2018–19 ATK season

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2018–19 season
OwnersKolkata Games and Sports Pvt. Ltd.
Head CoachSteve Coppell
StadiumSalt Lake Stadium
Indian Super LeagueCurrently 6th
Super CupTBD
Highest home attendance41,202
Lowest home attendance15,333
Average home league attendance21,885

The 2018–19 ATK season is the club's fifth season since its establishment in 2014 and their fifth season in the Indian Super League. The fifth edition of ISL commenced with a new look ATK renewing its seasonal rivalry against Kerala Blasters FC on Saturday, September 29, at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan.



After a disappointing season, ATK has appointed Sanjoy Sen as their mentor to recruit national players.[1] The former Mohun Bagan A.C. head coach roped in some of his own former players who he had the experience of working with, along with former ATK players Arnab Mondal and Cavin Lobo[2]



Pre Season and friendlies[edit]

ATK went to Spain on August 18 for their pre-season. This campaign will end on September 15. In spain they played some friendly matches with local clubs and one match with Premier League club Fulham F.C..

They played their first match on 31 August with Lorca FC and won by one goal scored by Kalu Uche. In the second friendly they won by one goal again by defeating Spanish club Real Murcia. ATK played their third match with highly competitive Premier League club Fulham F.C. and defeated just by a whisker.


Indian Super League[edit]


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
4 NorthEast United 12 5 5 2 16 14 +2 20 Qualification for the semifinals
5 Jamshedpur 12 4 7 1 21 14 +7 19
6 ATK 12 4 4 4 10 11 −1 16
7 Pune City 12 3 2 7 12 21 −9 11
8 Kerala Blasters 11 1 6 4 11 14 −3 9
Updated to match(es) played on 15 December 2018. Source: Indian Super League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored.
Group Stage[edit]


There have been 10 goals scored in 10 matches, for an average of 1 goal per match.

3 goals

1 goal

Goalscorers (Against)[edit]

There have been 10 goals scored in 10 matches, for an average of 1 goal per match.

1 goal

Player information[edit]

Current Squad[edit]

As of 16 November 2018

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
India GK Debjit Majumder
India GK Arindam Bhattacharya
India GK Avilash Paul
England DF John Johnson
Brazil DF Gerson Vieira
India DF Arnab Mondal
India DF Aiborlang Khongjee
India DF Sena Ralte
India DF Ricky Lallawmawma
India DF Prabir Das
India DF Ankit Mukherjee
India MF Pronay Halder
Morocco MF Noussair El Maimouni
No. Position Player
India MF Eugeneson Lyngdoh
India MF Malsawmzuala
India MF Hitesh Sharma
India MF Sheikh Faiaz
India MF Komal Thatal
India MF Cavin Lobo
Spain MF Manuel Lanzarote
Cameroon DF Andre Bikey
India FW Jayesh Rane
India FW Balwant Singh
Uruguay FW Emiliano Alfaro
Brazil FW Everton Santos


As of 2 July 2018
Position Name
Head Coach England Steve Coppell
Assistant Coach England Wally Downes
Head of Youth Devolopment India Sanjoy Sen
Goalkeeper Coach England Bobby Mimms
Physiotherapists India Avinandan Chatterjee
India Noel Augustine
Physical Trainer Brazil Djair Miranda Garcia
Team Manager India Avishek Bhattacharjee


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  2. ^ "ISL: Arnab Mondal & Cavin Lobo set to join ATK?". Goal.com. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  3. ^ "Atk on twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Whites Head To Spain". fulhamfc.com. Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  5. ^ "matchday ! atk on Twitter". twitter.com. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  6. ^ "On to our final friendly fixture in Spain". twitter.com. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  7. ^ "fc jumilla on twitter". com. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  8. ^ "atk vs fc jumilla". com. Retrieved 13 September 2018.