Even though Liverpool have signed a bunch of quality players, Steven Gerrard is still Kenny Dalglish's ace in the pack. TheHardTackle tells you why.
A narcissistic owner, a shaky Premier League status and lack of revenue at Tyneside are a major cause for worry for the Geordies. However, football can change all of that for Newcastle United.
The league structure currently prevalent in India doesn't provide breaks during FIFA matchdays resulting in the national team playing very few friendlies. It also hampers player development.
In this exclusive interview TheHardTackle's Kolkata correspondent Kaustav Datta catches up with Mohun Bagan's newly appointed high profile coach Steve Darby and the duo discusses about the Englishman's vision of Indian football, experience with the Kolkata giants, the much anticipated duel with East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan and the future plans.
A few days back, Cristian Pasquato's stunning goal against Club America handed Juventus a 1-0 win in a pre-season match. His performances in USA have resulted in an eager sense of expectation and anticipation among Juventini worldwide.
Described by Sepp Blatter as a sleeping giant, India is yet to take the leap to professionalism, thanks to lack of foresight by its football administrators. In the part 1 of this series, TheHardTackle looks at two of these issues - Infrastructure and Marketing & Branding.
The club from Andalusia has finally come of age, as it looks to challenge the hegemony of FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. TheHardTackle takes a look at Málaga CF.
United are looking for a home grown talent to take the league by the storm. THT examines the credentials of one such candidate - Tom Cleverly. Will Tom be the cheese to United's macroni?
Bayern Munich, Germany’s most successful club, needed no second invitation to make use of the transfer window, following an abysmal season. TheHardTackle takes a look at Bayern Munich's exploits in the 2011 Summer Transfer window.
It seems like West London's Blues are making contingency plans to develop successors, and plans, to deal with Lampard's eventual exit in the not so distant future.