Bengaluru FC have been the trend setter in Indian Football for the last three years be it their focus on youth or the signing of players or the off-field activities.
FC Barcelona's Arda Turan was among the thousands of well-wishers on social media for Bengaluru FC ahead of a massive AFC Cup final clash against Air Force Club at Doha tonight.
It is an historic moment for Indian Football as Sunil Chhetri led Bengaluru FC take on Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya in the finals of AFC Cup 2016.
League football has been prevalent in India for over two decades and yet it took a team instituted just three years ago to set out and challenge for unprecedented continental glory in the final of the AFC Cup in November. The Hard Tackle attempts to chart this remarkable growth of the new pride of Indian football, Bengaluru FC.
Bengaluru hold Johor Darul Ta'zim to a 1-1 draw. Meanwhile, the roadmap for Indian football is set to be finalised in January 2017.
Bollywood actor and global icon Shah Rukh Khan is in talks to acquire I-League giants Mohun Bagan.
I-League champions Bengaluru FC have signed midfielder Cameron Watson from Australian A-League side Newcastle Jets ahead of the upcoming 2016/17 Indian football season.
Bengaluru FC are set to sign star Turkish striker Umut Bulut, as they look to prepare their squad to defend the I-League in the upcoming season.
At the halfway stage Mohun Bagan and East Bengal lead the I League table while Bengaluru FC have lost the plot after a good start.
East Bengal suffered a huge blow to their title hopes with the 1-0 loss at the hands of Bengaluru FC, but coach Biswajit Bhattacharjee feels that his team can turn things around.