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Odisha beat Kerala 4-2, record first win of the season

Bambolim (Goa), Jan. 8 (IANS): Odisha FC got the monkey off their back as they cruised to their first win of the season with a 4-2 win over Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium here on Thursday. Kerala drew first blood ...

08 Jan 2021

LaLiga: Real Madrid win, Atletico move clear, Barca slip

Array Madrid, Dec. 21 (IANS): Real Madrid have moved up to the second spot in LaLiga following a controversial 3-1 win away to Eibar. First half goals from Karim Benzema and Luka Modric after an excellent start from Zinedine Zidane’s side set t...

21 Dec 2020

Profligate Mumbai fail to crack open 10-man Jamshedpur

Bambolim (Goa), Dec. 14 (PTI): A flurry of missed chances saw table-toppers Mumbai City FC settle for a 1-1 draw against Jamshedpur FC in the Hero Indian Super League at the GMC Stadium here on Monday. Owen Coyle’s men took the lead through Nerijus...

14 Dec 2020

Tottenham remain on top despite draw in Premier League

London, Dec. 14 (IANS): Tottenham have remained at the top of the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw away to Crystal Palace after Liverpool also dropped two points on their visit to Fulham. Harry Kane’s 24th minute shot from distan...

14 Dec 2020

Messi helps Barcelona end losing skid with 1-0 win against Levante

Barcelona, Dec. 14 (AP/PTI): Facing another setback in an already difficult season, Lionel Messi found his finishing touch to save Barcelona from falling further behind in the Spanish league. Messi’s late goal secured a hard-fought 1-0 home vic...

14 Dec 2020

Indian Super League: Mumbai City beat wasteful Odisha 2-0

Bambolim (Goa), Dec. 6 (IANS): Mumbai City FC continued their impressive start to the Indian Super League (ISL) with a 2-0 victory over Odisha FC at the GMC Stadium on Sunday. A penalty from Batholomew Ogbeche (30′) and a header from Rowllin Bo...

07 Dec 2020

Hyderabad, Jamshedpur share points in dramatic 1-1 draw

Vasco, Dec. 2 (IANS): Hyderabad FC were left to rue missed chances while Jamshedpur FC had a goal disallowed as the two sides settled for a 1-1 draw in a heated Indian Super League (ISL) fixture at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Wednesday. Jamshedpur co...

02 Dec 2020

Free football coaching for girls in Phek

Our CorrespondentPhek, Nov. 28 (EMN): The district administration of Phek along with district-level centre for women (DLCW)- Mahila Shakti Kendra, Nagaland Football Coaches Association (NFCA) and DEF, Phek, is organising ‘Girls Football Coaching Ca...

28 Nov 2020

NorthEast hold Blasters to 2-2 draw after late strike from Sylla

Panaji, Nov. 26 (PTI): Substitute Idrissa Sylla equalised in the dying moments to help NorthEast United hold Kerala Blasters to a 2-2 draw in an Indian Super League game, here on Thursday. Goals from Sergio Cidoncha (5th minute) and Gary Hooper (45th...

26 Nov 2020

le Fondre’s late penalty gives Mumbai 1-0 win over Goa

Margao (Goa), Nov. 25 (IANS): Adam le Fondre’s stoppage time goal from a penalty kick help Mumbai City secure a 1-0 win over FC Goa in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda stadium here on Wednesday. Sergio Lobera’s men had played much of ...

25 Nov 2020

Diego Maradona no more

London, Nov 25 (IANS): Iconic footballer Diego Maradona, who led Argentina to victory in the 1986 World Cup, died after suffering a cardiac arrest on Wednesday. He was 60. His death came soon after he had a successful surgery on a brain blood clot ea...

25 Nov 2020

Aides to PDA legislators conduct football championship

Our CorrespondentKohima, Nov. 21 (EMN): A one-day football championship of ‘PS and PA forum to the ministers and advisors’ of the ruling People’s Democratic Alliance was held on November 20 at Indira Gandhi Stadium, Kohima. According to the con...

21 Nov 2020

ISL-7: India’s first major tournament since Covid-19 lockdown set for kick-off

Bambolim (Goa), Nov 19 (PTI): Behind closed doors and with a raft of health safety measures in place, football’s Indian Super League (ISL) will kick off here on Friday and become the country’s first major tournament to be organised since ...

19 Nov 2020

Spain hammer Germany, join France in Nation League semis

Seville (Spain), Nov. 18 (AP/PTI): Spain booked its place in the Nation League Final Four in style, inflicting the heaviest loss for Germany in 89 years. Ferran Torres on Tuesday scored a hat-trick in a 6-0 win for Spain, which now heads to the semif...

19 Nov 2020

Steffen US No. 1 keeper despite lack of Man City playing time

Manchester, Nov. 12 (AP/PTI): Zack Steffen figures to make a rare appearance in goal Thursday when the United States plays Wales in Swansea. The 25-year-old is the top American goalkeeper but has played two matches since December, missing the second ...

12 Nov 2020

EPL: Solskjaer gets response as Man Utd beats Everton 3-1

Liverpool, Nov. 7 (AP):  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer got the response he demanded from his Manchester United players as Bruno Fernandes scored twice and Edinson Cavani netted late in a come-from-behind 3-1 win at Everton in the Premier League on Saturday. ...

07 Nov 2020

Mohun Bagan get I-League trophy after seven months, fan frenzy on streets

Kolkata, Oct. 18 (PTI): Seven months after they emerged I League champions, Mohun Bagan players were finally presented the glittering winner’s trophy at a ceremony, here on Sunday. The Mariners had downed former champions Aizawl FC 1-0 to clinc...

18 Oct 2020

Odisha FC’s Indian players start training in Goa

Panaji, Oct. 17 (IANS): Odisha FC’s Indian players on Saturday started training in groups while adhering to all the health and safety norms laid out by the Indian Super League (ISL). The club said that their Indian Assistant Coach and former in...

17 Oct 2020

China withdraws from hosting 2022 U23 Asian Cup, confirms AFC

Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 16 (IANS): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has announced that China has withdrawn from hosting the 2022 U23 Asian Cup. In a statement, AFC said it had noted the decision by the Chinese Football Association (CFA) to withdraw ...

16 Oct 2020

Neymar goes past Ronaldo to become 2nd highest goal-scorer for Brazil

Lima, Oct. 14 (IANS): Neymar has surpassed Ronaldo to become the second-highest goal scorer for Brazil. Neymar scored hat-trick against Peru in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier which helped Brazil register a 4-2 win on Tuesday evening. He has now ta...

14 Oct 2020

Mexico to play football friendly with South Korea on Nov. 14

Mexico City, Oct. 13 (IANS): Mexico will play a football friendly with South Korea next month to warm up for the 2021 Gold Cup and the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers. The fixture will be played in Austria on November 14 at a yet-to-be c...

13 Oct 2020

Teams start arriving in Goa for ISL

Margao, Oct. 12 (PTI): Majority of the domestic players have arrived in Goa for the upcoming Indian Super League, which is likely to start next month and to be played entirely in three venues under strict Covid-19 protocols. This season’s ISL, ...

12 Oct 2020

LaLiga Club series launched for young aspirants in India

Mumbai, Oct. 9 (IANS): LaLiga on Friday announced the launch of the LaLiga Club series program to their football school curriculum in India in association with India On Track (IOT). Students of LaLiga Football Schools will get an opportunity to under...

09 Oct 2020

AFC Champions League (East) to be played in Doha from Nov. 18

Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 9 (IANS): The remaining matches of the AFC Champions League (East) will be played in Doha, Qatar from November 18 to December 13, the Asian Football Confederation announced on Friday. The league, which was suspended in March due to...

09 Oct 2020

Golden Baby Leagues help brew footballing revolution in Assam’s tea gardens

New Delhi, Oct. 4 (IANS): Across the world, Assam is renowned for its tea gardens as well as its passion for football. In state’s Golaghat district, the two come together to form a perfect blend through the Golden Baby Leagues to take Indian fo...

04 Oct 2020
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