Bhawanipore F.C.

Bhawanipore Club is an Indian football club from Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal. The club has been established in 1910. It has been accepted into the I-League 2nd Division, the 2nd tier of football in India.[2]

Full nameBhawanipore Club
Founded1910;109 years ago (1910;109 years ago)
GroundPaljor Stadium and Salt Lake Stadium[1] and Kalyani Stadium
Capacity30,000 and 120,000 and 10,000
ChairmanSangbad Pratidin
CoachSankarlal Chakraborty
LeagueCalcutta Football League
20142nd, Group B
Final Round: 2nd


Bhawanipore Football Club was founded in 1910 in Bhowanipore, Kolkata.[3] In January 2012 they were officially certified by the All India Football Federation to participate in the I-League 2nd Division, the second tier of football in India.[2] After playing 6 games during the season Bhawanipore ended in 6th place out of 7 in Group C and thus failed to move to the Final half.


South Kolkata Derby

Opponent Played Wins Draws Losses
Bhawanipore 5041
Tollygunge Agragami 6060
Kalighat Milan Sangha 7160
Total 181161

Current technical staff

Position Name
Head Coach Sankarlal Chakraborty
Assistant Coach
(Physiotherapist) (Strength & Conditioning Coach) Aritra Nag


  1. "Stadiums in India". World Stadiums. Archived from the original on 24 September 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
  2. "5 city teams in the 2nd Division". Calcutta Telegraph. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2012.
  3. "Official website of Bhawanipore Club". Archived from the original on 16 August 2013.

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