The most memorable one is Kapil Dev’s tongue-in-cheek reply after his 175 versus Zimbabwe.
28 Jul 2019 3:26 AM
Bose floats the theory that Pataudi’s mother wrote to Prime Minister Nehru that her son was from the minority community and hence denied captaincy.
14 Jul 2019 8:03 AM
The book has some priceless photographs from the history of gymnastics in Tripura and some personal ones from Dipa’s household in black and white.
24 Mar 2019 2:44 AM
Creditably, the book is not just documentation of matches, statistics and players but also provides many sociological insights.
10 Mar 2019 5:41 AM
Till the end of the 20th century, the Asian Games football tournament had no age restrictions and senior teams participated.
11 Aug 2018 12:39 AM
Many of these Youth Congress supporters were also ardent East Bengal fans. So in their slogans politics and football got intermingled.
04 Aug 2018 12:06 AM
It is the timing of the meeting, which led to an outbreak of xenophobic attacks on Ozil.
28 Jul 2018 1:24 AM
During the 1960s and 70s when France did not do well in international football, they started a national coaching centre in Vichy in 1972.
21 Jul 2018 12:19 AM
France vs Belgium should be an all-time classic between two countries oozing with confidence.
09 Jul 2018 12:25 AM
The World Cup has shown that neither wealth nor size of population matters in producing quality football teams.
08 Jul 2018 3:15 AM
Senegal got eliminated on the Fair Play rule & thus there will be no African country in the last sixteen for the first time since the 1982 World Cup.
30 Jun 2018 12:12 AM
African nations have not done well except for Senegal. Morocco, despite playing well, lacked finish and Egypt are already eliminated.
23 Jun 2018 12:09 AM
The system clicked and England reached the semi-finals, their second best performance till date, and finished fourth.
16 Jun 2018 1:34 AM
Fluent, open and expressive Belgium are the team to keep an eye on in Russia.
10 Jun 2018 6:37 AM
In the 20 previous World Cups, only twice has a non-European or South American country qualified for the semi-finals.
09 Jun 2018 12:18 AM
Critics can scoff that Zidane was only a good man manager and not a great tactician.
02 Jun 2018 12:49 AM
Real Madrid have more quality substitute players while Liverpool will miss injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Adam Lallana.
26 May 2018 12:22 AM
Similarly in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich have won six titles on the trot, with monotonous regularity.
12 May 2018 12:20 AM
Cristiano Ronaldo on 17 will want to narrow that gap. The two clubs first met in the La Liga on February 17, 1929, with Real Madrid winning 2-1.
06 May 2018 1:17 AM
The combination of pre-match stretching and use of masseurs and osteopaths added years to the careers of his veteran players.
30 Apr 2018 6:21 AM