Radhakrishnan Dhanarajan

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Radhakrishnan Dhanarajan
Personal information
Full name Radhakrishnan Dhanarajan
Date of birth (1980-10-27) 27 October 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Kerala, India
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
East Bengal F.C.
Number 2
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Chirag United ?? (??)
2010–12 Mohun Bagan ?? (??)
2012–2014 Mohammedan 10 (0)
2014– East Bengal 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May 2015.

R Dhanarajan is an Indian football player hailing from Palghat, Kerala and currently plays for East Bengal F.C. as a defender.


Early career[edit]

He started playing football in CMFC, a D division club in his hometown, and played 3 years there. During his stay CMFC reached A division. After that, he played for some oher local clubs before joining Viva Kerala. He played for 3 years for Viva Kerala and was the captained of the team.[1] During his tenure in Viva Kerala he was coached by Chattuni. He helped the team to get promotion in 1st Division I league and also won the state league.

While playing I league 2nd division, Chirag United officials made him an offer to play for their team in the next season. Though hesitant initially he agreed to the offer based on advice from his coach Chattuni who being an experienced coach in Indian football arena opined that the move will be good for his career. He has played for 3 years in Chirag United.

Mohun Bagan[edit]

He joined Mohun Bagan on a two-year contract.[1][2]


Dhanjrajan was appointed captain of Mohammedan Sporting Club for 2013–14 I-League season, when the team was promoted to the top division.[3] He plays as a defender.[4]

East Bengal[edit]

On 1 July 2014 it was announced that Dhanarajan has signed for East Bengal F.C.[5]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 27 April 2014[6][7]
Club Season League Federation Cup Durand Cup AFC Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mohammedan 2013–14 I-League 10 0 3 0 13 0
Career total 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 13 0