KOLKATA DERBY

  • Martins, Joaquim star as East Bengal down Mohun Bagan 31 August 31, 2014

    Kolkata: Ranti Martins struck a double to help defending champions East Bengal prevail over arch rivals Mohun Bagan 31 in the season's first derby on Sunday. The Nigerian, who switched from United SC, gave East Bengal a 13th minute lead from a controversial penalty before completing scoring another a grounded header...
  • Decision to revoke ILeague ban on Mohun Bagan a wise and political one: Novy Kapadia January 16, 2013

    Is the All India Football Federation's decision to revoke the ILeague ban on Mohun Bagan a welcome move? Football analyst Novy Kapadia joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. This seems a good move. But will Bagan be able to play at its best or will this ban...
  • Bagan officials rule out resignation January 15, 2013

    Kolkata: Terming the lifting of AIFF ban as a big success, Mohun Bagan finance secretary Debashis Dutta on Tuesday said they would not resign despite facing criticism for "inept" handling of the December 9 ILeague derby against East Bengal. There were speculations that the top officials might step down, but...
  • Mohun Bagan hope AIFF will rethink ban December 30, 2012

    Kolkata: Mohun Bagan club on Saturday urged the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to reassess the two year ILeague ban imposed on it and blamed the referee for the December 9 Derby fiasco. Hours after the AIFF kicked out the city soccer giants from the glamorous league for abandoning their match...
  • ILeague giants Mohun Bagan face 2year ban December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: ILeague giants Mohun Bagan face a twoyear ban for refusing to play the second half of their Kolkata derby against East Bengal after fan violence injured their player Rahim Nabi. The violence, followed by Mohun Bagan's decision to withdraw, led to cancellation of the match midway. Meanwhile, the club...