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East Bengal Win Calcutta Football League For Record Fifth Time

With a hard fought 2-1 win over Tollygunge Agragami, Kingfisher East Bengal made history as they become the only club to win the Calcutta Football league five consucutive times , twice . The last time they won the Calcutta Fotbball League for 5 times , they won it 6 Times on the trot from 1970 to 1975. Tollygunge Agragami could have made history too , if they had won their match against Kingfisher East Bengal , Tollygunge would have become only the second team to win the Calcutta Football League apart from the big three of Calcutta Football. As of now this record can be proudly boasted only by Eastern Railways, who won the 1958 campaign with legendary players like P.K.Banerjee, Prasanta Sinha etc bringing the trophy to the club. Going into the final match of the season (Kingfisher East Bengal vs Tollygunge Agragami) and with both the teams on 22 points and with a single game to play, Mohun Bagan […] Read more »

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Asian Games 2014 : Indian Women Complete A 15-0 Mauling Of Maldives

  As is the trend in Asian Games, the Footballing category kicked off before the Opening Ceremony. The Indian Womens Team was in action against Maldives, in their opening fixture. Spouting their tally of points was important for the Indian Squad ,as not only would it provide a solid start to the tournament, but also a safe-passage to qualify for the next round, even after a defeat against the mighty South Koreans. Regarded as Underdogs, in a Group containing three teams ranked in the top 50 of the world, a win was crucial for the Maldives contingent. Lining up in a 4-3-3 which often reverted to a 4-2-3-1 the Indian side consisted of quality players in sensational form such as Bembem Devi and Bala Devi. The match started with Indian fairy-tale and Maldivian heartbreak, as five minutes into the tournament Sasmita Malik scored for India. Malik, benefited from an accurate through ball and finished with finesse and skill against the […] Read more »