1872 Calcutta FC 1878 Dalhousie AC (Calcutta) [founded as Trades Club (Calcutta)] 1889 Mohun Bagan AC (Calcutta) [on Aug 15] 188? Naval Volunteers Club (Calcutta) [disbanded] 1891 Mohammedan SC (Calcutta) 1899 Young Men's FC (Thrissur) [founded on Feb 20 as RB Ferguson FC; oldest football club in the southern part of India] 1906 Guwahati Town Club (Guwahati) 1907 Maharana AC (Guwahati) 1920 Kingfisher East Bengal FC (Calcutta) [founded as East Bengal Club] 1927 Calcutta United FC [founded as Ever Ready Association (Calcutta)] 1939 Indian Nationals FC (Delhi) 1943 Tollygunge Agragami FC (Calcutta) [founded as Russa Agragami Samity] 1946 Chennai City FC [founded as Nethaji SC] Washington SC (Shillong) [merged 2008 with Royal FC (Shillong) to Royal Washingtion FC] 1948 Hindustan FC (Delhi) 1950 City Club (Delhi) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. SC (Bangalore) 1951 Vasco SC (Vasco da Gama) [founded as Clube de Desportos] Indian Air Force (Delhi) 1952 Air India (Mumbai) 1954 Trau FC (Imphal) [on Oct 2] 1955 Salgoacar SC (Vasco da Gama) 1956 Indian Telephone Industries (Bangalore) 1960 Punjab Police FC 1961 Dempo SC (Panjim) [founded as Clube Desportivo de Bicholim] 1962 Mahindra United (Mumbai) [founded as Mahindra & Mahindra SC; disbanded] 1965 Neroca FC (Imphal) 1966 Shastri FC (Delhi) Border Security Force (Jalandhar) 1971 Jagajit Cotton & Textile Mills (Phagwara) [JCT; disbanded 2011] 1972 Titanium FC (Thiruvananthapuram) 1977 Blood Mouth FC (Agartala) 1979 Punjab State Electricity Board (Hoshiarpur) 1983 Shillong Lajong FC 1984 Aizawl FC 1986 State Bank of Travanore (Thiruvananthapuram) 1987 Tata Football Academy (Jamshedpur) DSK Shivajians FC (Pune) Rangdajied United FC (Shillong) [founded as Ar-Hima FC] 1988 Churchill Brothers SC (Salcete) [founded as Varca Club] 1990 Indian Bank Recreation Club (Chennai) 1994 Sporting Clube de Goa (Panaji) 1997 FC Kochin (Kochin) 1998 Bengal Mumbai FC (Mumbai) United Bangalore FC (Bangalore) 2001 Assam Police Blues (Guwahati) 2004 Chirag United Club Kerala (Kochi) [on May 9 as Viva Kerala FC; dissolved 2012] 2005 Minerva Punjab FC (Chandigarh) [founded as Minerva Academy FCC] 2006 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (Mumbai) 2007 Mumbai FC [disbanded 2019] Pune FC [disbanded 2015] 2008 Royal Washington (Shillong] [merger of Royal FC and Washington SC] 2010 Pailan Arrows FC (Calcutta) [founded as India Arrrows FC; dissolved 2013] 2011 United Sikkim FC (Gangtok) 2013 Bengaluru FC (Bangalore) [on Jul 20] 2014 Atlético de Kolkata (Calcutta) [on Apr 13] North East United FC (Guwahati) [on Aug 15] Kerala Blasters (Kochi) [on May 27] Delhi Dynamos FC [on Jul 17] FC Goa (Margao) [on Aug 26] Bharat FC (Pune) [on Aug 26] Mumbai City FC [on Aug 30] Chennaiyin FC (Chennai) Pune City FC 2016 Real Kashmir FC (Srinagar) 2017 Jamshedpur FC [on Jun 12] Gokulam Kerala FC (Calicut) Women Club Foundation Dates 1973 Eastern Sporting Union FC (Imphal) 2000 Kenkre FC (Mumbai) 2008 Apr Baroda Football Academy (Baroda) 2012 Nov 29 Hindustan FC (New Delhi) 2016 Jul 9 Kickstart FC (Bengaluru) Jul HOPS FC (Paprawat Village, Delhi) [House of Power Soccer; founded as South West Delhi FC] [ Sethu FC (Madurai) Alakhpura FC (Alakhpura) Rising Student's Club (Odisha) Indira Gandhi AS&E (Puducherry) 2017 Jan 5 Gokulam Kerala FC (Koshikode) FC Pune City Women (Pune) 2018 Jan 25 Shirsh United Bihar FC (Muzaffarpur) Nov 29 Travancore Royals FC (Thiruvananthapuram) FC Kohalpur City (Kohalpur) 2020 Aug 29 Barwani FC (Barwani) Techtro Swades United FC (Una)
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