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I-League 2019-20: Which team has the edge?

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INDIAN I-LEAGUE

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
3 Gokulam Kera 5 2 4 17
4 R. Kashmir 4 3 2 15
5 TRAU 4 3 5 15
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Sport returns to valley as Real Kashmir beat Chennai

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Srinagar -- Real Kashmir scored their first victory of the ongoing I-League season with a shock 2-1 defeat of defending champions Chennai City as sporting action returned to the valley after four months on Thursday.

Danish Farooq (22nd minute) and Ivory's Bazie Armand (27th) struck for the winners while Syed Suhail Pasha was the lone scorer for the visitors in the 48th minute.

Real Kashmir had drawn their away matches against Kolkata giants East Bengal and Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) of Imphal...

I-League 2019-20: Which team has the edge?

The 2019-20 I-League season will kick off on Saturday, with Aizawl taking on Mohun Bagan. Who are the favourites for a title challenge this year? Who is most likely to get relegated? Here is ESPN's primer on all the 11 clubs. 

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The champions have done well to keep hold of star striker, and last year's golden boot winner, Pedro Manzi. They've a lost a few of their regulars, including defenders Edwin Vanspaul and Gaurav Bora, but they've made their name by unearthing hidden...

Documentary on Real Kashmir wins at BAFTA Scotland

ESPN India traces the historic rise of a football club from the politically disturbed region of Jammu and Kashmir.

The story of the Real Kashmir Football Club continues to travel wide and reach people and audiences far outside its troubled homeland.

An hour-long documentary made on Real Kashmir FC for BBC Scotland won the BAFTA Scotland award for the best Single Documentary, with director Greg Clark also receiving a nomination for his work. The awards were handed out on Sunday night in Glasgow, with RKFC co-owner Sandeep Chattoo also present at the event and on the stage as a guest of the filmmakers. 

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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...