5:00 AM UTC
Game Details
5:00 AM UTC
Game Details

ATK signs A-League MVP Roy Krishna

Roy Krishna, Phoenix
Roy Krishna won both the A-League best player award and golden boot last season.

Indian Super League side ATK have signed the A-League's best player, Roy Krishna, from Wellington Phoenix on a one-year deal.

The Fiji international heads to Kolkata after a breakout season in Australia's top division, where he scored 18 goals on his way to winning the golden boot, as well as the Johnny Warren Medal.

"140 years ago my ancestors came to Fiji from Kolkata, India in search of better opportunities. Today marks the start of a similar journey," the 31-year-old said on Twitter.

- Jukic: 

'The least we can give the new coach is a fitter team'

AIFF officially announced the appointment of Igor Stimac as head coach of the Indian national men's football team, on Wednesday. Ahead of his hiring, ESPN had spoken to the national team's talisman Sunil Chhetri on the prospect of Stimac taking over, the legacy of Stephen Constantine, and what the new coach can expect from the players. 

Excerpts from the interview:

On how hard it would be for Stimac to make an immediate impact

I think the first tournament will be a little difficult for him...

Delhi Dynamos defender Rana Gharami tests positive for banned substance

Rana Gharami of Delhi Dynamos
Rana Gharami of Delhi Dynamos

Delhi Dynamos defender Rana Gharami has been handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) after he tested positive for a banned substance in a first such case involving an Indian Super League (ISL) footballer.

The 28-year-old Gharami returned positive for prednisone and prednisolone metabolities - both banned by NADA under glucocorticoids - in an in-competition test conducted during an ISL match in New Delhi on January 31. The defender from West...

What is the I-League-AIFF showdown all about?

What is the story?

The I-League clubs want a 20-team unified professional league starting with 2019-20 season. They have written to the AIFF pitching the same, but are yet to get an official response. 

Nine I-League clubs have also written to AIFF general secretary Kushal Das, communicating their keenness to participate in the ongoing Super Cup, subject to a meeting with federation president Praful Patel about the future of the I-League.

Who all are involved?

All I-League clubs with the exception...

In photos - Bengaluru FC bring the ISL trophy home amidst much fanfare

There was plenty of fanfare as Bengaluru FC arrived in Bengaluru after winning their first Indian Super League (ISL) trophy. They beat FC Goa 1-0 in the final on Sunday, to lift their maiden ISL title, making it their sixth trophy in six years.   

Here are the best pictures from their arrival at the Kempegowda International Airport on Monday: