Subrata Paul, India’s national team goal-keeper, became the first Indian footballer in recent history to get a contract with top-division European team when recently-promoted Danish Superliga club FC Vestsjælland offered to take him on as part of a 6-month transfer for the second half of the 2013-14 season. Subrata had previously spent more than a

Working closely with IMG-Reliance,  Red Bull and The Football Edge, Anglian achieved a first for Indian football by facilitating extended trials for two Indian national team players – goal-keeper Subrata Paul and defender Gouramangi Singh Moirangthem.  The players will be on trials at recently-promoted Danish Superliga club FC Vestsjælland in which Anglian has an ownership stake.  The

Marks the first time the club has made it to the Danish top division Anglian supported player, Netan Sansara, becomes first PIO to make it to the Danish Superliga Anglian Holdings, which also holds a stake in Indian I-League club Shillong Lajong FC, has already begun using the experience to help Indian clubs and players

We are honored that Netan Sansara, a Person of Indian Origin (“PIO”) from the UK, whom Anglian supported during his stint at FC Vestsjælland was awarded the prestigious Sports Achievement of the Year presented by Asian World at the British Indian Awards.  He received this award in part for his effort in helping the club gain promotion to

Contrary to all the pundits and betting sites, FC Vestsjælland ended the first half of the season (after having played 19 games out of a possible 33) in first position.  With 14 more games to go, the club has a decent chance to gain promotion to the Danish Superliga in 5 short years after having

The three players from Shillong Lajong FC, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Lalramluaha and Lalthuammawia Ralte, finally said their goodbyes to their colleagues from FC Vestsjælland.  Below are some pictures of the players with Goalkeeper Thomas Mikkelsen, Head Coach Ove Pedersen and Director Gert Hansen, respectively.

Earlier this year we announced that Anglian was going to bring European leagues closer to Indian footballers.  Barely 6 months have passed since then and it has been raining trials at European clubs for Indian footballers. This summer has seen 6 Indian players training with European clubs to improve their skills and their future prospects

In a previous post we mentioned how British-born Netan Sansara, a Person of Indian Origin (“PIO”), had gone to try out at FC Vestsjælland where the coaches had been impressed by him. Well it seems like he did more than impress them for they have recently signed him on for a one year contract. Netan

In the first collaborative effort between our two clubs, three players from Shillong Lajong FC were selected to go for a three-week training program at FC Vestsjælland in Slagelse, Denmark. Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Lalramluaha and Lalthuammawia Ralte have been training in Slagelse for more than one week and are already well settled in their unfamiliar environs. The

Anglian was able to facilitate the sending of 3 key players from Shillong Lajong to train in Denmark with FC Vestsjælland. The players were exposed to European training and conditioning methods which will help them tremendously once they return to the Lajong squad. Times of India | 13th July 2012   Lajong sending players to