Simeone, a tough nut in his playing days, will be doing his toughest job in several years: that of resurrecting the La Liga and Atletico. Will he be able to do it? TheHardTackle tries to look at the future of the La Liga.
In view of Atletico Madrid's UEFA Super Cup triumph, TheHardTackle explains how the club has evolved and how the fans' expectations have grown.
The European showpiece event is upon us, as Champions League winners Chelsea will take on Europa League winners Atletico Madrid in Monaco tomorrow night. TheHardTackle's guest author, Shivam Chaturvedi, previews the much-awaited fixture.
TheHardTackle previews Barcelona's trip to the Vicente Calderon on matchday 25 of La Liga.
As "El Derbi madrileAi??o" comes into focus once more, the fortunes of the two teams could not be more different. Will Atletico spring a shock or be hapless victims at the hands of Los Blancos once more. TheHardTackle gives a preview of what to to expect from Spanish capital giants.
Inconsistent Barcelona will host a Falcao-inspired Atletico Madrid. The capital side have often proved to be the bogey club for the Catalans. TheHardTackle presents the match preview and other details.
The continental tournament commenced on a highly promising note in Europe as the Champions League kicked off in a thrilling fashion. The not-so-fancied counterpart of Europea��s second-level intra-continental tournament, the Europa League, too unfolds in its 2011-12 edition during the midweek, as the teams falling in the second bracket from all around Europe set to begin their European campaign. Teams in the more famous leagues do not exactly treat the Europa League in the best regards and rather reckon it an unnecessary burden potential to jeopardise their general fitness of the squad. However, UEFA doesna��t discriminate between the two continental competitions of different proportions to determine a leaguea��s co-efficient and hence ita��s important for teams to deal with the tournament in a much more serious way. Greek outfit PAOK FC welcome Harry Redknappa��s Tottenham Hotspur in the opening day Group A clash, where the visitors are reckoned outright favourites to take three points from Greece but considering they play a […]
21st May 2011 saw the conclusion of the 2010-11 Spanish La Liga and fans worldwide expected the new season to commence exactly three months later – 21st August 2011. Unfortunately a strike has led to the delay of one of the most exciting leagues in the world! TheHardTackle presents an exhaustive preview.
On Thursday 28th July, a day after first entering the Etihad Stadium, Sergio Aguero signed for Manchester City for a fee believed to be in the region of £38m, on a 5-year deal, taking the number 16 shirt. Howard Hockin explores what the City fans can expect from the Argentine International.
[From the archives] Raul Gonzalez was the heartbeat of Real Madrid. THT takes a look back and pays tribute to the legend's career in this edition of TheHardTackle's Heroes Special.