FC Deccan

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FC Deccan
FC Deccan.jpg
Full name Football Club of Deccan
Nickname(s) FCD / thegreyellows
Founded 30 September 2017; 12 months ago (2017-09-30)
Ground Bangalore Football Stadium,
Bengaluru, Karnataka
Capacity 7,000
Owner isquarei Sports Company
President Archana Agrahara Ramaiah
League Bangalore Super Division
Website Club website

Football Club of Deccan or FC Deccan is a professional football club based out of Bangalore and participates in Bangalore Super Division. The team's members are all Indians with the average age being 22 years.

History[edit]

Football Club of Deccan was founded on 30 September 2017 in Bangalore with a vision of promoting professional football among youngsters, not only in Bangalore but the entire Deccan Plateau region.Hundreds of talented footballers in the city aspiring to play in the top tier of the Bangalore District Football Association (BDFA) have got another avenue with the unveiling of new city-based club FC Deccan[1].FC Deccan has overseas partners in Germany who are bringing in technical expertise and European style of football to India. The club made headlines on 10 Nov 2017 when it was announced that the side had completed the signings of former I-League midfielder Raju.D of Churchill Brothers SC and former Premier Futsal player Jonathan Piers of Bangalore franchise Bengaluru Royals.

FC Deccan played their first season in 2017–18 Bangalore Super Division. They ended the season at the bottom of the table and were relegated to 'A' division.

Colours and Crest[edit]

From the very moment FC Deccan was founded, the club defines its own emblem that the players proudly wore on their shirts. The "Bull" or "Nandi" in local language - on the crest defines strength and courage, the colours yellow signifies radiant nature of the club with colour grey signifying maturity and responsibility. We are the Greyellows.

Players[edit]

First-team squad[edit]

As of 10 Nov 2017.[2]

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

No. Position Player
1 India GK Venkata Raju.C
21 India GK Abrar Latif
2 India DF Joel Sandeep
3 India DF Sonal.V.Both Kumar
4 India DF Vishwa Krishna.P
6 India DF Sultan Barnes
7 India DF Jonathan Piers
8 India DF Arun.A
20 Tanzania DF Fahim Fuad Hussain
9 India MF Antony Clinton
12 India MF Ronak Raj
No. Position Player
14 India MF Raju.D
19 India MF Seyiekhrietuo Kire
22 India MF Madan Anthony
24 India MF Harshith.M.Dungawath
10 India MF Mithun.B.U
11 India FW Steve Anthony
15 India FW Preetham
16 India FW Ashwin Nelappana
17 India FW Joushua Aji Mathews
18 India MF Thangjam Hemantha

Current Technical Staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach India Louis Nickson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyriac, Biju Babu. "Greyellows ready to fly in Super Division". Times of India.
  2. ^ "Players". Football Club of Deccan. Retrieved 10 November 2017.

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