newsfootball4 hours ago

Delhi Dynamos ropes in Xisco Hernandez from Bengaluru FC

ISL franchise Delhi Dynamos have brought in midfielder Xisco Hernandez from Bengaluru FC ahead of the sixth season. Delhi coach Josep Gombau has stated that the inclusion of Hernandez will bring in a lot to the team for the upcoming season of the league which will begin later this year.
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newsfootball8 hours ago

Igor Stimac and his support staff had drawn up a schedule for every individual player, says Pritam Kotal

Pritam Kotal has said that India’s football coach Igor Stimac and the support staff have prepared a proper fitness schedule for every player ahead of the Intercontinental Cup. Sandesh Jhingan has mentioned the players will come fit from here and then focus will be on the technical aspects.
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newsfootball8 hours ago

IMG-Reliance is our commercial partner and has a say in a few things, clarifies Kushal Das

After all the allegations of the AIFF acting as per the directions of IMG-Reliance, Kushal Das has brushed aside those and said that they have a say in a few things as the commercial partners. The AIFF general secretary has clarified his association with IMG before joining AIFF in 2010.
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newsfootball10 hours ago

AIFF asks I-League clubs not to jump the gun after they threaten to go to court

The All India Football Federation was very quick to issue a statement following the I-League executive committee meeting, claiming that they would balance all their stakeholders’ interest. The proceedings ensued after media reports claimed the ISL would be made the top tier league in the country.
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newsfootball11 hours ago

I-League clubs threaten to take AIFF to court if ISL is made top tier

The I-League clubs' committee has revealed after an executive committee meeting that they would be dragging the AIFF to court if ISL is made India’s top-tier league. According to the MRA agreement signed between AIFF and IMG Reliance, ISL would need to be the most senior league in India.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Ranjit Bajaj accuses Kushal Das for latter’s “conflict of interest” in Master Rights Agreement signing

Minerva Punjab owner has accused Kushal Das for the latter’s “conflict of interest” while the Master Rights Agreement was signed between the All India Football Federation and IMG Reliance Pvt. Limited in 2010. Bajaj has mentioned that Das was an IMG Reliance employee days before joining the AIFF.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | I-League clubs to meet on Monday to decide future course of action

According to a TOI report, I-League clubs, led by Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, will meet on Monday to decide their plan as far as the future of the league is concerned. The All India Football Federation is expected to declare the Indian Super League as India’s premier football tournament soon.
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reportfootball3 days ago

India U17 girls thrash Hong Kong U23 women’s team 5-1

The Indian under 17 women’s football team has beaten the Hong Kong under 23 women’s side by a score of 5-1 in the first game at the Hong Kong FA Centre on Friday. India's Priyanka, Shilky, Kiran, Sumati, and Astam scored in the opening game of the girls' exposure tour to Hong Kong.
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newsfootball3 days ago

AIFF Executive Committee to decide ISL-I League future on July 3, informs Kushal Das

AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has said that the executive committee of the AIFF will meet on July 3 to decide the road ahead for both the I-League and the ISL. According to a contract between the AIFF and FSDL, the ISL will be announced as the premier football competition in India soon.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Football coaching standard in India is not good, believes Osvaldo Ardiles

Former Argentina midfielder Osvaldo Ardiles is of the belief that the coaching standard in football in India is not good and advised to coach the Indian coaches. The former Tottenham player also asserted that the Indian footballers cannot be compared with the players from South America and Europe.
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