[From the archives] Although Indian national team is lagging way behind against top Asian countries in terms of current FIFA rankings, India has achieved its fare share of success against foreign club sides. Kingfisher East Bengal is regarded as the most successful Indian club against foreign teams. TheHardTackle compiles the top five moments of glory for the Red-&-Gold brigade against their foreign counterparts.
The six teams which qualified for the final round included some traditionally big clubs like Mohammedan and Vasco along with less fancied names like Southern Samity and Royal Wahingdoh. This was also a forgettable season in second division for each of the five Kerala teams.
Group C of this year's I-League second division contains clubs from different eras. It includes clubs formed in late 1800s along with those formed in mid-2000s. It also includes only institutional team in this years second division.
Carlton Chapman - the name reminds us of a supremely talented ball player who had mesmerized the football lovers in this country with his exceptional skill and vision of the game. Catch the former Captain of the Indian national football team in an candid interview with TheHardTackle's correspondent Jonathan De Sousa.