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Heart of the Matter 

Anwar Ali, one of the most promising youngsters of Indian football, has been asked to stop playing by the AIFF due to a heart condition, a decision which the footballer…

ISL- bane or boon?

Patriot analyses whether the Indian Super League has been responsible for the rise of Indian football in the past number of years “Come on India, let’s football” – this is…

Getting a foot in the door

With football viewership growing by the day in India, Patriot analyses whether football can trump cricket as the top sport in the country That India is a cricket-crazy nation goes…

Ready, set, goal!

The Subroto Cup, Asia’s largest and India’s most prestigious school tournament is underway with its 59th edition, but the common Indian football fan is Still unaware of it Football fans…

Capital kickoff!

As the new seasons of the English Premier League and La Liga begin, fan clubs of the footballing giants gear up to see who wins the top prize After a…

The suspense is on

With the new club seasons set to begin across Europe, here’s how the major teams have lined up as the transfer deadline approaches There has been a sort of lull…

Not a cradle for football

On Delhi’s Football Day, here is a look at why the capital has failed to leave a mark in the national footballing scene On August 3, 1984, in a soldier’s…

Need support at beginners’ level

In Delhi, getting facilities for promoting a sport like football is a huge problem because most of them are in the hands of government and municipality. It is not accessible…

Koko, former colonies, and the World Cup

France may have won with its multicultural team, but Croatia captured the dog’s heart. We were in a mess, the two of us. I had served the dog a largish…