First Ever Football Match Played Under Floodlights in Srinagar

SRINAGAR- Amid cheering of crowd, the capital city today witnessed star football players of the countrypl aying an exhibition match under floodlights between Indian Stars XI and JK Stars XI at AstroTurf Football ground, TRC Srinagar. Former India players Bhaichung Bhutia, Renedy Singh and Mehrajuddin Wadoo featured during the match as Jammu & Kashmir got […]

J&K Bank Starts Trials For Its Football Team

SRINAGAR – Playing a pivotal role in contributing to the grooming of football at grassroots level besides promoting the game in the state, J&K Bank today began the try-outs for its football team at the Synthetic Turf TRC Ground in Srinagar. Seventy-seven eligible participants from across the state aspiring to play professional football and represent […]

‘Let’s Play’: Mega Football Tourney To Begin From June 11th

SRINAGAR – The Department of Youth Services and Sports will begin final phase of the Inter- District State Football Competition under the title ‘Let’s Play Football’ from June 11th at Astro Turf Football Ground Srinagar. The inaugural ceremony of the tournament will begin at 11 am in which different teams are fielding over 1175 players […]

Football Club Forfeits Kashmir Match

NEW DELHI – Defending champions Minerva Punjab FC Saturday forfeited their I-League match against Real Kashmir FC in Srinagar after the All India Football Federation (AIFF) turned down their request to relocate the fixture in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. The match was scheduled for Sunday and Minerva said its foreign players have been […]

Footballers Defy Kashmir Conflict To Take Indian League By Storm

SRINAGAR – Bullets are heard every day in the world’s most mili­tarised zone, but shots fired on goal by Danish Farooq have become a revela­tion in Kashmir. The 22-year-old striker symbolises a fairytale rise by Real Kashmir, the first club from the war-torn Himalayan region to make it into India’s top football league. With the […]

Football Frenzy: Scottish Coach, Kashmiri Team & Hindi Abuses

SRINAGAR- Eyebrows were raised when ex-Rangers player David Robertson decided to take in the reins of a rookie club in Kashmir, but now a year down the line he knows the risk he took paid off mighty well four ready job offers to be precise. It was indeed a win-win situation for both — the […]