Football

Robin Singh and the Unsubtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

A candid conversation with one of India's most polarising footballers

Robin Singh and the Unsubtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckRobin Singh and the Unsubtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Über Fans

Five football superfans in India open up about the teams they love, why supporting them means so much, and how the team is a vital part of their lives.

Über FansÜber Fans

The Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical Signatures

The AIFF ruling in favour of the left-footed winger in the face of allegations by his former club is a sign of a positive change in the administration of Indian football

The Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical SignaturesThe Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical Signatures

Death Becomes Them - The Tragic State of Medical Facilities at Local Football Matches in India

Cristiano Junior’s tragic death thirteen years ago, ought to have been the wake up call to improve medical facilities for local level football in India. Has the situation improved?

Death Becomes Them - The Tragic State of Medical Facilities at Local Football Matches in IndiaDeath Becomes Them - The Tragic State of Medical Facilities at Local Football Matches in India

Misguided Arrows - The Quest to find India’s Next Generation Footballers

The AIFF have revived the Arrows with most of India’s Under-17 squad. Will the gambit pay off?

Misguided Arrows - The Quest to find India’s Next Generation FootballersMisguided Arrows - The Quest to find India’s Next Generation Footballers

Hidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & Technology

Indian football has begun to see the importance in having the equipment and software to make data-backed decisions.

Hidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & TechnologyHidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & Technology

Whose ISL Is It Anyway? - Was The ISL An Entirely Original Idea?

Nation of Sport spoke with the person who claims otherwise.

Whose ISL Is It Anyway? - Was The ISL An Entirely Original Idea?Whose ISL Is It Anyway? - Was The ISL An Entirely Original Idea?

Ladies Of The Fields: Will The Indian Women’s League Find Its Rightful Place?

The IWL, fraught with issues, still chugs along. What is holding India’s biggest I-League and ISL clubs from joining the league with women’s squad?

Ladies Of The Fields: Will The Indian Women’s League Find Its Rightful Place?Ladies Of The Fields: Will The Indian Women’s League Find Its Rightful Place?

A Series of Unwelcome Events - The Bengaluru Football Stadium Fiasco

Will the powers that be ever finish the stadium? Only time will tell.

A Series of Unwelcome Events - The Bengaluru Football Stadium FiascoA Series of Unwelcome Events - The Bengaluru Football Stadium Fiasco

Fantastic Five-a-side - Is Futsal taking over traditional football?

The answer to football’s growth in India may just lie in neighbourhood futsal games

Fantastic Five-a-side - Is Futsal taking over traditional football?Fantastic Five-a-side - Is Futsal taking over traditional football?

The Whistle Men of Indian Football

They have long been given the short end of the stick. Referees now hope the growth of football in India means better days for them.

The Whistle Men of Indian FootballThe Whistle Men of Indian Football

Agent X - Are agents the unheralded heroes of Indian Football?

Depending on who you you speak to, agents are quietly among the most influential figures in Indian football.

Agent X - Are agents the unheralded heroes of Indian Football?Agent X - Are agents the unheralded heroes of Indian Football?

Strangers Agents - Indian football agents are more than meets the eye

Negotiations aren't the only thing football agents do

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Delhi’s Football Doldrums - What happened to football in India’s capital city?

From fielding elite teams playing to packed stadiums, to being unable to fill a single stand, Delhi’s football has been in a downward spiral. What will turn it around?

Delhi’s Football Doldrums - What happened to football in India’s capital city?Delhi’s Football Doldrums - What happened to football in India’s capital city?

16 Again - Gourav Mukhi and the need to curb age fraud in Indian football.

When a 28-year-old fraudulently becomes the “youngest scorer” in football league history, there is much to change. In today’s breakdown, Angad Singh Makkar, helps us understand why there was such a glaring oversight, and what steps ought to be taken to avoid this situation in the future.

The Breakdown

The Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical Signatures

The AIFF ruling in favour of the left-footed winger in the face of allegations by his former club is a sign of a positive change in the administration of Indian football

The Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical SignaturesThe Curious Case of Abinash Ruidas and the Identical Signatures

Hidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & Technology

Indian football has begun to see the importance in having the equipment and software to make data-backed decisions.

Hidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & TechnologyHidden Figures - Indian Football Gets Savvy With Data & Technology

The Whistle Men of Indian Football

They have long been given the short end of the stick. Referees now hope the growth of football in India means better days for them.

The Whistle Men of Indian FootballThe Whistle Men of Indian Football