CHURCHILL BROTHERS

  • Churchill Brothers hold Vasco SC in Durand Cup November 2, 2014

    Margao: Churchill Brothers came from behind to hold Vasco SC to a 1-1 draw in a group D quarter-final match of the 127th Durand Cup, played at Raia Panchayat ground this morning. The first half was drab and neither team went for the kill, confining play to midfield. Churchill Brothers, who lost...
  • Pune FC blank Churchill Brothers 3-0 in Durand Cup October 31, 2014

    Margao: A dominant Pune FC scored a thumping 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers in a Group D quarter-final league match of the 127th Durand Cup football tournament on Friday. With most of the key players leaving Churchill Brothers after All India Football Federation deprived them of playing in the I-League for...
  • Pune FC face Churchill Brothers test in Durand Cup opener October 30, 2014

    Margao: Pune FC will be eager to kick off their Durand Cup campaign with a win when they face Goan side Churchill Brothers in their quarter-final stage Group-IV opener at the Raia Sports Complex here on Friday. The game that will be Pune FC's first official game of the season will...
  • Four ILeague clubs lose appeal, not to be part of first division June 4, 2014

    Churchill Brothers, United SC, Rangdajied United and Mohammedan Sporting all lost their appeals Tuesday and will no longer be part of the topflight ILeague football. These four clubs, however, will be allowed to play in the second division ILeague if they meet the criteria. The Club Licensing Appeals Body of the All...
  • Churchill Brothers and three other clubs axed from ILeague May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stunning development in Indian football, twotime champions Churchill Brothers were on Wednesday thrown out of the ILeague along with three other teams for failing to fulfill the AIFF's club licensing criteria. The All India Football Federation's Club Licensing Committee First Instance Body took the decision...
  • East Bengal beat Pune FC 1-2 in I-League April 19, 2014

    Missed chances and defensive errors cost Pune FC as they squandered a one-goal lead to go down 1-2 to East Bengal in an I-League Round 25 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex on Saturday. Winger Anthony D'Souza (39th minute) put Pune FC ahead in the first half before strikes from...
  • Churchill Brothers beat Clube de Goa 31 to win maiden Fed Cup title January 25, 2014

    Kochi: Languishing at the bottom of the heap in the ongoing ILeague, Churchill Brothers showed remarkable resilience as they outclassed a formidable Sporting Clube de Goa 31 to win their maiden Federation Cup title at the floodlit Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. For the winners Balwant Singh (21st minute), Alesh Sawant...
  • Churchill, Dempo enter semifinal of Federation Cup January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Goan sides Churchill Brothers and Dempo SC entered the semifinals of the 35th Federation Cup after contrasting results in their respective last league matches in Cochin and Manjeri. While Churchil registered their third consecutive win by defeating Pune FC 32 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Dempo were held to...
  • Churchill Brothers sign Syrian striker Yasser Shahen November 21, 2013

    Panaji: Churchill Brothers, who have been tottering at the bottom of the ILeague table, have signed up Syrian striker Yasser Shahen in a bid to bolster their attack. The 24yearold Shahen, who has travelled along with the team to Kolkata, will play his first match against Mohammedan Sporting on November 23,...
  • Jeje Lalpekhlua strikes in Dempo's 10 win over Churchill November 6, 2013

    Duler: Jeje Lalpekhlua did the star turn for Dempo Sports Club as his firsthalf strike proved decisive in his team's 10 win over defending champions Churchill Brothers in an ILeague match at Duler Stadium in Mapusa on Wednesday. The allimportant goal came in the 15th minute through Jeje Lalpekhlua, which ultimately...
  • Churchill Brothers and Shillong Lajong share points October 28, 2013

    Shillong: Churchill Brothers FC and Shillong Lajong FC on Monday shared a point each after playing a 22 draw in their 6th round playoff in ILeague at the JN Stadium here. Bineesh Balan opened the scoring for Churchill Brothers in the sixth minute to put the host under pressure early on...
  • ISL lacks sanctity and is detrimental to Indian football: Churchill Brothers CEO October 28, 2013

    Margao: CEO of Churchill Brothers Valanka Alemao has condemned several aspects of the Indian Super League and urged AIFF president Praful Patel to enforce regulations to protect Indian football. "The presently held ILeague is the example of professional football in India and this has been achieved after much hardship, struggle and...
  • ILeague: Lacklustre Churchill face confident Lajong October 27, 2013

    Shillong: Holders Churchill Brothers, who are yet to register a win, will face a confident Shillong Lajong FC on Monday in a sixth round tie of the ILeague at the JN Stadium. The home side is on a high after defeating Mumbai FC 32 in Pune last week, while Churchill continue...
  • ILeague: Churchill Brothers ready for Mumbai FC challenge October 4, 2013

    Mapusa: Churchill Brothers, who looked far from settled in their last two outings, would be eyeing their first win when they take on Mumbai FC on Saturday in the third round of the ILeague, played at the Duler ground. Churchill's title defense hasn't begun on the right note having garnered just...
  • Mohun Bagan hold Churchill Brothers to a goalless draw September 28, 2013

    Mapusa: Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan put up a spirited show to hold defending champions Churchill Brothers to a goalless draw in a second round encounter of the ILeague at the Duler ground on Saturday. This was Bagan's second draw in as many matches while Churchill opened their account by virtue of...
  • I-League: Salgaocar beat Churchill Brothers 1-0 September 21, 2013

    Mapusa: Salgaocar opened their campaign in style in the seventh edition of the Airtel I-League as they got the better of defending champions Churchill Brothers 1-0 at Duler Stadium, Mapusa on Saturday. The all-important goal came in the 41st minute through Daryll Duffy. Salgaocar, who looked better in the midfield, attacked...
  • Champions Churchill Brothers resume I-League title defence September 20, 2013

    Panaji: Curtains go up on the seventh edition of the I-League with defending champions Churchill Brothers taking on Goan rivals Salgaocar Football Club at the Duler Stadium on Saturday. It is expected to be a fiery clash as Salgaocar are counted among the contenders to steal the crown away from...
  • AIFF committee asks Bagan, Churchill to pay player dues by December 31 September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: All India Football Federation Players' Status Committee on Friday asked Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers to clear by December 31 the dues of all the players whose salaries the two clubs are yet to pay. The Committee made at the AIFF Headquarters here with K P Sunny chairing the...
  • AIFF to discuss non-payment of players' salaries September 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Non-payment of players' salaries by Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers will be the major issue that will be discussed when the All India Football Federation Players' Status Committee meet at the Football House here on Friday. The committee will also discuss the breach of contract by Jovel Martins with...
  • I-League to kick off on September 21 August 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The country's top football tournament, I-League will kick off on September 21 with 14 teams in the fray, with a three-month gap provided for the IPL-style football league in January-March next year. Defending champions Churchill Brothers will take on Salgaocar FC in the opening match of the 26-round league...
  • Goan ILeague clubs to oppose team caps June 25, 2013

    Panaji: Goa's ILeague clubs have decided to fight against the unfriendly resolutions taken by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), including a cap on the number of clubs from a particular city. Owners of all four ILeague clubs, Shrinivas Dempo, Peter Vaz (Sporting Clube de Goa), Shivanand Salgaocar (Salgaocar FC)...
  • Sandip Nandy completes move to Mohun Bagan June 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran goalkeeper Sandip Nandy on Wednesday signed a oneyear deal with Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan after he was released by ILeague winners Churchill Brothers of Goa. The 38yearold Nandy, who returned to Kolkata after a gap of one year, had a brilliant ILeague season with Churchill which earned him...
  • Dempo to instill young blood to regain top spot May 30, 2013

    Panaji: Having lost this year's ILeague title to Churchill Brothers, Dempo Sports Club is planning to revamp the team by instilling young blood and roping in three players from Australia. Former Pailan Arrows coach Arthur Papas who has taken over the reign from Armando Colaco has already roped in youngsters...
  • Bhowmick quits Churchill Brothers May 22, 2013

    Panaji: Churchill Brothers Technical Director Subhash Bhowmick, who was not happy with the club management interfering with the team's affairs, has stepped down from his post. He finally sent his resignation letter to the club boss Churchill Alemao on Tuesday. It is learnt that Bhowmick, who guided Churchill Brothers successfully...
  • Churchill Brothers win ILeague title after 11 draw with Mohun Bagan May 7, 2013

    Vasco: The 'Goan Supremacy' in Indian football continued as Churchill Brothers on Tuesday comfortably won their second ILeague football title with a match to spare by playing out a 11 draw with Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan. With 52 points from 25 games, the 'Red Devils' of Indian football have ensured...
  • Churchill Brothers set to clinch ILeague title May 7, 2013

    Vasco: With a point away from winning the coveted ILeague title for the second time, Churchill Brothers are all geared up for their clash with Mohun Bagan on Tuesday in the penultimate match of the championship scheduled to be played at the Tilak Maidan. With East Bengal failing to stay in...
  • Bhowmick my lucky coach, says Churchill goalie Nandy April 21, 2013

    Kolkata: After a stellar performance to take Churchill Brothers one point shy of the ILeague title, Sandip Nandy Sunday credited technical director Subhas Bhowmick for rediscovering his football career after the goalkeeper got the boot from East Bengal last season. As it turned out, the 38yearold, with a ManoftheMatch performance in...
  • Churchill rally to hold Dempo to 22 draw; Chhetri shines April 17, 2013

    Vasco: Sunil Chhetri scored twice to help Churchill Brothers come from behind and hold Dempo SC to a 22 draw in a 24th round match of the ILeague football championship at Tilak Maidan Stadium on Wednesday. After Ryuji Sueoka (12th minute) and Climax Lawerence (first half injury time) put Dempo...
  • Churchill Brothers look to extend lead at top April 16, 2013

    Vasco: Churchill Brothers, who are enjoying a fourpoint lead over East Bengal in the chase for the title, are now preparing to extend the lead further when they take on an outofform Dempo in their 24th round ILeague match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here Wednesday. East Bengal's dream to win...
  • Ravanan concedes owngoal as Churchill lose 01 to Warriors April 11, 2013

    Singapore: Churchill Brothers' hopes of making it to the next round of the AFC Cup suffered a jolt when they lost 01 to Warriors FC in an away match on Wednesday. Stopper Dharamraj Ravanan was the culprit as he conceded an away goal in the 53rd minute to ensure first...