featurefootball3 years ago

India’s third continental spot that AIFF isn’t talking about

The AIFF was supposed to send three teams to AFC tournaments this season, but as things stand, only two of them might make the cut. Even though the completion of I-League season could have solved the problem and given us the missing piece in the puzzle, AIFF called off the Indian Football season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball3 years ago

Mohun Bagan & ATK - more of adapting to change than sold legacy

Mohun Bagan joined hands with Indian Super League outfits ATK earlier this year, with the former giving out 80% of its shares to the club, which is also based out of Kolkata. The 131-year old club is going to jointly feature in the top tier league of Indian football from the next season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball3 years ago

Happier at Bengaluru FC after hard, frustrating ATK days, admits Eugeneson Lynghdoh

Indian footballer Eugeneson Lyngdoh has revealed that his transfer to Bengaluru FC has revived his career after a forgettable stint with ATK. After suffering an injury he was benched for the most part, having admitted that his Bengaluru FC homecoming couldn't have had a better timing
sounak mullick
featurefootball3 years ago

AIFF’s relentless conundrum endangering national team's FIFA qualifiers

An idealist believes that the short run doesn’t count, while a cynic believes the long run doesn’t matter. But, a realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run pretty much determines the long run.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 years ago

Why would Technical Director Doru Isac’s role be bigger than the national coach

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has finally filled the vacant Technical Director’s position after almost two years as Romania’s Doru Isac took the job. And after Scott O'Donnell left the job abruptly after just one year, we try to debunk the importance of the designation in Indian football.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 years ago

India’s next manager | Under the scanner – Albert Roca

With the AIFF technical committee finally closing in on the much-awaited technical director this week, the national coach is definitely up on the cards next. With numerous candidates applying for the post as well, we would be discussing the pros and cons of appointing fan-favourite Albert Roca.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 years ago

I-League staring at eternal damnation as AIFF looks to “progress” Indian football

While no concrete decisions, concerning the future of the I-League next year, have been taken by AIFF yet, things have escalated enormously over the last one month. What started as the AIFF’s denial to broadcast half of the league matches has turned into I-League clubs fighting their very existence.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball6 years ago

Exclusive interview – Jayesh Rane on his idols, coach Marco Materazzi, and a footballer's image

Not every story starts perfectly. In fact, the ones that don't are the stories which are at times more memorable. This is a similar story of a boy born in the city of dreams, who is now living his dreams. A dream which began when he held his uncle's hand and visited football grounds across the city.
Amlan Majumdar
featurefootball6 years ago

Why are Indian politicians jumping the football bandwagon?

Indian football has been stuck in a rut of mediocrity for as long as I can remember. The Baichung-era gave us all hope but that faded away soon. There were, however, some people who always cared deeply about the state of football in India.
Faizan Qadiri
featurefootball7 years ago

The day Bengaluru FC celebrated their fans

Aniruddh Pr