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History of Mohun Bagan Athletic Club

1889
15/08/1889

The Beginning of the Journey: 1889-1903

The Beginning of the Journey: 1889-1903

The first “Home Ground” of the Club on the spacious ground of Mohun Bagan Villa Kirti Mitter, the father of Priyanath Mitter owned a famous marble palace named ‘Mohun Bagan Villa’ near Shyambazar area. The Villa and adjacent grounds were surrounded by Fariapukur Street on the north, Upper Circular Road..Read More…

1904
04/09/1904

First Step Towards Success: 1904–1910

First Step Towards Success: 1904–1910

Trades Cup Champion Team -1908 Organizational and team-building ability of Major Sailendra Nath Bose finally brought in much desired success.  In the year 1904, Mohun Bagan won its first trophy — Cooch Behar Cup. But in the same year Mr. Durgacharan Laha, one of the patrons of Mohun Bagan club passed..Read More…

1911
29/07/1911

Creation Of History – 1911 IFA Shield Champion

Creation Of History – 1911 IFA Shield Champion

Historic 1911 IFA Shield Winning Squad “All honour to Mohun Bagan!! Those eleven players are not only a glory to themselves and to their Club and to the great nation to which they belong; they are the glory to the game itself”— this was the report that was published in..Read More…

1912
09/04/1912

From 1912 to 1919 – (Silver Jubilee in 1914)

From 1912 to 1919 – (Silver Jubilee in 1914)

Gostha Paul – The Chinese Wall The British people did not take this defeat of East Yorkshire Regiment in right spirit. They were very angry on Mohun Bagan and tried to keep Mohun Bagan under pressure. The dark side of this conspiracy came in 1912 IFA Shield. In the first..Read More…

1920
10/04/1920

1920 to 1929 – Journey Started in Rovers,Durand

1920 to 1929 – Journey Started in Rovers,Durand

Football Team Late 20s In 1920, Club was second in the League Championship contests, the Calcutta FC being the champions that year. It also went up to the semi-final in the IFA Shield tournament but surprisingly lost to Kumartuli by 1-2 goals. In 1921, Mohun Bagan again achieved runners up..Read More…

1930
10/04/1930

1930 to 1939 – First-Ever Calcutta League Championship

1930 to 1939 – First-Ever Calcutta League Championship

First Ever Calcutta League Champion Team In 1930, there was strong political agitation throughout the country and there was a serious apprehensions of riots and of disturbances of the public tranquility. As uncertainty looms large Mohun Bagan and other Indian League Clubs met and decided not to play matches that..Read More…

1940
10/04/1940

1940 to 1949 – Indian Independence 2nd IFA Shield Win

1940 to 1949 – Indian Independence 2nd IFA Shield Win

1947 IFA Shield Winning Squad Although delayed by a year, Mohun Bagan celebrated club’s Golden Jubilee in 1940. The Golden Jubilee sub-committee under the leadership of D. N. Guin, worked untiringly to make the celebration a grand success. Celebration ended with an annual athletic competition on 20th January, 1941. This..Read More…

1950
05/03/1950

1950-1959 – Durand Rovers & Calcutta double crown

1950-1959 – Durand Rovers & Calcutta double crown

1954 Team After Winning First Double Calcutta League & IFA Shield In 1950 Sailen Manna became the captain of Mohun Bagan. The club reached the final of Durand Cup but lost to Hyderabad City Police in the replay final. This year Chandrasekhar Sen was selected as the Secretary of the..Read More…

1960
11/04/1960

1960-1969 – Trophies Galore, Platinum Jubilee Celebration

1960-1969 – Trophies Galore, Platinum Jubilee Celebration

1965 – Hattrick of Winning Durand Cup 1960 was a golden year for Mohun Bagan. This year club grabbed the Calcutta double crown — IFA Shield and League and won Durand Cup jointly. That year at the Pre-Olympic Match of the Rome Olympic, Mohun Bagan’s Jarnail Singh, Chuni Goswami, Kempaiah..Read More…

1970
10/04/1970

1970-1979 – Pele’s Date With Mohun Bagan, Resurgence of Mariners

1970-1979 – Pele’s Date With Mohun Bagan, Resurgence of Mariners

Historic Cosmos Match in 1977, Pele in Action In 1970, club won the Rovers Cup defeating Mahindra and Mahindra by a solitary goal in the replay final. The goal was scored by Subhas Bhowmick. In 1971, Mohun Bagan again won the Rovers cup defeating Vasco Sporting Club by 1-0. The..Read More…

1980
10/04/1980

1980-1989 – Centenary Celebration, National Club Status

1980-1989 – Centenary Celebration, National Club Status

1984 Durand Champion Squad In 1980, club won Federation Cup for the second time (joint winner) and Durand Cup defeating Mohammedan Sporting Club by 1-0. Kolkata Football League was abandoned due to the tragic incident on 16th August derby match at Eden Gardens, where 16 football lovers died at the..Read More…

1990
11/04/1990

1990-1999 – Journey Started For Foreign Players,1st NFL Trophy

1997 CFL Champion Squad In 1990, Mohun Bagan’s only success was the winning of First Division Calcutta League. This year Mohun Bagan players got the privilege to showcase their talent against famous World cupper of Cameroon Roger Milla when he came with his club (Diamond Club) to participate in a..Read More…

2000
11/04/2000

2000–2009 – THE NEW MILLENNIUM AND THE BRAZILIAN MAGIC

2000–2009 – THE NEW MILLENNIUM AND THE BRAZILIAN MAGIC

2001-02 NFL Champion Team In 2000, Club won three national level tournaments — Durand Cup defeating Mahindra United by a golden goal, Rovers Cup defeating Churchill Brothers by 2-0 and National Football League(1999-00 season) for the second time along with Sikkim Governor’s Gold Cup and All Airlines Gold Cup. In..Read More…

2010
11/04/2010

2010–2019 – I League Triumph

2010–2019 – I League Triumph

Hero I League 2014-15 Champion Team 2010-11 was not so great season for mariners. Stanley Rozario was appointed as Head Coach. Mohun Bagan beat Dempo in the Fed Semi-final to reach the final but lost to arch rival East Bengal in the final 0-1. The final match was marred by..Read More…