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2018/2019 Season

2 East Bengal 13 3 4 42
3 R. Kashmir 10 6 3 36
4 Churchill Br 9 7 4 34
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Sound of silence: Real Kashmir brace for emotional homecoming

At some time on Thursday, September 5, a football team beset by anxiety and anguish will land in a city and a state completely transformed.

Real Kashmir FC return to Srinagar after a month spent on football duty, cut off from their families and their people, trying to keep their minds on the game but dogged by the uncertainty of what lies ahead. In 2018, RKFC became Indian football's new fairy tale, the first team from the troubled state to qualify for the I-League first division. Today, they are,...

Real Kashmir begin season with one eye on happenings back home

A few days ago, seven Srinagar-based players of the Real Kashmir Football Club gathered in a hotel to ponder their road ahead. There was an atmosphere of tension in the city following speculation that the Indian government was about to scrap the special status of Jammu & Kashmir. Indian troops having flooded into the city and the authorities having imposed indefinite curfew-like restrictions and cut off internet and telephone services in the Valley and surrounding areas.

The players were scheduled...

No title, but a season to remember for East Bengal

Inside 11 seconds of the restart of their last match of 2018, East Bengal's hopes of winning the I-League almost went up in flames in front of their own fans, at the Salt Lake Stadium.

Debutants Real Kashmir, having defended doggedly for 45 minutes, saw midfielder Surchandra Singh zip in a low cross after bombing down the right. East Bengal right-back Lalramchullova tracked back swiftly but the pace of the cross skewed his clearance into the roof of his own net.

Kashmir, perhaps the stingiest defence...

Real Kashmir may appeal rematch vs Minerva Punjab

Real Kashmir were the winners the last time they played Minerva Punjab.
Real Kashmir were the winners the last time they played Minerva Punjab.

The All India Football Federation has ruled that defending champions Minerva Punjab FC -- who pulled out of their I-League clash against Real Kashmir in Srinagar citing security concerns -- will get a rematch, but the debutant side has decided to challenge the order.

The February 18 game did not take place after Minerva refused to travel to Srinagar, insisting that their foreign players had been advised against it by their respective embassies in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack.


Coach David Robertson lauds Real Kashmir's unity, team spirit after fairytale debut season

Real Kashmir's fairy-tale run as the I-League title contenders in their debut season ended after a 2-1 loss to East Bengal on Thursday, but coach David Robertson still takes pride in his side's campaign. Robertson, who led the side through the I-League second division last season, however, had no regrets. "If someone said at the start of the season we will be where we are now, we would be delighted," said the former Scotland international, who has managed Real Kashmir for the last two seasons.