India 2 – 2 Myanmar – AFC Asian Qualifier -Post Match Analysis

India 2 – 2 Myanmar – AFC Asian Qualifier -Post Match Analysis

India came out of their final AFC Asian Qualifier home match with a mixed performance against Myanmar with a 2-2 draw. Much of the Indian side have not played a competitive fixture for a while and the effects of it showed, going down by a goal as early as the first minute of the match Read more about India 2 – 2 Myanmar – AFC Asian Qualifier -Post Match Analysis[…]

Best Buys in ISL 2017 Draft – Analysis

Best Buys in ISL 2017 Draft – Analysis

The player draft for the 4th season of the Indian Super League is set to go on floor on the 23rd of July and the future of 199 Indian players lay in the hands of the 10 teams. With a minimum of 134 players set to be selected from the draft, Indian football fans would Read more about Best Buys in ISL 2017 Draft – Analysis[…]

India 1 – 0 Kyrgyzstan . 3 Tactical Areas For Improvement

India 1 – 0 Kyrgyzstan . 3 Tactical Areas For Improvement

India overcame Kyrgyzstan Republic by a 1-0 score line in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers held in Bengaluru yesterday after an enthralling contest. In an entertaining match that saw some really tense end-to-end football, the Blue Tigers had their task cut out against the physically dominant Kyrgyzstan side. However it is fair to say that Read more about India 1 – 0 Kyrgyzstan . 3 Tactical Areas For Improvement[…]

Build up – Pro Kabaddi League Auction

Build up – Pro Kabaddi League Auction

Sports has always stolen the limelight ever since it has found its craze and following. But is it possible for any sport to exist without stats, or without having a win loss record, or without having people break these recorded records? The answer is mostly a no. Close followers of a game surely have in Read more about Build up – Pro Kabaddi League Auction[…]

What’s the Future holding for Indian Football

What’s the Future holding for Indian Football

The fact that Indian football is going through a turbulent phase is evident as daylight. Facing severe criticism from FIFA and AFC for the dual-league system, the All India Football Federation has been under tremendous pressure to find a proper roadmap for Indian football. However, the AIFF’s indifference has meant that there is still no Read more about What’s the Future holding for Indian Football[…]

Indian Vs Foreign Coaches? – Performance of Coaches in I League 2017

Indian Vs Foreign Coaches? – Performance of Coaches in I League 2017

What an unexpected season it was! Who would’ve expected a team relegated the previous season, to win the league in their second season! Full credit to the players and of course, the man behind it, their manager Khalid Jamil. Khalid Jamil was himself not a very accomplished coach by any standards, considering his highest placed Read more about Indian Vs Foreign Coaches? – Performance of Coaches in I League 2017[…]

AIZAWL FC: WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

AIZAWL FC: WHAT HAPPENS NOW?

Not many teams get relegated from a league one season and win the same league the next. But Aizawl FC, you have defied the odds. Come Sunday, what was unimaginable twelve months ago could be a reality. Khalid Jamil and his ‘small’ club from India’s northeastern tip are one point away from the unthinkable. They Read more about AIZAWL FC: WHAT HAPPENS NOW?[…]

Match Analysis – Bengaluru FC vs DSK Shivajians (7-0)

Match Analysis – Bengaluru FC vs DSK Shivajians (7-0)

Line Up Alberto Roca made 4 changes from the side that won against Abahani FC in the AFC Cup match last Tuesday, with L.Ralte, Juanan, Lenny Rodrigues and Daniel Lalhimpuia making way for Amrinder Singh, Sandesh Jhingan, Cameron Watson and Alwyn George. This saw Bengaluru FC start with more of a 3-4-2-1 formation, with Johnson Read more about Match Analysis – Bengaluru FC vs DSK Shivajians (7-0)[…]

Match Analysis – Minerva Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan

Match Analysis – Minerva Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan

Sanjoy Sen started Mohun Bagan in a formation similar to the one that won the Kolkata Derby, and Jeje Lalpekhlua was preferred over Balwant Singh alongside Darryl Duffy up front. Surinder Singh opted for a defensive shape, arguably to negate the effect of Sony Norde on Mohun Bagan’s left wing.   As expected, Mohun Bagan Read more about Match Analysis – Minerva Punjab FC vs Mohun Bagan[…]

India’s Own Leicester City – Aizawl FC

India’s Own Leicester City – Aizawl FC

With just over a month remaining for the I-League to begin, the big teams from Goa pulled out of the league due to conflicts with the AIFF, and there were simply not enough teams to start the league. So, Aizawl FC, the team that was relegated the previous season, was offered a chance to play Read more about India’s Own Leicester City – Aizawl FC[…]