Football Fandom
Lifestyle  /  Published 02.08.22

Nothing compares to Krishanu Dey, our very own ‘Maradona’!

Even though East Bengal aren’t enjoying a glorious period right now, I can never imagine not rooting for them. My friends often ask me who I’d support if East Bengal ever played against Ma...
By Koushik Chatterjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.08.22

East Bengal means Majid, Surajit, Sudhir, Subhash, Chima… and pure joy: Debashish Dutta

In 1994, I moved to the UK, where I stayed until 2011. Back then, without the internet and social media, it was difficult to follow East Bengal games while sitting 5000 miles away. So I had to rely on...
By Debashish Dutta

Events  /  Published 01.08.22

I watched the Lionesses roar, writes a cub supporter from Chloe Kelly’s part of town

The rest of the evening was spent singing British football anthems Sweet Caroline and Three Lions (Football’s Coming Home). Despite the massive queue to get to the nearest tube station, everyone...
By Uma Banerjee

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Kolkata girl's autograph diary selected for collectibles exhibition at FIFA Museum

The 20-year-old used to play football during school. She has completed short courses on sports management and is also an active member of the Blue Pilgrims, which is the official fan club of the India...
By Subhadrika Sen

People  /  Published 17.06.22

A teenage fan's debut in Salt Lake stadium stands: Indian win and Sunil Chhetri’s goal

After the full-time whistle, the players, dripping wet, approached the stands and waved and applauded the fans for their support. Then we left the stadium along with thousands of fans with smiles on t...
By Shashwata Ray Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.06.22

The Salt Lake Stadium experience, and the brilliant chaos of Kolkata’s football spirit

I saw so little but felt so much in 90 minutes. I felt thousands of hearts beating as one as flashlights from mobiles illuminated the night sky. I have never felt more delighted about my own insignifi...
By Vedant Karia

Lifestyle  /  Published 22.11.21

The Outlaws girls and the boy who helps them bend it like Beckham

Some of the inspirational girls who are part of The Outlaws (I just love the name) are: Soumya Prasad (captain): wedding photographer Sonal Malhotra: leather bags Tamires Barros (Brazilian): onli...
By Modhurima Sinha


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