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Amlan Majumdar

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Amlan Majumdar is a regular columnist at . He is based out of Bangalore, but gravely misses Kolkata's College Street. He started out as an Oracle Developer, but took a leap of faith to pursuit a career in sports journalism. Watching Roberto Baggio in the 1994 World Cup changed his life, while Dennis Bergkamp brought him to Arsenal and his biggest idol – Arsene Wenger. Being born in a family of East Bengal fans, he also dons his red and yellow jersey with pride, and has an opinion on everything related to the game.


Dear Nita Ambani, Can We Really Talk Football Please?

There are two reasons why I decided to forgo my cherished winter-morning sleep today and pen down this letter: firstly, to thank you for your endeavour, and no doubt great amount of funding, to bring football to the cricket-loving masses of this nation; secondly, to bring to your knowledge certain questions which football-loving Indian fans have on their minds.
04/01/2016 8:33 AM IST