Sankar Roy

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Sankar Roy
Personal information
Full nameSankar Roy
Date of birth (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 25)
Place of birth West Bengal, India
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Hyderabad FC
Number 1
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2016–2017 Mohammedan 2 (0)
2017–2020 Mohun Bagan 22 (0)
2020– East Bengal 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 16:22, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

Sankar Roy (born 5 May 1995) is an Indian professional footballer who is playing as a goalkeeper for Hyderabad FC in the Indian Super League.

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Career

Born in West Bengal, Sankar began his professional career playing for the Mohammedan Sporting in 2016–17 I-League 2nd Division. He then joined another Kolkata giant Mohun Bagan the following season, however, he spent the entire season being the second choice to club captain Shilton Paul. Sankar Roy got his break in the 2018-19 I-League season when Shilton got injured and Roy made his debut in the opening fixture on 27 October 2018 against Gokulam Kerala F.C. which ended in a 1–1 draw.

Sankar Roy's rise to fame came in the 2019-20 I-League season when he took over from Shilton Paul, who lost his form. Sankar Roy played a pivotal role as he made 14 appearances in the title-winning campaign where he kept 6 clean sheets, the highest among all. [1]

East Bengal

On 5th May, East Bengal F.C. announced the signing of Sankar. [2]

Career statistics

As of 10 December 2020 [3]
ClubSeasonLeagueCupCFLContinentalTotal
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Mohammedan 2016–17 I-League 2nd Divison 200020
Mohun Bagan 2017–18 I-League 00009090
2018–19 I-League 800070150
2019–20 I-League 1402 [lower-alpha 1] 020180
Total2202018000420
East Bengal 2020–21 Indian Super League 1010
Career total2502018000450
  1. Appearances in Durand Cup

Honours

Club

Mohammedan Sporting
Mohun Bagan

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References

  1. "S. ROY - Matches". Soccerway. Retrieved 3 April 2020.
  2. "BREAKING: East Bengal FC announce 4 more signings!". BADGEB.com. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
  3. Sankar Roy at Soccerway