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  • I-League 2017: Indian Arrows colts all set for the challenge as they begin their season vs Chennai City

    Nov 28, 2017

    All eyes will be on Indian Arrows – the developmental squad fielded by the All India Football Federation in the Hero I-League 2017-18 as they take on Chennai City FC in the opening round of campaign at the GMC Bambolim Stadium in Goa on Wednesday (November 29, 2017).

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  • WATCH: Chennai City's armour for the upcoming I-League season

    Nov 22, 2017

    CHENNAI CITY reveal their home, away and third kit for the upcoming I-League season.

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  • Chennai City to kick-start a new era in Coimbatore football

    Nov 20, 2017

    For the football crazy fans from this part of the region, there's good news coming your way as the City is all set to host the prestigious Hero I-League football at the Nehru Stadium here.

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  • I-League 2017: Here's what unfolded at the launch held in Delhi

    Nov 21, 2017

    I-League 2017 held its launch in an event in Delhi today and we bring you everything that unfolded at the event.

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About Chennai City Football Club

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The Chennai City Football Club is recognized and acknowledged as one of the oldest and most prestigious sports clubs in the city. The club was founded 67-years-ago, on April 8, 1946, by a team of five enthusiasts, Ms SV Kanagasabai, Mr E Vadivelu, Mr TR Govindarajan, Mr PV Chellappa and Mr K Ekambaram. Mr Govindarajan, the only surviving founder member of the club, sold the club to Rohit Ramesh, a young football fanatic in December 2013.

The club achieved much in a short span of time. For starters, it occupied position in the senior league only four-years after its emergence and continued to do so for 55-years until 2009-2010. Also noteworthy is the fact that it is the only private club that sustained that position for as long. The club was declared winner of the Bobbili Shield and winner of the Senior Division in 2008-2009. That apart, the team finished as Runners-Up on several occasions including twice in the Senior Division (Super League), once in the State League organized by TFA, at the Gymkhana Club Tournament to Southern Railway in 1956-1957 and at the Social Service Society Tournament to Wimco Sports Club in 1958-1959.

Apart from participating in over fifteen tournaments across the country, its many highlights include the opportunity of representing TFA in the Andhra Sports Festival in Vijayawada in 1953. Following that, in 1954 and 1959, the club had the privilege of participating in what is recognized as India’s oldest and most prestigious tournaments, Durand Cup in New Delhi. The club has had the good fortune of being invited by the Ceylon Football Association in 1960 to take part in its Invitation Tournament in Colombo. The club also participated in the Federation Cup Tournament of AIFF at Kozhikode in 2010.

Over the years, the club has churned out several renowned names in the football fraternity, some of whom include K Sankar who served as the Korea-Japan World Cup referee in 2002, and P Baskar, who served as a FIFA referee and is currently an AIFF instructor. KS Raju and R Amulraj have represented the country at international matches. Several other players have represented the country at Sub Junior Level Asian Championships. Many of its players have served as coaches and sports administrators in their own districts.

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Match Fixtures

Home I-League Fixtures 2017-2018 ( HOME & AWAY )

S.No Date Time Opponents Venue
1 29-11-2017 05:30:00 Indian Arrows Away
2 04-12-2017 02:00:00 Gokulam Kerala FC Away
3 11-12-2017 08:00:00 Minerva Punjab FC Away
4 15-12-2017 02:00:00 Neroca FC Away
5 19-12-2017 08:00:00 Churchill Brothers FC Goa Away
6 22-12-2017 05:30:00 Kingfisher East Bengal Home
7 02-01-2018 08:00:00 Mohun Bagan Away
8 05-01-2018 05:30:00 Shillong Lajong Football Club Away
9 09-01-2018 08:00:00 Neroca FC Home
10 13-01-2018 02:00:00 Aizawl FC Away
11 20-01-2018 05:30:00 Gokulam Kerala FC Home
12 27-01-2018 05:30:00 Indian Arrows Home
13 03-02-2018 02:00:00 Aizawl FC Home
14 07-02-2018 08:00:00 Mohun Bagan Home
15 11-02-2018 02:00:00 Shillong Lajong Football Club Home
16 17-02-2018 05:30:00 Churchill Brothers FC Goa Home
17 24-02-2018 02:00:00 Kingfisher East Bengal Away
18 02-03-2018 05:30:00 Minerva Punjab FC Home

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Chennai - 600 086.

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