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

mumbai round-up – The Hindu

mumbai round-up
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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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Pune FC and Bharat FC closing down is the beginning of the end of I-League – Firstpost


Firstpost
Pune FC and Bharat FC closing down is the beginning of the end of I-League
Firstpost
I-League club Pune FC are ready to shut down their first team operations. Bharat FC, which made their I-League debut last year, have not signed a single player and according to a Goal.com report, a lot of their staff have submitted resignations and
I-League clubs Pune, Bharat FC planning to disband first teamThe Indian Express
I-League: Pune FC likely to disband first team, Bharat FC's future uncertainZee News
Pune FC likely to shut first team operations, Bharat FC's future up in the airGoal.com
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Future of Pune clubs looking bleak as Bharat FC release players – Sportskeeda


Sportskeeda
Future of Pune clubs looking bleak as Bharat FC release players
Sportskeeda
According to Goal, Bharat FC have terminated the contracts of Ashutosh Mehta and Justin Stephen along with two other players ahead of their second season in the I-League. Bharat FC finished rock bottom on the I-League table in their maiden campaign but …
Bharat FC release Mehta and StephenGoal.com

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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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Bharat FC signs Manjeet Singh and Shahinlal Meloly – Sportskeeda


Sportskeeda
Bharat FC signs Manjeet Singh and Shahinlal Meloly
Sportskeeda
Bharat FC made their first domestic signings for the 2014-15 season of the I-League, acquiring goalkeeper ShahinlalMeloly and striker Manjeet Singh on season-long deals. Manjeet Singh joined Bharat FC from Churchill Brothers SC while ShahinlalMeloly …

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Bengaluru FC: In a league of its own – Livemint


Livemint
Bengaluru FC: In a league of its own
Livemint
Bharat FC, rather comically, shut up shop in 2015 after only one year in existence. Meanwhile, icons with corporate backing like Mahindra United (shut down in 2010) and JCT (2011) ended their long-standing tryst with Indian football, and Mohammedan …

Bengaluru – Goal.com


Goal.com
Bengaluru
Goal.com
Eugeneson Lyngdoh's second half strike earned a second consecutive I-League victory for defending champions Bengaluru FC as they defeated Bharat FC 1-0 in an I-League match on Sunday evening at the Kanteerva Stadium. Ashley Westwood made a …
I-League: Bharat FC keen to make a markThe Hindu
I League: Eugeneson Lyngdoh Strike Sinks Bharat FCSports Rediscovered
Blues keen to keep momentum going as Bharat FC come to the fortressSportskeeda

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Bharat FC sign India stalwart Gouramangi Singh – Sportskeeda


Sportskeeda
Bharat FC sign India stalwart Gouramangi Singh
Sportskeeda
Bharat FC took a major step on firming up its squad for the 2014-15 season of the I-League, snapping up Gouramangi Singh Moirangthem from Chennaiyin FC on a season-long contract. The 28-year-old Singh joined Bharat FC's pre-season training camp at …
Gouramangi Singh is Bharat FC's latest catchThe Hindu

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I-League: Dempo FC play out goalless draw with Bharat FC – Zee News

I-League: Dempo FC play out goalless draw with Bharat FC
Zee News
Dempo FC looked the better of the two sides having more ball possession and creating more scoring chances but they lacked the finishing with Joy Ferrao being the culprit as he missed two clear chances. Bharat FC keeper Arindam did well to bring off

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