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Mohun Bagan: The formative years and the lead up to the IFA Shield triumph in 1911
Mohun Bagan: The formative years and the lead up to the IFA Shield triumph in 1911

The 1911 IFA Shield winning team “Thanks my friends of football renown, for bringing the British teams down, a victory grand to behold, serene and noble-bright and bold - The Mohun Bagans,” read The Bengali on the 30th of July 1911. Like most iconic sports clubs, Mohun Bagan is representative of a culture steeped in popular history. Founded as the Mohun Bagan Sporting Club on 15th August, 1889 by eminent Calcutta 

Aug 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
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

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

Apr 11 2014
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