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Don't write us off: East Bengal tell FIFA, AFC

This season the merger of ISL and I-League failed as the Kolkata's heritage clubs said they were unable to pay the hefty franchise fee of Rs 15 crore.

Legends from different eras welcome FIFA U-17 World Cup to Kolkata

Legends from different eras welcome FIFA U-17 World Cup to Kolkata

The 'City of Joy' on Friday accorded a unique welcome to the FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy with traditional rivals Mohun Bagan and East Bengal sharing the dais.

Praful Patel hints things may change in ISL next year

Praful Patel hints things may change in ISL next year

I-League will run concurrently with the ISL this season (2017-18).

Respite for Abinash Ruidas in East Bengal contract row, AIFF says IFA can't decide his case

Respite for Abinash Ruidas in East Bengal contract row, AIFF says IFA can't decide his case

Ruidas was signed by Indian Super League franchise Mumbai City FC at its players draft but East Bengal have claimed that the footballer still had a contract of two more seasons.

I-League committee refers foreigners' quota issue to AIFF

I-League committee refers foreigners' quota issue to AIFF

Earlier, it was proposed that like the Indian Super League (ISL) there would be eight foreigners in a squad with two Asian quota players and five in a playing XI with one Asian player.

East Bengal steal Khalid Jamil from I-League champions Aizawl FC, make him highest-paid coach in India

East Bengal steal Khalid Jamil from I-League champions Aizawl FC, make him highest-paid coach in India

East Bengal, who are yet to win the coveted I-League, wasted little time in striking a deal for a rumoured salary of Rs 1.25 crore, making him the highest-paid coach in Indian football.

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal in dark as ISL announces new teams

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal in dark as ISL announces new teams

The AIFF after its meeting in New Delhi on June 10 had promised to send the minutes and the proposal for the new competition for further deliberation by the two clubs.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

Earlier, the AFC had intervened in the matter with a meeting at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur but there too the logjam had continued and a fresh meeting was called in the national capital.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan officials to meet AIFF chief over ISL logjam

Keen on playing in ISL, the big two clubs, however, have stuck to their demands to waive off the franchise fee of Rs 15 crore.

Bhaichung Bhutia against franchise fee on Mohun Bagan, East Bengal

Bhaichung Bhutia against franchise fee on Mohun Bagan, East Bengal

Former India midfielder Renedy Sing also stressed on the need to have a bigger league in the country in order to accommodate more players.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan likely to attend June 7 AFC meeting to discuss future of Indian Football

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan likely to attend June 7 AFC meeting to discuss future of Indian Football

Both the clubs had joined hands in their tirade against Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), organisers of the Indian Super League (ISL), and threatened to disrupt the cash-rich league if their demands of franchise fee waiver and money from the central pool were not met.

Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

The Big two clubs refused to budge from their three-point demand and did not submit the bid document for their induction into the ISL.

I-League, ISL merger: Bengaluru FC submit bid as ITB submission deadline ends; Mohun Bagan and East Bengal wait  AIFF's response

I-League, ISL merger: Bengaluru FC submit bid as ITB submission deadline ends; Mohun Bagan and East Bengal wait AIFF's response

ISL was established in India in 2014 under the sanction of the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Mohun Bagan not to submit Indian Super League bid document if demands are not met: Reports

Mohun Bagan not to submit Indian Super League bid document if demands are not met: Reports

The last year's I-League champions collected the Invitation To Bid document on the last day and tomorrow is the deadline to submit it.

Indian Super League: Mohun Bagan, East Bengal will not pay franchise fee to be part of tournament

Indian Super League: Mohun Bagan, East Bengal will not pay franchise fee to be part of tournament

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended full support to the Maidan heavyweights, according to IFA president Utpal Ganguli, who had a meeting with the CM.

Federation Cup Final Preview: Defending champions Mohun Bagan start favourites against Bengaluru FC

Federation Cup Final Preview: Defending champions Mohun Bagan start favourites against Bengaluru FC

During the course of this season, Bagan have faced Bengaluru FC five times with their last meeting during AFC Cup Group league fixture resulting in 3-1 win in favour of green and maroon brigade.

East Bengal to bid for Indian Super League participation, Mohun Bagan expected to follow

East Bengal to bid for Indian Super League participation, Mohun Bagan expected to follow

"We have collected the (Invitation To Bid) documents in Mumbai. But this doesn't guarantee our participation. We can not take a plunge in the sea without assessing what's on offer. We will study it and then details will follow," East Bengal general secretariat Kalyan Majumdar confirmed.

Federation Cup: Arch-rivals Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal 2-0 to enter tournament final

Federation Cup: Arch-rivals Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal 2-0 to enter tournament final

Darryl Duffy's 35th-minute header and Balwant Singh's 84th-minute strike proved to be the difference between the two sides as the defending champions progressed to the final, where Bengaluru FC wait them.

Federation Cup: East Bengal, Aizawl FC shares spoil after goalless draw

Federation Cup: East Bengal, Aizawl FC shares spoil after goalless draw

Aizawl FC finished at the top of Group A with seven points from three matches.

Federation Cup: Robin Singh brace hands East Bengal 2-0 win over Chennai City

Federation Cup: Robin Singh brace hands East Bengal 2-0 win over Chennai City

Robin scored in the added time of the first half and in the 76th minute to guide East Bengal to a hard-earned win.