Smarting from their shock defeat against Pune FC at home, reigning champions and Federation Cup winners Bengaluru FC will face formidable East Bengal in the I-League football tournament at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan, here on Wednesday.
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.
The first Kolkata Derby of the Hero I-League 2014-15 has been rescheduled and the match will now be played on February 11 instead of earlier scheduled January 25 at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan at Salt Lake.
Having posted a victory against East Bengal in their opening encounter, Dempo will be looking to continue the winning momentum when they take on Sporting Clube de Goa in a Group A league encounter of the Hero Federation Cup, to be played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda here Thursday.
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.
Demanding that the bank account of Trinamool Congress be sealed following the arrest of two party MPs in Saradha scam, BJP on Sunday said TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee's "intolerance" and "arrogance" would be the reason for the party's "downfall" in the next Assembly polls.
Atletico de Kolkata is all set to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on hosts FC Goa in their fourth Hero Indian Super League encounter at the Fatorda Stadium, here on Thursday.
Atletico de Kolkata midfielder and Bangladesh skipper Mamunul Islam Mamun said his main endeavour would be to win the hearts of football loving citizens of Kolkata and play for either East Bengal or Mohun Bagan after Indian Super League (ISL) that begins on October 12.