's director-producer Diego Lerman and co-producer Nicolas Avruj would share the prize money of Rs 15...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata take on Kerala Blasters in the final 23 hours 1 minutes ago

    Both teams had contrasting wins in the double legged semis. Kolkata beat FC Goa on penalties after the two legs ended 0-0 while Kerala defeated Chennaiyin FC 4-3 on aggregate. ...
  • I knew we will reach the ISL finals: David James 23 hours 9 minutes ago

    Kerala Blasters struck the match-winner against Chennaiyin FC in the extra time in the second leg semi-final to book a berth for the summit clash of the Indian Super League. ...
  • Luis Garcia, David James want better infrastructure in next year's ISL Yesterday

    They are rival skippers but Luis Garcia and David James on Friday agreed in unison that organisers of the Indian Super League need to improve the infrastructure, logistics and scheduling during the next edition of the cash-rich league. "I think one thing (that can be addressed) is the infrastructure with regards...
  • ISL 2014 Final: Will Kerala's stellar defence keep out Kolkata raiders? Yesterday

    After over two months and 60 matches of exhilarating football, the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League has got its finalists - Kerala Blasters FC and Atletico de Kolkata. The final of the glitzy tournament, which has captured the imagination of the football fans in an otherwise cricket-crazy country,...
  • ISL: This is the biggest final in history of Indian football, says David James Yesterday

    Kerala Blasters coach feels that the world media is interested in Indian Super League final and no one really expected that ISL will be such a big hit. ...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata release striker Fikru Teferra Yesterday

    Kolkata: Ahead of their Indian Super League (ISL) final against Kerala Blasters FC, Atletico de Kolkata have released ace striker Fikru Teferra Lemessa on account of his hamstring injury. Fikru, who has a grade 1 tear in his hamstring, would return to South Africa for further treatment, the ISL franchisee said...
  • Tendulkar vs Ganguly in ISL 2014 final but Indian football's win confirmed Yesterday

    From the 61 matches to be played for this year's edition of the ISL, we are now down to one. It's the final of the tournament - Kerala Blasters FC vs Atletico de Kolkata. The showdown for the mega final takes place on Saturday, at the DY Patil stadium in Mumbai....
  • CPM's youth wing launches matrimonial website to promote 'secular' marriages 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: CPI-M's youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation of India, has launched a matrimonial website exclusively to promote 'secular' marriages. The website, "www.secularmarriage.com," will function as a unique platform for liberal-minded people to find their partners irrespective of caste, creed and religion, DYFI sources said. The site, launched by celebrity couple--director Ashiq Abu...
  • Kerala fishermen killing: Italy refuses to send marine back to India 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a move that could escalate tensions between India and Italy, the Italian government on Thursday refused to send its marine, serving a murder trial, back to India saying he is too ill to return. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday refused to extend Italian marine Massimiliano Latorre's...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Seven-wicket win for Andhra against Kerala 2 days ago

    Andhra cantered to a seven-wicket victory over Kerala in their Ranji Trophy Group C cricket match on Wednesday. The hosts, after giving away a handy first-innings lead to Kerala, reached the target with ease scoring 221 for three in 51.2 overs. Brief scores: Kerala: 229 and 129 in 78.1 overs (K B Pawan...
  • ISL 2014: Zico confident of Goa's place in the final 3 days ago

    Margao: FC Goa's coach and Brazilian legend Zico is expecting another close contest with Atletico de Kolkata in the second leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final here at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Wednesday. Goa started the first leg strongly against Kolkata but the match ended goalless with...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 3 days ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • ISL: FC Goa, Atletico de Kolkata battle to earn a shot at the title 3 days ago

    Margao: After a goalless first-leg in the Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final at home, title favourites Atletico de Kolkata travel to FC Goa on Wednesday for a do-or-die encounter. The winner will earn a shot at the title against Kerala Blasters, who edged out Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday evening to...
  • Kerala Blasters FC beat Chennaiyin FC to enter ISL final 3 days ago

    Kerala survived a tremendous onslaught from hosts Chennai to win 4-3 on aggregate to enter the final of ISL on Tuesday. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Andhra close in on win against Kerala on Day 3 3 days ago

    Andhra raised hopes of an outright win after staging a fightback by ending Kerala's second innings at 129 in their Group C Ranji Trophy cricket match. By stumps on the third and penultimate day at Dr PVG Raju ACA Sports Complex, Andhra cruised to 55 for no loss in just eight...
  • ISL: Kerala Blasters FC pip Chennaiyin FC to book final berth 3 days ago

    Kerala Blasters struck the match-winner deep into extra time in a thrilling second leg semi-final to book a berth for the summit clash of the inaugural Indian Super League on 4-3 aggregate over Chennaiyin FC on Tuesday. The edge-of-the-seat match ended 3-0 at regulation period and the match went into the...
  • As it happened: Chennaiyin FC vs Kerala Blasters FC, ISL Semi-final 1, 2nd Leg 4 days ago

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) It was Chennaiyin FC who laid the ground for Kerala Blasters' phenomenal transformation from underdogs to top dogs and the hosts now have their task cut out as they seek to overturn a 0-3 deficit in the second leg semi-final of...
  • ISL: Acid test awaits Chennaiyin FC against Kerala Blasters 4 days ago

    Chennai: It was Chennaiyin FC who laid the ground for Kerala Blasters' phenomenal transformation from underdogs to top dogs and the hosts now have their task cut out as they seek to overturn a 0-3 deficit in the second leg semi-final of the Indian Super League football here on Tuesday. Table...
  • ISL 2014: Difficult but not impossible to qualify for final, says Materazzi 4 days ago

    Chennai: Chennaiyin FC coach-cum-player Marco Materazzi on Monday said his side can still qualify for the final of Indian Super League football tournament though he conceded the difficult task ahead when his team takes on Kerala Blasters in the second leg of semi-finals on Tuesday. After the morale of Chennaiyin FC...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 2: Kerala bundle out Andhra Pradesh for 141 5 days ago

    Vizianagaram: Kerala put up a spirited bowling effort to dismiss Andhra Pradesh for 141 and gain first innings lead in a Group C Ranji Trophy match on Monday. Kerala, resuming day two on 206 for seven, went on to score 229 in their first innings before cleaning up Andhra for a...