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Since 1st March, 1999
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Coach abused

Calcutta: Officials of Ever-Ready turned violent after their team drew 1-1 their Super Division tie with Port Trust at the Mohun Bagan ground. Rival coach Biswajit Bhattacharya was abused and journalists heckled. Police had to intervene to bring things under control.

Club president Utpal Ganguly refused to comment, saying he hadnít yet got a complete report of the incident.

Ever-Ready were leading 1-0 at half-time with a goal from Eugene Grey. But an illegal Dulal Biswas challenge on Pradip Indu let Ever-Ready down. It resulted in a penalty, which was converted by Kaushik Prasad.

Meanwhile, the Tollygunge Agragami versus Railway FC match at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium was abandoned after 19 minutes because of unplayable ground conditions. Tollygunge were playing their first match under new coach Subrata Bhattacharya.

Biman suffers fracture

Biman Mondal of Tollygunge fractured a shinbone following a collision after slipping and referee Udayan Haldar immediately called the match off. There was no stretcher at the ground to carry him off.

At Salt Lake Stadium, Mohammedan AC beat WB Police 2-0 to post their second straight win. Both goals came in the second half, from Amar Ganguly and Shakeel Ahmed.

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