Shri Gokulam Gopalan, the owner of Gokulam Groups was one of the directors of Viva Kerala, which is a professional football club that greatly energised passionate football fans in Kerala. However, the club failed to reach the Promised Land and hence Shri Gokulam backed out, and started concentrating on his own business empire. Following this chain of events, VC Praveen, who is the son in law of Shri Gokulam Gopalan and who was also an avid football player, convinced his father-in-law to start a new professional football club from Kerala. Thus, Gokulam Football Club was established.Thus, Gokulam Football Club was established.