Previous
Brisbane Roar
Newcastle Jets
9:00 AM UTC
Game Details
Sporting Gijon
Rayo Vallecano
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Carpi
AS Roma
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Stade Rennes
Angers
7:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Veracruz
America
1:30 AM UTC Feb 13, 2016
Game Details
Toluca
Atlas
2:30 AM UTC Feb 13, 2016
Game Details
Santos
Monterrey
3:30 AM UTC Feb 13, 2016
Game Details
Next

Indian Premier League postponed

The start of the first ever Indian Premier League Soccer (PLS) campaign has been postponed because of problems with the venues.

Due to feature the likes of World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro, former France international Robert Pires and Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler, the six-team competition was set to begin on March 24, but will now be pushed back.

"Discussion is on with the state government but even if it is sorted out by the end of this week, we would need time to prepare the fields," Dharamdutt Pandey, CEO of the event management company which created PLS, told Reuters.

"These are minor issues and PLS is very much on. We are now targeting a mid-April start for the league. It would require at least one month to upgrade the stadiums to an international standard. So we are now looking at mid-April."

Modelled on the successful Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 cricket tournament, the football competition follows a similar nine-team motor racing league which was forced to defer the 12-race competition to next year because of logistical issues.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.