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

I-League: DSK Shivajians to not be a part of the top division – Goal.com


Goal.com
I-League: DSK Shivajians to not be a part of the top division
Goal.com
It's not so good times for the Punekars as DSK Shivajians becomes the third team from the city to have opted to not ply their trade in the I-League after Pune FC and Bharat FC. It is reliably learnt that DSK Shivajians have communicated their decision
I-League 2017/18: DSK Shivajians not to be a part of the league anymoreSportskeeda

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Shivajians’ withdrawal raises further questions on I-League structure – ESPN


ESPN
Shivajians' withdrawal raises further questions on I-League structure
ESPN
It is being reported that DSK Shivajians have become the third Pune-based side, after Pune FC and Bharat FC, to have withdrawn from the league. Further, after bid documents for fielding a team were announced on July 21, AIFF decided to re-open the …

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Indian Football: Henry Menezes – The closure of clubs is a business decision – Goal.com


Goal.com
Indian Football: Henry Menezes – The closure of clubs is a business decision
Goal.com
As known, Mumbai FC isn't the first club to head towards dissolution. In the past, other clubs from Maharashtra have shut shop too. In 2010, Mahindra United had disbanded whereas Air India closed down two years later. In 2015, Pune FC and Bharat FC had …

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Guwahati Half Marathon held in city – E-Pao.net


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Guwahati Half Marathon held in city
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Professional footballer Durga Boro who was the lead striker for NorthEast United FC in the first season of ISL was the Chief Guest of the marathon. Mr. Abu Nechim, Bowler from Royal Challengers Banaglore Team was the Guest of Honor and Mr. Bharat …
IIT-G organises 9th Half MarathonAssam Tribune

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Hindi, the Enemy’s Language, is Being Slowly Revived in Pakistan – The Quint


The Quint
Hindi, the Enemy's Language, is Being Slowly Revived in Pakistan
The Quint
Noted actor Balraj Sahni and great lyricists like Shailendra and Anand Bakshi had learnt Hindi at their schools and colleges in Rawalpindi. Brilliant Hindi writers like Krishna Sobti, Devendra Satyarthi, Upinder Nath Ashk and many more had started

Celtic FC’s Soccer Academy sign a six-year deal with Madhya Bharat SC – The Drum


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Celtic FC's Soccer Academy sign a six-year deal with Madhya Bharat SC
The Drum
Indian entity Madhya Bharat Sports Club has joined Celtic Soccer Academy's International Partnership Programme in a long-term agreement that will see the Academy work with the club to implement a football development model in Bhopal, India. According …

mumbai round-up – The Hindu

mumbai round-up
The Hindu
Defending champion Western Railway and runner-up Punjab National Bank will not take part in the 13th PMC Bank-Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup All India hockey tournament from September 11 to 19. Hockey India has deputed 12 officials, including four …

Indian football needs established clubs to grow – The Asian Age


The Asian Age
Indian football needs established clubs to grow
The Asian Age
Another franchise team from Pune, Bharat FC lasted just one season. DSK played in the I-League for two seasons. Chennai City FC and Minerva Punjab FC are also franchise teams ready for the second season. Hopefully their stay in the I-League will be …

Veteran Cup: Naharlagun Utd reach final – The Arunachal Times

Veteran Cup: Naharlagun Utd reach final
The Arunachal Times
ITANAGAR, Sep 14: Defending champion Naharlagun United FC entered into the final of the 5th State Level Veteran Cup Football Tournament beating Arunachal United FC by solitary goal. Kipa Takum scored … Kipa Bharat was adjudged man of the match.

High hopes for Bharat FC – The Hindu


The Hindu
High hopes for Bharat FC
The Hindu
The Kalyani-group promoted new I-League football team Bharat FC hopes to spur interest for the game in Pune city through grass root initiatives for the under-privileged children and in government and public schools, trigger a movement through …

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