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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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Sesa FA bow out of Durand Cup


August 31st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Sesa FA lost to Air India 5-6 on penalties in the Durand Cup football semifinal here at the Ambedkar Stadium Friday.Air India had pushed the ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

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Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

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Durand Cup prize money increased


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The winner's prize money for the 124th edition of the Durand Cup has been increased four-fold from Rs.5 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs while the overall ... Read more...

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AIFF allows I-League clubs to register four overseas players


July 14th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday had a second thought on its initial plan to cut down the number of foreigners and allowed clubs ... Read more...

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JCT looking to overcome poor I-League start against Churchill


December 6th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 6 (IANS) After a surprise defeat against newly-promoted HAL, JCT will aim to come back to winning ways against Churchill Brothers in their second round match of I-League football at ... Read more...

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Chirag United down East Bengal to enter final


November 4th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Mohammad Rafique's late strike handed Chirag United a 1-0 victory over fancied East Bengal and a spot in the final of the Durand Cup football here Thursday. ... Read more...

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JCT knocks out defending champions Churchill, enter final


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) JCT Phagwara knocked out defending champions Churchill Brothers 1-0 to book a place in the finals of the Durand Cup football here Wednesday.Amandeep Singh of JCT produced ... Read more...

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Silva’s hat-trick in Chirag United 5-0 win over IAF


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Josimar Da Silva Martine scored a hat-trick to power Chirag United to a staggering 5-0 victory over Indian Air Force and into the semi-finals of the Durand ... Read more...

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Churchill enter Durand Cup semis with Okolie’s triple strike


October 31st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Churchill Brothers downed Army Red 3-1 to advance to the semi-finals while Pune FC and Chirag united played out a goalless draw in the other quarter-final of ... Read more...

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East Bengal’s 17-match-winning streak is fantastic, says coach


October 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) East Bengal coach Trevor James Morgan was elated after his boys registered their 17th consecutive win beating Air India 4-1 in the quarter-final league of the Durand ... Read more...

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Tolgay star of East Bengal win, JCT oust Sporting


October 30th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Australian striker Tolgay Uzbey guided Federation Cup champions East Bengal to a 4-1 win over Air India while JCT ousted Sporting Clube De Goa 3-0 in the ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Churchill start title defence with a win


October 27th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Defending champions Churchill Brothers began their Durand Cup football campaign with a 4-2 win over 10-man Madras Engineering Group (MEG), Bangalore, in the quarterfinal league here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Major blow for Indian football, Mahindras close down Mahindra United (Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Indian football received a body blow Friday with automobile giants Mahindras announcing the shutting down of their Mumbai-based 48-year-old football club Mahindra United from next season and ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers held by Mahindra United in I-League opener


October 1st, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Defending champions Churchill Brothers were held 1-1 by Mahindra United in the opening game of the first round of the I-League football at the Cooperage here Thursday. Both the ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta learns a bitter lesson


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:06 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sanjay Gupta learns a bitter lesson The makers of Acid factory are going an extra mile to promote their film. Earlier it was the team Acid factory to make their presence ... Read more...

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Odafe hat-trick gives Churchill second Durand Cup


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Odafe Onyeka Okolie proved again that he is a man for all seasons for Churchill Brothers. He struck three goals in a row to tame Mohun Bagan ... Read more...

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Team Acid Factory roots for Durand Cup


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The team of Acid Factory has been invited to watch the Durand Cup Final. It is the oldest football tournament in the world. And team Acid Factory is very excited to ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan chasing record 17th Durand Cup title


September 21st, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mohun Bagan will be looking to make amends for their IFA Shield final loss when they face Churchill Brothers in the Durand Cup title clash at the ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan beat Mahindra to make 27th Durand Cup final


September 20th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A brace from Edeh Chidi saw Mohun Bagan through to the final of the Durand Cup with a 2-1 victory over defending champions Mahindra United here ... Read more...

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Churchill Brothers make third consecutive Durand Cup final


September 19th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) I-League champions Churchill Brothers made their third consecutive Durand Cup final with an impressive 2-1 win over Dempo Sports Club in an evenly contested all-Goan semi-final at ... Read more...

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East Bengal sack foreign troika


September 19th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) After a string of poor shows, East Bengal Friday decided to sack three of their foreign footballers with immediate effect though coach Subhas Bhowmick will continue. Briefing mediapersons after ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Churchill in semis after 1-1 draw with Assam Rifles


September 17th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A tired Churchill Brothers came from behind to manage a 1-1 draw against an energetic Assam Rifles and sailed into the semi-finals of the Durand Cup football ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: East Bengal knocked out, Mohun Bagan crush ONGC (Roundup)


September 17th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) East Bengal's pathetic form continued as they were knocked out of the 122nd Durand Cup with a shocking 0-1 loss to newly promoted I-League club Lajong while ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: East Bengal crash out, Mohun Bagan demolish ONGC (Lead)


September 16th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) East Bengal's woeful form continued as they crashed out of the 122nd Durand Cup with a shocking 0-1 loss to newly promoted I-League club Lajong while arch-rivals ... Read more...

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Argentine flavour to Indian football


September 14th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) From the bylanes of Cordoba to Kolkata Maidans, Argentine striker Sebastian Omar Monesterolo has traversed a long distance to join East Bengal football club. After spending six years ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Sporting Clube de Goa beat Assam Rifles 2-0


September 12th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa kept their chances alive in the Durand Cup football tournament with a 2-0 win over Assam Rifles in their opening group one quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Air India thrash Army XI 3-0


September 11th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Air India started their Durand Cup campaign with a thumping 3-0 win over 2005 champions Army XI in a group three quarterfinal league match at the Ambedkar ... Read more...

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East Bengal, Mohun Bagan back as Durand quarter-final league begins


September 10th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The return of Kolkata football clubs East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, after a gap of two years, will hopefully bring crowds back in the Durand Cup as ... Read more...

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Chaos at Ambedkar Stadium for India-Syria final


August 31st, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Delhi Soccer Association's (DSA) bid to fill the Ambedkar Stadium by distributing free passes back-fired as hundreds of ticket-holders were denied entry into an already packed ... Read more...

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I-League champions Churchill clubbed with East Bengal in Durand Cup


August 21st, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) I-League champions Churchill Brothers have been clubbed with 16-time winners East Bengal in the quarterfinal league stage of the 122nd edition of Durand Cup Football Tournament starting ... Read more...

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India fighting injury problems in Nehru Cup (Lead)


August 20th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) After their 0-1 loss to Lebanon in the Nehru Cup opener, the Indian football team is grappling with injuries to key defenders N.S. Manju and Anwar. Manju has ... Read more...

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Manju to miss Nehru Cup with fractured toe


August 20th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India defender N.S. Manju is out of the Nehru Cup football tournament with a fractured left toe he suffered during the opening game against Lebanon here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Houghton is right, Indian football needs infrastructure (Comment)


June 26th, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By K. Datta When Bob Houghton spoke out against M.S. Gill's sports ministry for not doing anything to raise quality football infrastructure, he was only expressing the anguish of a coach who was ... Read more...

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