A fan of the beautiful game is almost never impartial and, sometimes, itai??i??s about more than just loving your club. Sometimes hating the clubai??i??s biggest rival is just as important to some fans. Certain rivalries of course have become famous over the years for how extreme their fans are. TheHardTackle brings to you the top 5 football derbies in the world. The article is restricted to derbies, which are rivalries between clubs based in the same city. It is interesting to see that these derbies exist for various different reasons, from political affiliations of both clubs to religious beliefs. The Old Firm Derby (Celtic FC vs Rangers FC) Popularly referred to as ai???The Old Firm derbyai??i??, Scotlandai??i??s most successful clubs are infamous for the rivalry that exists between them. These two clubs have become notorious among football fans in general for taking what is basically a sport to represent the ever festering wound that exists between Catholics and Protestants. Although […]
Spain hit a road block against England in the recent international friendly.We analyze the situation Spain found itself in and with a little help from history, propose some solutions to crack such puzzles.
Scottish League has fallen from its high perch and now is at a risk of joining the minnows of the football world. TheHardTackle's Guest Author, Joseph Walsh takes a look at the scenario.
With Real Madrid and Barcelona dominating La Liga thoroughly, is the national league of Spain headed for doomsday like the Scottish one? TheHardTackle's Guest Author, Joseph Walsh, analyzes the situation at hand.
No financial support and still Rangers won three League titles on the bounce. How did they do it? TheHardTackle's Guest Author, Vinay Sundar tells the the story of how one man, Walter Smith played his part in the glorious history of Rangers FC.