Former Chelsea FC centre-back Alex was full of praise for the new AC Milan manager, as he credits the Rossoneri’s good start to the manager’s ability to bring a change in attitude.
PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the return leg of their Champions League tie against Chelsea FC after being ruled out for a month.
Nobody told us change would be this painful. Chelsea, struggling to make a clean break from the past and wrestling with an uncertain future, are hoping 2012 is nothing like 2011.
Chelsea's star forward Fernando Torres writes home to his mom about his experiences at the club this season.
A hectic summer mercato for Juventus have seen plenty of players transferred to the Bianconeri. THT analyzes the transfers of the Turin giants and takes a look at what can be expected in the next few weeks.
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.
An evaluation of a complete season in club football encompasses multiple aspects of the sport. Starting from transfers, it ranges over tactics, team strategies, words exchanged off-field, managers being hired & fired etc. among many others. We at TheHardTackle, attempt to present the highlights of the recently concluded season in European football with our latest initiative THT awards. As the awards reach the culmination point, the final category nominates the best goals scored through the season in major leagues of Europe as well as in the continental competitions. With so many preternaturally talented players plying their trade into some of the most demanding leagues in Europe, we often see goals of sheer perspicacity being scored that leave millions of viewers across the globe in sheer awe. Choosing the ten best goals of the season therefore is a mammoth ask in itself. While picking the nominations for this category, we therefore focused on number of attributes to judge the candidature of […]
An injury-stricken Chelsea side will look to face off against Alex McLeish's side that had humbled the defending champions the last time these sides met.
Manchester United sent Chelsea crashing out of the Champions League courtesy goals from Hernandez and Park Ji-Sung, while the Blues only briefly threatened with a Drogba strike.
Chelsea will travel to Manchester under immense pressure to progress to the semi-finals. United, on the other hand, are favorites to progress now, having won the first leg at Stamford Bridge 0-1. Will this be Carlo Ancelotti's best match as a Chelsea manager in Europe or his last?