I-League 2021: Real Kashmir look to end winless streak against Mohammedan SC, aim to finish season on high
David Robertson's side has gone spiralling down and are placed at the bottom of Group A with 18 points from 14 games.
With this draw, Gokulam (23 points) find themselves two points adrift of league leaders Churchill Brothers as of now, but could very well find themselves at third if TRAU wins their clash against Punjab FC.
I-League 2021: Real Kashmir FC skipper Mason Robertson appeals to AIFF to get four-match ban revoked
Mason, along with his father David Robertson, who is the head coach of the club, were on Saturday suspended for four matches and fined Rs 2 lakh each for abusing the referee in "filthy vulgar languages" during their I-League game against Indian Arrows at Mohun Bagan ground on 4 February.
I-League 2021: Real Kashmir head coach David Robertson, son Mason suspended, fined for abusing referee
The All India Football Federation Disciplinary Committee observed that the father-son duo abused the referee in "filthy vulgar languages" in their match at Mohun Bagan ground on 4 February after getting annoyed with a decision.
I-League 2020-21: Fredsan Marshall's injury-time strike hands Churchill Brothers victory over Real Kashmir
After Lukman Adefemi's (67th) second-half strike had cancelled out Luka Majcen's first-half goal (45+1), Marshall's (90+4) long-range screamer proved to be the difference between the two sides.
I-League 2020-21: Real Kashmir and Churchill Brothers battle it out to kick-off phase two of the season
While the teams that finished in top-six in Phase 1 will move into Group A and will fight for the I-League title, those in the bottom five will be locked in a relegation battle in Group B.
I-League 2021: Pedro Manzi's brace helps Mohammedan Sporting end Real Kashmir's unbeaten run, secure top-six finish
Mohammedan Sporting with 16 points from 10 games have now ensured a top-six finish.
With the result, the Punjab side have now displaced Churchill Brothers on the summit of I-League points table with 14 points from eight outings — one point ahead of the Red Machines, who have played one game less.
Robertson took up the reigns of Real Kashmir four years ago and guided the club to I-League promotion in 2018-19, the 'Snow Leopards' having finished third and fourth respectively since then.
I-League 2021: Real Kashmir held to draw by Sudeva Delhi; Clayvin Zuniga powers Churchill Brothers to win
Goals by Komron Tursunov in the second minute and Helder Lobato in first-half stoppage time were cancelled out by headers from Nikhil Kadam and Hira Mondal in the 58th and 68th minutes respectively, as both the teams shared points at the end of the 90 minutes.
I-League 2021: Dipanda Dicka, Lalrindika Ralte help Real Kashmir beat Chennai City, register first win of season
Although Chennai City FC dominated possession for much of the match, Real Kashmir's counter-attacking style of play earned them the win.
Real Kashmir stepped up their attack to find an equaliser in the 25th minute before finding the back of the net in the 32nd minute.
I-League: Real Kashmir Football Club and co-founder Shamim Meraj parts ways, end four-year association
Shamim Meraj, whose family owns the Kashmir Monitor newspaper, co-founded Real Kashmir FC club with Sandeep Chattoo in 2016.
Coronavirus Outbreak: I-League fate to be decided on Saturday in video conference call, says AIFF official
I-League had been suspended with 28 matches left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic with Mohun Bagan already having sealed their second title
Coronavirus Outbreak: Fate of I-League hangs in balance, decision after completion of 21-day lockdown
The I-League was suspended on 14 March with four rounds to play though Mohun Bagan have already clinched the title
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East Bengal scraped past Real Kashmir 1-0 in an ill-tempered I-League clash in which two home team players and one from the visiting side were sent off in Srinagar on Monday.
The result takes Real Kashmir to the third place on the Hero I-League standings with 22 points, while Neroca remain in the relegation spot with 15.
Kashmir join the likes of Chennai City and Churchill Brothers on 19 points to enter the top five at least momentarily after 13 games, while Aizawl secure a crucial point to climb just above the relegation zone with 16 points from 14 matches.
Real Kashmir bounced back from two consecutive defeats as they beat Indian Arrows by a solitary goal to remain in the top half of the I-League points table