TheHardTackle rewinds memory back to the 40's and casts a look at the often under-appreciated Argentinian football.
The mass brawl, that guiltiest of guilty pleasures, has its merits and deserves to be included in modern football.
Today we look back at a footballer who rose above racism and oppression to attain legendary status in Uruguay — Isabelino Gradin.
This is a story of how an amateur team made up of coal mine workers became the first ever "World Champions".
During the Nazi occupation of Ukraine, Kyiv witnessed the birth and death of one of the most valiant football sides ever, FC Start. Here is their story
Helmuth Duckadam has lost more in life than he has received or deserved for his heroics against Barcelona at Seville. We unravel the mysteries surround this legendary Steaua Bucharest goalkeeper.
Today we take a look at a national team which doesn't exist any more. All that is left is a German football club which has won the French domestic league.
Today we look back on one of the most significant matches in football history. A match which changed Germany and Hungary forever. The miracle of Bern.
Bundesliga resumes this week, and with it will resume one of the most fierce rivalries in Germany, the Franconian Derby. TheHardTackle digs up its history.
Life is never easy for a son who plies the same trade as his father, who was a legend in his times. Valentino Mazzola was more than a legend, he was one of the best footballer the world had ever seen. Sandro Mazzola carried the legacy of his father and did it with style. Here is the heart warming story of how the baton was passed on from a father to his son.