Everyone who’s ever played football and fallen in love with the beautiful game has dreamed of stepping on the green field professionally. You must have too. Imagined yourself playing under the twilight sky to the flash of cameras, that is.
The Mumbai Division Football League is the city’s premier organization when it comes to the beautiful game. From organizing the official leagues – ranging from the third division to the elite – to being in charge of certain one-off tournaments, football in the city comes under the aegis of the MDFA.
Fitness, conditioning and eating healthy, these are probably the first things which come to a sportsperson’s mind when they think of training. Yet, in India, these things haven’t been as fully implemented – especially at the grassroots level – as they should be. In fact, even some semi-pro clubs
The Boy Who Would Be King – Sunil Chhetri
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?”
This makes me think of the question – If a forward heads the ball into the goal and there is no one in the stadium to clap, did he really score?
Ok, cheer, not clap. That’s a bit of a sensitive topic currently. But, the point remains. Can there be sports without spectators?