footballer

Serie A: Weston McKennie becomes first US player to score for Juventus

Leonardo Bonucci netted the winner in Turin with a minute remaining in the derby match after McKennie headed in the equalizer 12 minutes from time to cancel out Nicolas Nkoulou’s early opener.

published on : 6th December 2020

Former Indian football player Satyajit Ghosh dies

Ghosh represented India in the 1985 Nehru Cup in then Cochin in the team coached by Yugoslovian Milovan Ciric.

published on : 9th November 2020

Footballers hail Arjuna award winner Sandesh Jhingan, perfect role model says Sunil Chhetri

Mercurial striker Chhetri, who received the Arjuna in 2011 and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight and termed Jhingan as a "great role model".

published on : 26th August 2020

Ex-Indian footballer Mehtab Hossain quits politics within 24 hrs of joining BJP

The former East Bengal captain was handed the BJP flag by the party's state president Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday at its Muralidhar Sen Lane office amid chants of "Bharat Mata Ki Jai".

published on : 22nd July 2020

Ghanaian footballer battling disease stuck in Thrissur

According to an official, there are around 60 footballers from other countries contracted to play for various clubs in the state.

published on : 6th July 2020

ISL: Mandatory Asian footballer, developmental players from Season 7

The ISL, which is now the country's top league, will still have five foreigners on the pitch but from next season there will also be one Asian player in the squad.

published on : 17th June 2020

All India Football Federation to send former captain IM Vijayan's name for Padma Shri Award

The reticent Thrissur born-footballer played 79 matches for India between 1992 and 2003, and scored 40 goals.

published on : 17th June 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo pips Lionel Messi to become football's first billionaire

Cristiano Ronaldo has become football's first-ever billionaire one spot above his rival in the sport and Argentine star Lionel Messi.

published on : 5th June 2020

Indian footballers set out to help Cyclone Amphan-hit West Bengal 

Some of the players are also set to travel to the Amphan-affected areas in order to reach out to and help the people in need, informed national team midfielder Pronay Halder.

published on : 28th May 2020

Srinagar police detain former India footballer Mehrajuddin Wadoo on way to meet sick mom

Wadoo said he told a policeman that his mother was critical and he was going to visit her.

published on : 24th May 2020

Fencer Bhavani Devi continues practice in coronavirus-hit Italy

On cusp of becoming India’s first fencer at Olympics, Bhavani Devi’s preparations in virus-hit Italy going on in full swing    

published on : 8th March 2020

In dire straits, women footballers in Odisha seek government jobs

Majority of women footballers from Sambalpur eke out a living working in garment shops and beauty parlours.

published on : 19th February 2020

Footballer Dhanaraj’s wife will be offered job in the Cooperation Department: Kerala Sports Minister

Dhanaraj, 40, of Malampuzha, died during a sevens match at Perinthalmana on December 29, 2019.

published on : 10th February 2020

Footballer to give up UK passport for India dream

Tanvie Hans. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, her face will probably refresh your memory. She featured in the Nike ad ‘Da da ding’ besides eight other female athletes.

published on : 25th May 2019

Where eagles dare: Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka's celebrations stir political controversy

Celebration by Switzerland’s goal scorers sparks political debate as displaced players make presence felt.

published on : 24th June 2018
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