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VIDEO: Interview with East Bengal's new South Korean recruit Do Dong-Hyun
VIDEO: Interview with East Bengal's new South Korean recruit Do Dong-Hyun

Do Dong-Hyun South Korean footballer Do Dong-Hyun said that he is looking forward to featuring for Kingfisher East Bengal having recently joined the I-League club on a one-year deal. The 21-year old, who is in pre-season preparations with the Kolkata-based outfit is also looking forward to taking part in the derby matches against Mcdowell Mohun Bagan. Speaking to East Bengal TV, the former Brisbane Roar and FC Gifu player said: “We ar

Jul 28 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee to be the chief guest at Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebrations
President Pranab Mukherjee to be the chief guest at Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebrations

Pranab Mukherjee will felicitate the Mohun Bagan team Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest for city football giant Mohun Bagan's 125th-year celebrations which will be held on August 22. The club was supposed to celebrate the annual day on July 29 as in earlier years as a mark of respect for the team which won the IFA shield against East Yorkshire Regiment on this very day in 1911. The president, h

Jul 28 2015
Bengaluru FC shake off the dust as pre-season kicks off
Bengaluru FC shake off the dust as pre-season kicks off

Sunil Chhetri signing some autographs after the training session Bengaluru Bengaluru FC, on Monday, kick-started their pre-season program with a light training session in front of more than 100 fans who flocked to welcome the team at the Bangalore Football Stadium. Back after a two-month break from a successful season that saw Ashley Westwood’s boys win the Federation Cup and finish runners-up in the I-League, the Blues began sh

Jul 27 2015
Bengaluru FC midfielder Johnny Menyongar calls time on playing career
Bengaluru FC midfielder Johnny Menyongar calls time on playing career

Johnny Menyongar will always be remembered fondly by the Blue Army Bengaluru FC’s Johnny Menyongar has called time on his playing career after 15 years of competitive football, according to the club’s official twitter account. The 35-year-old played for a host of clubs in the United States and India throughout a career and was known for his calm style of play. Johnny Menyongar was born in Liberia and mov

Jul 27 2015
I-League: Newly promoted Aizawl want Derrick Pereira as their manager
I-League: Newly promoted Aizawl want Derrick Pereira as their manager

Derrick Pereira during his days with Pune FC Newly promoted side Aizawl have made Derrick Pereira an offer to join them as their manager for their maiden I-League campaign. The experienced manager was last seen managing his boyhood club Salgaocar in last season’s I-League, where they the Goan club just managed to escape relegation on the last day of the season. The 53-year-old former defender said that an offer was on the table but he

Our first target will be to win the Calcutta Football League: Debjit Majumdar
Our first target will be to win the Calcutta Football League: Debjit Majumdar

Debjit Majumdar during his Man of The Match performance against bitter rivals East Bengal Mohun Bagan goalkeeper Debjit Majumdar believes it is imperative that the Kolkata club win the Calcutta Football League calling it the club’s “first target”. Bagan haven’t won the CFL since 2009 as a result of which city rivals East Bengal have made up a lead over them in the total wins with the latter having won 36 aga

Jul 25 2015
AIFF Top Brass; I-League clubs meet to decide on how to strengthen the league
AIFF Top Brass; I-League clubs meet to decide on how to strengthen the league

AIFF president Praful Patel was also present at the meeting  It was an elite gathering as the Owners and Top Officials of the I-League clubs met the All India Football Federation President Praful Patel at a Hotel in the Capital on Thursday evening with AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das and I-League CEO Sunando Dhar also present. The Meeting, very much informal, unanimously decided to create a joint concerted effort for the development o

Jul 24 2015
Bengaluru FC's Udanta Kumam training with English side Oxford United FC
Bengaluru FC's Udanta Kumam training with English side Oxford United FC

Udanta’s promising career gets a boost with a training stint at Oxford United FC I-League side Bengaluru FC have sent young winger Udanta Singh on a training stint with English League Two side Oxford United FC in an effort to aid his development. The Bengaluru player has been training under Oxford United coach Michael Appleton for a little more than a week now. The youngster spoke about his training to the Bengaluru FC

Jul 21 2015
The pros and cons of an
The pros and cons of an "all Indian" I-League

The AIFF is intrigued by the concept of an “all Indian” I-League The majority of Indian Clubs have proposed a “foreigner free” I-League during the last AIFF meet. Last Tuesday, there was an I-League workshop in the capital city. The representatives of the reigning champions Mohun Bagan suggested something out of the blue, no one saw it coming. There was a proposal made by them to make the I-League an all Indian affai

Jul 21 2015
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