Deepak Devrani

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Deepak Devrani
दीपक देवरानी
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-12-10) 10 December 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth New Delhi, India
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Mohun Bagan
Youth career
East Bengal
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Pailan Arrows 23 (1)
2013–2014 Sporting Goa 9 (1)
2014– FC Pune City 0 (0)
2015 Mohun Bagan (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 India U19 7 (0)
2011– India U23 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:51, 20 March 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:51, 20 March 2015 (UTC)

Deepak Devrani (Hindi: दीपक देवरानी, Hindustani pronunciation: [d̪iːpk d̪eːʋraːniː]; born 10 December 1992) is an Indian football player. He currently plays for Mohun Bagan in the I-League as a Centre back, on loan from Indian Super League club FC Pune City.

Early career[edit]

Deepak was about 12 when he first starting kicking the ball. He first started playing football in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi, where his first coach was Nirmal Singh. Then he got selected for D.D.A. Yamuna Nagar where he played under coaches Naveen Khandwal and Ranjith Thapa. In 2007, he moved to the Chandigarh football academy. Since the under-16 level, he has been playing for the national team.

He started his career as a youngster with East Bengal. After not seeing any playing time for East Bengal he jumped at the opportunity to play for Pailan Arrows.[1]

Club career[edit]

Pailan Arrows[edit]

After years in the East Bengal youth system, Devrani was sent to play for the Pailan Arrows, a team that played in the I-League and aimed at preparing players for the 2018 World Cup. During the 2010-11 season, Devrani played only five times for Indian Arrows. Devrani then missed Pailan's first 20 games of the 2011-12 I-League with a knee injury in which Pailan did not win a single match. He made his debut for the Pailan Arrows on 25 March 2012.[2]

Devrani scored his first goal for Pailan Arrows on 21 September 2012 against Mumbai during the 2012 Federation Cup in which he scored the equalizer for Pailan to help them draw the match 2–2.[3] Devrani then scored his first I-League goal on 1 December 2012 against ONGC F.C. when he scored in the 10th minute to give Pailan the lead in a match that would end in favor of Pailan Arrows 4–1.[4] Devrani however did not end December well as he again had to come off injured for Pailan Arrows in the 2nd minute of the match against East Bengal F.C. on 30 December 2012 as his side went down 3–0.[5]

Sporting Goa[edit]

On 18 July 2013 it was confirmed that Devrani has signed for Sporting Goa with Ravi Kumar.[6] He made his debut for Sporting Goa in the I-League on 24 October 2013 against Rangdajied at the Duler Stadium; in which he played the whole match and scored one goal in the 30th minute; as Sporting Goa won the match 3-0.[7]

FC Pune City[edit]

Devrani signed up with FC Pune City for the 2014 Indian Super League.[8]

Career statistics[edit]


As of 20 March 2015[9]
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup International Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Pailan Arrows 2010–11 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
2011–12 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 0
2012–13 17 1 3 1 0 0 20 2
Sporting Goa 2013-14 9 1 1 0 0 0 10 1
FC Pune City 2014 0 0 0 0
Career total 32 2 8 1 0 0 0 0 40 3