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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: Akbar Nawas
League: I-League
2019–20: I-League: 7th (11 teams)

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.

AFC Cup 2020 Standings

GROUP Eteampwdlgfgagdpts
1Bashundhara Kings (BAN)11005143
2Maziya Sports & Recreation (MDV)10102201
3Chennai City FC (IND)10102201
4TC Sports Club (MDV)100115-40

I-League Table 2019-20
1Mohun Bagan AC [C]16123135132239
2East Bengal FC166552318523
3Punjab FC165832321223
4Real Kashmir FC156451614222
5Gokulam Kerala FC156452019122
6TRAU FC176471727-1022
7Chennai City FC165652021-121
8Churchill Brothers156272321220
9NEROCA FC175482735-819
10Aizawl FC153751719-216
11Indian Arrows162311720-139

AFC Cup 2020 Fixtures & Results

datehomeresultawaystagevenuegoalscorer homegoalscorer away
March 11 2020Chennai City FC2-2Maziya Sports & Recreationgroup EJawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Chennai)11′, 90’+ FitoMohamed Irufaan, Ibrahim Mahudhee Hussain
October 23 2020TC Sports ClubcancelledChennai City FCgroup E
October 26 2020Chennai City FCcancelledBashundhara Kingsgroup E
October 29 2020Bashundhara KingscancelledChennai City FCgroup E
November 1 2020Maziya Sports & RecreationcancelledChennai City FCgroup E
November 4 2020Chennai City FCcancelledTC Sports Clubgroup E

I-League Fixtures & Results 2019-20
April 5 2020Chennai City FCcancelledPunjab FCNehru Stadium
March 29 2020Chennai City FCcancelledChurchill BrothersNehru Stadium
March 22 2020East Bengal FCcancelledChennai City FCKalyani
March 14 2020NEROCA FC2-2Chennai City FCKhuman Lampak
March 5 2020Mohun Bagan1-1Chennai City FCKalyani
February 28 2020Indian Arrows0-2Chennai City FCKalinga Stadium
February 23 2020Chennai City FC1-1Aizawl FCNehru Stadium
February 16 2020TRAU FC0-0Chennai City FCKhuman Lampak
February 12 2020Chennai City FC0-1Gokulam Kerala FCNehru Stadium
February 9 2020Churchill Brothers1-2Chennai City FCFatorda
February 5 2020Chennai City FC1-0Indian ArrowsNehru Stadium
January 31 2020Chennai City FC2-3Mohun BaganNehru Stadium
January 25 2020Chennai City FC0-2East Bengal FCNehru Stadium
January 9 2020Gokulam Kerala FC2-3Chennai City FCEMS Stadium
December 26 2019Real Kashmir FC2-1Chennai City FCTRC Ground
December 21 2019Chennai City FC2-2NEROCA FCNehru Stadium
December 17 2019Aizawl FC1-1Chennai City FCRajiv Gandhi Stadium
December 10 2019Punjab FC3-1Chennai City FCGuru Nanak Stadium
December 1 2019Chennai City FC1-0TRAU FCNehru Stadium

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