Blog Posts - Bhaichung Bhutia



Case for non-merger of ISL, I-League: Uneven standards and inferior finances

Is an ISL/I-League merger on the cards? As with any new endeavour, there are naysayers. Former India skipper and ex-Bury FC player, Bhaichung Bhutia, is against the idea. He believes that a union at this stage could dilute the standards of the ISL. H...
by Make Time For Sports on Sep 17, 2015

Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia’s return to professional football

New Delhi: Former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia’s return to professional football was marked with success as Sikkim United, team co owned by him rallied to beat Indian Air Force 3-0 in a quarterfinal matchup in the 124th Durand Cup played at the...
by The Sikkim Times on Oct 8, 2011

Shankar Mahadevan fine-tunes anthem for United Sikkim Football Club

Gangtok, July 17: United Sikkim Football Club co-owners Bhaichung Bhutia and music maestro Shankar Mahadevan are working on a theme song to attract more eyeballs to the Gangtok based team. The club has also plans to organise a reality show in collabo...
by The Sikkim Times on Jul 17, 2011

United Sikkim Football Club starts its training sessions @Gangtok

Gangtok, July 12: The 35 player new squad of United Sikkim Football Club (USFC) has started its training sessions for this season here at Paljor Stadium under the chief coach Mr.Stanley Rosario and assistant coach Pranay Subba from 12th July, Tuesday...
by The Sikkim Times on Jul 14, 2011

Bhaichung Bhutia pick-up 30 acre land for football academy near Gangtok

Gangtok: Bhaichung Bhutia has selected and submitted a proposal to the State government for 30 acres of land in Assam Lingzey area, 45 minutes drive away from Gangtok, for his proposed football academy.“We went to Assam Lingzey yesterday with offic...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 19, 2011

17th Assam Riffles felicitates Soccer Icon Baichung Bhutia

UKHRUL, Jun.11: “The secret of my success is my love of the game”, said Baichung Bhutia, former Indian Football team captain who is also referred to as the Sikkimese snipper in the Indian Football world. The football striker coined this word whil...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 12, 2011

SIKKIM TO GIVE LAND PLOT TO BHAICHUNG BHUTIA FOR FOOTBALL ACADEMY

Gangtok:  The State government of Sikkim has asked football icon Bhaichung Bhutia to select and finalize the required land in Pakyong for his proposed football academy. “We have 600 acres of land at Pakyong and have asked Bhaichung to see and...
by The Sikkim Times on Jun 8, 2011

Bhaichung hunts for new faces for United Sikkim FC

Gangtok, May 19: United Sikkim, which failed to qualify for the I-League this time, is looking for footballers from the 1st division clubs to join them and prepare for the next season in 2012. Bhaichung Bhutia, co-owner of the club, is currently in C...
by The Sikkim Times on May 19, 2011

Baichung to keep playing for United Sikkim FC

SHILLONG: Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia on Sunday said he will not don the East Bengal jersey but rather focus on his two-month old United Sikkim Football Club. "I have made up my mind not to return to East Bengal. I have my own club (Unit...
by The Sikkim Times on May 15, 2011

Baichung Bhutia's team, United Sikkim lost 1-2 to Vasco Sports Club

SHILLONG: Sporting Clube de Goa became the second team to qualify for first division I-League after Lajong FC with a 2-0 win over local side Royal Wahingdoh in the final round of the second division competition. National team captain Baichung Bhuti...
by The Sikkim Times on May 14, 2011

united Sikkim sail past Mohammedan Sporting in I-League

Shillong, May 4 (IBNS) United Sikkim notched up their first win in the Second Division I-League final round when they defeated Kolkata’s Mohammedan Sporting by a solitary goal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Shillong. Former Liberian captain Jo...
by The Sikkim Times on May 4, 2011

Referees Killing Football in India:Bhaichung Bhutia

Gangtok: Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia today said that frequent stopping of the game by the referees rob the spectators of the excitement. "Indian referees are killing the game. When the flow of the game is disrupted frequently, people lo...
by The Sikkim Times on May 3, 2011

United Sikkim scores a draw with Shillong’s Royal Wahingdoh Sports Club

shillong: Vasco Sports Club humbled Sporting Clube de Goa 3-0 while United Sikkim held Shillong’s Royal Wahingdoh Sports Club to a goalless draw in their second round match of the 2nd Division I-League here on Friday. In a keenly contested match b...
by The Sikkim Times on Apr 29, 2011

Casino Sikkim to co-sponsor of United Sikkim Football Club

Gangtok- Casino Sikkim and The Royal Plaza announced their association as co-sponsor of United Sikkim Football Club for the round II of second division I-league. After thrilling performance in first round of second division I-league, United Sikkim F...
by The Sikkim Times on Apr 23, 2011

The Men in Blue in Asia Cup Football, for the first time since Kapil Dev!

We will be mocking ourselves by calling ourselves a Football website for Indian Football fans and not have anything about Indian football! Well, here is something to rejoice for Indian Football fans.... Visit our website divineheadbutt.com for the c...
by divineheadbutt on Jan 12, 2011

The ground beneath their feet

Most non cricketing India sportspersons lament the lack of recognition and monetary rewards for the blood sweat and tears that they have shed in their search for excellence at what they pursue and many times rightly so. Most of them have been blunt e...
by Not Cricket on Aug 20, 2009

Bhaichung is Bhaichung and Prashant is still to be near him.....

It is more of an irony....last month Bhaichung and Sonia visited Darjeeling District and thanked for helping him win a dance competition. Bhaichung even performed at Kalimpong and on human ground... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit...
by Proud to be a Sikkimese on Jun 24, 2009

Bhaichung and Sonia entertains Gangtok

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by Proud to be a Sikkimese on Jun 14, 2009

I got a Bhaichung Bhutia autograph

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by Proud to be a Sikkimese on Jun 13, 2009

Baichung thanks his supporters

from Sikkim Reporter Gangtok: Padmashri Baichung Bhutia, India’s Ace footballer and now winner of 3rd Jhalak-dekhla-ja thanked all his well wishers in press conference on Sunday at a ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my...
by Proud to be a Sikkimese on Jun 8, 2009


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