After a month without football action, the Premier League is back to enthrall football enthusiasts the world over. Expectations surmount, predictions are made, and speculations and transfers are rife in the internet and other forms of media. TheHardTackle summarizes the chances of teams outside the English big guns for breaking into the top four at the end of the season.
It will be party-time in London or Manchester, as the season boils down to the final ninety minutes plus Fergie time. London pride is also at stake as Tottenham attempt to do the unthinkable. TheHardTackle previews and predicts the two games to look out for this weekend, and wraps up the rest..
The English Premier League is full of quality wing players. Such is the quality of the wingers in the League and the intensity of battle, that sometimes even top quality talent don't get a look-in till they prove themselves over time. TheHardTackle's Nipun Malhotra looks at three left-wingers who have returned from the brink of being discarded and shaped the BPL season 09/10...
Chelsea's Youth team won the FA Youth Cup for the first time in forty nine years, proving that the club's investments in its academy have finally reaped rewards. TheHardTackle's Karan Yadav relives the memorable final against Aston Villa, and voices his opinion on the future of the club.
What do the BPL clubs need to do? As the Premier League season draws to a close, the highlights of the league - the quest for supremacy, the race to the Champions League spot, and the relegation battle - are discussed. TheHardTackle analyzes the teams which are likely to make the cut, and who are unlucky to be demoted to the Coca Cola Championship.
The title race is going right down to the wire this season. Now reduced to a two-horse one-point race, who will be top come Monday? Hatred is in the air as Adebayor returns to The Emirates and Aston Villa face bitter rivals Birmingham in the Second City derby. TheHardTackle previews all the weekend's clashes taking place in the best league in the world..
It's war in Manchester and London this weekend - the symmetry of which is very pleasing. Local rivals trying to damage each other's hopes of achieving their main goal this season. Other intriguing fixtures include Burnley's trip to Sunderland and Arsenal's trip to Wigan. TheHardTackle previews and predicts all weekend's matches.
In the absence of Chelsea, United travel to Blackburn with an opportunity to go top, while Hull and Burnley battle in a relegation six pointer. Tottenham also host their bitter rivals in an eagerly anticipated North London derby in mid-week. TheHardTackle previews the crucial upcoming fixtures as the league draws ever closer to the end..