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Pk Banerjee
Sports  /  Published 16.03.20

PK’s health deteriorates

Legendary footballer and coach PK Banerjee’s condition has deteriorated, the hospital said in a statement on Monday.Two-time Olympian Banerjee has been on life support since March 2. He was admitted...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 21.03.20

PK, always a helping hand

The first time I met PK Banerjee was in 1979. I was with the junior India team and the senior team was in a transitional phase. The 1982 Asian Games was still three years away and the process of build...
By Biswajit Bhattacharya

Sports  /  Published 21.03.20

Motivational ‘tonic’ that preceded ‘hairdryer’ therapy

PK Banerjee, who passed away on Friday at the age of 83, was way ahead of the times and a master of psychology in soccer, believes former India footballer Gautam Sarkar.“He was way ahead of his time...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Was like a father figure: Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia considers himself lucky to have got the chance to play under the guidance of PK Banerjee. “He was like a father figure to me. I consider myself very fortunate to have got the chance...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Cooking to cricket, a man of many parts

I didn’t know PK Banerjee was my neighbour when I started staying in Calcutta from the middle of 2003. It was a chance meeting one evening and after that we became very good friends. We met regularl...
By Erapalli Prasanna

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Sports  /  Published 20.03.20

Friend, fighter and tiger for Balaram

Long before the Bhaichung Bhutias and the Sunil Chhetris became stars, it was the trio of Pradip Kumar Banerjee or simply ‘PK’, Chuni Goswami and Tulsidas Balaram who dazzled in India’s football...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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