Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 13, 2014
With Argentina and Germany locking horns in tonight's FIFA World Cup final, popular singers Haimanti Shukla and others sang "Goal de Re" as Kolkata's anthem for the big match.
Thursday July 10, 2014
With loyalty divided between Brazil and Argentina in the football-crazy state, it was worth staying up till 4.10am for the bleary-eyed fans glued to their television sets.
Press Trust of India | Monday July 7, 2014
Former Indian cricket Sourav Ganguly, the co-owner of the Indian Super League franchise Atletico de Kolkata, hoped that his side will start the football chapter of the sport that is regarded very highly in Bengal
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 12, 2014
Idols of football stars smile upon the adoring fans from street corners, amateur graffiti artists are busy decorating the walls with portraits of the game's legends and wannabe heroes, and the ever-popular local sweet sandesh gets a soccer makeover a...
Thursday June 12, 2014
With just one day to go for FIFA World Cup, the football-crazy city of Kolkata is gearing up for the mega event in its own unique ways.
MonideepaBanerjie | Wednesday June 11, 2014
He is 81. She is 72. For Pannalal and Chaitali Chatterjee from Kolkata though, age is hardly a deterrent when it comes to following their favourite sport - football - and the FIFA World Cup.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Monday June 9, 2014
The husband is 81 and a former footballer, the wife 72 and a football fan. This Kolkata couple loves football so much that they are off to Brazil next week to watch the World Cup.
NDTVSports | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Promoted by former Indian Test captain Sourav Ganguly, the Kolkata franchise has been launched in association with UEFA Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
Retired Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and former captain Sourav Ganguly are among a host of high-profile winning bidders for franchises in the Indian Super League football tournament.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Retired cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar won the bid for the Kochi franchise in the IPL-style Indian Super League football tournament, while former captain Sourav Ganguly bagged the Kolkata team for the inaugural edition that will be held in September...
Written by: Deepu Madhavan | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Ranbir Kapoor became the proud owner of the Mumbai franchise of the upcoming Indian Super League, an eight team football league
Indo-AsianNews Service | Monday April 14, 2014
Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar will be on opposite sides in the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League football. Ganguly is co-owner of the Kolkata franchise while Sachin successfully bid for the Kochi team.
NDTVSports | Sunday April 13, 2014
Sachin Tendulkar won the bid for the Kochi franchise in the IPL-style Indian Super Legaue, while Sourav Ganguly bagged Kolkata team. The inaugural eight-team football tournament will be held in September-October.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 11, 2014
The nine cities in reckoning for franchises in the Indian Super League football tournament are Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune, out of which eight will be shortlisted.
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
Two Indian teenagers, one the son of a sex worker and the other a street vendor, are among young players chosen to take part in a Manchester United Football Club training camp.
NDTVSports | Friday June 20, 2014
East Bengal dominated the game and it was pretty one-sided. After missing some early chances the home team went ahead through James Moga who tapped in a Lobo assist in the 23rd minute. In the second half Chidi Edeh, who replaced Moga, converted a cro...
Press Trust of India | Friday December 20, 2013
The trophy, which would be intensely fought for in Brazil next year, is currently in Bhutan and is all set to fly to Kathmandu on Saturday before reaching Kolkata on Sunday for a three-day football festivity, said a media release on Friday.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 21, 2013
Having lost their first leg semifinal to Kuwait SC 4-2, the Kolkata giants have their task cut out as they require at least a 2-0 or 3-1 win to make history.
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 5, 2013
Shah Rukh said he was interested in buying stakes in the successful Goan I-League club Dempo but now with a new franchise-based league coming up he has changed his mind.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 5, 2013
Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, Goa, Delhi and Bangalore will be the eight cities where the franchises would be based, while Guwahati and Hyderabad have been kept in the reserves.