Churchill Brothers

  • Churchill Brothers beat Clube de Goa 3-1 to win maiden Fed Cup title 25-01-2014 09:56 PM

    Kochi: Languishing at the bottom of the heap in the ongoing I-League, Churchill Brothers showed remarkable resilience as they outclassed a formidable Sporting Clube de Goa 3-1 to win their maiden Federation Cup title at the floodlit Nehru Stadium here on Saturday. For the winners Balwant Singh (21st minute), Alesh...
  • Churchill, Dempo enter semi-final of Federation Cup 20-01-2014 10:42 PM

    New Delhi: Goan sides Churchill Brothers and Dempo SC entered the semi-finals 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 3-2 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Dempo were held...
  • Churchill Brothers sign Syrian striker Yasser Shahen 21-11-2013 05:40 PM

    Panaji: Churchill Brothers, who have been tottering at the bottom of the I-League table, have signed up Syrian striker Yasser Shahen in a bid to bolster their attack. The 24-year-old Shahen, who has travelled along with the team to Kolkata, will play his first match against Mohammedan Sporting on November...
  • Jeje Lalpekhlua strikes in Dempo's 1-0 win over Churchill 06-11-2013 07:38 PM

    Duler: Jeje Lalpekhlua did the star turn for Dempo Sports Club as his first-half strike proved decisive in his team's 1-0 win over defending champions Churchill Brothers in an I-League match at Duler Stadium in Mapusa on Wednesday. The all-important goal came in the 15th minute through Jeje Lalpekhlua, which...
  • Churchill Brothers and Shillong Lajong share points 28-10-2013 10:11 PM

    Shillong: Churchill Brothers FC and Shillong Lajong FC on Monday shared a point each after playing a 2-2 draw in their 6th round play-off in I-League at the JN Stadium here. Bineesh Balan opened the scoring for Churchill Brothers in the sixth minute to put the host under pressure early...
  • ISL lacks sanctity and is detrimental to Indian football: Churchill Brothers CEO 28-10-2013 08:26 PM

    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 I-League is the example of professional football in India and this has been achieved after much hardship, struggle...
  • I-League: Lacklustre Churchill face confident Lajong 27-10-2013 06:27 PM

    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 I-League at the JN Stadium. The home side is on a high after defeating Mumbai FC 3-2 in Pune last week, while Churchill...
  • I-League: Churchill Brothers ready for Mumbai FC challenge 04-10-2013 02:47 PM

    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 I-League, played at the Duler ground. Churchill's title defense hasn't begun on the right note having garnered...
  • Mohun Bagan hold Churchill Brothers to a goalless draw 28-09-2013 08:20 PM

    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 I-League at the Duler ground on Saturday. This was Bagan's second draw in as many matches while Churchill opened their account by virtue...
  • I-League: Salgaocar beat Churchill Brothers 1-0 21-09-2013 08:42 PM

    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,...
  • Champions Churchill Brothers resume I-League title defence 20-09-2013 06:00 PM

    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 13-09-2013 08:46 PM

    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...
  • AIFF to discuss non-payment of players' salaries 12-09-2013 03:02 PM

    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...
  • I-League to kick off on September 21 29-08-2013 06:37 PM

    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...
  • Goan I-League clubs to oppose team caps 25-06-2013 02:25 PM

    Panaji: Goa's I-League 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 I-League clubs, Shrinivas Dempo, Peter Vaz (Sporting Clube de Goa), Shivanand Salgaocar (Salgaocar FC)...
  • Sandip Nandy completes move to Mohun Bagan 05-06-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran goalkeeper Sandip Nandy on Wednesday signed a one-year deal with Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan after he was released by I-League winners Churchill Brothers of Goa. The 38-year-old Nandy, who returned to Kolkata after a gap of one year, had a brilliant I-League season with Churchill which earned...
  • Dempo to instill young blood to regain top spot 30-05-2013 03:27 PM

    Panaji: Having lost this year's I-League 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 22-05-2013 01:20 PM

    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 I-League title after 1-1 draw with Mohun Bagan 07-05-2013 09:26 PM

    Vasco: The 'Goan Supremacy' in Indian football continued as Churchill Brothers on Tuesday comfortably won their second I-League football title with a match to spare by playing out a 1-1 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 I-League title 07-05-2013 09:14 AM

    Vasco: With a point away from winning the coveted I-League 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...
  • Bhowmick my lucky coach, says Churchill goalie Nandy 21-04-2013 11:59 PM

    Kolkata: After a stellar performance to take Churchill Brothers one point shy of the I-League 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 38-year-old, with a Man-of-the-Match performance...
  • Churchill rally to hold Dempo to 2-2 draw; Chhetri shines 17-04-2013 11:04 PM

    Vasco: Sunil Chhetri scored twice to help Churchill Brothers come from behind and hold Dempo SC to a 2-2 draw in a 24th round match of the I-League 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 16-04-2013 12:17 PM

    Vasco: Churchill Brothers, who are enjoying a four-point lead over East Bengal in the chase for the title, are now preparing to extend the lead further when they take on an out-of-form Dempo in their 24th round I-League match at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here Wednesday. East Bengal's dream to...
  • Ravanan concedes own-goal as Churchill lose 0-1 to Warriors 11-04-2013 03:49 AM

    Singapore: Churchill Brothers' hopes of making it to the next round of the AFC Cup suffered a jolt when they lost 0-1 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...
  • Have to believe we can still clinch I-league: Morgan 10-04-2013 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan feels leaders Churchill Brothers are still the favourites to win the I-League football title but hoped stranger things to happen that may favour his team. After 22 matches, East Bengal (42) are five points behind Churchill Brothers, who have 47 points. "We have...
  • With Chhetri available, Churchill look for win in Singapore 09-04-2013 06:54 PM

    Singapore: Heaving a sigh of relief with their star striker Sunil Chhetri reaching here after initial denial of visa, Churchill Brothers would look to seal their first away win when they take on Warriors FC in a crucial AFC Cup group match Wednesday. Chhetri was granted visa after the intervention...
  • Sunil Chhetri gets visa, leaves for Singapore for AFC Cup 08-04-2013 10:14 PM

    New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri on Monday left for Singapore after getting his visa to travel to the country for an AFC Cup match on April 10. Chhetri, who had earlier been denied visa by the Singapore Consulate in Mumbai, received his visa this afternoon and left for...
  • Sunil Chhetri denied Singapore visa for an AFC Cup match 08-04-2013 01:03 AM

    New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri and his Churchill Brothers team-mate Balal Arezou from Afghanistan have been denied visas to travel to Singapore to play against that county's club Warriors FC in an AFC Cup match. A team official told PTI that Chhetri, Arezou and club chairman Churchill Alemao...
  • I-League: Churchill Brothers beat Pune FC 2-1 05-04-2013 11:14 PM

    Vasco: Churchill Brothers took a giant step towards regaining the I-League title after scoring a 2-1 victory over Pune FC in a 23rd round I-League clash at Tilak Maidan here on Friday. After a barren opening session, Churchill scored through Bineesh Balan (58th) and Sunil Chhetri (63rd) while Pune FC...
  • Churchill, Pune FC lock horns in crucial tie 04-04-2013 05:47 PM

    Vasco: Churchill Brothers and Pune FC go head-to-head in a crucial I-League clash that will possibly decide their own title ambitions at the Tilak Maidan, Vasco, on Friday. Churchill Brothers lead the I-League table with 44 points from 21 matches and know that a win against Pune FC will put...