Barcelona aim to stay unbeaten in difficult Chelsea test

London , Feb 19

Catalan football powerhouse FC Barcelona aim to continue their unbeaten start to the season when they face a difficult trip to play Chelsea in the first leg of their last 16 UEFA Champions League tie on Tuesday night.

Northeast coach Grant urges AIFF to improve refereeing standards

Guwahati , Feb 19

Unhappy with the standard of refereeing during their Indian Super League (ISL) matches, Northeast United head coach Avram Grant on Monday urged the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to conduct a thorough feedback procedure and analyse the performance of the referees for the betterment of the tournament.

Indonesia aims to complete Asian Games preparations by June

Jakarta , Feb 19

The government of Indonesia says it expects to finish all preparations for the Asian Games, including infrastructure construction, match preparation and other measures by June, Vice President Jusuf Kalla confirmed here on Monday.

Super Cup qualifiers to start on March 12, final on April 22

New Delhi , Feb 19

The final round of the much-anticipated Super Cup will be played between March 31 and April 22 while the qualifiers for the same are slated to take place between March 12-31, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said in a statement.

I-League: Minerva look to get back to top with win over Gokulam

Chandigarh , Feb 19

After suffering a defeat at home to East Bengal, Minerva Punjab FC will look to come back to winning ways and get closer to the I-League silverware when they take on seventh-placed Gokulam Kerala FC at the Tau Devi Lal Stadium here on Tuesday.