Arsene Wenger, recently acclaimed as the greatest manager of the past decade, made quite an impression at the awards gala. Or so he thought.
TheHardTackle takes a look at events that shaped football in the past few weeks – dismissals, injuries, protests and dives. Everything's not always what it seems.
2011 has been a red carpet for a few teams and quick sand for a few others. The fixture clutter is yet to clear out and this midweek brings another round of mouth-watering encounters.
The time has come for Avram Grant's side to get out of the relegation quagmire. However, they face a daunting task at the Emirates. Can the Hammers do a 'West Brom' over Arsenal?
This summer, contrary to what the media wants us to believe, there's more to FC Barcelona than just their desire to bring Cesc Fabregas home. TheHardTackle's Guest Author Anustup Sikdar analyses the transfer activities of the Catalan Giants.
Arsenal, after spending 6 trophy-less years have their task cut out as they challenge for the premiership crown yet again. Wenger has kept the 'cream' of the team intact, and no 'big names' have left Arsenal this season except probably William Gallas. THT's Sounak analyses the transfers and the team strength to understand if they are good enough to win the league next season.
Day 11 proved to be a goal feast hosted by The Europeans, after drawing flak for their performances thus far, Portugal and Spain raised their game to mesmerizing heights and not even a trigger-happy referee could rob the day of its footballing glory. TheHardTackle's Karan Yadav takes a look back at the day's happenings.
In what was the biggest upset of the World Cup, Switzerland edged out favourites and European Champions Spain in a game dominated by the latter. A Gelson Fernandes goal in the 52nd minute was enough to see Switzerland go joint top of Group H. The Hard Tackle’s Jayant Srivastava takes a look back at all the action.
Transfer talk makes the involved player suffer more than anybody else. Nobody wants a transfer to happen this way in an ideal world. But this isn't an ideal world and we have to deal with it. Right now, it is not easy being Cesc Fabregas! THT's Sounak Mukherjee reflects on what a player goes through in tricky circumstances..