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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Bagan bag Darby, team on the 25th!

In their hunt for a foreign coach, Bagan officials have successfully managed to rope in the the 56-year old former Thailand U23 national team assistant coach Stephen David Darby better known as Steve Darby who is also well known throughout Asia as a pundit
for ESPN Star Sports.
Darby has been a UEFA A Licence holder since 1979. He became an official FIFA Instructor for the Oceania region in 1981 and AFC Instructor 1998 and was National Development Manager for the Australian Soccer Federation between 1990-1995 before moving on to coach clubs teams of Australia Singapore and Malaysia. In 2001 he left coaching clubs and took charge of the Vietnamese women's football team, whom he led to a gold medal in the SEA Games.
It is reported that Mr. Darby has been appointed as the Chief Coach of the McDowell Mohun Bagan Football Team for the 2011-12 season. Mr. Darby will arrive in Kolkata on 24th July 2011 and the club officials have arranged a Press Conference at 5.00 pm on the 25th to formally declare such appointment and with that the much awaited announcement of the final squad for this season.

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MOHUN BAGAN ATHLETIC CLUB-The National club of India

A Short History:

MOHUN BAGAN AC-The National club of India, the oldest Club in Asia,
was established on 15th August 1889 when India was up in arms against her collonial head, England.

Eversince its establishment the Club had been winning a lot of local leagues and cups but the moment of greatness that surpasses all came in the year 1911 when Mohun Bagan AC became the first Indian club/team to defeat the foreigners in their own game of football.

On 29th of July 1911 Mohun Bagan won the IFA shield beating East Yorkshire 2-1. Eversince there has been no stopping!

The club has won and keeps on winning many a laurel for the country! It has made our Nation Proud!

According to FIFA rankings, in Asia, Mohun Bagan is the 16th biggest team to have an avg. home crowd of 19,888. According to World standards, Mohun Bagan has been ranked of 127 much ahead of other big clubs like Udinese(Italy), Benfica(Portugal) and Fulham(England) to mention a few.

It is however,not an easy task to consolidate the history of a club which is more than 117 years old*...(read more...)

*For Further Info:Please visit The Offical site of MAC: History section please open in a New Window

Location: Kolkata Maidan
Green and Maroon
Symbol: Sail Boat

Stadium: Mohun Bagan ground
Yuva Bharati Krirangan

MOHUN BAGAN AC- It's not just a club, it is an institution, a religion, a passion. LIVE IT...DIE FOR IT...

A Pictorial trip of the Mohun Bagan Ground!

Satellite Imagery of our Club Ground!*
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Images of Yuva Bharati Krirangan*
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Photos by: Soumyadeb Sinha
Photos by: Soumyadeb Sinha


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