Kings Cup will be a good platform to grow: Udanta Singh

After dishing out a decent performance in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 for India, and then winning the Hero Indian Super League with Bengaluru FC, one might expect Udanta…

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Legendary Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri to be Awarded the Padma Shri

NEW DELHI, 25thJanuary,2019 : A Legend in Indian football and an Arjuna awardee (2011), Sunil Chhetri is all set to become the sixth Indian Footballer to be awarded with the Padma Shri –…

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Independent India’s 1st football game – An Olympic encounter

As India celebrates its 70th Independence Day, let’s take a look back in time to Independent India’s first football game – An Olympic encounter India’s first official football match after…

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India U17 gears up for 4-nation Tournament in Mexico

With less than three months for U17 world cup, the preparations of India U17 world cup squad gears up in the form of four nation tournament in Mexico. The tournament…

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Top 5 Indian Footballers and their Celebrity Lookalikes

Many of us have seen several articles on doppelgangers of several foreign footballers and now for the first time Football Counter brings you a similar kind of article but based…

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Mahatma Gandhi has inspired me a lot: Luis Norton

NEW DELHI: India’s U-17 World Cup Team coach Luis Norton de Matos says he has been “hugely inspired by Mahatma Gandhi.” In the first of the two series interview after taking…

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Mohammed Salim – The first Indian Footballer to Play in Europe

Willie Malay is one of the most legendary, enigmatic Manager to have managed the century old Celtic club of Scotland. The reason I am mentioning him is because he had…

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INDIA MOVE TO BEST-EVER FIFA RANKINGS SINCE AUGUST 2010

INDIA MOVE TO BEST-EVER FIFA RANKINGS SINCE AUGUST 2010   20 October, NEW DELHI: India moved to their best-ever FIFA RANKINGS since August 2010 when they jumped 11 places to move…

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Star Sports India Football Forum 2015 makes grand debut in Mumbai

MUMBAI, 30th October 2015: Stakeholders in the growing Indian sports industry unanimously agree that the appetite for football in India is definitely on the rise though there are numerous challenges…

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The Religious Sentiment in Football in Colonial Calcutta- Part 4

In my last three articles, I wrote on the gradual growth of football in colonial Calcutta since 1858 when the first recorded football match was played in Calcutta. It may…

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