Football

Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pumps his fist as he acknowledges the cheers from the 49ers' fans after leading his team to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures

Saturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longe...

5 Players Who Have Something To Prove In Euro 2016

The bugle has blown! The 2016 UEFA European Championships has just kicked off in France. This time, there are 24 teams (instead of the usual 16) which means more competition, fierce battles and stars who have had great domestic seasons and are now itching to showcase their prowess in front of the world.
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This Is Why I Feel The Indian Super League Is Here To Stay

I decided to go for the game between the Delhi Dynamos FC and Chennaiyin FC on October 8 in New Delhi to see for myself how Indian football fans are reacting to the country's newest sporting league. As I got off the metro I saw hordes of fans heading towards the stadium. There was excitement and the sound of desi vuvuzelas in the air. The massive crowd at the stadium gates was a pleasant surprise. People were checking their tickets, taking selfies and lining up to enter the stadium.
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Without A Strong Football Culture, Indian Football Has Little Scope For Improvement

He's right; for all the infrastructural and technical problems that plague Indian football, our dismissive mindset towards the game needs to be corrected if we are to stand the remotest chance of growing; because even if the AIFF does everything in its power (far-fetched, I know) to develop the game at its end, it wouldn't matter unless we take it upon ourselves to take the game forward.