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Bengaluru FC

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Founded: July 20, 2013
Ground: Sree Kanteerava Stadium
Owner: JSW Group
Chairman: Sajjan Jindal
Head Coach: Carles Cuadrat
League: Indian Super League [ISL], BDFA Super Division League
2019–20: ISL League: Finished 3rd (10 teams)
2019–20: ISL Playoffs: Semifinalists

Bengaluru FC: Norwegian forward Kristian Opseth and 2019-20 I-League winning midfielder Fran González join the club20-Oct-20Norwegian forward Kristian Opseth and 2019-20 I-League winning midfielder Fran González have joined Bengaluru FC for the 2020-21 ISL season.
Goalkeeper Lara Sharma joins Bengaluru FC on a three-year deal03-Oct-20Bengaluru FC have secured the services of 21-year-old goalkeeper Lara Sharma on a three-year deal from ATK Mohun Bagan.
2019-20 AIFF Player of the Year and AIFF Emerging Player of the Year Awards announced25-Sep-20Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Sanju Yadav have been declared winners of the men’s and women’s 2019-20 AIFF Player of the Year award respectively.
Chennai City FC fullback Ajith Kumar joins Bengaluru FC on a three-year-deal22-Aug-20Bengaluru FC have brought onboard Chennai City FC fullback Ajith Kumar on a three-year contract to replace Nishu Kumar.
Indian Super League [ISL] 2020-21 to be held in Goa16-Aug-20The seventh edition of the Indian Super League will be held in Goa between November 21 2020 and March 21 2021.
ISL: Front Men Under the Microscope: Poachers and Advanced Forwards [Part II]09-Aug-20Part II of our analysis on ISL strikers focuses on poachers and advanced forwards and we also discuss the lack of playing time Indian strikers endure.
ISL: Front Men Under the Microscope: Target Men and No. 9s [Part I]08-Aug-20From Target Men to No. 9s, from Gyan-Valskis-Santana to Messi B and Sergio Castel, we analyse the different kinds of forwards plying their trade in the ISL
Goalkeepers Albino Gomes and Prabhsukhan Singh Gill join Kerala Blasters09-Jul-20Kerala Blasters FC have signed 26-year-old goalkeeper Albino Gomes on a three-year deal from Odisha FC ahead of the 2020-21 ISL season.
AFC grants AIFF with membership of AFC Elite Youth Scheme; Two-star Academy Status for Bengaluru FC and Reliance Foundation Young Champs04-Jul-20The Asian Football Confederation has conferred the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with the AFC Elite Youth Scheme full membership status.
The Curious Case of Carles Cuadrat27-Jun-20In this post, we explore the reasons behind BFC’s dip in form in the 2019-20 season and if the Bengaluru FC Head Coach Carles Cuadrat is all that and more.
Bengaluru FC sign Brazilian forward Cleiton Silva20-Jun-20Bengaluru FC have signed 33-year-old Brazilian forward Cleiton Silva on a one-year deal with an option to extend it by another year.
New Rules for the seventh season (2020-21) of the Indian Super League (ISL)17-Jun-20The Indian Super League has issued new rules pertaining to head coaches, number of foreign players, developmental and marquee players ahead of the 2020-21 season of the ISL.
Bengaluru FC sign 21-year-olds Wungngayam Muirang and Joe Zoherliana06-Jun-20Bengaluru FC have wrapped up deals for Gokulam Kerala FC midfielder Wungngayam Muirang and Aizawl FC fullback Joe Zoherliana.
Indian clubs participating in AFC Club competitions in 2021 announced04-Jun-20The following Indian clubs will participate in the AFC Club competitions in 2021: FC Goa, ATK Mohun Bagan and Benglauru FC.
Goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte returns to Bengaluru FC04-Jun-20Bengaluru FC have signed Lalthuammawia Ralte on a two-year deal from FC Goa in what is the custodian’s third stint with the Blues.
Mumbai City FC defender Pratik Chaudhari moves to Bengaluru FC03-Jun-20Bengaluru FC have wrapped up the signing of Mumbai City FC’s 30-year-old defender Pratik Chaudhari on a two-year deal.
Bengaluru FC fullback Nishu Kumar moves to Kerala Blasters31-May-20Kerala Blasters have signed Bengaluru FC fullback Nishu Kumar on a lucrative four-year deal which makes him the highest paid Indian defender.
ISL 2019-20: From the Vanguard to the Bulwark – Four Players who made the Transition16-May-20A statistical and analytical look at fullbacks in the ISL in comparison with players who made the transition from the attacking half of the pitch to the defensive half.
ISL 2019-20 Season: Centre-Back Comparison using Player Protractor30-Apr-20We looked up data on centre-backs playing in the ISL, adjusted it for possession and drew up what we’d like to call “Player Protractors” and analyzed it.
Bengaluru FC sign Jamaican forward Kevaughn Frater on a short-term deal12-Feb-20Bengaluru FC have signed 25-year old Jamaican forward Kevaughn Frater for the remainder of the season as a replacement for the injured Raphael Augusto.
Bengaluru FC sign Nili, send Manuel Onwu on loan to Odisha FC to replace Aridane Santana28-Jan-20Bengaluru FC have signed 25-year-old Spanish winger Nili for the rest of the season as a replacement for Manuel Onwu.
Second Division League 2019-20 will commence on January 25th11-Jan-20The 2nd Division League is all set to commence on the 25th of January with 18 teams competing in the preliminary round of the 2019-20 season.
Bengaluru FC Reserves retain the BDFA Super Division League title05-Jan-20Bengaluru FC ‘B’ won the BDFA Super Division League title for a second year in a row after defeating Ozone FC in their final league match of the season.
Bengaluru FC sign Jamaican striker Deshorn Brown01-Jan-20Bengaluru FC have announced the signing of 29-year-old Jamiacan forward Deshorn Brown on a deal for a year and a half culminating in May of 2021.
ISL 2019-20: Bengaluru FC vs Hyderabad FC: Football by Numbers30-Nov-19The former Blues man Robin Singh scored in stoppage time to rescue a point for Hyderabad FC while Bengaluru FC spurned away a catalogue of chances to put the game beyond doubt.
ISL 2019-20: Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC: Football by Numbers24-Nov-19The travelling Kerala Blasters pressed to impress in the first half, but a dominant second half performance by the Blues helped them to a narrow, yet comfortable win.
ISL 2019-20: Bengaluru FC vs Chennaiyin FC: Football by Numbers11-Nov-19Bengaluru FC pick up their first win of the season while a listless Chennaiyin FC much like last season are stuck firmly at the bottom of the table.
I-League to start on November 30; 10 clubs approved for 2nd Division League25-Oct-19The AIFF League Committee met in New Delhi today and announced that the I-League 2019-20 season will commence on November 30th.
ISL 2019-20: Bengaluru FC vs Northeast United FC: Football by Numbers22-Oct-19A strong defensive performance by both Bengaluru FC and Northeast United FC meant the teams cancelled each other out on a rain-soaked night at the Kanteerava.
Podcast: The Drag Flick: Bengaluru FC 2019-20 Season Preview18-Oct-19In our latest episode, we lament over Miku, fawn over Ashique and discuss Bengaluru FC’s transfers, tactics and chances in the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Bengaluru FC enter into a partnership with Scottish giants Rangers FC28-Sep-19The reigning ISL Champions Bengaluru FC have announced a two-year collaboration with Scottish giants Rangers FC late on Friday evening.
Mumbai City FC sign Bengaluru FC midfielder Bidyananda Singh02-Sep-19Mumbai City FC have brought on-board 21-year-old Bengaluru FC midfielder Bidyananda Singh for the upcoming Indian Super League season.
Bengaluru FC sign Ashique Kuruniyan from FC Pune City27-Aug-19Bengaluru FC have announced the signing of the prodigiously talented 22-year-old winger Ashique Kuruniyan on a four-year-deal from FC Pune City.
Bengaluru FC sign Raphael Augusto from Chennaiyin FC25-Aug-19Bengaluru FC have pulled off a coup with the signing of Chennaiyin FC’s star Brazilian midfielder Raphael Augusto on a two-year deal.
Northeast United FC sign goalkeepers Subhasish Roy Chowdhury and Soram Anganba09-Aug-19Northeast United FC have signed Jamshedpur FC custodian Subhasish Roy Chowdhury and the Bengaluru FC goalie Soram Poirei Anganba for the upcoming season.
Bengaluru FC sign Spanish forward Manuel Onwu17-Jul-19The current Indian Super League champions Bengaluru FC have signed 31-year-old Spanish striker Manuel Onwu on a one-year deal with an option to extend the contract by another year.
Bengaluru FC midfielder Xisco Hernández joins Delhi Dynamos FC25-Jun-19Delhi Dynamos have announced the signing of 29-year-old Spanish attacking midfielder Xisco Hernández from Bengaluru FC for the upcoming ISL 2019-20 season.
Eugeneson Lyngdoh returns to Bengaluru FC on a one-year-deal17-Jun-19
East Bengal FC Transfer Updates: 15th June 201915-Jun-19East Bengal FC have been on overdrive in the transfer market and have made a flurry of signings over the last month and a half. Here’s a look at the newcomers.
Bengaluru FC sign Prabhsukhan Singh Gill and Suresh Singh Wangjam from Indian Arrows14-May-19Bengaluru FC have signed goalkeeper Prabhsukhan Singh Gill and the midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam from the AIFF developmental side, the Indian Arrows.
2nd Division League: Matchday 13 [30/03-06/04]07-Apr-19Lonestar Kashmir are through to the final round; Bengaluru FC B end their campaign with the highest number of wins, goals, points across all three groups.
Hero Super Cup Quarterfinal I: Bengaluru FC vs Chennai City FC: All Things Considered05-Apr-19A Super Cup final in its own right, the quarterfinal encounter between the I-League and Indian Super League champions ended in a win for Chennai City FC in a tightly contested battle at the Kalinga Stadium.
2nd Division League: Matchday 12 [24/03-27/03]28-Mar-19In Matchday 12 of the 2nd Division League, ARA FC and Lonestar Kashmir FC falter in Group A; Lonestar have two games in hand and are two points behind ARA FC leaving them in prime position to qualify if they are able to negotiate their hectic home schedule.
2nd Division League: Matchday 11 [19/03-22/03]23-Mar-19Ozone FC, Chhinga Veng FC and TRAU FC are through to the final round. Lonestar Kashmir’s home games are moved to Katra and Mohammedan SC cry foul…
2nd Division League: Matchday 10 [15/03-18/03]19-Mar-19Chhinga Veng are through to the final round; Mohammedan SC, TRAU FC and Rainbow AC are all in the running for the second qualifying spot in Group C and Ozone FC remain unbeaten and on top of Group B.
ISL 2018-19 Final: Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa: All Things Considered18-Mar-19A combination of steely resolve and fortitude helped Bengaluru FC get the better of FC Goa and clinch the Indian Super League title 2018-19.
ISL 2018-19 SEMI-FINAL I: Bengaluru FC vs Northeast United FC: All Things Considered12-Mar-19Supported by a vociferous home crowd, Bengaluru FC prevailed over an injury-stricken Northeast United FC to book a place in the final of the Indian Super League 2018-19.
ISL 2018-19 SEMI-FINAL I: Northeast United FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered08-Mar-19Northeast United FC put up a spirited performance to beat Bengaluru FC, but an away goal for the visitors means an intriguing second leg encounter is in the offing at The Fortress.
2nd Division League: Matchday 7 [28/02-05/03]06-Mar-19Chhinga Veng FC and Fateh Hyderabad continue to top Group B and C; South United FC are out of the equation for the final round and Mohammedan SC’s chances of going into the next round look bleak.
ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered28-Feb-19A strong second half performance by Jamshedpur FC was enough to put the Bengaluru FC colts to the sword at the Furnace tonight.
2nd Division League: Matchday 6 [24/02-26/02]27-Feb-19Bengaluru FC B and Fateh Hyderabad maintain their perfect start; South United FC go further south and Mohammedan SC pick up their first win at the end of Matchday 6 of the 2nd Division League.
ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru FC vs FC Goa: All Things Considered22-Feb-19A 10-man Bengaluru FC produced a second half display for the ages to dismantle an in-form FC Goa at the Kanteerava Stadium.
ISL 2018-19: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered18-Feb-19Table toppers Bengaluru FC slumped to their second consecutive defeat as a revitalised Delhi Dynamos side capitalised on goalkeeping errors to grab a win at the Den.
ISL 2018-19: Chennaiyin FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered10-Feb-19Too much rotation is spoiling the crop for Bengaluru FC as they slumped to a defeat against Chennaiyin FC at the Marina Arena.
ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru FC vs Kerala Blasters FC: All Things Considered07-Feb-19Kerala Blasters drew first blood, but Bengaluru FC fought hard to salvage a draw in an ill-tempered encounter at the Kanteerava.
ISL: Bengaluru FC sign Spanish midfielder Luisma Villa31-Jan-19On the heels of Chencho’s departure on loan to NEROCA FC, Bengaluru FC have announced the signing of 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Luisma Villa.
Bengaluru FC: Chencho Gyeltshen moves to NEROCA FC on loan31-Jan-19Bengaluru FC’s Bhutanese forward Chencho Gyeltshen will join NEROCA FC on loan till the end of the season.
ISL 2018-19: Bengaluru FC vs Northeast United FC: All Things Considered31-Jan-19Northeast United FC cycled through a catalogue of chances, but failed to finish off Bengaluru FC at the Kanteerava tonight.
2nd Division League: Matchday 4 [25/01-28/01]29-Jan-19Hindustan FC hemorrhage goals again, Lonestar Kashmir and Fateh Hyderabad off to great starts, Mohammedan SC lose while Rainbow AC go top of Group C…
ISL 2018-19: Mumbai City FC vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered28-Jan-19Mumbai City FC go top of the table with a resolute performance to break Bengaluru FC’s unbeaten streak in the league.
ISL 2018-19: Team Previews for the second half of the season26-Jan-19
Sunil Chhetri awarded the Padma Shri by the Govt. of India26-Jan-19The Indian and Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri has been conferred with the Padma Shri award for his contribution to Indian football.
2nd Division League: Matchday 3 [21/01-23/01]24-Jan-19FC Goa [R] inflict a tennis scoreline, Bengaluru FC [R] shuttle past ARA FC and a high-flying Ozone FC go top of Group B at the end of Matchday 3 of the 2nd Division League.
2nd Division League: Matchday 2 [16/01-19/01]20-Jan-19Jamshedpur FC [R] feel the heat at The Furnace, Howrah Show for ATK [R] and South United FC script a miraculous comeback at the end of Matchday 2.
2nd Division League: Fixtures/Schedule, Groups and Tournament Format13-Jan-19The 2nd Division League kicked off yesterday with Mohammedan Sporting losing to ATK Reserves at home. Here’s an overview of the groups, fixtures and format.
Bengaluru FC B are BDFA Super Division Champions28-Dec-18The Bengaluru FC Reserves team (Bengaluru FC ‘B’) clinched the BDFA Super Division title after picking up a win over Army Service Corps (ASC) on Thursday at the Bangalore Football Stadium.
ISL, Dec. 13: Bengaluru FC vs ATK: All Things Considered13-Dec-18Bengaluru FC stretched their lead on top of the table to six points after picking up a win against a profligate ATK side.
ISL, Dec. 9: Bengaluru FC vs Mumbai City FC: All Things Considered09-Dec-18A 10-man Mumbai City FC matched the league leaders Bengaluru FC every step of the way to pick up a point and move into second place on the points table.
ISL, Dec. 5: Northeast United vs Bengaluru FC: All Things Considered05-Dec-18Bengaluru FC left it late again and managed to salvage a point against a dominant Northeast United.
ISL: Bengaluru FC vs FC Pune City (Nov. 30, 2018) All Things Considered30-Nov-18The Bengaluru FC juggernaut rolls on unopposed as they picked up their sixth consecutive win over a feisty FC Pune City at “The Fortress.”
ISL: Bengaluru FC vs Delhi Dynamos (Nov 26, 2018) All Things Considered26-Nov-18An unbeaten Bengaluru FC will go head-to-head against a winless Delhi Dynamos in what will be Sunil Chhetri’s 150th appearance for the club.
ISL: FC Goa vs Bengaluru FC (Nov 22, 2018) All Things Considered22-Nov-18The Indian and Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri made all the difference in tonight’s game which had plenty of talking points across the two sides.
18-year-old ATK Winger Komal Thatal replaces injured Sunil Chhetri at the National Camp13-Nov-18Komal Thatal has been called up for the preparatory national team camp before the friendly against Jordan on November 17th.
Indian Super League: Kerala Blasters vs Bengaluru FC (Nov 5, 2018) All Things Considered05-Nov-18Kerala Blasters FC will rely on their home support to rally around the first team as they take on a strong Bengaluru FC at Kochi today.
Indian Super League: ATK vs Bengaluru FC (Oct 31, 2018) All Things Considered31-Oct-18ATK will be looking to get into the top three when they take on Bengaluru FC at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata today.
Indian Super League: FC Pune City vs Bengaluru FC (Oct 22, 2018) All Things Considered22-Oct-18FC Pune City will be looking for their first win this ISL season when they take on Bengaluru FC at home.
Bengaluru FC B win Puttaiah Memorial Cup15-Oct-18Bengaluru FC won 2-1 over Madras Engineering Group (MEG) in the 2018 Puttaiah Memorial Cup final held at the Bangalore Football Stadium on Sunday. 
Indian Super League: Round 1 Fixtures (Sep 29 – Oct 3 2018) All Things Considered11-Oct-18Here’s a brief overview of the first round of Indian Super League fixtures this 2018-19 season.
KIA Motors are Bengaluru FC’s new principal sponsors10-Oct-18The four-year-deal will see the Bengaluru FC team sport the Kia brand on the front of the club shirt.
Indian Super League: Bengaluru FC Vs Jamshedpur FC (Oct 7) All Things Considered07-Oct-18Indian Super League: Bengaluru FC host Jamshedpur FC at the Sree Kanteerva Stadium. Date, Time: October 7th, 2018, 7.30pm (IST).
Indian Super League 2018‑19 Preview No 9: Bengaluru FC29-Sep-18Bengaluru FC wast the most consistent and dominant team in last season’s Indian Super League; but a managerial change and several roster changes could make going onwards and upwards tougher than usual.
Indian Super League Transfer Season Updates31-Aug-18
Indian Super League (ISL) fixtures are out!25-Aug-18The Indian Super League (ISL) fixture list is out! The league starts off on the 29th of September.

Indian Super League [ISL] Table 2019-20
1FC Goa [Q]18123346232339
2ATK [Q]18104433161734
3Bengaluru FC [Q]188642213930
4Chennaiyin FC [Q]188553226629
5Mumbai City FC187562529-426
6Odisha FC187472831-325
7Kerala Blasters FC184772932-319
8Jamshedpur FC184682235-1318
9Northeast United FC182881630-1414
10Hyderabad FC1824122139-1810

Indian Super League [ISL] Fixtures & Results 2019-20
94March 8 2020Semifinal II 2nd LegATK3-1 (3-2 aggregate)Bengaluru FC
92March 1 2020Semifinal II 1st LegBengaluru FC1-0ATK
88February 22, 2020SATURDAYBengaluru FC2-2ATK19:30
83February 15, 2020SATURDAYKerala Blasters FC2-1Bengaluru FC19:30
78February 9, 2020SUNDAYChennaiyin FC0-0Bengaluru FC19:30
70January 30, 2020THURSDAYBengaluru FC1-0Hyderabad FC19:30
64January 22, 2020WEDNESDAYBengaluru FC3-0Odisha FC19:30
61January 17, 2020FRIDAYMumbai City FC2-0Bengaluru FC19:30
55January 9, 2020THURSDAYBengaluru FC2-0Jamshedpur FC19:30
50January 3, 2020FRIDAYBengaluru FC2-1FC Goa19:30
45December 25, 2019WEDNESDAYATK1-0Bengaluru FC19:30
40December 18, 2019WEDNESDAYNortheast United FC0-2Bengaluru FC19:30
39December 15, 2019SUNDAYBengaluru FC2-3Mumbai City FC19:30
31December 4, 2019WEDNESDAYOdisha FC0-1Bengaluru FC19:30
27November 29, 2019FRIDAYHyderabad FC1-1Bengaluru FC19:30
21November 23, 2019SATURDAYBengaluru FC1-0Kerala Blasters FC19:30
20November 10, 2019SUNDAYBengaluru FC3-0Chennaiyin FC19:30
15November 3, 2019SUNDAYJamshedpur FC0-0Bengaluru FC19:30
9October 28, 2019MONDAYFC Goa1-1Bengaluru FC19:30
2October 21, 2019MONDAYBengaluru FC0-0
Northeast United FC19:30

Gurpreet Singh SandhuLaishram Johnson SinghAdvait ShindeCleiton Silva
Lalthuammawia RalteJuananBiswa DarjeeKristian Opseth
Aditya PatraPratik ChaudhariAmay MorajkarSunil Chhetri
Lara SharmaAjith KumarErik PaartaluDeshorn Brown
Roshan SinghDimas DelgadoThongkhosiem Haokip
Rahul BhekeFran GonzálezParag Shrivas
Joe ZoherlianaSuresh Singh WangjamEdmund Lalrindika
Wungngayam MuirangAjay ChhetriSridarth Nongmeikapam
Harmanjot Khabra
Namgyal Bhutia
Leon Augustine
Emanuel Lalchhanchhuaha
Ashique Kuruniyan
Udanta Singh

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