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Indian footballer P.K. Banerjee passes away

Legendary Indian footballer P.K. Banerjee recently passed away at the age of 83. He was a member of the 1962 Asian Games gold-medal winning India football team. The veteran football player scored 65 international goals in a total of 84 appearances for the national team. Banerjee represented India in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and led ..

Eric Cantona wins 2019 UEFA President’s Award

Eric Cantona, the former Manchester United forward and France legend , has been awarded the UEFA President’s Award in Monaco in recognition of his playing career and commitment to charitable causes after it. Cantona won four Premier League titles in five years with United in the 1990s and scored 64 goals for the Old Trafford ..

Sunil Chhetri adjudged as AIFF Men’s Footballer of Year 2019

Talismanic Indian captain Sunil Chhetri has been named as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year for a record-extending sixth time. He is the most capped player of the country with 109 matches, ahead of former captain Bhaichung Bhutia (107). Chhetri, with 70 goals for India, is also the second-highest active international scorer — only ..

Sunil Chhetri becomes India’s highest capped footballer

Sunil Chhetri has become the India’s highest capped footballer by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side in the 31st minute from a spot kick for his 69th goal. However, his effort did not make ..

Liverpool FC wins 2019 Champions League trophy

In Football, Liverpool FC won the Champions League for the sixth time at Madrid on June 1, 2019. In the final, Liverpool beat Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-nil after game defining moments at the start and end of the game . Mohamed Salah put Liverpool in front after just two minutes when he converted a ..

Igor Stimac appointed as head coach of Indian men’s senior football team

Croatian World Cupper Igor Stimac has been appointed head coach of the Indian men’s senior football team for a two-year term. The national team has been without a coach since the departure of Stephen Constantine in January, following the creditable show at the AFC Asian Cup. Stimac comes with an experience of over 18 years ..

Australia’s Tim Cahill retired from his Football Career

Australia’s top goalscorer Tim Cahill announced his retirement to bring an end to one of the country’s greatest football career to focus on a career in media and coaching . The 39-year-old Tim has scored 50 goals in 108 appearances for the Soccer and played in four World Cups. His final stint came in India ..

Sunil Chhetri conferred with first-ever ‘Football Ratna’ by Football Delhi

Sunil Chhetri, the all-time leading scorer for India in international football, has been conferred the first-ever ‘Football Ratna’ by Football Delhi, the State Association governing the sport in Delhi. Chhetri was recently named as the 6th Indian Footballer in the elite Padma Shri list of 2019. Popularly known as Captain Fantastic, he scored 2nd highest ..