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Date of Birth : 23-12-1943
Place of Birth : Phagwara - PUNJAB
Playing Position : Striker
Nationality : Indian
- 1953-60 Government High School - Phagwara
- 1960-74 Leaders Club - Jalandhar
- 1974-85 JCT
- Manager JCT Team (1986 to 2001).
- Dy General Manager (Sports) with JCT Limited, Phagwara – present assignment.
- Honorary Secretary, Punjab Football Association since November 2001.
- Executive Member of All India Football Federation.
- 1969 Arjuna Award
- 1974 Delhi Sports Journalists Association
- 2003 "Pride of Phagwara" Award
PHAGWARA football and 63-year-old Inder Singh are almost synonymous. This recipient of the Arjuna Award strode the Indian football firmament like a colossus for over two decades. With his speed, stamina and killer instinct, he scripted victory easily. Having joined the Leader Club in 1960 and the JCT in 1974, he played for Punjab from 1962-1978, for India from 1963-1975. He captained the Indian team thrice in 1969, 1973, and 1975. He won the Arjuna Award in 1969.

It was his scoring ability that won him laurels. His shielding of the ball from the immediate marker was marvellous, according to experts. His record of 23 goals in the Santosh Trophy Tournament held in Punjab in 1974 has not been beaten till date. Punjab had defeated Bengal then by 6-0 goals in the final and Inder Singh alone had scored three goals. The Punjab team scored a total of 46 goals in the tournament out of which as many as 23 goals were scored by Inder Singh!

He was selected in the Asian All-Stars team in 1967-1968. He was declared the “Best Right out” in Asian Cup held at Tel Aviv in Israel in 1964. India was the runner-up there. He played for the JCT from 1974 to 1985. After his retirement, he was the manager of the JCT from 1985 to 2001. Since November 2001 he has been the Honorary Secretary of Punjab Football Association and also represents as member from North India in All India Football Federation’s Executive Committee.

Inder Singh played in the Merdeka Football Tournament in Malaysia. Interestingly, the then-Prime-Minister of Malaysia, Mr Tinku Abdul Rehman, became his fan so much so that he offered him a monthly salary of Rs 23,000 in 1967! The PM offered him five years’ contract. But Inder Singh turned down the offer, as he wanted to play for Punjab and India. “Some of my friends then called me a sentimental fool to have rejected the offer,” recalls Inder Singh.

Later, the Mohan Bagan club of West Bengal offered him a blank cheque. The Khalsa Sporting Club, Canada, also made a plum offers to him, but he stuck to his roots.
- 1963-75 Represented Indian national team
- 1967, 1968 Selected for Asian All-Stars football team
- 1969, 1973, 1975 Indian team captain.
- Scored 23 goals in 1974 Santosh Trophy, which is still a record