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Mohun Bagan doesnt have the money to clear salary dues

200px-Mb_ac_logoMohun Bagan has defaulted on the salary of seven players – Rakesh Masih, Jewel Raja, Manish Maithani, Biswajit Saha, Arindam Bhattacharya, NP Pradeep and Khelemba Meitei. Churchill Brother has defaulted on the salary of two players – Steven Dias and Sandip Nandy.

Mohun Bagan representative in the Player Status Committee meeting with AIFF said that they were ready to clear the due but is not in the right financial situation now.

Read more : Mohun Bagan lack money to clear dues

Mohammedan Sporting cruise to Durand Cup Semifinal

Mohammedan_sc_logoMohammedan Sporting defeated Kalighat Milan Sangha 3-1 and cruised to the ongoing Durand Cup semifinal.

Read more : Mohammedan Sporting through to Durand semis

Nothing much has changed in Indian football – Sabir Pasha

Image Courtesy : http://www.thehindu.com/

Image Courtesy : http://www.thehindu.com/

Former India striker Sabir Pasha tells us what almost everyone us know – Our football has hardly made any progress over the years.

Here is an article in which Sabir Pasha is discussing our stagnant football scene, the dearth of quality players and so on – Nothing much has happened to Indian football: Pasha

ONGC football clubs’ future looks uncertain

ONGC_Logo.svgONGC football club defeated Pune FC 2-1 in the ongoing Durand Cup and cruised to the semi finals. However, the club run by the public sector unit faces an uncertain future as they cannot fulfill the AFC guidelines.

ONGC also recently inked a deal with AIFF to sponsor the national team. Reportedly the deal is worth 15 crore for three years.

Here is an article which discusses the uncertain future of ONGC football club – ONGC wins pitch battle, but faces awkward questions over future

Pune FC crash out of Durand Cup

180px-PuneFCPune FC crashed out of Durand Cup after getting defeated by ONGC 2-1.  They finished the quarter final round at third place behind ONGC and Army Red in Group IV.

Read more : Pune FC exits Durand Cup after loss to ONGC

U-16 India team mauled Sharjah Sports Club U-17 Team 4-0

The Indian U-16 football team who is on a preparatory tour ahead of the upcoming AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers defeated Sharjah Sports Club U-17 Team 4-0 in a friendly match today.

While on paper the victory looks massive, Sharjah Sports Club is almost in tatters as of 2013 as they finished at the bottom of the UAE League. Read about the high and lows for Sharjah football club here.

Read more on India U-16 victory here.

AIFF asks Churchill Bros and Mohun Bagan to pay up player salaries

500px-India_FA.svgAIFF Player’s status committee asked Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers to clear the dues of all the players whose salaries they have defaulted upon by December 31st 2013.

The committee also recommended AIFF to showcause Mohammedan Sporting Club as they failed to provide any evidence to back up their claim that former India player Mehrajuddin Wadoo had breached a contract with the club.

Read more : AIFF committee asks Mohun Bagan, Churchill to pay player dues by December 31

 

Bengaluru FC’s Sean Rooney hails coach Ashley Westwood

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Image courtesy : https://www.facebook.com/bengalurufootballclub

Bengaluru FC striker Sean Rooney has hailed their coach Ashley Westwood. He also spoke about being compared Wayne Rooney and how he idolizes him as a player.

Read more on Sean Rooney’s experience with Bengaluru FC and his former stint with Salgaocar FC in 2012 : Exclusive: Sean Rooney Hails Westwood’s Influence as Coach of Bengaluru FC

Video : India’s missed goal scoring chances in the SAFF Championship final

Afghanistan goal keeper’s scintillating display and out ineptness in front of goal.  Here is the video evidence.

Wim Koevermans’ embarrassing track record

Image Courtesy : Madhyamam.com

Image Courtesy : Madhyamam.com

Wim Koevermans  who has been at the helm of Indian football has not been able to do much so far. His stint with the Indian team has been blighted with defeats and winning Nehru cup defeating a Cameroon B-team has been his notable achievement  so far. This interestingly titled article asses Wim’s stint with India.

Read More : Wim and fancies

 

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