Almost midway into the 2014/15 season of I League, Mohun Bagan find themselves at the top of table, four points clear of second ranked defending champions Bengaluru FC.
East Bengal General Secretary has urged the supporters to maintain discipline during the match. In hope that the supporters incline themselves towards the expected behavior, letai??i??s look at both the teams and weigh their chances to hop into the top half of the table
As the arch rivals get ready to face each other, let us take a look at a combined Mohun Bagan-East Bengal XI from the NFL/I-League era.
Mohun Bagan and East Bengal share the most heated rivalry in Indian football. Their rivalry on the field comes on the backdrop of a wider socio-political scenario.
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In this series, TheHardTackle will cover some of the most legendary but often forgotten figures of Indian Football. These are players, coaches or administrators who have made a difference to Indian football in their lifetime but are not known to football fans in the current era. In Part-8, we talk about Shyam Thapa, a darling of Indian football fans for his dazzling goals.
In this exclusive interview TheHardTackle's Kolkata correspondent Kaustav Datta catches up with Mohun Bagan's newly appointed high profile coach Steve Darby and the duo discusses about the Englishman's vision of Indian football, experience with the Kolkata giants, the much anticipated duel with East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan and the future plans.
The I-League season is getting more and more exciting with each passing game. TheHardTackle is there to bring you all the actions LIVE! straight from the stadium to your desktop. Catch the live updates of I-League Round-21 incuding the biggest match of the Indian Footballer calender - "The Kolkata Derby".
I-League is getting more and more exciting with each passing rounds. With only a few rounds remaining in the I-League season, TheHardTackle analyzes the teams, strategies and predict the results of the games before the Round 21 matches kick off.
Before the big Kolkata Derby, TheHardTackle analyzes the statistics to determine which club has been more successful over the years. If raw statistics are to be factored into this debate, then it's evident that East Bengal has dominated over their bitter city rivals Mohun Bagan in head-to-head clashes.