Monthly Archives January 2012

Dempo challenge for Lajong

Dempo challenge for Lajong

Ninth placed Shillong Lajong FC host League leaders Dempo SC in the 16th round I League match at Shillong’s JN Sports Complex newly laid artificial grass field on Sunday.

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Bagan up against Prayag United

Bagan up against Prayag United

McDowell Mohun Bagan would face another Kolkata outfit Prayag United SC at the Salt Lake Stadium on Sunday.

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Churchill face Salgaocar

Churchill face Salgaocar

Salgaocar Sports Club are keen to extend their fine run in six matches — where they have collected 16 points — as they gear for a no-holds-barred battle against Churchill Brothers in the 16th round I League match at the Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, on Sunday.

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Pune FC hope for an encore against rivals Air-India

Pune FC hope for an encore against rivals Air-India

Unbeaten in nine games so far, Pune FC has become the talking point of the I-League. And as they ready themselves to take on state-rivals Air-India in a Round-16 away-cum-home game Derrick Pereira’s team faces the trial of playing without four regular first eleven players.

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East Bengal reign supreme

East Bengal reign supreme

Kingfisher East Bengal overcame a spirited challenge from HAL Bangalore to defeat them 2-0 in the 16th Round I-League encounter, played at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, on Saturday.

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HFA sail into semi-finals

HFA sail into semi-finals

Hugh Fernandes Academy (HFA) sailed into the semifinals by virtue of their hard-fought 1-0 win against a spirited Athens SC in a Division-III play-off match, of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) league, played at the St Xavier’s ground, Parel on Friday afternoon.

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‘Jeje-Keita-Subhash triangle working wonders for us’

‘Jeje-Keita-Subhash triangle working wonders for us’

Comfortably placed in the top-half in the I-League at the moment, Pune FC are on a dream run at the moment. Coach Derrick Pereira spoke on his team’s chances, their strategies and future targets. Excerpts:

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Injury-hit East Bengal start as favourites

Injury-hit East Bengal start as favourites

Kingfisher East Bengal look to consolidate their position at the top of the table when they take on lowly placed HAL at the Yuva Bharati Krinangan on Saturday (January 21). East Bengal stay on 30 points from 15 matches while HAL languish at the bottom of the table with just 3 points from same number of matches.

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Hola does a double for Chheda Nagar

Hola does a double for Chheda Nagar

Chheda Nagar produced a splendid, solid combined performance to inflict a 3-0 defeat on a listless Immaculate Conception (IC) United, in a Division-III play-off match, of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) league, played at the St Xavier’s ground, Parel on Thursday afternoon. The victors, who dominated play throughout the proceedings, enjoyed a solitary 1-0 lead at the end of the first session.

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Composed Sporting sail past Bagan

Composed Sporting sail past Bagan

Sporting Clube de Goa took the winds out of McDowell Mohun Bagan’s sails with a fascinating 2-1 win in a 15th round I-

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