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AFC Asian Cup group stage elimination a setback: Indian striker Jeje Lalpekhlua

The Indian team was on the verge of booking a maiden knock-out round berth but conceded a gold via penalty at the fag end of the group match against Bahrain.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Chennai City FC: Exile and the kingdom

It is early October and Chennai City FC have just finished unveiling their new jerseys at a swanky Coimbatore hotel.

published on : 20th January 2019

AFC Asian Cup: Well done team India, to be fair

If Wim Koevermans bid goodbye at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri to four or five journalists after a loss to Palestine, Constantine’s exit came at Asia’s continental showpiece

published on : 17th January 2019

Indian footballers win hearts despite Asian Cup exit

Despite its giant population India is a footballing minnow at a lowly 97th in FIFA's world rankings, and its players are used to being overshadowed by the nation's glamorous millionaire cricketers.

published on : 15th January 2019

Saudi man arrested for locking Indian football supporters in birdcage, calls it a 'joke'

The man, however, explained that the video was essentially a joke.

published on : 15th January 2019

Stephen Constantine steps down as India coach after AFC Asian Cup exit

Constantine took over as the coach of the Indian team in 2015 in his second stint and managed to guide them into the Asian Cup after a hiatus of eight years.

published on : 15th January 2019

India crash out of AFC Asian Cup with 0-1 defeat to Bahrain in final group game

Bahrain converted a penalty in the 91st minute through Jamal Rashed, who made no mistake after India captain Pronay Halder committed a careless tackle inside the box.

published on : 15th January 2019

India vs Bahrain: Blue Tigers one step away from history

Bahrain, ranked 113, are the better unit technically and their ranking does not do them justice. The West Asian nation hold the edge when it comes to head-to-head record.

published on : 14th January 2019

India vs Bahrain: Coach Stephen Constantine confident of Asian Cup knock-out qualification 

India face Bahrain on Monday in their final group stage match and a victory will ensure the Blue Tigers a spot in the Round of 16.

published on : 12th January 2019

Tigers left feeling blue: India lose to UAE 0-2 in AFC Asian Cup 2019

Blue Tigers got as many as six clear-cut chances to bulge the net. Ultimately, fate seemed to have other ideas as United Arab Emirates beat Stephen Constantine’s boys 2-0 on Thursday.

published on : 11th January 2019

Continental drift

The landscape of Indian football has changed, though not everything has been for the better.

published on : 6th January 2019

Bundesliga champs Bayern Munich picks Malayalam to thank Indian fans for support in 2018

The defending Bundesliga champs Bayern Munich chose Malayalam to thank all their fans in India for the support throughout the year.

published on : 1st January 2019

Methods we use with Indian football team are similar to Arsenal, Leicester: Danny Deigan

It was Stephen Constantine who had suggested that "we need our players in the best of their shapes to run for 90 minutes".

published on : 29th December 2018

AFC Asian Cup: Indian chief coach Stephen Constantine announces 23-member squad

A 28-member squad had travelled to Abu Dhabi and have been practicing in an effort to acclimatize themselves to the conditions.

published on : 27th December 2018

India to play Oman AFC Asian Cup warm-up match behind closed doors

Both the coaches have decided on playing behind closed doors, which means there won't be any telecast of the match. 

published on : 26th December 2018
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