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SPORTS

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Asian Games, Ioa, Indian football, FiFA World Cup

Chak Mat De, India: Not sending our football team to the Asian Games shows IOA is a sore loser

If dismal performance is reason enough to deny football players a chance to compete at a major event, the association itself should have shut shop long back.

VOICES

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Football, Indian football, Indvsken, Sunil Chhetri

I watched Sunil Chhetri play for the first time. It was a night to remember

Dear Captain, next time, you won’t have to make a video and post it on Twitter. I’ll be there to #backtheblue.

SPORTS

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Indian football, Aizawl FC, Football

How Aizawl FC broke the Indian football order, and then some

Champions don't get relegated. Not unless they are bad at the back or bad to the bone.

SPORTS

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Indian football, Bengaluru FC

Bengaluru FC's achievement is historic for Indian football

Sunil Chettri-led BFC became the first Indian club to reach the AFC Cup final.

SPORTS

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AIFF, Indian football

Westwood for Constantine: Time for a new Team India football coach?

Whatever might be the final call, the AIFF must fast-track its decision.

SPORTS

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Atletico de Kolkata, Indian football, ISL

How ISL can save India's dying heritage football clubs

Iconic teams like Mohun Bagan and East Bengal have never had a marketing strategy.

SPORTS

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AIFF, ISL, Indian football

Indian football needs an IPL-like auction to sustain

Though planning for a merger of the I-League and ISL is on, there are several questions that have to be answered.

SPORTS

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ISL, I-League, Indian football

Cricket drowns football: No one noticed India lost World Cup qualifiers

The national team has started losing to teams below it in FIFA rankings.

SPORTS

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FIFA, U-17 World Cup, Indian football

Jugaad leaves India red-faced before U-17 World Cup football

AIFF's preparations for the showpiece event have come under fire from FIFA.

SPORTS

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ISL, I-League, Indian football

Are Indian footballers so bad that European clubs boot them out?

To put it in perspective, players from even Afghanistan play in top foreign leagues.