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East Bengal win 3-1 against SAI as they inch closer to another CFL title
East Bengal win 3-1 against SAI as they inch closer to another CFL title

Mehtab Hossain rolled back the years to give a virtuoso performance East Bengal took a huge step towards retaining the Calcutta Football League title for a record sixth consecutive time when they beat SAI 3-1 with Do-Dong on the scoresheet again. SAI gave the defending Champions a scare when they pulled level in the early minutes of the second half but Bengal kept their cool to win match and are now a win away from having the reco

Aug 31 2015
Haitian Defender Judelin Aveska signs for Mohun Bagan
Haitian Defender Judelin Aveska signs for Mohun Bagan

Judelin Aveska of Haiti registered as a Mohun Bagan player at the IFA office  Haitian defender, Judelin Aveska has completed his move to the 13 time Federation Cup winners, Mohun Bagan. The 27-year-old defender arrived in Kolkata to get himself registered for the Calcutta Football League(CFL), few days after he agreed terms with the I-League club. The Kolkata giants signed the defender after their 1st team player Bello Rasaq comp

Aug 30 2015
Mohun Bagan face point deduction in the Calcutta Football League
Mohun Bagan face point deduction in the Calcutta Football League

Mohun Bagan could be eight points behind East Bengal if the IFA decide against them Mohun Bagan will have to face the possibility of dropped points in the ongoing Calcutta Football League due to an error committed by the club during their last match against Tollygunge Agragami. The Kolkata giants won the game 3-1 with the help of two goals from new signing Dudu. According to the rules set up in the Calcutta Football League, one U-23 player

Aug 29 2015
Looking back at Mohammedan Sporting's historic Durand Cup triumph
Looking back at Mohammedan Sporting's historic Durand Cup triumph

The 1936 side that won the IFA Shield and the CFL double In what was a matter of nationalistic and sectarian pride besides sporting victory, the Mohammedan Sporting Club is hailed in Indian football history as the first civilian club to win the Durand Cup and deservingly so, when they beat the Royal Warwickshire Regt 2-1. After the suspension of Durand Cup for a year due to the Second World War, the 1940 edition of the much

Aug 29 2015
Mohun Bagan beat Tollygunge Agragami 3-1 in the Calcutta Football League
Mohun Bagan beat Tollygunge Agragami 3-1 in the Calcutta Football League

 A Dudu brace handed Mohun Bagan a much needed win Mohun Bagan started the match in style as new signing Dudu got at the end of an Azharuddin cross to hand the Mariners the lead in the fourth minute of the match. Kean Lewis played an important part in the buildup as it was his through-ball that freed Azharuddin on the right wing, who just passed the ball past the on-rushing keeper for Dudu to tap the ball in from three yards. Bagan we

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
Mohun Bagan's title chances take a hit after 1-0 loss to Army XI
Mohun Bagan's title chances take a hit after 1-0 loss to Army XI

Mohun Bagan haven’t won the CFL since 2009 Mohun Bagan succumbed to their first defeat of the Calcutta Football League when they were beaten 1-0 by Army XI at the Barasat Stadium. Jain scored the only goal of the game as Bagan slipped to fifth on the table. Asif was handed a start in place of the injured Bhowmick, who had picked up a knock. Army started the game on the front foot with Jain and Tudu looking like th

Aug 26 2015
Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal set to feature in international tournament in Bangladesh
Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal set to feature in international tournament in Bangladesh

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will be joined by six other teams in the 10-day long tournament I-League clubs Mohun Bagan and East Bengal are set to feature in the Sheikh Kamal Gold Cup International Football Tournament scheduled to take place in Chittagong from October 18 to 28, The Independent reports. The Kolkata giants are currently participating in the Calcutta Football League that will conclude in the second week of September. 

Aug 22 2015
Katsumi Yusa stars as Mohun Bagan beat BNR 3-0 to secure 3rd place
Katsumi Yusa stars as Mohun Bagan beat BNR 3-0 to secure 3rd place

Katsumi Yusa scored a brace and assisted one goal helping Mohun Bagan win their first game in three matches Mohun Bagan turned on the style in the second half to beat Bengal Napur Railway FC (BNR) in the Calcutta Football League 3-0 to go third. Katsumi Yusa scored a goal on either side of a Dudu Omagbemi goal, that he setup, to round off a comprehensive win for the I-League Champions.   From the early minutes of the g

Aug 21 2015
Things Indian Football needs to incorporate to be more popular
Things Indian Football needs to incorporate to be more popular

Indian youths are obsessed with football, be it playing the beautiful game or just watching their favorite teams play every weekend. But when it comes to Indian Football, it is more or less rocket science to them. They cannot be blamed as the level of football they watch is pretty high but to popularise Indian football there are a few simple things that can be changed. Here is a list of a few things that can be changed that might generate m

Aug 21 2015
Mohun Bagan move to court against long time sponsors McDowell.
Mohun Bagan move to court against long time sponsors McDowell.

Mohun Bagan move to court against McDowell for non-payment of last season’s dues  Indian football’s oldest club Mohun Bagan have decided to move to court against their main title sponsors McDowell over the issue of non-payment of last season’s dues. Mohun Bagan, who won the I-league title last season have removed the name of McDowell from their symbolic jersey which the players are wearing during the preseason.

Aug 12 2015
Macpherlin Dudu Omagbemi signs for Mohun Bagan
Macpherlin Dudu Omagbemi signs for Mohun Bagan

Dudu will play for the I-League Champions this season I-League Champions Mohun Bagan have confirmed the signing of Nigerian striker Macpherlin Dudu Omagbemi for the 2016 I-League season. The 30-year-old striker played for East Bengal in the previous season of I-League.  The Nigerian started his career in India in 2001 when he joined Sporting Clube de Goa as a teenager. He represented the Goan side on 89 occasions and fou

Aug 8 2015
Video: Mohun Bagan draw 0-0 against Railways FC in a friendly
Video: Mohun Bagan draw 0-0 against Railways FC in a friendly

Bagan created a lot of good chances but were unable to break the Railways defense Mohun Bagan played out a goalless draw against Railway FC in a practice match held at Barasat Stadium. Mohun Bagan had the best chances on the day but were unable to breach the Railways defence. Sanjoy Sen started with Debjit Majumdar between the sticks with a defence of Pritam Kotal, Gustavo Silva Conceicao, Pratik Chaudhary and Sukhen Dey to p

Aug 5 2015
Calcutta Football League: East Bengal chase greatness as Bagan look for first win since 2009
Calcutta Football League: East Bengal chase greatness as Bagan look for first win since 2009

East Bengal have the chance of winning the trophy for a record sixth time in a row The 104th edition of the Calcutta Football League(CFL) is about to begin from the 4th of August 2015. The CFL is the oldest football league in Asia and one of the oldest ones in the world. Although there hasn't been a winner apart from the two Kolkata giants(East Bengal and Mohun Bagan) since 1981, the tournament attracts crowds like bees to hon

Jul 29 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
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