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Salt Lake Stadium
Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Memories of date with Diego

So unpredictable was Maradona that the 2017 trip almost did not happen. “The day he signed the contract my son was born and I named him Diego.  Maradona was delighted to know that. Yet he c...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 08.10.20

Action returns, via I-League qualifiers

The first competitive sporting event in India since March, when the coronavirus-induced restrictions were imposed, will begin on Thursday with the I-League Qualifiers kicking off at the Salt Lake Stad...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.11.19

United mull match in city

Manchester United’s first team may play a match against East Bengal in the city next year as part of the latter’s centenary celebrations. A four-member Manchester United delegation — Allan John ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.18

Beep! Salt Lake stadium riddle

Soccer has always been known to mesmerise Bengal and now, it has cast a mysterious spell that makes officials either amnesiac or tongue-tied.On October 26, when the Indian Super League match was about...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Crisis cloud on Metro first phase

The East-West Metro mishap in Bowbazar may further push back the inauguration of the first phase of the project, which the authorities were hoping to be operational by Durga Puja, officials said.The 1...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.01.20

Fancy, a fandom

At 74, Kumaresh Saha’s day begins like this. Wake up early, have breakfast, do morning puja — “Kali Ma is with me always,” he says — and head straight for East Bengal Football Club’s pract...
By Angshuman Roy in

Sports  /  Published 14.10.19

Sunil Chhetri: Team not just about me

India captain Sunil Chhetri feels if Bangladesh put additional markers to keep him at bay, it will only help other players score and serve the purpose of his team. “Their plan is to get as many as p...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.10.19

‘Favourites’ India carry burden of expectations

The burden of expectations has its positives and negatives. It gives you the impetus to do better, and it can also bog you down. Thanks to the Indian football team’s stupendous performance against Q...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 17.02.19

Aidara’s header takes EB to second position

Quess East Bengal strived hard to make it their fantastic fifth. But Willis Plaza, a dogged Churchill Brothers and an off-colour Joby Justin spoiled the day.The match thus ended 1-1 at the Salt Lake S...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 18.12.19

Derby put off over stadium security

The I-League Derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, scheduled on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium, has been postponed to a later date after police called for a reduction in the number of saleable t...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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