DSK Shivajians Football Club, founded as Shivajians Sports Club is an Indian football club based in Pune, Maharashtra. The Club is owned by the DSK Group and play in the I-League.
The club was founded in 1987 in Shivajinagar, Pune by Ashok Vanjari, Manoj Walvekar, Emanuel Jeevan, Moreshwar Dhumal, Viju Deshmukh and Frank Norman as a platform for entertainment and community engagement for the residents of the locality. The Club have played in the top tier of the Pune Football League since their formation in 1987, and have played the I-League from the 2016. A Direct Entry into the League they are immune to relegation for until 2018.. The Club is known for its Youth Development Policy, and is the first Professional Football Club in India to have tied up with a major international football club in Liverpool FC along with whom they run their Academy.
The Club play their Home Games at the Shree Shiv Chattrapati Sports Complex in Pune, while they train at the DSK Dream City Football Fields in Loni.Close