This is a crucial juncture for Indian Football. We can either go forward from here or we can sink down further into mediocrity. TheHardTackle's guest author Rana Bose, a veteran fan of Indian football, discusses some ways for improvement of Indian football.
TheHardtackle, here reviews the performance of the youngest club Indian Arrows in their inaugural year of Indian football, formed last year by AIFF as a part of YDP, with an eye on 2018 FIFA World Cup
Bob Houghton's tenure with Indian national team was majorly clouded by controversies and yet the team managed to scale new heights under him. TheHardTackle's FootBlog winner author Kumar Shivam assesses the era and finds what exactly went wrong between Bob and AIFF.
India has been drawn against Chinese Taipei, Pakistan and Turkmenistan in group B of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers. Here TheHardTackle will be slicing up Indian team by doing a SWOT analysis of the Bhangra Boys so as to figure out where they stand before the qualifiers.
Indian U-14 girls did the nation proud again in the recently concluded six nations AFC U-14 Girls Football Festival (South, West and Central Asia). By lifting this trophy for third time running the Indian girls showcased their regional dominance in this sport.
I-League games are coming thick and fast, but TheHardTackle is there to tell you everything that you may need to know before every round. Here are the round 10 previews and predictions.
TheHardTackle's Guest Author Kunwar Deep Singh previews the I-League matches scheduled for the 6th round and predicts the possible results.
Team India did a wonderful job by qualifying for the Asian Games knock-out stage, but their campaign came to an end when they were comprehensively outplayed by Japan in the pre-quarter finals. TheHardTackle takes a look at the team's performance and presents the readers with a few conclusions from this campaign.
As India looks forward to an Asian Cup experience in Qatar, Bob Houghton's resignation could be a major blow to Indian football. But the situation can still be rectified, if the AIFF sorts out things with the Indian manager. TheHardTackle's Sachin Madaan tells you about the saga that has rocked Indian football....
The domestic clubs were caught totally off guard when the probables list for Asian Cup was announced a shocking nine months in advance. THT's Sachin Madaan walks us through the potential effects of this call on our domestic football circuit...