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India U-16 boys are improving on their path to the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup!

I have had the pleasure of watching a number of India senior and junior national teams across different parts of the world over the last 15/16 years. The results haven’t always been the best, but I have seen numerous boys turn into men, go on to do great things for …

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Exclusive VIDEO Interview with Abhishek Yadav (AIFF Head Scout & COO of India U-17 team)!

On the sidelines of the friendly game between Sportfreunde Siegen Under-17 vs India Under-16 on Saturday, July 30, I caught-up with former India striker Abhishek Yadav, who is current the COO of the India junior team for the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup and Head Scout of the AIFF. I …

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Are former captains correct in filing a PIL in Supreme Court alleging AIFF neglect of football in India!

It was disturbing to read on Friday, July 29 that former India captains Bhaskar Ganguly and Manoranjan Bhattacharya have jointly filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) against the AIFF in the Supreme Court of India about the national federations so-called neglect of football in India. The case is set to …

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Bundesliga side Schalke 04 agree to sign FC Sevilla captain Coke!

German Bundesliga side FC Schalke 04 have confirmed an agreement with FC Sevilla regarding the transfer of the clubs right back and captain Coke. The skipper of last season’s UEFA Europa League winners passed his medical on Sunday, July 31 at Schalke 04. On Monday, August 31, Coke will return …

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VIDEO: Why Chennaiyin FC retained Karanjit, Mehraj Wadoo & Thoi for ISL-3!

Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC has announced that the trio of Karanjit Singh, Mehrajuddin Wadoo and Thoi Singh have signed one-year extensions with the club. Goalkeeper Karanjit and midfielder Thoi were bought by Chennaiyin FC in season two during the player auctions while Wadoo joined Chennaiyin on a free …

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Deadly Comfort Unleashed: The new UMBRO UX-ACCURO PRO!

It’s a word you shouldn’t mention in polite conversation – Comfort. Such a dull, safe word. Comfort is pillows, onesies and snuggling up with your besties. No footballer wants to be in their comfort zone – that’s the place for the journeyman, the play it safe, hit the percentages and …

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VIDEO: Joma Sport improving sport since 1965!

Spanish sports brand Joma is a growing player in the global football field! As it says on Wikipedia, Joma was founded in 1965 to produce shoes for general use. In 1968, the company began to specialize in sport shoes production and distribution. After a relative success, Joma decided to enter …

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Soccerex Global Convention 2016: First Edition Conference Programme launched!

Soccerex are delighted to launch the first edition of the conference programme for the Soccerex Global Convention 2016 taking place at Manchester Central Convention Complex between September 26 to 28, 2016. Delivered over three different conference facilities; The Studio, The Academy and The Love Football Zone, this year’s programme is …

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