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Puma and Mumbai City FC announce their association for the ISL
Puma and Mumbai City FC announce their association for the ISL

Andre Moritz in the new Mumbai kit Mumbai:  PUMA launched the much-anticipated new Mumbai City FC home kit for the 2015 ISL season. The kit was launched on Saturday in Mumbai at Tote on Turf in Mahalakshmi. The club’s trademark blue received a slick makeover and was revealed at a special launch event. Led by actor & club co-owner Ranbir Kapoor, team members Sunil Chettri, Andre Moritz, Subrata Pal & Subhash Sin

Aug 27 2015
GPS trackers used in National Team training for the first time
GPS trackers used in National Team training for the first time

Sunil Chhetri wearing the new GPS tracking system Pune  Sports is a Science and only the best utilise Sports Science to develop themselves further aiming to attain Global standards. In a first of sorts for Indian Football, the National Football Team implemented Player Tracking system in their ongoing Preparatory Camp at the DSK Dream City, the Home of DSK Shivajians Football Club in Pune. The Players wore the GPS systems inside their

Aug 25 2015
National camp kicks-off in Pune
National camp kicks-off in Pune

The coaching staff at DSK Dream City in Pune Pune  The Indian National Team’s Preparatory Camp for the Russia 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification match against ‘Giants of Asia,’ Iran, kicked-off at the DSK Dream City, home of DSK Shivajians Football Club in Pune on Sunday. The practice sessions, however, would kick-off from tomorrow. Prior to hosting Iran at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Be

Aug 23 2015
India are in a transitional period according to captain Sunil Chhetri
India are in a transitional period according to captain Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri is India’s highest goal scorer in history In an interview with FIFA.com, Sunil Chhetri said that the Indian National team is undergoing transition under manager Stephen Constantine. The team lost their two opening games in the World Cup Qualifiers against Oman and Guam, but Chhetri believes the team has to try their best in the remaining fixtures. “We are in a transition phase, with a lot of senior players hav

Aug 22 2015
Things Indian Football needs to incorporate to be more popular
Things Indian Football needs to incorporate to be more popular

Indian youths are obsessed with football, be it playing the beautiful game or just watching their favorite teams play every weekend. But when it comes to Indian Football, it is more or less rocket science to them. They cannot be blamed as the level of football they watch is pretty high but to popularise Indian football there are a few simple things that can be changed. Here is a list of a few things that can be changed that might generate m

Sunil Chhetri cannot wait to get started in the Indian Super League
Sunil Chhetri cannot wait to get started in the Indian Super League

Chhetri was purchased by Mumbai City for a massive Rs. 1.20 crores According to Goal, Mumbai City FC striker, Sunil Chhetri is excited to make his debut in the Indian Super League and cannot wait to play alongside Mumbai’s marquee player Nicolas Anelka. The Indian National Team Captain was the most expensive player in the ISL auction signing up with Mumbai City FC for a massive Rs. 1.20 crores. “He’s a really good player a

Aug 21 2015
What Indian football can learn from Belgium
What Indian football can learn from Belgium

The AIFF have to bring about radical changes as soon as possible for the team to have some success Indian Football stands at the crossroads of history right now. On one hand, we have a domestic league that is supported by the AFC while the other side of the coin, the Indian Super League(ISL), with all its glamour, has put Indian football on the on the World map in just one season. Following the inaugural season of the ISL, the Indian Natio

Aug 13 2015
Bengaluru FC beat India U-19's 5-2 in a friendly
Bengaluru FC beat India U-19's 5-2 in a friendly

Bengaluru FC midfielder Eugeneson Lyngdoh vies for possession against the India U19s' Suman Sarkar Bengaluru:  Goals from Len Doungel, Kim Song Yong, Sunil Chhetri, Alwyn George and CK Vineeth saw Bengaluru FC produce a dominant second half display to overcome a 1-0 deficit and register a 5-2 win over the India under-19 team in the second pre-season friendly between the two sides at the Bangalore Football Stadium, on Wednesday

Aug 12 2015
Bollywood star Lauren Gottlieb dazzled by kabaddi
Bollywood star Lauren Gottlieb dazzled by kabaddi

From l-r: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri along with Rakhee Kumar Tandon and Bollywood actor Lauren Gottlieb cheering for Dabang Delhi From training the likes of Tom Cruise and Toby Maguire to starring in the Bollywood flick – ABCD and finishing runners-up in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, Lauren Gotlieb has an illustrious resume to say the least. What she is not known for though, is her affinity towards different sports and the

Aug 10 2015
Pro Kabaddi: Sunil Chhetri urges Dabang Delhi players to enjoy themselves
Pro Kabaddi: Sunil Chhetri urges Dabang Delhi players to enjoy themselves

Sunil Chhetri with the Dabang Delhi squad “The most important thing in sports is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well.” No, we didn’t just replace Olympics with sports in Baron Pierre de Coubertin’s enormously famous Olympic creed. These are words used by the Indian foot

Aug 10 2015
Indian football: A strange paradox
Indian football: A strange paradox

India’s captain Sunil Chettri was bought for Rs.1.2 crores by Mumbai City FC   Indian football remains a strange paradox. The players are getting paid well, live in comfort and get top class training yet the performance of the national team is dismal. Despite lucrative money, exposure and training the Indian national team is languishing at the 157th position in the FIFA rankings. But in domestic football, the players make a

Aug 9 2015
5 best goals by Indian Captain Sunil Chhetri
5 best goals by Indian Captain Sunil Chhetri

  Sunil Chhetri has been flying the Indian flag in World Football for quite some time now. Chhetri recently became the first Indian to score 50 goals for the National side. He is already considered a legend of Indian Football and by the time he is finished he might become the greatest we have ever had.  He has scored tap-ins, long range shots, curlers and even headers in his distinguished career. On his Birthday we have a look at

Aug 3 2015
5 fallen giants of Indian Football
5 fallen giants of Indian Football

If a Premier League fan in India is asked about Indian football, most of them wouldn’t even bother answering. They struggle to name half the teams playing in India’s domestic league talking about the I-League here). While most people know about the Kolkata Giants, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, along with the new boys Bengaluru FC, they would hardly know who the most successful team in the I-League era is. At a time when Indian fo

Aug 3 2015
Bengaluru FC shake off the dust as pre-season kicks off
Bengaluru FC shake off the dust as pre-season kicks off

Sunil Chhetri signing some autographs after the training session Bengaluru Bengaluru FC, on Monday, kick-started their pre-season program with a light training session in front of more than 100 fans who flocked to welcome the team at the Bangalore Football Stadium. Back after a two-month break from a successful season that saw Ashley Westwood’s boys win the Federation Cup and finish runners-up in the I-League, the Blues began sh

Jul 27 2015