This World Cup has thrown light to a difficult yet under rated job in the world of football - goalkeeping
James Rodriguez scored what might be considered the best goal of this world cup final as they knock out a Suarez less Uruguay out of the competition.
TheHardTackle analyzes all the action from last evening's controversy marred encounter which ultimately saw Uruguay book their place in the Round of 16
Same old same old for England. New venue, new opponents, new players, new manager but the same old script. To be fair to the Three lions
Revenge is a dish best served 5-star by the Dutch, as The Netherlands demolished Spain 5-1. Here are 5 things we learned on a day when Australia went down fighting against Chile, while Mexico sneaked past Cameroon 1-0.
As one of the most anticipated world tournaments, the FIFA World Cup, kicked off in Sao Paulo yesterday, TheHardTackle takes a look at three important factors which might decide the Battle of Manaus, between 1966 winners England and four time World Chamions Italy in Group D on Saturday. When England manager Roy Hodgson was announcing his 23 man squad, the Three Lions were likened to their sponsors and automobile company Vauxhall by one of the journalists. England, just like Vauxhall, was described as “Dependable, well-made, well-organized, full of energy, but ultimately a little bit ordinary”, whereas the Italians and other flair teams like Brazil, Argentina and Spain were compared to the Lambhorginis and the Ferraris. It might be a tad harsh on England, given the flair players they themselves possess, but it also means that Roy Hodgson`s men can play with relatively less pressure on their shoulders despite the weight of expectation surrounding them in all world tournaments. The heartbreaking […]
With about a week to go for the World Cup, Brazil seems to be struggling at the moment with the preparations for the tournament.
Want a dark horse to root for during World Cup 2014? Here are five reasons why Switzerland have what it takes to be the surprise package in Brazil.
With 7 FIFA World Cup titles between them, England, Uruguay, Italy and Costa Rica make up what many consider the toughest group in this year’s World Cup.
TheHardTackle analyses Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2014, which has Columbia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.