ISL 2014 - PUNE CITY FC (JUNE-JULY)FC Pune City : The franchisee based at Pune for ISL
31.07.2014: The franchisee for Indian Super League based at Pune are owned by Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. Today Pune franchisee announced their team name as FC Pune City. FC Pune City announced a strategic tie-up with Italian Serie A side ACF Fiorentina, as they have signed the ex Juventus star David Trezeguet as the Team's marquee player. Trezeguet, who represented France won the 1998 FIFA World Cup and 2000 European Championship has the record of being the third highest goal scorer ever for his country.
While interacting after the inauguration of the team, Gaurav Modwel CEO of FC Pune City said, "Indian football is at a point of inflexion, and FC Pune City shall leave no stone unturned in our endeavour to fulfill millions of dreams of players, fans and of football lovers. We shall uphold our motto of Passion, Honor and Glory on the pitch and off it as well - by engaging with the community and working purposefully at grass root level. Our partnership with ACF Fiorentina is a step in this direction." Mr Gaurav Modwel furthur added,"By joining hands with the legends of football, FC Pune City brings international expertise to the Team to nurture young talent and hopefully take football to a different level in a country”
The home ground of FC Pune City Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi Stadium. The Balewadi stadium is one of the modern stadium in the country with an international look out has been selected as one of the venue of 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup.
FC Pune City : FC PUNE CITY UNVEIL THEIR TEAM AND JERSEY
22.08.2014: The Wadhawan Group-owned franchisee for Indian Super League Fc Pune City officially unveil their team and jersey at a function in Pune today. After the completion of the players drafting eleven domestic footballers was present today. Pune City's full squad will soon be donning the blue-and-orange kit, a prospect that excites team CEO Gaurav Modwel. The FC Pune City CEO Gaurav Modwel, said " We are excited about our players, coaching staff, and team management. Every member believes in our endeavor to be a winning team. I am confident that the Indian and international players will blend in together and play some great football for the fans," FC Pune City will going to start their pre season training 24th August onwards. The marquee footballer David Trezeguet will going to lead the team , who is expected to join the team soon.
FC Pune City : FRANCO COLOMBA JOINED FC PUNE CITY AS CHIEF COACH
02.08.2014: Franco Colomba joined FC Pune City as the head coach. Franco isan experienced manager in the European circuit as this 59-year old Italian manager had worked for the famous Italian clubs like Napoli, Cagliari, Verona, Parma over a golden 23 year career in management and is one of the respected names in football management in Italy.
FC Pune City are in a target to build up a strong and competitive line up. They are successful in signing Goalkeeper Emanuele Belardi and Italian Defender Bruno Cirillo along with host of experienced and young domestic footballers like Lenny Rodrigues, Dharamraj Ravanan, Ashutosh Mehta, Joaquim Abranches, Pritam Kotal, Manish Maithani, Israil Gurung, Deepak Devrani, Tapan Maity, Arindam Bhattacharya, Anupam Sarkar, Pratik Shinde, Lalit Thapa and Mehrajuddin Wadoo.
ISL 2014 2014 - PUNE CITY FC (SEPT-OCTOBER)
DUDU OMAGMEMI OF EAST BENGAL SIGNED FOR ISL TEAM PUNE CITY FC
01.10.2014: the Nigerian star Dudu Omegbemi has signed for FC Pune City in the Indian Super League.Dudu is one of the most successful foreign recruit, now playing for East Bengal Club. In the current season Dudu had become the joint top scorer in the Kolkata football league scored eight goals with two hatricks.
PUNE CITY FC beat DSK U-19 Team 8-1 in a practice match today where Dudu played for Pune City FC and scored 2 goals assist by Tapan Maity,, David Trezeguet hattrick, Bolardi 1 and 1 same side.
Dudu is playing in India since 2001, had an experience e to play in the EPL had scored more than one hundred goals in Indian club football. While playing in the I League he had many great successes with Sporting Clube de Goa, with whom he played for eight seasons, becoming the league's top goal scorer. He scored 73 goals in 89 appearances for his club.
While interacting after his first training session Dudu said,“It feels good to be a part of FC Pune City. The training methods are different from what I am used to, but I am hopeful of adjusting to this very quickly. The team looks in good shape and I am happy to be training under a great coach and playing with talented players,"
FC PUNE CITY LEAVES FOR FLORENCE FOR PRE-SEASON
04.09.2014: FC Pune City the team from Pune for the oening edition of the Indian Super League will have their pre season tranning session at Florence. The Italian coach Franco Columba had the initial parts of training at Pune and is now set to move to Florence for the upgraded and modernized tanning. The international footballers are likely to join the team at Florence.
ISL 2014 2014 - PUNE CITY FC (SEPT-OCTOBER)CURRENT WORLD CUPPER IN FC PUNE CITY
01.10.2014: World Cupper confirmed his participation in Indian Super league. Yes, Pune City FC did the magic today when they confirmed the signing of Greece international Kostas Katsouranis. The 35 years defensive midfielder from Greece who played for Benefica is the only footballer in the Indian Super League who participated in the recently concluded FIFA World Cup at Brazil.
Kostas Katsouranis, starts his carrier 1996 when he joined Panachaiki a premier Division club of Greece. Kostas was a member of Benefica in the year 2008-09. He was selected as the Super League Greece Greek footballer of the year twice, first in 2004-05 and in 2012-13. Apart from this, Kostas was honored with Benfica Player of the year in 2008.
Kostas are having a long international experience as he was selected to play for the U-21 Greece National team in 2000. Kostas participated in 114 international matches for his country scored 10 international goals. Kostas reached the mile stone of participating in his 100th international match against Slovakia and became the forth footballer to create the record.
FC Pune City are in touch with this defender for long and at last the deal was finalized. Kostas Katsouranis made his international debut in 2003 against Sweden and scored his first goal against Kazakhstan in a 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier. He was one of the important member in Greece's 2004 UEFA Euro win. While interacting after the agreement Kostas said "It is not an impulsive decision for me, I had been in touch with the FC Pune City for over a month. What really attracted me to join them was their desire to win and promote football in India,"
After David Trezeguet, the marquee footballer of the Pune franchisee the joining of the Worldcupper Kostas and Dudu Omegbemi will definitely strengthen FC Pune City. Katsouranis's exceptional leader characteristics along with experience and will add more flavor.
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ISL 2014 2014 - PUNE CITY FC (TEAM)FC PUNE CITY
1 India GK Lalit Thapa 2 Colombia DF Andres González 3 South Korea DF Park Kwang-il 4 Italy DF Daniele Magliocchetti 5 Italy DF Bruno Cirillo 6 India MF Manish Maithani 7 India MF Pratik Shinde 8 India MF Tapan Maity 9 Italy MF Davide Colomba 10 Romania FW Adrian Mutu 11 India MF Ashutosh Mehta 12 India DF Anupam Sarkar 13 India DF Dharmaraj Ravanan 14 India MF Israil Gurung 15 Colombia MF Omar Andres Rodríguez 16 India DF Deepak Devrani 17 France FW David Trezeguet 18 Burkina Faso DF Saďdou Panandetiguiri 19 India DF Pritam Kotal 20 Eq. Guinea FW Ivan Bolado 21 Greece MF Kostas Katsouranis 22 India FW Joaquim Abranches 23 Nigeria FW Dudu Omagbemi 24 India MF Lenny Rodrigues 25 Italy GK Emanuele Belardi 26 India MF Mehrajuddin Wadoo 27 India GK Arindam Bhattacharya Head coach Franco Colomba Italy Assistant coach Giovanni Mei Italy Physical trainer Juri Bartoli Italy Goalkeeping coach Pietro Spinosa Italy Fitness coach Lena Fallkvist Sweden Assistant Devan Daniel Italy
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1. Andres Felipe Gonzalez Ramírez AGE - 30 NATIONALITY - Colombia POSITION - CB EXP TEAMS - America, Colo Colo, Santa Fe, Junior PLAYED - 252 SCORED - 10 ISL Team – FC Pune City ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 2. Omar Andres Rodriguez Martinez AGE : 33 NATIONALITY: Colombia POSITION: CM EXP TEAMS: Academia, Deportivo Pasto, Millonarios, Once Caldas PLAYED- 123 SCORED - 8 ISL TEAM – FC Pune City ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 3. Saďdou Mady Panandetiguiri AGE : 30 NATIONALITY: Burkina Faso POSITION: CM EXP TEAMS: Bordeaux, Lokeren, Wehen Wiesbaden, Uniăo Leiria, Valletta, Antwerp, Chippa United PLAYED- 179 SCORED - 1 ISL TEAM - FC Pune City ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 4.Park Kwang-II AGE : 23 NATIONALITY: Korean POSITION: RB/DM EXP TEAMS: Matsumoto Played - 18 scored - 1 ISL TEAM – FC Pune City ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 5. Iván Bolado Palacios AGE : 25 NATIONALITY: Spanish POSITION: ST EXP TEAMS: Racing Santander, Elche, Cartagena, CSKA, Real Aviles Played - 81 scored - 10 ISL TEAM – FC Pune City ===================================================== ===================================================== 1.Massamba Lo Sambou AGE : 27 NATIONALITY: Senegal POSITION: CB EXP TEAMS: AS Monaco, Le Havre, Nantes, Atromitos, Troyes, Chateauroux PLAYED- 107 SCORED – 9 ISL TEAM – North East United ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 2.Tomáš Josl AGE : 29 NATIONALITY: Czech POSITION: CB EXP TEAMS: Kromeriz, Tatran Presov, Ruch Chorzów, Vysocina Jihlava LAYED- 101 SCORED - 4 ISL TEAM – North East United FC ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 3. Guilherme Felipe de Castro AGE : 22 NATIONALITY: Brazilian POSITION: DM EXP TEAMS: CA Paranaense Youth Team Played - ?? scored - ?? ISL TEAM – North East United FC ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 4.Luis Alfredo Yánes Padilla AGE : 31 NATIONALITY: Colombia POSITION: ST EXP TEAMS: Santa Fe, Lille, La Equidad, Cucuta, Junior, Bucaramanga Played - 234 scored - 64 ISL TEAM – North East United FC ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// 5. Do Dong-Hyun AGE : 20 NATIONALITY: Korean POSITION: ST EXP TEAMS: Brisbane Roar, FC Gifu Played - 8 scored - 0 ISL TEAM – North East United FC
ISL 2014 2014 - PUNE CITY FC (FIX/RESULTS)14.10.14 : 19:00 :: Delhi Dynamos FC ( 0-0 ) FC Pune City :: . MATCH REPORT
18.10.14 :: 19:00 :: Mumbai City FC ( V/S ) FC Pune City
26.10.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) FC Goa
30.10.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) Kerala Blasters FC
03.11.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) North East United FC
07.11.14 :: 19:00 :: Atletico de Kolkata ( V/S ) FC Pune City
11.11.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) Chennaiyin FC
15.11.14 :: 19:00 :: North East United FC ( V/S ) FC Pune City
19.11.14 :: 19:00 :: Chennaiyin FC ( V/S ) FC Pune City
22.11.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Goa ( V/S ) FC Pune City
29.11.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) Atletico de Kolkata
03.12.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) Mumbai City FC
06.12.14 :: 19:00 :: FC Pune City ( V/S ) Delhi Dynamos FC
09.12.14 :: 19:00 :: Kerala BlastersFC ( V/S ) FC Pune City
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