Confidence will be in short measure when Sevilla take on Borussia Monchengladbach in their Champions League opener on Tuesday with both sides still searching for their first win of the season.
Churchill Brothers SC, who are currently slotted at the second position in the league, has had a good ride after many influential players left their ranks last season. TTHT Guest Author Ashlesh looks at the journey of Churchill Brothers so far in the I-League and analyses their team.
Established in 2009, BFA - the brainchild of Brazilian footballers Roberto Mendes Da Silva, fondly known as Beto and Jose Ramirez Barreto, has been slowly but steadily creating waves all over the tiny state of Goa. TheHardTackle takes a closer look at the academy.
While it has rarely ever been completely up-to-date with prevalent tactics of modern football, Indian football has gone through its fair share of tactical revolutions. In this series we make an effort to track down the tactical evolution of Indian football.
As the leftover important matches in the league knock at the door, TheHardTackle looks at the teams, their strategies and how the results would impact the ever changing I-league table.
The final frontier - Dempo’s moment of reckoning has finally arrived. They could turn out to be immortals if they manage to pull off a stunning upset in the AFC Champions League Qualifying match against Qatar's Al-Sadd Club. A win here will make them the first ever Indian team to participate in the highest level club championship in the continent - the AFC Champions League. TheHardTackle analyzes Dempo's past performance and finds out what to expect from Armando Colaco's men this time around.
Round-4 of I-League 2010/11 presents quite a few mouth watering clashes. Read on for the previews, predictions, players to watch out for, form guides, and much more.
Will Mohun Bagan be able to overcome the Indian champions? Or will it be Dempo who will progress to the final?