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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
A look back at Pune FC Under-19 performance this season
A look back at Pune FC Under-19 performance this season

The team scored an incredible 142 goals this season Pune FC Under-19s capped off a tough 2014/15 season with a third-placed finish in the recently concluded PDFA Super Division League. The long season which began in August came to an end on Monday, with the 2nd Convocation of the Peninsula Pune FC Academy for the graduating batch of 2015 as well as the last game in the PDFA League. The campaign was definitely a thrilling one with a number

Jun 27 2015
IFA Shield: Pune FC U-19s top Group B after draw with Mohammedan Sporting
IFA Shield: Pune FC U-19s top Group B after draw with Mohammedan Sporting

Players of Pune FC and Mohammedan Sporting in action during the IFA Shield  The Pune FC Under-19 team sealed top spot in Group B of the 119th IFA Shield after a goalless draw against Mohammedan Sporting Club in their final group game at the East Bengal Ground in Kolkata on Monday. In a late afternoon kick-off, Pune FC dominated proceedings from the very beginning but couldn't get the breakthrough and had to settle for a draw. Desp

May 26 2015
Accusations being levelled in bad times: Mohun Bagan general secretary
Accusations being levelled in bad times: Mohun Bagan general secretary

Mohun Bagan’s General Secretary Anjan Mitra (Photo Courtesy: Kolkata Today) Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Facing a virtual revolt from a section of the executive committee over alleged malpractice in the running of the club, embattled Mohun Bagan general secretary Anjan Mitra hit back at his opponents on Monday, saying accusations were being levelled at a time when the 125-year-old club was passing through its worst financial crisis. Ad

Feb 24 2015
Manchester United and Mohun Bagan: Sailing in the same boat
Manchester United and Mohun Bagan: Sailing in the same boat

Manchester United and Mohun Bagan – coincidentally similar or intentionally so? Finding similarities between Manchester United and Mohun Bagan (often shortened as MU and MB) might seem quite a bold  attempt to start with, isn’t it? Well if you discount the difference between football standards of the two nations and focus on the fan-following and facts, you’ll find it isn’t! Rather, if we look back into the respective h

I-League: Mohammedan Sporting aim to end losing streak
I-League: Mohammedan Sporting aim to end losing streak

Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting will be looking to come back to winning ways in Airtel I-League football when they face Sporting Clube de Goa in round 19 at the Salt Lake Stadium here Friday evening. The teams come into this fixture on the back of contrasting forms as Sporting have lost their last four I-League matches while Sporting Clube are on a five-match unbeaten run. The respective targets for each side are also completely di

Feb 27 2014
I-League: Churchill Brothers test for Mohun Bagan
I-League: Churchill Brothers test for Mohun Bagan

Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Mohun Bagan take on Churchill Brothers in the round 18 of the Airtel I-League football at the Salt Lake Stadium here Friday. The teams clashed in the Federation Cup semifinals last month and there are contrasting moods in the two squads since that meeting which Churchill Brothers won 2-1. While Mohun Bagan are lacking confidence after an early exit from the IFA Shield and defeat to Salgaocar in their last I-League game

Feb 20 2014
East Bengal host Churchill Brothers
East Bengal host Churchill Brothers

Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) East Bengal take on I-League and Federation Cup holders Churchill Brothers in a Round 17 clash at the Salt Lake Stadium here Tuesday. It will only be East Bengal’s 12th match of the I-League season so they have plenty of games in hand but the red-and-gold brigade can’t afford any more slip-ups as they have already dropped 15 points. The I-League break turned out to be a mixed bag for the Kolkata giants as th

Feb 17 2014
118th IFA Shield: Mohammedan Sporting champions - A statistical look back
118th IFA Shield: Mohammedan Sporting champions - A statistical look back

The 118th edition of the IFA Shield, organised by the Indian Football Association (West Bengal), was played from January 29 to February 15, 2014 in Kolkata. This years tournament saw eight teams competing for the title with Mohammedan Sporting in the end winning the title. In Group A local sides East Bengal Club and United SC would face Geylang International FC (SINGAPORE) and Busan Sun Moon FC (SOUTH KOREA); while in Group B the local sides Mohu

Feb 16 2014
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