A recent trend sees Indian clubs entering into tie-ups with foreign clubs. Will this benefit Indian football in the long run? TheHardTackle analyzes the situations and comes up with a conslusion...
Manchester United’s reliable winger Luis Antonio Valencia suffered a damaging blow to his lower left leg and a dislocation of the ankle which virtually has ruled him out of the reminder of the season. TheHardTackle’s analyzes the situation at Old Trafford and looks for viable alternatives.
As Chelsea resumes its pursuit of Champions League later tonight, TheHardTackle takes a look at this captivating and heart-breaking story. Despite coming excruciatingly close on as many as five occasions, the Stamford Bridge club has failed to win the trophy. Will this season by any different?
It is a cruel world for footballers who try to manage their careers between club and country. Finding the right balance between the two has been elusive to footballers for years. Only a handful of them have have been successful at it. THT takes a look at the perfect predicament of world football.
The media hysteria surrounding Bebe's arrival at Old Trafford has been unreal. TheHardTackle's Nipun Malhotra disapproves of the exaggerated claims of the British press.
TheHardTackle's Nitin Goel takes a look at the worrying trend of footballers putting club over country, ostensibly preferring the lure of money to that of playing for national pride.
With the advent of Cable TV in the late 90's, 'Indian football viewership' took a back-seat. Since then, Football fans in India have not come out of the 'Glamour web' of English, Spanish and Italian football. THT takes a look at why such an awareness-dip has occurred and spreads the local-clubs knowledge among the new generation of Indian Football fans.
Darren Fletcher has been the fulcrum of Manchester United's midfield in the last few seasons, and his performances have earned him the respect and affection of Red Devil fans. Read more about the 'football genius'.
Is the Chelsea squad for season 2010-11 good enough to compete for honors in England and in Europe? After an exodus of monumental proportions, questions are being raised about the lack of depth in the squad. Is there a real cause for concern or does Carlo Ancelotti has all bases well covered? TheHardTackle analyzes the squad in detail and tries to answer a few questions..
Old Trafford always had a potent dead ball artist in their ranks. But ever since CR7 and United parted ways, United have missed a proficient dead ball expert. TheHardTackle's Nipun Malhotra depicts the current scenario where the Devils are unable to Bend It Like Beckham.