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  • Kerala Blasters FC's Renedy Singh ready for 'South Indian' derby 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    Chennaiyin FC will look to consolidate their position in the points table while Kerala Blasters FC will be seeking to open their account when they take on each other in the ISL. ...
  • 123-year-old football club Mohammedan Sporting shuts shop 1 hour 38 minutes ago

    One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to lack of funds. ...
  • ISL founding chairperson Nita Ambani thanks fans for support 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    ISL Founding Chairperson Nita Ambani has thanked fans and football lovers for their support to the league that has taken India by storm. ...
  • ISL: We are raring to go for first home match, says Marco Materazzi 1 hour 42 minutes ago

    Chennaiyin FC manager Marco Materazzi on Tuesday said that his players were raring to go for their first home match against Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League on Wednesday, even though weathermen predicted heavy rains. "They (Kerala Blasters) are a good side but we always try to do our best....
  • Jack Wilshere excited by Theo Walcott's return to fitness at Arsenal 1 hour 54 minutes ago

    England international Theo Walcott's imminent return cannot come soon enough for Arsenal team mate Jack Wilshere. Walcott needed surgery after rupturing knee ligaments against Tottenham Hotspur in January but his rehabilitation is almost complete and England midfielder Wilshere believes the winger's comeback will spark the north London club's season. "I've never played...
  • Frank Lampard ruled out of Manchester City's clash in Moscow 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    Manchester City will be without midfielder Frank Lampard for Tuesday's Champions League trip away to CSKA Moscow after he was injured in his side's 4-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday. Former Chelsea stalwart Lampard, on loan from New York City FC for six months, damaged his thigh making a tackle...
  • Zico is inspiring and ISL gives hope, says Armando Colaco 3 hours 0 minutes ago

    One of Indian football's well-known coaches, Armando Colaco says he has "learnt many things" by watching the legendary Zico's training sessions with players of Indian Super League franchise FC Goa. Sharing his thoughts on the Brazilian great, Colaco, who presently coaches East Bengal, said, "One can see a lot of eagerness...
  • Gareth Bale doubtful for Real Madrid's Liverpool clash 3 hours 9 minutes ago

    Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has a buttock muscle strain and is doubtful for their Champions League Group B match against Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday, the club said. "Following tests carried out on Gareth Bale by Real Madrid medical staff he has been diagnosed as suffering an injury to the...
  • Luis Suarez feared Barcelona would not sign him after biting ban 5 hours 9 minutes ago

    Luis Suarez feared he had destroyed his career and that Barcelona would not want to sign him following his four-month ban for biting at the World Cup. The Uruguayan signed for Barca from Liverpool for 81 million euros ($103.5 million) despite the ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini when playing against Italy...
  • Mizoram footballer dies after injuring spinal cord 6 hours 16 minutes ago

    Aizawl: Peter Biaksangzuala, a Mizoram footballer, has passed away after injuring his spinal cord while celebrating scoring a goal in the Mizoram Premier League. According to media reports, in an MPL match played between his side Bethlehem Vengthlang FC and Chanmari West FC, the 23-year-old Biaksangzuala celebrated his equaliser by performing...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout on Tuesday 7 hours 26 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • ISL most organised Indian football tournament to date: Penn Orji 10 hours 14 minutes ago

    Kerala Blasters' playmaker and captain Penn Orji is convinced that Indian Super League is the only way up for Indian football, and he is excited about the new format. Orji, who has already played in the I-League for East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting, also feels that even though I-League will remain...
  • Chelsea may miss Diego Costa as Champions League resumes 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    The likely absence of Diego Costa should not stop Chelsea staying in command of Group G of the Champions League, with the Premier League leaders big favourites to beat Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure when Costa will be back after the striker returned injured...
  • Chennaiyin FC sign former Manchester United, PSG players 11 hours 19 minutes ago

    Chennaiyin FC announced the signings of former Manchester United midfielder Eric Djemba Djemba and former PSG forward Jean Maurice Edu on Sunday. Djemba last played in the Scottish Premiership for St. Mirren earlier this year before being released by the club. The 33-year-old Cameroon player has played for his national team...
  • Schalke need Di Matteo's touch against Sporting Lisbon 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday for their first win in the competition this season. Italian Di Matteo, who replaced Jens Keller, enjoyed a successful debut on the Schalke bench...
  • ISL 2014: Early days but Atletico de Kolkata look the team to beat 16 hours 30 minutes ago

    A week and just first round of matches to analyse is undoubtedly too early to make any predictions, but the spotlight in the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL) is for the moment decisively on Atletico de Kolkata. Donning the stripes of Spanish giants Atletico Madrid, the franchise's co-owners,...
  • Manchester United are adapting to Van Gaal's Dutch style, says Blind Yesterday

    Manchester United defender Daley Blind says his team mates are adapting to Louis van Gaal's Dutch style of play and it is only a matter of time before they start reaping the rewards of their new look. After making a slow start to the season, United have found their feet in...
  • Atletico de Kolkata manager criticises ISL scheduling Yesterday

    Kolkata: The scheduling of the Indian Super League Sunday drew the ire of Atletico de Kolkata marquee manager Antonio Habas after his side finished 1-1 with Delhi Dynamos here. Habas said his charges were tired after turning out in three matches over the past eight days. Atletico de Kolkata played the tournament...
  • ISL 2014: FC Pune City under scrutiny for alleged breach of rules Yesterday

    Mumbai: FC Pune City found themselves under scrutiny for fielding more foreign players than allowed during their 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Mumbai City FC in their Indian Super League match. Pune lost their second consecutive match of the ISL at the DY Patil Stadium on Saturday and they may...
  • ISL: Delhi Dynamos manager slams referee for denying Del Piero penalty Yesterday

    Kolkata: Delhi Dynamos manager Harm van Veldhoven on Sunday slammed the match referee for turning down a penalty appeal against their skipper and start Italian recruit Alessandro Del Piero. Del Piero, who was substituted by Brazilian recruit Gustavo Santos towards the fag end of the match, was given a warning by...
  • ISL: NorthEast United hold FC Goa to a 1-1 draw Yesterday

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC capitalised on a debatable penalty decision as they held FC Goa to a 1-1 draw in a high intensity Hero Indian Super League match here on Sunday. Playing their third match at home on the trot in the space of seven days, NorthEast United conceded a goal...
  • EPL: Liverpool edge QPR 3-2 in dramatic finish Yesterday

    London: Liverpool profited from an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time to escape with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday after one of the most chaotic finishes to a Premier League game. Four goals were scored in a pulsating final eight minutes at Loftus Road...
  • ISL 2014: Luis Garcia pulls hamstring, may not be available for a week Yesterday

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata's marquee player and former Liverpool star Luis Garcia may be unavailable for a week after pulling a hamstring muscle just before the half time in their 1-1 draw against Delhi Dynamos FC in the ISL on Sunday. "He felt like a bit tired. We will check in...
  • ISL 2014: Delhi Dynamos, Atletico de Kolkata share points after Elias stunner Yesterday

    Kolkata: Czech midfielder Pavel Elias struck a stunner to help Delhi Dynamos halt Atletico de Kolkata's two-match winning run as both the teams settled for a point each after an intense 1-1 draw in their Indian Super League fixture on Sunday. Barcelona's youth system product, Jofre Mateu, gave the home franchise...
  • As it happened: NorthEast United vs FC Goa, ISL 2014, Match 8 Yesterday

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Having suffered defeats in their previous matches, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa would look to record a vital win when they take on each other in their Indian Super League fixture. NorthEast United FC began their campaign in the tournament...
  • Indian Super League gets off to strong start with FIFA endorsement Yesterday

    The jury is still out on whether the Indian Super League (ISL) can wake the world's second most populous nation from its football slumber but the first week of the eight-team competition has at least made people sit up and take notice. Some 70,000 fans thronged the Salt Lake Stadium in...
  • As it happened: Atletico de Kolkata vs Delhi Dynamos, ISL 2014, Match 7 Yesterday

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) High on confidence after an ideal start to their campaign with back-to-back victories, Atletico de Kolkata will look to keep the momentum going when they take on a star-studded Delhi Dynamos FC. Luis Garcia's men have played some quality football since...
  • Reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals' IPTL campaign Yesterday

    Dubai: Reigning US Open champion and World No. 9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). Together with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Cilic will lead the UAE Royals amongst the world's finest players from...