Oldham Vets Prepare for Dubai

By Emdad Rahman In preparation for their Abu Dhabi and Dubai tour, Abdul Basit’s Oldham Veterans Football Club (OVFC) will play FC London in a friendly in Birmingham on Sunday 2nd October 2016. Both teams have a special bond and many of the OVFC squad have in the past toured Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka… Continue reading Oldham Vets Prepare for Dubai

Undefeated Soul Youth FC Storm to the Title

By Emdad Rahman Soul Youth FC proved irresistible as the Tower Hamlets based club marched to the BFA Summer League Premier Division title. The achievement is altogether more remarkable considering Soul Youth FC went undefeated throughout the campaign with 8 wins and 1 draw. Add to this the fact that this is a debut Premier… Continue reading Undefeated Soul Youth FC Storm to the Title

Revenge is Sweet as Shadwell Claim BFA League Cup Final

By Emdad Rahman Shadwell put behind the disappointment of the Shires Cup behind them to beat Sylhet FC in the final of the BFA Summer League Cup 2016. Both teams had met in the last eight of The Shires Cup, Luton the day before. The derby was a hotly contested game and was won by… Continue reading Revenge is Sweet as Shadwell Claim BFA League Cup Final

Beaumont Win Fourth Sonali Bank Cup Final

By Emdad Rahman Beaumont and Sporting Bengal star Javier Rivera was the two-goal hero as Beaumont Athletic Football Cup defeated Ace FC 2-1 to lift the Sonali Bank Summer League Cup Final for the fourth time. The Schemers’ second, a 25-yard right-footed wonder strike was worthy of winning any cup final. Beaumont manager Mamun Choudhury… Continue reading Beaumont Win Fourth Sonali Bank Cup Final

Sporting Bengal Power to First League Win

By Emdad Rahman Sporting Bengal United FC v West Essex FC: Sporting Bengal United defied their league form and position as a blistering sixteen minute spell saw the boys in blue power into a 3-goal lead in the Essex Senior League game against West Essex FC at Mile End┬áStadium. The pulsating start was the springboard… Continue reading Sporting Bengal Power to First League Win

Sonali Othith Plan Further Sporting Activities

By Emdad Rahman Representatives from as far afield as Birmingham attended a football programme at Chutney’s Vegetarian Restaurant in London’s Camden Town as Sonali Othith (Golden Past) outlined plans for the year ahead. Plans were announced for a Greater Sylhet District Cup to take place in the Autumn. Representatives were handed the responsibility to arrange… Continue reading Sonali Othith Plan Further Sporting Activities

Sporting Leave it Late for Dramatic FA Vase Victory

By Emdad Rahman Sporting Bengal came back from a goal down to win 2-1 against Stowmarket FC in both teams’ FA Vase Cup tie clash at Mile End Stadium. Imrul Ghazi’s men were unlucky to go a goal down and a Braudlaugh penalty sent Stowmarket in a goal up at half time. Sporting were valiant… Continue reading Sporting Leave it Late for Dramatic FA Vase Victory