Bengaluru FC coach Ashley Westwood along with captain Sunil Chhetri and medio Lenny Rodrigues are among six nominees who have been shortlisted in five categories.
Within 48 hours of David Moyes' exit from Manchester United, the banner was taken down as the team gets set to host Norwich City.
After initially proposing Milan's San Siro stadium as well, the reshaped bid focuses entirely on the 72,000-seat Rome venue that hosted the 1960 Olympics and 1990 World Cup final.
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the Champions League semifinal first-leg game vs Bayern Munich as Madrid counter-attacks in the first-half caught the European champions by surprise.
India gets a play-off slot for the AFC Champions League and I-League champions Bengaluru FC will have a chance to have a shot at taking part in the continent's top-flight club tournament.
Karim Benzema netted the lone goal of the match in the first-half as Real Madrid beat FC Bayern Munich 1-0 in the UEFA Champions League semif-final first leg.
Abou Diaby, whose Arsenal career has been blighted by injuries, has not played for the first team since suffering a cruciate ligament injury in a Premier League game against Swansea City in March last year.
David Moyes moved from Everton to succeed Ferguson at the Old Trafford helm last July, but the season quickly became a nightmare as the team slumped to a series of embarrassing defeats. He was sacked by the club on Tuesday.
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes will assist newly appointed interim manager Ryan Giggs.
Several British newspapers said that Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was being considered for the Manchester United managerial role, along with Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal, who emerged as the early favourite for the post following David Moyes's sacking on Tuesday.
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