As I sit in one of the pious get-together within Mumbai suburbs, the atmosphere completely changes. You will see flags of the team, hear chants echoing, war paint on the faces. The pre-game banter is something else, every time the opposition’s player was on the … Continue reading The Quintessential Fan
Sam in a screeching voice said, “DON’T MOVE Bob, you’ve got something on your shirt.” Bob jokingly chuckled, “Relax, it’s just a new sponsorship deal the team agreed on.” Starting 2017-18 season of the English Premier League, there is going to be a new revenue … Continue reading Wear it on your sleeve.
Just the other day, I was lucky enough to watch the U16 Nike Premier Cup that took place at Cooperage. Two heavy weights met in the finals i.e. Minerva Football Club hailing from Punjab and Ozone Football Club that hailed from namma Bengaluru. To a … Continue reading Is Age Really Just A Number In Football?
Football – the global sport. A game which breaks barriers of race, religion and in most cases brings a halt in war torn zones of the world. Football is a simple game. I mean, all you need is a ball, and the aim of the … Continue reading Express Yourself
The year 2017 began with a bang when the big decision was made regarding the FIFA World Cup. Yes, we now will have 48 teams competing for the Jules Rimet trophy in 2026. The new format starts with the 48 teams playing one another in … Continue reading 48 entrants in World Cup 2026 – Boon or bane
I still remember waking up my dad at 4 am to play my first inter-school match that was going to take place 10 minutes away from home. (Mind you, the scheduled time for the match was 8 am!). Fast forward to the game, we lost … Continue reading Sport at a cost!