WEDSON ANSELME, the Haitian striker who has just joined East Bengal, got his stint at the Red and Golds off in style when he scored as well as got two assists in a pre-season friendly match at Siliguri.
EAST BENGAL HAVE adjusted their transfer targets after losing out on the race to sign Sony Norde, and they are going after a variety of new recruits.
A FINAL SCOUTING EFFORT for the Indian squad that will play in the FIFA U-17 World Cup has moved to New Delhi after finishing with its first pit stop at Kalyani.
A couple of days ago, news emerged that the fan-favourite attacking midfielder of East Bengal, Do Dong-hyun, was leaving the club. Hildol Palit, a die hard East Bengal fan, wrote an open letter address to the South Korean free-kick specialist on Facebook. Here is the entire letter, translated from the original Bengali to English, re-published with permission.
THE KOLKATA CLUBS are slowly coming active on the pitch and the transfer market as the start of I-League draws nearer.
LAST NIGHT, an already controversy-ridden season of Calcutta Football League reached a boiling point when controversial refereeing decisions led to fans disrupting the game between Mohun Bagan and Tollygunge Agragami, creating a situation where the match commissioner had to abandon the match with merely two minutes of play still remaining.
IN A MASSIVE U-turn from his previously held position, former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has spoken out in favour of including East Bengal and Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League once its is made the top division league of Indian football next year.
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