Eastern Railway FC

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Eastern Railway
Full name Eastern Railway Football Club
Nickname(s) The Railwaymen
Founded 1882 (1882) as Eastern Railway Sports Club
Owner Eastern Railways
League Calcutta Football League
Current season

Eastern Railway Football Club is an Indian Calcutta Football League football club based in Kolkata, West Bengal. Eastern Railway has played in many top tournaments in India like the IFA Shield where they won the then top tournament in 1944. They have also won the Calcutta Football League in 1958.[1] The club used to also be a force in the Durand Cup, making it into the finals of the 1927 tournament.[2]

The club has been represented by many former India members including Sahu Mewalal[3] and Pradip Kumar Banerjee.[4]

Notable Players[edit]

  • Pradip Kumar Banerjee
  • Sahu Mewalal
  • Kajal Mukherjee
  • Prodyout Burman
  • Swaraj Ghosh
  • Prasanta Singha
  • Prabir Mazumder
  • Nikhil Nandy
  • Alok Mukherjee
  • Tapas Som
  • Shankar Moitra
  • Sunil Nandy
  • Balai Mukherjee
  • Tushar Rakshit
  • Asim Moulik


References[edit]

  1. ^ "EASTERN RAILWAY SPORTS CLUB". Kolkata Footballs. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "List of Winners/Runners-Up of the Durand Cup". Indian Football. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sahu Mewalal passes away". Telegraph India. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "P. K. Banerjee Profile". I Love India. Retrieved 7 April 2013.