India

  • Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, a rivalry to savour

    August 11, 2013

    The highest attendance for a sporting event in India? Must be cricket, surely? No, because when Mohun Bagan and East Bengal faced each other in a Federations Cup semi-final, there were up to 140,000 present in the stadium.

  • Passage to India: on the move with Netan Sansara

    May 28, 2013

    The British Asian community’s reputation as a production line for professional footballers is roughly as well established as England’s reputation for producing elite footballers who fare well when plying their trade beyond these shores. In other words, there’s not a great tradition of either.

  • Hope springs eternal for India

    October 14, 2012

    A new coach has got India winning, and perhaps just as significantly for their long suffering supporters, winning in style.