Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course
Indian coaches hail FIFA's Elite course

Indian football coaches, including top names such as Armando Colaco, Derrick Pereira and Sanjoy Sen, have hailed FIFA's Elite course, calling it a "platform" to evolve.
 

I-League: Ranti Martins blitz gives East Bengal memorable win over Dempo
I-League: Ranti Martins blitz gives East Bengal memorable win over Dempo

Ranti Martins scored five goals including a hatrick as East Bengal inflicted a humiliating 5-1 defeat over Dempo to move to fifth place in the the Hero I-League football tournament here on Sunday.

Dempo's Romeo Fernandes signs contract with Clube Altetico Paranaense
Dempo's Romeo Fernandes signs contract with Clube Altetico Paranaense

Star Dempo striker Romeo Fernandes has signed a contract with Brazilian club Clube Altetico Paranaense on loan and will leave shortly for Brazil, Dempo announced here on Monday.

Eelco Schattorie becomes new East Bengal coach
Eelco Schattorie becomes new East Bengal coach

Dutchman Eelco Schattorie Thursday was named the new head coach of city soccer giants East Bengal, hours after Armando Colaco bade an emotional farewell to the club after getting to know about the new recruit.

East new coach Eelco Schattori ready for tough challenge
East new coach Eelco Schattori ready for tough challenge

East Bengal on Thursday welcomed Eelco Schattorie as its new head coach, who seemed determined to set the house in order of the struggling Red and Gold brigade.

Armando Colaco resigns form post of head coach of East Bengal
Armando Colaco resigns form post of head coach of East Bengal

Putting an end to all speculations, Armando Colaco on Thursday resigned from the post of East Bengal head coach, even as Dutchman Eelco Schattorie is expected to succeed the Goan this evening.

Armando Colaco hints he may quit East Bengal
Armando Colaco hints he may quit East Bengal

East Bengal coach Armando Colaco today refused to comment on whether he will be quitting the club but dropped enough hints that he could be on his way out dismayed with the way he has been treated at the red-and-gold-camp.

I-League: East Bengal, Mohun Bagan gear up for enticing Kolkata derby
I-League: East Bengal, Mohun Bagan gear up for enticing Kolkata derby

Under Armando Colaco's coaching East Bengal might have never lost to Mohun Bagan, but come tomorrow the struggling Red-and-Golds will feel the threat to keep their record intact in Kolkata derby of the I-League football fixture at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan. Things have tilted towards Mohun Bagan's favour since East Bengal routed their rivals 3-1 riding on a Ranty Martins brace to lift the local league crown on August 31 last year.

I-League: EB to lock horns with Bharat FC, speculation rife about Colaco
I-League: EB to lock horns with Bharat FC, speculation rife about Colaco

 With speculation rife about their coach Armando Colaco's future at the club, East Bengal will take on winless debutants Bharat FC in the I-League football at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan here on Sunday. 

Inconsistent East Bengal face upbeat Sporting Clube in I-League
Inconsistent East Bengal face upbeat Sporting Clube in I-League

East Bengal is looking to set aside their disappointing performance in the Federation Cup as they start their I-League football tournament campaign against Sporting Clube de Goa, here on Sunday.

East Bengal announces ban on media
East Bengal announces ban on media

Fresh from their flop show at the Federation Cup football tournament, city football giants East Bengal Sunday banned the media from attending the club's practice sessions and interacting with the players or the coach.

Baichung Bhutia to play for East Bengal one last time in I-League
Baichung Bhutia to play for East Bengal one last time in I-League

It was in famous red-and-gold East Bengal jersey that 17-year-old Baichung Bhutia came into prominence back in 1995 and after nearly two decades, one of India's greatest ever footballer is going to play what will be his final season in Indian club football.

Zico is inspiring and ISL gives hope: Armando Colaco
Zico is inspiring and ISL gives hope: Armando Colaco

One of Indian football's well-known coaches, Armando Colaco says he has "learnt many things" by watching the legendary Zico's training sessions with players of Indian Super League franchise FC Goa.

Armando Colaco against playing Ranti Martins and Dudu Omagbemi in all matches

With a packed calendar ahead, East Bengal coach Armando Colaco Thursday said he would not like to put his top forwards Ranti Martins and Dudu Omagbemi under stress as the defending champions kick off the season against Mohammedan Sporting in the local league Sunday.

Brazil`s humiliating defeat saddens Bengal

Bengal traditionally has a big support base for Brazil which is evident once again as a pall of gloom descended on the city after the hosts`s landslide 1-7 defeat against Germany in the World Cup semis.

Armando Colaco leaves East Bengal, set to coach Churchill Bros

East Bengal on Thursday confirmed that Armando Colaco has relinquished the position of chief coach as he is set to guide Goan giants Churchill Brothers next season.

EB blank United SC to finish runners-up in I-League

Second-half goals by Abhishek Das, Edeh Chidi and substitute Seminlen Doungel helped East Bengal blank United SC 3-0 to secure I-League runners-up place for a third time in four seasons.

EB aim to finish runners-up with a win over United SC

Having missed the crown narrowly, East Bengal will look to finish runners-up for a third time in four seasons when they conclude their I-League campaign against United SC at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Monday.

Bengaluru FC only a win away from I-League crown

Bengaluru FC are close to becoming the first team to win the I-League on debut but will have to negotiate a tricky opponent when they take on Dempo Sports Club at the Nehru Stadium here Monday.

Churchill looking for win against EB to avoid relegation

Churchill Brothers, struggling to avoid relegation, will be desperately looking for a victory when they take on title contenders East Bengal in a crucial encounter in the 24th round of the I-League at Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.