Bharat Football Club (Bharat FC)

Bharat Football Club or Bharat FC was founded by Kalyani Group in 2014. This professional club is based in Pune, Maharashtra and will participate in the I-League 2015 season as a direct entry team.

Current Team Squad

Player Name Role Country
Arindam Bhattacharya Goalkeeper India
Harshad Meher Goalkeeper India
Shahinlal Meloly Goalkeeper India
Nallappan Mohanraj Defender India
Mehrajuddin Wadoo (on loan from FC Pune City) Defender India
Naorem James Singh Defender India
Sabas Saleel Defender India
Bikramjeet Singh Defender India
Gouramangi Singh (Captain) Defender India
Dharmaraj Ravanan (on loan from FC Pune City) Defender India
Syed Rahim Nabi Defender India
Bobby Hassell Defender England
Tomba Singh Midfielder India
Dipendu Dowry Midfielder India
Adil Khan Midfielder India
Lester Fernandez Midfielder India
Simranjit Singh Midfielder India
Steven Dias Midfielder India
Gunashekar Vignesh Midfielder India
Jayashelan Prasad Midfielder India
Romuald Boco Midfielder Benin
Rajinder Kumar Striker India
Surojit Bose Striker India
Manjit Singh Striker India
Subhash Singh Striker India
Kris Bright Striker New Zealand

No grounds to contest experts’ offside call on sporting facilities – Hindustan Times

No grounds to contest experts' offside call on sporting facilities
Hindustan Times
The stadium was home to the now defunct I-League clubs FC Pune City and Bharat FC, and has also proven to be a hospitable environment for the DSK Shivajians – the city's only remaining I-League outfit. While it appears to be unblemished on the outside, …

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Romuald Boco: Leyton Orient sign midfielder following release by Accrington – BBC Sport


BBC Sport
Romuald Boco: Leyton Orient sign midfielder following release by Accrington
BBC Sport
Leyton Orient have signed midfielder Romuald Boco on two-year contract after he was released by Accrington Stanley. Boco, 32, is Orient's 11th signing since they were relegated from the League Two last season. The Benin international joined Accrington …
Leyton Orient sign attacking midfielder Romuald BocoEast London Advertiser
Busy Orient Sign Very Well-Travelled MidfielderPitchero Non-League

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Indian Super League: Subrata Paul & Albino Gomes in 10 most expensive goalkeepers in the draft – Goal.com


Goal.com
Indian Super League: Subrata Paul & Albino Gomes in 10 most expensive goalkeepers in the draft
Goal.com
The top 10 also include veteran custodian Sandip Nandy who represented Kerala Blasters until last season, besides 19-year-old Sukhadev Patil alongside four more goalkeepers valued at ₹10 lakhs after being unused by FC Goa and Mumbai FC in the ISL …

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Leyton Orient: Boco the latest signing at O’s – Yellow Advertiser


Yellow Advertiser
Leyton Orient: Boco the latest signing at O's
Yellow Advertiser
… Lancashire side in 2005. He also represented League of Ireland side Sligo Rovers, Chinese side Shanghai East Asia, Bharat FC of India, Plymouth Argyle, Chesterfield and Portsmouth as well as loan spells with Burton Albion and Havant & Waterlooville.

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PMC’s ‘Ti’ toilets either missing or locked away – Pune Mirror


Pune Mirror
PMC's 'Ti' toilets either missing or locked away
Pune Mirror
While sloganeering for a 'Swachh Bharat' is all the rage, the issue of gender disparity within facilities under this cause seems to have wholly escaped administrations. Within six months after the launch of the 'Ti' … There also seems to be confusion

Initiate action against non-performing officers: Haq – Rising Kashmir


Rising Kashmir
Initiate action against non-performing officers: Haq
Rising Kashmir
Expressing dismay over mediocre performance in implementation of MGNREGA in Pulwama, the Minister for Rural Development, Abdul Haq today took a serious note of fewer man-days generated in the district. He has ordered initiation of action against the …

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I-League clubs Pune, Bharat FC planning to disband first team – The Indian Express


The Indian Express
I-League clubs Pune, Bharat FC planning to disband first team
The Indian Express
It is reliably learnt that the two I-League sides from Pune, Bharat FC and Pune FC, are 'seriously considering' the option of discontinuing their first team operations. While Pune are disillusioned that there seems to be no long-term vision to run the
Pune FC and Bharat FC closing down is the beginning of the end of I-LeagueFirstpost
Report: I-League clubs Pune FC and Bharat FC likely to shut down operationsSportskeeda
I-League: Pune FC likely to disband first team, Bharat FC's future uncertainZee News
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Celtic FC’s Soccer Academy sign a six-year deal with Madhya Bharat SC – The Drum


The Drum
Celtic FC's Soccer Academy sign a six-year deal with Madhya Bharat SC
The Drum
According to an official statement from both the organisations, this partnership follows previous successful relationships in India with both The Mahindra Group and two-time national league champions, Salgaocar FC. Madhya Bharat SC have an existing …

Secretary RDD reviews functioning of department – Daily Excelsior

Secretary RDD reviews functioning of department
Daily Excelsior
Nirmal Sharma took a comprehensive review of the progress on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Geo-tagging of assets, Aadhaar seeding, job card verification, MIS and other schemes. … PDs for the FY 2017-18, financial

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Unlike other I-League clubs, Bharat FC to limit involvement with ISL – Hindustan Times


Hindustan Times
Unlike other I-League clubs, Bharat FC to limit involvement with ISL
Hindustan Times
“This time we want to restrict the inflow and outflow of players from the ISL to two or three. Going to a different coach for three months means the whole philosophy and playing style changes. Then there is fatigue and injury post-ISL to deal with

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