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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
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
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
2015 I-League team of the season
2015 I-League team of the season

Mohun Bagan won the I-League after a gap of 13 years The 2015 I-League season was one of the best in the recent history with the title’s final destination being decided in the last five minutes of the season. Mohun Bagan won the league after 13 years, newly promoted Royal Wahingdoh won the fans’ love with their attractive brand of football while three-time winners Dempo were relegated to the second division at the end o

Bagan coach slams Kolkata giants for neglecting grassroots football
Bagan coach slams Kolkata giants for neglecting grassroots football

Caption Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) Without taking names, Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen on Thursday slammed city football giants East Bengal and his own club for "doing nothing" for the improvement of the sport at the grassroots level. "You talk about the big local clubs, what have they done for the youth, what have they done in grassroots?" asked a seemingly angry Sen. "Where will the local players come from? All they h

Jul 4 2015
Top 5 foreign imports in Indian Football history
Top 5 foreign imports in Indian Football history

Professional football leagues all over the world consist of a mix of both domestic and foreign players, which improves the quality of the game and serves as an opportunity for players to seek new challenges and make themselves known. The Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and Bundesliga are some of the most famous leagues in the world and have several foreign players who have raised the profile of the league and contributed immensely to their

Jul 2 2015
Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability
Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability

Anjan Mitra says Bagan need to find sponsors soon Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Mohun Bagan may have its roots in the rich history of Indian football but is struggling to breathe at the moment. Almost a month after bringing home the coveted I-League after 13 years, Mohun Bagan is still having problems solving monetary issues and attracting investors. The club's general secretary, Anjan Mitra, hopes the triumph will attract sponsors. Mitra, w

Jun 30 2015
VIDEO: Balwant Singh - Top 5 Goals in I-League
VIDEO: Balwant Singh - Top 5 Goals in I-League

  Mohun Bagan won the league on the final day of the season in 2015 ending a league drought that lasted 13 years. Balwant Singh played an integral part in regaining the title from the Bengaluru FC. Bagan’s top goal scorer from India, he scored 6 goals in his 17 appearances in the league. FootbalXtra compiled a list of the Top 5 I-League goals of Mohun Bagan AC striker Balwant Singh.    

Jun 30 2015
Mohun Bagan confirm signing Honduras international striker Georgie Welcome
Mohun Bagan confirm signing Honduras international striker Georgie Welcome

Georgie Welcome will play Mohun Bagan in the 2015/16 season I-League champions Mohun Bagan AC confirmed the signing of Honduras international striker Georgie Wilson Welcome Collins. The 30-year-old striker becomes the club’s second foreign recruit for the upcoming season after Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa. Yusa had extended his contract with the club a couple of weeks ago. Georgie Wilson Welcome Collins has represented his n

Jun 27 2015
The love from the supporters is why I decided to stay at Mohun Bagan: Bikramjit Singh
The love from the supporters is why I decided to stay at Mohun Bagan: Bikramjit Singh

Bikramjit Singh played 18 times for Bagan last season Mohun Bagan midfielder Bikramjit Singh has signed a one-year extension with the club following their I-League win in 2015. Singh said that playing in the AFC Cup and the celebrations at the end of last season were the reasons for his stay at the Kolkata club. “I decided to sign in favour of Mohun Bagan, as I will be able to play the AFC Cup and also it is a great feeling to b

Jun 25 2015
Rumour: Bikramjit Singh all set to extend contract with Mohun Bagan
Rumour: Bikramjit Singh all set to extend contract with Mohun Bagan

Bikramjit Singh played 9 matches for the ISL team for Goa in last season’s ISL According to reports, Bikramjit Singh is willing to extend his contract with newly crowned I-League Champions Mohun Bagan for one more year. Singh has been at the club since 2013, first on loan from Churchill Brothers and then on a permanent basis. Singh, 22, started his career in 2010 with Pailan Arrows, a team consisting of only U-19 players. H

Jun 23 2015
The REAL problems Indian Football needs to rectify
The REAL problems Indian Football needs to rectify

Mohun Bagan’s league win sparked off great celebrations in Kolkata With the Indian Football team ranked 141st in the FIFA rankings, it is at times hard to believe that the team was once considered the finest in the Asian continent. They were regular podium finishers in Asian Championships and consistently qualified for the Olympics.  While a lot has been said about the lack of funds and sponsors and the various reasons for the d

Jun 23 2015
Indian coaches hail FIFA Elite course conducted by German Jochen Figge
Indian coaches hail FIFA Elite course conducted by German Jochen Figge

Indian Coaches at the FIFA Elite Course New Delhi Evolution is an important component in the intrinsic composition of any football coach. It not only helps to tune with the dynamic scenarios of world football but also enables him to adapt with the volatility of the 90 minutes which often boils down to that one decision, that one substitution, that change of tactics, all of which could make or break a team’s season. In this quest of e

Jun 22 2015
Srinjoy Bose: Mohun Bagan and East Bengal are rivals, not enemies
Srinjoy Bose: Mohun Bagan and East Bengal are rivals, not enemies

The Mohun Bagan team after winning the 2015 I-League title The coveted I-League trophy booked its first flight to Kolkata on May 31, thanks to Mohun Bagan AC, the football establishment which made their name synonymous with Indian Football since the baby hours of the game in the subcontinent. Be it a spat with the prolific foreign striker or demur on players' salary, the Mariners have seen many a wobbly day throughout. But, their e

Jun 20 2015
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