Im Vijayan

  • 'Sachin Tendulkar's interest in football is praiseworthy' August 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India international footballer IM Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game. Vijayan on Tuesday said he had talks with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the coowner of the Kochibased Indian Super League...
  • Indian football has not improved in recent years: Vijayan September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian football legend IM Vijayan on Thursday said that the game in the country has stagnated in recent years with the national side not showing improvement with a string of reverses at the regional and Asian level. Former captain Vijayan, who played 79 matches for India between 1989 and...
  • I can't believe Santosh Trophy is back in Kerala: Vijayan February 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Hot on the heels of the International FIFA Friendly between India and Palestine on February 6, 2013, Football has returned to 'God's Own Country' again. This time, for a longer period, and in the form of the prestigious Santosh Trophy, the 67th edition to be precise. The Qualifying...
  • Maradona enthralls fans in Kerala October 24, 2012

    Kannur (Kerala): In just 20 minutes that the legendry Diego Maradona held centre stage, he danced, sang and demonstrated jawdropping football skills to win thousands of hearts at the Municipal Stadium here Wednesday. Over 50,000 fans started pouring in since early morning for a glimpse of the Argentine star. There...