Alwyn George is an Indian footballer who plays as a forward for Pailan Arrows in the I-League. Alwyn started his football career with Tata Football Academy in 2008 and in that same year won the Junior National Championship with Tata by beating Sporting Clube de Goa youth 3–1. After spending four years at Tata Alwyn signed his first professional contract with Pailan Arrows in the I-League on 11 February 2012. The next day Alwyn made his debut in the I-League against Dempo S.C. in which Pailan lost 2–0 but with Alwyn putting in a man of the match performance for Pailan. This helped get his profile noticed. Alwyn scored his first goal of the 2012–13 season against ONGC F.C. on 1 December 2012 to help Pailan win 4–1. Alwyn was called for India U23 team in June 2012, for the 2013 AFC U-22 Asian Cup qualifiers held from 23 June 2012. He played his first game for under-23 team against Lebanon U23 on 23 June 2012 in the opening group match of AFC U-22 qualification. He then scored the only goal for India U23 during the second match AFC U-22 qualification against Iraq U23 on 25 June 2012 as India U23 lost 1–2.
Stephen Constantine's arrival heralds the beginning of new era in Indian football
The second coming of coach Stephen Constantine with the Indian national football team marks the beginning of a new era in Indian football, as the team began their quest for World Cup qualification with a 2-0 win over Nepal.