The Box to Box Player!

After almost a decade of watching football, playing FIFA and PES on computers, fanfaring, being a supporter and most importantly experiencing and playing the beautiful game - I have zeroed in on a playing position for scrutiny, the central defensive midfield. It is otherwise known as the defensive midfield or the holding midfield.  This position … Continue reading The Box to Box Player!

Joy

Football is never about winning or losing. The soft touch, the perfect pass, the deftest of finishes that almost trickles into the post, the defensive slide on the lush green; that is what this game is about. It is about getting together, and sheer joy!

The Urs of Hazrat Amir Khusro

It is a sultry Thursday evening in South Delhi. The prospect of heading back to base after work does not evoke any particular feeling. Then I remember my impending visit to the dargah of Nizamuddin with my sister. A place that any new visitor to the ancient city of Delhi would find interesting. We set … Continue reading The Urs of Hazrat Amir Khusro