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Hosting WC will be a game-changer for Indian football: AIFF


New Delhi: The AIFF today welcomed the government's decision to approve its bid to host the U-17 World Cup in 2017, saying it will be a "game-changer for Indian football" provided the country eventua

Goa football club slams AIFF over I-League, IPL-style event


Panaji: A leading Goa soccer club today slammed the All India Football Federation (AIFF) decision to bring in far-reaching changes in the existing I-League format and promote an IPL-style tournament.

Physically weak men yield to temptations easily: Pallam Raju

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Naharlagun: Union Human Resource Development Minister M.M. Pallam Raju, who is on a two-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, has said that soccer is a sure way to achieve one’s goals in life.
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Football prodigy heads off aplastic anemia

After a year’s struggle with aplastic anemia, a bone marrow disease that strikes five in a million a year, 16-year-old football player Premsingh Boharah is confident about returning to the game within

Bethany clinch 5-a-side title


Bethany High School won both the U-17 and U-18 titles at the Commune Mignon memorial interschool 5-a-side football tournament conducted by Target Sports and Bethany High School.

In an all-Bethany U-

Jamaican football officials saddened by King's exit

Some football officials in Jamaica say they are disappointed with the decision by England based striker Marlon King to end his international career.

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF)

Neymar should go to Europe, but after three years: Dunga


Kolkata: Brazilian soccer legend and former coach of the country's national team Carlos Dunga feels upcoming talent Neymar should not ply his trade in Europe for the next three years.

"He should not

Chelsea beats Spurs 4-2 to consolidate lead in EPL


Juan Mata scored two goals and set up another as Chelsea recovered to beat London rival Tottenham 4-2 on Saturday, consolidating the European champions' lead in the Premier League.

Having taken an ea

Bencherifa to be Mohun Bagan coach

Mohun Bagan today named Karim Bencherifa as their coach but the Moroccan is expected to take over the reins only on November 18 after serving a one-month notice at Salgaocar.

Less than a week after S

Maradona in Kerala next week


Soccer fans will get to see Argentine football legend Diego Maradona on October 23 when he arrives in the state on a two-day visit for the inauguration of a private jewellery group of which he is the

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