I LEAGUE

  • I-League: Lajong FC, Mohun Bagan set for keen tussle 15 hours 59 minutes ago

    Shillong: The return of rock-solid Korean defender Minchol Son to Shillong Lajong FC squad will prove to be a tough challenge for visiting Mohun Bagan on Friday as both lock horns in I-League round 8 match at the J N Stadium. The North East giant comes into this match with a...
  • I-League: Bengaluru FC hammer Mohun Bagan 6 days ago

    Kolkata: Powered by a Sony Norde brace, Mohun Bagan bounced back to rout defending champions Bengaluru FC 4-1 in the I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on Friday. The Haitian recruit struck twice (30, 76th) and played a brilliant assist to Katsumi Yusa (86th), while Bikramjit Singh (90+2nd)...
  • East Bengal new coach Eelco Schattorie ready for tough challenge 1 week ago

    Kolkata: East Bengal on Thursday welcomed Eelco Schattorie as their new head coach, who seemed determined to set the house in order of the struggling Red and Gold brigade. "I will not answer any questions regarding the coach (Armando Colaco) before me. I am sympathetic about him because I was in...
  • Armando Colaco resigns from post of head coach of East Bengal 1 week ago

    Kolkata: Putting an end to all speculations, Armando Colaco on Thursday resigned from the post of East Bengal head coach, even as Dutchman Eelco Schattorie is expected to succeed the Goan this evening. "Armando Colaco era is over, hope the club rises to success. I'm a professional, that's why I came...
  • I-League: Armando Colaco hints he may quit East Bengal February 17, 2015

    Kolkata: East Bengal coach Armando Colaco on Tuesday refused to comment on whether he will be quitting the club but dropped enough hints that he could be on his way out dismayed with the way he has been treated at the red-and-gold-camp. "I've never faced so much of pressure in my...
  • I-League: East Bengal, Mohun Bagan end in 1-1 stalemate February 17, 2015

    Kolkata: Two first half headers led to a 1-1 draw in the season's maiden I-League derby between archrivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan before a huge crowd at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday. Cameroonian striker Pierra Boya gave Bagan the lead in the 24th minute which was nullified seven...
  • Bengaluru FC beat Shillong Lajong 2-0 in I-League February 14, 2015

    A 10-man Bengaluru FC notched up their third successive victory, defeating Shillong Lajong FC 2-0 in a sixth round I-League on Saturday. Robin Singh (17th minute) and Thoi Singh (60th) were the goal-scorer for Bengaluru even as Shillong drew a blank in a match that earned Bengaluru three points. The win helped...
  • Mumbai FC thrash Salgaocar FC to clinch first win of season February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Cellar outfit Mumbai FC scored their maiden victory of the season and did it in style by outclassing Salgaocar SC from Goa 3-0 in the sixth round I-League encounter at the Cooperage ground on Friday. Playing only their second game of the season at home after playing at Pune for...
  • Bengaluru FC take on Shillong Lajong in I-League February 13, 2015

    Bengaluru: Ashley Westwood's Bengaluru FC would be looking to sustain the momentum that last Sunday's win provided as they host Shillong Lajong, a struggling mid-table team, in an I-League game here on Saturday. The spectacular goal by new signing Eugeneson Lyngdoh, who is fast emerging as the club's spearhead, helped the...
  • I-League: Mohun Bagan edge past Pune; Salgaocar beat East Bengal February 8, 2015

    Kolkata: Defender Pritam Kotal's late strike ensured a 1-0 win for city giants Mohun Bagan over Pune FC in a I-League encounter on Saturday. In other matches, Salgaocar FC beat East Bengal 3-1 at Goa, while Royal Wahingdoh held another Goan outfit Dempo SC 1-1. At Kolkata's Salt Lake stadium, Haitian defender...
  • East Bengal look for hat-trick of wins as they take on Salgaocar February 6, 2015

    Margao: East Bengal will be looking for a hat-trick of victories to keep their winning momentum going as they face Salgaocar FC on Saturday in a fifth round match of the I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao. Coming into this match with two straight wins at home against Bengaluru FC...
  • I-League: East Bengal beat Shillong, Pune edge past Mumbai February 1, 2015

    Kolkata/Pune: Nigerian striker Ranti Martins sparkled on the pitch for Kolkata giants East Bengal as he provided both the first goal and the winning header to sneak past Shillong Lajong 2-1 in an I-League encounter Sunday, while in Pune, home side Pune FC went on top of the leader...
  • I-League: Salgaocar beat Sporting 2-0 in Goan derby February 1, 2015

    Margao: Salgaocar found the back of the net once each on either side of the break as they defeated Sporting Clube de Goa 2-0 in a fourth round encounter of I-League on Sunday. Salgaocar scored their opening goal through Bikas Jairu at the stroke of the break in the second minute...
  • I-League: Bengaluru FC end Royal Wahingdoh's winning streak January 31, 2015

    Defending champions Bengaluru FC on Saturday ended Royal Wahingdoh's winning streak, comfortably beating the home team 4-0 in a round 4 match of the I-League played at the JN Stadium. CK Vineeth netted the opener for Bengaluru FC when he headed in a set piece in the 36th minute, courtesy Rino...
  • Pune FC to host Mumbai FC in I-League January 31, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC will be keen to maintain their impressive form when they take on arch-rivals Mumbai FC in an I-League Round 4 encounter at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi here on Sunday. Coming into the game after a dominant 5-2 win over Shillong Lajong FC, Pune FC will...
  • East Bengal look to build winning momentum in I-League January 31, 2015

    Fresh from a morale-boosting victory over defending champions Bengaluru FC, Kolkata giants East Bengal will look to build a momentum when they take on Shillong Lajong FC in a Round 4 I-League encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium on Saturday. The Red and Golds will also be boosted by the return...
  • I-League: Haokip hat-trick powers Pune to a 5-2 win over Shillong January 29, 2015

    Pune: Thongkhosiem Haokip scored a hat-trick as Pune FC drubbed Shillong Lajong 5-2 in an I-League match in their first home match of the season here on Thursday. Haokip proved to be the star of the day as his side showed no mercy to their opponents in their Round 3 match...
  • Abinash Ruidas scores in EB''s 1-0 win over Bengaluru FC January 28, 2015

    Kolkata: Abinash Ruidas sneaked in a second-half goal to hand East Bengal a creditable 1-0 win against defending champions Bengaluru FC in the Hero I-League football tournament, here today. The Federation Cup champions dominated the proceedings but they had to pay the price for their profligacy as Ruidas' 53rd minute goal...
  • Pune FC takes on Shillong Lajong in I-League January 28, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC will be motivated to build on recent dominant form when they face Shillong Lajong FC in their first home game of the new I-League season at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex here Thursday. Going into Round 3, Pune FC will be confident after a dominant 3-1 win over...
  • Royal Wahingdoh FC stun Bharat FC 2-1 in I-League January 27, 2015

    Pune: Fleet-footed Royal Wahingdoh FC cemented their place at the top of the table after stunning home side Bharat FC 2-1 in the Hero I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium, here today. Lagging 0-1 after Kris Bright's 14th minute goal, Royal Wahingdoh scored through Kim Yeong-Song (59th) and Seityasen Singh...
  • Dempo blank Sporting 3-0 in I-League January 27, 2015

    Margao: Dempo FC scored a fluent 3-0 win over 10-man Sporting Clube de Goa to earn their first win in the third round of the Hero I-League, played at Nehru stadium, Fatorda, here today. With today's win, Dempo have collected 5 points from 3 matches. While Sporting Clube de Goa, who...
  • East Bengal to face Bengaluru FC in I-League January 27, 2015

    Kolkata: Smarting from their shock defeat against Pune FC at home, reigning champions and Federation Cup winners Bengaluru FC will face formidable East Bengal in the Hero I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on Tuesday. With one point from two matches, BFC have slipped to 10th place...
  • Salgaocar look to bounce back in I-League January 27, 2015

    Margao: Salgaocar FC will look to bounce back after suffering a reverse in their last game, as they gear up to take on Mohun Bagan in the Hero I-League here on Wednesday. Salgaocar FC, who suffered their first defeat - against Royal Wahingdoh 0-1 in their last match, remains on one...
  • I-League: Dempo FC, Sporting Clube de Goa looking for first win January 26, 2015

    Margao: Dempo FC and Sporting Clube de Goa will be looking to post their first win in the Hero I-League match when the two clash with each other at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, here on Tuesday. With Australian striker Tolgay Ozbey, defender Haroon Amiri and midfielder Romeo Fernades nursing injuries, Dempo...
  • Shillong Lajong FC blank Mumbai FC 1-0 in I-League January 25, 2015

    Shillong: Shillong Lajong FC on Sunday edged past Mumbai FC 1-0 in a second round I-League encounter, courtesy a perfect free kick conversion by Boithang Haokip in the second half. After Shillong striker Penn Orji was fouled about 30 yards away from the rival goal line, his teammate Boithang Haokip made...
  • Pune FC beat Bengaluru FC 3-1 in I-League January 24, 2015

    Pune FC beat defending champions Bengaluru FC 3-1 in a second round encounter of the Hero I-League Football Tournament at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Saturday. For Pune FC, Darko Nikac (9th min), Luciano Sabrosa (25th min) and Raju Yumnam (82nd min) were the scorers. For the home team, Eugeneson Lyngdoh (90th...
  • I-League: Royal Wahingdoh beat Salgaocar January 24, 2015

    Margao: Royal Wahingdoh defeated hosts Salgaocar FC 1-0 in an I-League match at the Fatorda Stadium on Friday. Jackichand Singh netted the game-clinching goal for side from northeast in the seventh minute, capitalising on a miscommunication between goalkeeper Subrata Paul and defender Augustin Fernandes. He controlled a long ball sent from team-mate...
  • Bengaluru FC take on Pune FC in I-League January 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: After starting their campaign with a draw, pressure will be on Bengaluru FC to register their first win of the season when they take on Pune FC in an I-League match here on Saturday. Bengaluru will be hoping to make amends in their performance as their supply chain to their...
  • I-League: Time for Bengaluru FC to deliver the goods January 23, 2015

    Bengaluru: After an uninspiring goalless draw with Dempo a week ago, champions Bengaluru FC will be under pressure to deliver when they face Pune FC in the second round of the I-League on Saturday. A missed penalty by skipper Sunil Chhetri and a clutch of wasted scoring chances saw BFC just...
  • Pune FC sign Portuguese playmaker Figueira Marcelino January 23, 2015

    Pune: Pune FC have completed their foreign quota with the addition of seasoned Portuguese playmaker Edgar Carvalho Figueira Marcelino for the remainder of the 2014-15 I-League season. The 30-year-old midfielder joins Pune FC after a brief stint with FC Goa in the Indian Super League (ISL), and adds valuable experience to...