The biggest news preceding the clash between Sunderland and Manchester United at the Stadium of Light is the scandal surrounding Adam Johnson. The latest news coming in is that the midfielder has had his contract terminated.
Sunderland winger has been sacked after he plead guilty to two counts of child abuse.
Liverpool are eyeing Sunderland in-form man Adam Johnson for the summer, according to reports, and the player might come to Anfield in a deal which will see that Liverpool on loan man Fabio Borini make his stay permanent at Sunderland.
Liverpool will be hoping to get a consistent run of form with the start of 2013 as Sunderland travel to Anfield looking to dampen any such hopes. TheHardTackle previews the game.
With the wealth at Manchester City’s disposal, it was widely expected that it would be another busy transfer window at the club. And, in reality it has been quite eventful.
The winter transfer window is here and a few transfers will take place at most English clubs. TheHardTackle gives a look at the transfer discussions centered around the blue side of Manchester.
As Wembley awaits to host Montenegro in a Euro 2012 qualifying encounter, TheHardTackle looks at how far England has come, after enduring the disappointment that was World Cup 2010.
In the first installment of a new series, TheHardTackle's Karan Yadav lists down the top five young talents, who are finally ready to dazzle the Premiership.