• indian footballer makes debut at brazilian club

    Indian footballer makes debut at Brazilian club

    Football | May 04, 2015 23:16 IST

    Panaji: Star winger Romeo Fernandes has become the first-ever Indian footballer to play for a Brazilian club, enjoying a fairly successful debut in his club Atletico Paranaense's thrashing of Nacional over the weekend. The 22-year-old, who

  • adriano latest player linked with isl

    Adriano latest player linked with ISL

    Football | May 02, 2015 15:56 IST

    New Delhi: Former Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano could be the latest high-profile footballer to join Indian Super League (ISL) as FC Goa coach Zico has invited him to join his side in the

  • isl representatives in england for premier league workshop

    ISL representatives in England for Premier League workshop

    Football | April 29, 2015 20:24 IST

    London: Indian Super League (ISL) organisers along with selected officials of all eight participant franchises are in England for a workshop that seeks to implement Premier League practices in the second edition of ISL and

  • luis garcia waiting to don atletico de kolkata jersey again

    Luis Garcia waiting to don Atletico de Kolkata jersey again

    Football | April 15, 2015 18:54 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: Liverpool legend and Atletico de Kolkata marquee player Luis Garcia on Wednesday said he is eagerly waiting to return and play in the second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), donning

  • fc goa s grassroots programme reaches out to 20 000 children

    FC Goa's grassroots programme reaches out to 20,000 children

    Football | April 15, 2015 18:12 IST

    Panaji: FC Goa's grassroots development programme, which commenced a few months ago, saw the franchise reaching out to over 20,000 children and actively mentoring and coaching over 1500 students from 16 schools.Now, around 25 of

  • isl to introduce salary cap and player auction for clubs

    ISL to introduce salary cap and player auction for clubs

    Football | March 10, 2015 7:38 IST

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League (ISL) will be introducing a player salary cap of Rs 20 crore for clubs for the upcoming second season of the franchise-based football tournament.Football Sports Development Ltd (FSDL), the controlling

  • india could be a huge market for pre season epl friendlies

    'India could be a huge market for pre-season EPL friendlies'

    Football | February 22, 2015 7:32 IST

    Kolkata: Overwhelmed by the success of Indian Super League football, a Sunderland AFC top official on Saturday said the country could be a huge market for pre-season EPL friendlies."There's a big fan base for EPL

  • patel wants isl to be tournament for south asian region

    Patel wants ISL to be 'tournament for South Asian region'

    Football | February 13, 2015 16:51 IST

    New Delhi: All India Football Federation President Praful Patel today made a pitch for making Indian Super League a "tournament for South Asian region" with the participation of more players from SAARC countries.Patel was speaking

  • isl franchises to focus on young fitter players

    ISL franchises to focus on young, fitter players

    Football | February 12, 2015 17:23 IST

    New Delhi: Indian Super League (ISL) franchises today said that they would bring young and fitter international players while also grooming Indian talent for second season of the cash rich football tournament."We will have much

  • replicate isl facilities in other indian tourneys arnab

    Replicate ISL facilities in other Indian tourneys: Arnab Mondal

    Football | January 11, 2015 14:41 IST

    Kolkata: Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in

  • new leagues take off but controversies marred indian sports

    New leagues take off but controversies marred Indian sports in 2014

    Other Sports | December 31, 2014 10:01 IST

    New Delhi: It was a year of many firsts for Indian sports with a number of new leagues taking off but controversy was not too far behind as a betting scandal among team principals in

  • isl has given new hope to indian football

    ISL has given new hope to Indian football

    Football | December 28, 2014 7:55 IST

    Kolkata: The inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) has thrown up interesting statistics to give a clear indication that India has come to be recognised as an emerging footballing nation.Fans take the names of some Indian

  • top football moments of the year 2014

    Top football moments of the year 2014

    Football | January 07, 2015 11:16 IST

    New Delhi: The year 2014 has been a great year for football especially for India. The nation saw the resurgence of football through Indian Super League. It was a really a great step to revolutionize

  • zico to remain fc goa coach for next two years

    Zico to remain FC Goa coach for next two years

    Football | December 22, 2014 16:26 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: Former Brazil great Zico has revealed he has received an offer to remain coach of Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa next year.FC Goa were last week eliminated in the semi-final

  • isl champions atk return to hero s welcome

    ISL champions ATK return to hero's welcome

    Football | December 21, 2014 17:50 IST

    Kolkata: Christmas came early to the 'City of Joy' as the inaugural Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata returned home to a hero's welcome with thousand of fans joining in celebration here Sunday.The full

  • isl will maintain september december window aiff

    ISL will maintain September-December window: AIFF

    Football | December 21, 2014 17:05 IST

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended on Saturday with Atletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition."We had

  • isl gives indian football a re launch pad

    ISL gives Indian football a re-launch pad

    Football | December 21, 2014 16:26 IST

    New Delhi: Football in India will never be the same again and Indian Super League (ISL) can take all plaudits for this monumental change in the country's sporting culture.The inaugural ISL - a tournament borrowing

  • sachin s presence as owner galvanised kerala blasters james

    Sachin's presence as owner galvanised Kerala Blasters: James

    Football | December 21, 2014 14:07 IST

    Mumbai: Former England goalkeeper and World Cupper David James said that interaction with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and his presence as a co-owner of Kerala Blasters helped them "galvanise" as a unit during the just-concluded

  • atk triumph in inaugural isl after rafique s winner

    ATK triumph in inaugural ISL after Rafique's winner

    Football | December 21, 2014 16:27 IST

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League trophy will go to the traditional and most passionate home of Indian football as Atletico de Kolkata edged past Kerala Blasters 1-0 in the final here today, bringing the curtains

  • isl garcia james want better infrastructure in next year

    ISL: Garcia, James want better infrastructure in next year

    Football | December 20, 2014 5:28 IST

    Mumbai: They are rival skippers but World Cuppers Luis Garcia and David James Friday agreed in unison that organizers of of the Indian Super League football tournament need to improve the infrastructure, logistics and scheduling