Pune FC

Full Name: Pune Football Club
Nickname: The Red Lizards
Founded: 2007
Home Ground: Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex
Manager/Coach: Derrick Pereira (India)

I-League Champions: -

Based in Pune, the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, the club was developed in 2007 with the aim of putting the city of Pune on the footballing map in India.

Their first season in the I-League in 2009-10 was considered a major success with the club finishing in third place and despite a poor start to their next season the club recovered to finish in fifth place.

The club will launch a youth academy in 2011 which will put youngsters through a systemised youth development program with the aim of producing better footballers for India and for Pune FC.


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