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Chennai City FC

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Founded: 1946 (Nethaji Sports Club)
Ground: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Coimbatore
Capacity: 30,000
Owners: Rohit Ramesh, R Krishnakumar
President: Rohit Ramesh
Coach: Satyasagara
League: I-League
2020-21 I-League: Finished 3rd (5 teams)
(Group B Relegation Round)
2019–20 I-League: 7th (11 teams)

I-League Table


  • In the league phase, each team will play against each other once.
  • Then, the teams will be divided into two groups Group A (Top 7, Championship Round) and Group B (Bottom 5, Relegation Round).
  • In Phase 2, points will be carried forward from the league stage and teams in the groups will play against each other once to determine the winner and the team to be relegated.
2021-22
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LeaguePhase 1
1RoundGlass Punjab FC11003202
2NEROCA FC11003321
3Real Kashmir FC11003321
4Mohammedan SC11003211
5Gokulam Kerala FC11003101
6Indian Arrows10101000
7TRAU FC10101000
8Kenkre FC
9Aizawl FC1001023-1
10Sreenidi Deccan FC1001023-1
11Sudeva Delhi FC1001012-1
12Churchill Brothers1001001-1
13Rajasthan United FC1001002-2

I-League Fixtures & Results

2021-22
datestagehomeresultawaygoalscorer homegoalscorer awayvenue
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1TRAU FC0-0Indian ArrowsMohun Bagan
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC1-0Churchill Brothers16′ Sharif MukhammadKalyani
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC0-2RoundGlass Punjab FC27′ Kurtis Guthrie, 90′ Ashangbam Aphaoba SinghKalyani
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC3-2Sreenidi Deccan FC16′ 22′ 50′ Sergio Mendiguchia41′ Girik Khosla, 59′ David CastanedaNaihati
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC3-2Aizawl FC9′ 45’+2 Tiago Adan, 66′ Mason Robertson38′ Lalthakima Ralte, 85′ RamhlunchhungaKalyani
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC2-1Sudeva Delhi FC13′ SK Faiaz, 53′ Marcus Joseph90’+1 Abhijit SarkarNaihati
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2Sreenidi Deccan FCpostponedTRAU FCMohun Bagan
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2NEROCA FCpostponedGokulam Kerala FCKalyani
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2Aizawl FCpostponedMohammedan SCKalyani
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2Sudeva Delhi FCpostponedIndian ArrowsNaihati
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2Real Kashmir FCpostponedKenkre FCKalyani
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2RoundGlass Punjab FCpostponedChurchill BrothersNaihati
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3Mohammedan SCpostponedSreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3Gokulam Kerala FCpostponedReal Kashmir FCKalyani
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3TRAU FCpostponedNEROCA FCKalyani
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Rajasthan United FCpostponedAizawl FCNaihati
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Kenkre FCpostponedRoundGlass Punjab FCKalyani
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Churchill BrotherspostponedSudeva Delhi FCNaihati
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4Rajasthan United FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCMohun Bagan
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Aizawl FCKalyani
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4Real Kashmir FC19:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4TRAU FC14:00Churchill BrothersNaihati
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Kenkre FCKalyani
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4Mohammedan SC19:30Indian ArrowsNaihati
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC16:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Kenkre FCNaihati
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC19:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Churchill BrothersNaihati
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30Kenkre FCNaihati
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Sreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Churchill Brothers19:30Aizawl FCKalyani
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Real Kashmir FCKalyani
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30Gokulam Kerala FCNaihati
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Indian ArrowsMohun Bagan
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC16:30Kenkre FCKalyani
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC19:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCNaihati
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Mohammedan SCNaihati
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC14:00Kenkre FCMohun Bagan
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC19:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Sudeva Delhi FCKalyani
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Rajasthan United FCNaihati
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Kenkre FCMohun Bagan
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC19:30TRAU FCKalyani
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC16:30Real Kashmir FCKalyani
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30RoundGlass Punjab FCKalyani
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCNaihati
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Indian ArrowsKalyani
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1Kenkre FC19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC14:00Sreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30Mohammedan SCKalyani
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC19:30TRAU FCNaihati
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC14:00Rajasthan United FCMohun Bagan
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC16:30Mohammedan SCKalyani
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30TRAU FCKalyani
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati

Chennai City FC news/posts

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I-League 2021-22 to kick off on December 26 2021; Fixtures & format are out07-Dec-21I-League 2021-22 season will kick-off at the Mohun Bagan Ground in Kolkata on December 26, 2021 with TRAU FC taking on the Indian Arrows.
Chennai City FC denied exemption to play in the I-League; Kenkre FC to replace them04-Dec-21I-League 2021-22: Chennai City FC were denied exemption after failing to meet most of the mandatory AIFF club licensing regulations.
I-League 2021-22 likely to be held mid-December in Kolkata, I-League Qualifiers 2021-22 (2nd Division League) in September in Bangalore26-Jun-21I-League 2021-22 likely to be held mid-December in Kolkata, I-League Qualifiers 2021-22 (2nd Division League) in September in Bangalore.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Final Round]30-Mar-21Gokulam Kerala FC are the champions of the I-League for the first time. Plus, the end of season awards – official and unofficial.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 15]23-Mar-21It’s a three-horse race in the I-League as Gokulam Kerala, TRAU, and Churchill Brothers are level on points with one match to play.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 14]18-Mar-21This week it’s all about Komron Tursanov as TRAU FC top the I-League table, while Churchill Brothers and Gokulam Kerala drop points.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 13]13-Mar-21Bidyashagar Singh is a one-man strike force, Churchill Brothers defence has been breached and Mason Robertson is a striker-cum-defender.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 11&12]08-Mar-21Churchill Brothers are on the verge of lifting their third title while the Scots of Real Kashmir have been lost in translation.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 10]26-Feb-21Mohammedan SC’s last gasp win will see them slug it out with TRAU and Aizawl FC for a top six spot. Also, Mason Robertson has been bossing around the I-League.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 9]20-Feb-21Yan Law wins the Yan Law Derby prompting Mohammedan to sack their coach.. Meanwhile, the mid-table is getting crowded. Also, Songpu Singsit hits the right note as a backup.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 7 & 8]17-Feb-21Goals galore as Punjab and Kashmir are at the top of the I-League. Meanwhile, Mohammedan signed Manzi, lost to Indian Arrows and allowed 22-year old teenager Gaurav Mukhi on the field.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 6]04-Feb-21I-League coaches are classy in interviews; Elvedin Škrijelj is a Slav to the grind. Plus, Alfred Jaryan should be an honorary Mizo.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 5]31-Jan-21Gokulam Kerala enters FIFA’s naughty list and is the I-League a knockout tournament? Plus, why would a club name itself after a road?
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 4]25-Jan-21Absolute shithousery in the I-League be it the Kolkata giants finally paying players’ salaries, a fight over a spot kick, or celebrating a drab 0-0 draw.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 3]21-Jan-21COVID-19 debuts in the I-League; Yan Law makes a comeback; Stanly opts to attend a wedding. Plus – a golazo. 
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 1 & Round 2]15-Jan-21Two teams enjoy power of immunity in the 2020-21 I-League season. Also, a record-breaking goal in the opening rounds.
New rules, new format, fixtures/schedule and league table for the 2020-21 I-League08-Jan-21The upcoming season of the I-League will see a breakaway from the league format where teams play each other twice.
I-League: Chennai City FC appoint Satyasagara as the new Head Coach10-Dec-20Chennai City FC have appointed former assistant coach Satyasagara as the new head coach for the upcoming season of the I-League.
The 2020-21 I-League will commence on January 9, 2021 in Kolkata07-Nov-20AIFF has announced that the 2020-21 I-League will commence on January 9, 2021 in Kolkata.
Former Mohun Bagan fullback Gurjinder Kumar and Ex-Chennai City FC midfielder Mashoor Shereef join Northeast United FC01-Nov-20Northeast United FC have signed former Mohun Bagan fullback Gurjinder Kumar and ex-Chennai City FC midfielder Mashoor Shereef ahead of ISL 7.
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.
Fear and Loathing in the I-League22-Mar-20Since its inaugural edition in 2007, a total of 32 teams have participated in the I-League; 13 years later, their very existence is at stake!
Chennai City FC Set to host first-ever AFC competition in Chennai05-Mar-20Chennai City Football Club (CCFC) are all set to play their first Asian Football Confederation (AFC) cup game in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai.
I-League 2019-20 Round 1 Roundup [30/11-04/12]04-Dec-19Churchill Brothers win big, while Gokulam Kerala fans are awesome. Chennai City begin their defense of the I-League with a win. Also, shaky cameraman on DSport and Round Glass Punjab FC
Football is a way of life in Vada Chennai’s Vyasarpadi06-Oct-19In Vada Chennai, the beautiful game is intertwined with the history of the place and through football, the folks here seek respite from the prejudices that cloud their little neighbourhood.
Chennai City FC sign Spanish winger Adolfo Miranda Araujo24-Aug-19The I-League champions Chennai City FC have signed 29-year-old Spanish winger Adolfo Miranda Araujo on a two-year-deal for the upcoming season.
Delhi Dynamos add 20-year-old I-League winning defender Gaurav Bora to their ranks28-Jun-19Delhi Dynamos FC have announced the signing of 20-year-old defender Gaurav Bora from FC Pune City for the upcoming ISL 2019-20 season.
ATK sign the Michael brothers and Irishman Carl McHugh29-May-19ATK have announced the signings of Michael Soosairaj from Jamshedpur FC, Michael Regin from Chennai City FC and Carl McHugh from Motherwell FC.
Chennaiyin FC sign Edwin Sydney Vanspaul from I-League Champions Chennai City FC17-May-19Chennaiyin FC have announced the signing of 26-year-old midfielder/fullback Edwin Sydney Vanspaul from the 2018-19 I-League Champions Chennai City FC.
Tactical Preview: Chennai City FC & FC Goa: What’s the Difference?08-Apr-19Ahead of the Hero Super Cup semi-final clash between Chennai City FC and FC Goa, here’s a look at what makes them tick – two sides which are similar in philosophy, but differ in execution.
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.
The 2018/19 I-League End of Season Awards13-Mar-19We look back at some of the best (and worst) the 2018/19 I-League season had to offer.
AIFF launch an inquiry into the Chennai City FC vs Minerva Punjab FC game13-Mar-19The All India Football Federation have launched an enquiry into the Chennai City FC – Minerva Punjab championship decider after the match commissioner Balasubramanaiam raised concerns and indicated that the match was “not played in its true spirit.”
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 20 [08/03-09/03]10-Mar-19Chennai City FC win their first-ever I-League championship with a 3-1 win over defending champions Minerva Punjab FC. East Bengal’s 2-1 over Gokulam Kerala saw them finish a point behind the league winners.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 19 [28/02-04/03]05-Mar-19Chennai City FC stumble against Churchill Brothers FC to give East Bengal FC a chance to snatch the I-League trophy away from the table toppers.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 18 [22/02-25/02]25-Feb-19Chennai City FC inched closer to winning their maiden I-League title after an emphatic win over Mohun Bagan, while their closest rivals East Bengal FC and Real Kashmir FC dropped points.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 17 [11/02-18/02]18-Feb-19Pedro Manzi scores five goals in two matches to keep Chennai City FC on top of the 2018/19 I-League table.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 16 [05/02-09/02]10-Feb-19Chennai City FC continues their reign at the top in the 2018/19 I-League season, while Churchill Brothers SC miss out on keeping pace at the top.
I-League: FC Basel announce strategic partnership with Chennai City FC06-Feb-19The Swiss club FC Basel have picked up a stake in Chennai City FC and will assist the club with grassroots development.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 14 [25/01-30/01]30-Jan-19Real Kashmir has blown the 2018/19 I-League title race wide open. The top three teams are separated by two points.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 13 [14/01-19/01]20-Jan-19Pedro Manzi’s wonder-strike and a five-minute brace from Willis Plaza were among the highlights of Round 13 of the 2018/19 I-League season.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 12 [04/01-06/01]06-Jan-19Pedro Manzi can’t stop scoring hat-tricks as Chennai City continue to stay on top of the 2018/19 I-League.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 11 [28/12-30/12]31-Dec-18Chennai City FC stay on top of the I-League, while Real Kashmir FC and NEROCA FC are three points behind.
I-League Clubs form an association and threaten legal action against AIFF31-Dec-18A press conference was held late last evening by the newly-formed I-League (Private) Clubs Association in Kolkata to protest against the apathy shown towards I-League by the AIFF, FSDL and Star Sports.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 10 [19/12-23/12]24-Dec-18Three points separate the top five teams after Real Kashmir FC ended Chennai City FC’s unbeaten run in the 2018/19 I-League. 
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 9 [14/12-16/12]17-Dec-18East Bengal triumphs over Mohun Bagan in the Kolkata Derby. Chennai City FC remains on top of the I-League
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 7 [30/11-5/12]06-Dec-18An unbeaten Chennai City FC hold fort at the top, Real Kashmir impress and East Bengal continue their free fall down the table at the end of Matchday 7.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 6 (23/11-25/11)29-Nov-18Churchill Brothers’ Dawda Ceesay and Willis Plaza star in a shock defeat for Mohun Bagan at the end of Matchday 6.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 3 (4/11-7/11)08-Nov-18At the end of Matchday 3, Chennai City FC move to the top of the table after beating Gokulam Kerala FC 3-2.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 5 (15/11-20/11)21-Nov-18Chennai City FC extend their lead at the top of the table after winning another game away from home at the end of Matchday 5.
Goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson terminates his contract with Chennai City FC16-Nov-18Initial reports suggest there has been a falling out between the Australian goalkeeper Jerrad Tyson and Chennai City FC.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 4 (10/11-13/11)15-Nov-18Braces galore and Chennai City go top of the table at the end of Matchday 4 in the I-League.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 2 (31/10-3/11)04-Nov-18
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 1 (26/10-28/10)31-Oct-18Chennai City FC, East Bengal FC, and Shillong Lajong FC bagged three points each in the opening round of the 2018/19 I-League season.
I-League 2018-19 Preview: Chennai City FC25-Oct-18A preview of the Chennai City FC team this I-League 2018-19 season.
I-League: 2018-19: Fixture List07-Oct-18I-League fixtures are out! The league starts on the 26th of October with Chennai City FC taking on Indian Arrows.

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