Join TheHardTackle as it looks back at an eventful period in European club football, by covering the news that didn't make it to the papers.
Finally the UEFA Champions League away match jinx, under Pep Guardiola, is broken and FC Barcelona secured their first away victory in Europe against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Donbass Arena. TheHardTackle brings to you the match analysis.
It was a weekend of superb left leg strikes! Almost all matches ended with a result except for the relegation rubber between Blackburn and Birmingham. TheHardtackle brings you a summary of the eye-catching moments of the weekend in the highest tier of English Football.
As Old Trafford prepares for the visit of English chamipions Chelsea in the second leg of the Champions League quarter final tie, THT looks back at the memorable European nights at the Theatre of Dreams.
Before the big Kolkata Derby, TheHardTackle analyzes the statistics to determine which club has been more successful over the years. If raw statistics are to be factored into this debate, then it's evident that East Bengal has dominated over their bitter city rivals Mohun Bagan in head-to-head clashes.
Anderson's four year stint at Old Trafford has been anything but dull. THT showcases a fan's frustration, optimism and delight through a letter to the Brazilian star.
In this series, TheHardTackle will cover some of the most legendary but often forgotten figures of Indian Football. These are players, coaches or administrators who have made a difference to Indian football in their lifetime but are not known to football fans in the current era. In Part-2, we pay homage to the lion-hearted Jarnail Singh, one of greatest defenders in the history of Indian Football.
TheHardTackle wraps quite an eventful weekend's Premier League action. Teams from Manchester dominated the weekend, while the Londoners were left ruing the cost of lost opportunities.
We are at the business end of the season and with only nine games left to play for every team, the title race is still quite open. Arsenal are five points behind league leaders Manchester United but with a game in hand and also an encounter left to happen at The Emirates on the 1st of May. TheHardTackle previews Arsenal's chances and options before this crucial run-in.
From now till the end of the season lies a time of immense importance for Chelsea FC. In this campaign, the club got off to a flying start, but then sank without trace, only to slowly rise again. Can the Blues end the season on a high and usher in an era of stability at the club?