Saturday, December 20, 2014

Bharat FC announce signing of Shanilal and Manjeet

Head Coach, Stuart Watkiss with the two new signings of Bharat FC,
Shanilal Meloly(left) and Manjeet Singh

New i-League entrants Bharat FC have announced their first Indian signings with Shanilal Meloly of Pune FC and Manjeet Singh of Churchill Brothers joining their squad. Manjeet Singh,28, has plied his trade in many top i-League clubs namely JCT, Mohun Bagan, Mahindra United, Salgaocar FC and most recently Churchill Brothers. 24 year old Shanilal, who hails from Kerala was a part of the Viva Kerala squad in the 2008-09 season, before joining the Red Lizards, Pune FC in 2011.  

Prasad Kapre, Head of Operations, Bharat FC said,"Manjeet has played in the NFL and the I-League for a long time. He has also been part of the national team and he definitely has the quality to perform at this level. Shahinlal is young and Bharat FC is committed to giving young talented players a chance to prove themselves."

"Manjeet’s got a great head on his shoulders. He is calm, thinks every pass through and has a great eye for goal. His movement and tenacity was what impressed me the most. Shahinlal is a good young ‘keeper. He commands his area well and is quite confident of his abilities," said the Head Coach of Bharat FC, Stuart Watkiss on the new signings.

Friday, December 19, 2014

U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results: 19th December 2014

U19 i-League Results 2014-15
U19 i-League 2014-15 Results: 19th December 2014

U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results

East Bengal U19 0-0 Mohun Bagan U19
SC Goa U19 1-2 SESA FA
Pune FC U19 1-3 DSK Shivajians U19

U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results: 18th December 2014

U19 i-League Results 2014-15
U19 i-League 2014-15 Results - 18th December 2014

U19 i-League 2014-15 Results
Mohammedan SC U19 1-1 United SC U19
AIFF Elite Academy 5-1 Dempo SC

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Indian Super League Semi Final: Atletico de Kolkata beat FC Goa to reach the finals

Hero ISL Semi Finals Result
Atletico de Kolkata beat FC Goa in the semi finals after penalty shootout,
Picture Courtesy:
Hero ISL Semi Final Results
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda
FC Goa 0-0(2-4 Penalties) Atletico de Kolkata

Penalty Shootout:
FC Goa: Andre Santos(Miss), Tolgay Ozbey(Scored), Haroon Amiri(Miss), Clifford Miranda(Scored)
ADK: Josemi(Scored), Mohammed Rafi(Scored), Jofre(Scored), Borja Fernandes(Scored)

Atletico de Kolkata will play Kerala Blasters FC in the finals of the inaugural edition of Indian Super League(ISL) on 20th December 2014 in Mumbai.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hero ISL: Kerala Blasters FC progress to the finals defeating Chennaiyin FC on aggregate

Hero ISL Semi Final Results
Hero ISL results Chennaiyin vs Kerala Blasters
Pearson scored the winning goal as Kerala defeated
Chennaiyin FC to advance to the finals of Hero ISL,
Picture Courtesy:
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai
Chennaiyin FC 3-1 Kerala Blasters FC
CFC: Silvestre(42nd), Sandesh Jhingan(Own Goal 76th), Jeje(90th)
KBFC: Stephen Pearson(117th)

Kerala Blasters won 4-3 on aggregate and thus progress to the finals of inaugural edition Hero Indian Super League(ISL).

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Kalyani Bharat FC sign fitness and conditioning coach Lindsay Davis

Lindsay Davis - Bharat FC
Lindsay Davis(Left) with Kalyani Bharat FC
Head Coach Stuart Watkiss
Bharat FC have signed renowned fitness and conditioning coach, Lindsay Davis. The 47 year old, comes with a wealth of experience in areas like nutrition, sports therapy, rehabilitation programs, conditioning, massage, agility and endurance building among many others. The Englishman joins Head Coach Stuart Watkiss and assistant coach Stanly Rozario as part of the technical team.

Davis’ last assignment was with Central FC, a Pro-League club from Trinidad and Tobago. Prior to that, he has worked with the Glenn Hoddle Academy in Jerez Spain, Oxford United Football Club and also served secondments at Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Lokomotiv Moscow FC.

Managing Director of Bharat FC, Amit Kalyani, said that Davis’ immense knowledge in conditioning, sports science and allied fields were the chief reasons behind his appointment.

“Lindsay comes to us highly recommended. He has a proven record of having improved the fitness of athletes that he has worked with. He is an important asset to us at Bharat FC as we aim to make our squad the fittest in the I-League,” he said.

Davis said that the professionalism and high standards of excellence at Bharat FC were the clinching factors behind his move to Pune. “I am passionate about fitness and this assignment allows me to work with a very talented bunch of footballers in a new vibrant setting. Indian football has great potential and my aim at Bharat FC is to build a squad which is physically and mentally robust,” he said.

Head coach of Bharat FC, Stuart Watkiss, said that Davis would play a very important role at the club as they get ready to embark on a gruelling I-League season. “Over the next six months, the players are going to be playing a lot of football. It is essential that we condition and train their bodies to absorb the workload.

“Lindsay has great experience working in diverse cultures and his input will be very crucial to the club as we look to have our squad in prime physical shape over the course of the season,” said Watkiss.

Monday, December 15, 2014

U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results: 13th-14th December 2014

U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results
U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results, 13th-14th December 2014
 U-19 i-League 2014-15 Results

United SC U19 2-1 Mohun Bagan AC U19
AIFF Elite Academy 3-0 SESA FA
Pune FC U19 3-0 Mumbai FC U19


East Bengal U19 2-0 Mohammedan SC U19
Salgaocar U19 2-1 Dempo SC U19
DSK Shivajians U19 6-0 PIFA Sports U19
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