Tirthankar Sarkar

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Tirthankar Sarkar
Personal information
Full name Tirthankar Sarkar
Date of birth (1993-07-01) 1 July 1993 (age 30)
Place of birth Belgharia, West Bengal, India
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Left wing
Team information
Current team
Diamond Harbour FC
Number 25
Youth career
Mohun Bagan Academy
2009–2010 Salgaocar
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2010–2013 Pailan Arrows 36 (7)
2013–2014 Mohun Bagan 15 (2)
2014–2016 Southern Samity 14 (0)
2017 Mohammedan 19 (1)
2017 Mohun Bagan 9 (2)
2018–2021 Mohammedan 10 (0)
2021–2022 BSS Sporting Club 5 (0)
2022– Diamond Harbour FC
International career
2008 India U16 6 (0)
2011 India U19 4 (1)
2012 India U23 2 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20 July 2018
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 20 January 2015

Tirthankar Sarkar (born 1 July 1993 in Kolkata, West Bengal) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Diamond Harbour FC in the Calcutta Football League.

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Career

Early career

Tirthankar is the product of Mohun Bagan SAIL Football Academy, Durgapur. Tirthankar was part of the Academy team that participated in the Manchester United Premier Cup and played in the final round held at Manchester. He also went to 3 overseas tours for Mohun Bagan SAIL Football Academy, to Singapore, Thailand and England. After passing out from Mohun Bagan SAIL Football Academy, Tirthankar played for Salgaocar 2009-2010. [1]

Pailan Arrows

After starting his career in the Mohun Bagan and Salgaocar youth teams Sarkar signed with I-League club Pailan Arrows. He then made his debut against Sporting Clube de Goa in the I-League on 13 January 2012, Pailan lost the match 2–3. [2] Sarkar then scored his second goal for Pailan Arrows on 28 January 2013 against United Sikkim F.C. to equalize in the 86th minute for his side as the game ended 1–1. [3]

Mohun Bagan

On 12 June 2014 it was confirmed that Tirthankar has signed for Mohun Bagan. [1]

Career statistics

Club

As of 12 June 2014 [4]
ClubSeasonLeagueFederation CupDurand Cup AFC Total
AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Pailan Arrows 2011–12 80000080
2012–13 2121020242
Career total292102000322

Personal life

Tirthankar's favourite players are Renedy Singh, Steven Gerrard and Luis Suárez. He supports England national football team and Germany national football team. He also supports Liverpool F.C among the European clubs. [1]

Honours

Club

Mohun Bagan

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Mohun Bagan SAIL Football Academy cadet - Tirthankar Sarkar". Mohun Bagan.
  2. "Pailan Arrows 2-3 Sporting Clube De Goa – Late Ogba Kalu Hands The Goans An Away Win". Goal.com. Goal.com. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  3. Nakashe, Mrunal. "Pailan Arrows 1-1 United Sikkim: Tirthankar Sarkar strikes late on to break Sikkim hearts". Goal.com. Retrieved 3 February 2013.
  4. Tirthankar Sarkar at Soccerway
  5. "Mohun Bagan Win Calcutta Football League After Eight Years". sports.ndtv.com. Retrieved 15 September 2018.