I League
Football  /  Published 04.09.20

Big 2 gone, I-League banks on Sporting

Mohammedan Sporting’s “Mission I-League” slogan — even their face masks have the message embossed — could not have been more telling at a time when “the-once-premie...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 13.08.20

Sudeva Football Club get green light

Sudeva Football Club will become the first ever club from the capital to play in the I-League as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday approved the city side’s participation in t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Football  /  Published 11.07.20

Old sails, new oars to drive Bagan journey

The iconic green and maroon colours of the 131-year-old Mohun Bagan club will be retained in its new avatar — ATK Mohun Bagan. The decision was taken at the new entity’s first board meetin...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 06.07.20

Ground ready to harvest strikers

Igor Stimac, India national football team head coach, has always advocated  more domestic players in the Indian Super League and the I-League. From the 2020-21 season onwards, while the I-League...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.01.20

Bangal the Great, fans punch ‘Bangladeshi’ taunts

East Bengal Ultras, the fan group which unfurled three anti-CAA banners during Sunday’s I-League Derby clash against Mohun Bagan, on Monday said they had conceptualised their campaign during the Ass...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Sports  /  Published 16.01.20

EB will never settle for 80:20, says official

Mohun Bagan have gone for 80:20, but East Bengal official Debabrata Sarkar on Thursday said that his club would not settle for anything less than a “50:50” stake sharing with any prospective inves...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 16.12.19

Fran Gonzalez does a star turn

Mohun Bagan played their best match of this I-League so far to defeat Durand Cup champions Gokulam Kerala FC 2-1 at the Kalyani Stadium on Monday.Fran Gonzalez was the cynosure for Bagan, for he not o...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 09.12.19

Promise of better I-League telecast

The poor quality of telecast of I-League matches so far has raised quite a few eyebrows.While one match — Gokulam Kerala FC versus Neroca FC on November 30 — was not shown “due to technical reas...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 07.12.19

Mohun Bagan focus on three points

Mohun Bagan did reasonably well in their first I-League match of the season, against Aizawl FC, but failed to score and returned with only a point. Getting ready for their first home game of the leagu...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 01.12.19

Messi fan Jaime targets I-League title

Jaime Santos Colado believes East Bengal have the quality to break the I-League jinx. The red and gold brigade hasn’t won the title since the National Football League changed its garb to the I-Leag...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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