TheHardTackle examines the stories of Chirag United and United Sikkim and analyzes what Chirag's relegation and Sikkim's promotion mean for I-League in general.
TheHardtackle, here reviews the performance of the youngest club Indian Arrows in their inaugural year of Indian football, formed last year by AIFF as a part of YDP, with an eye on 2018 FIFA World Cup
As the leftover important matches in the league knock at the door, THT looks at the teams, their strategies and how the results would impact the ever changing I-league table.
– ONGC FC v CHIRAG UNITED SC Sahu Maharaj Stadium, Kolhapur 29th April, 4:00 PM IST *** TEAM NEWS: ONGC FC: Bilifang, Kamal, Robin, Gour, Tapan, Jatin, Naresh, Bhola, Katsumi, Opara, Babatunde, Chirag United: Abhijit, Sukhen, Chika, Arnab, Narugopal, Lalkamal, Nascimento, Jerry, Tulunga, Elija Junior, Chhetri 1′: Here we go. The game kicks off at Sahu Maharaj Ground, Kohlapur. 5′: Chirag with the first attack of the game. Nice looing delivery towards Junior by Lalkamal, cleared away. ONGC then makes a counter attacking move; Bhola running through the right wing sends in a lovely ball towards Babatunde inside the box, but Abhijit comes out and collects. Confident handling by the veteran goalie. 10′: It has been a breezy start – attacking-counter attacking football. ONGC created 2 more chances, but to no avail. Arnab Mondal is having a solid game at the heart of Chirag defense. 15′: Chika Wali gets in to the referee’s book for a foul on Katsumi Yusa […]
The I-League gets even more unpredictable with each passing week. There was drama at the top and the bottom the table. THT looks back on an eventful period.
Catch all the I-League action LIVE! here on TheHardTackle. The match of the weekend takes place in Margao between Salgoacar and Dempo. Our correspondent Jonathan De Sousa will be present at the PJN Stadium to keep you updated.
The I-League is inching towards its end, and there's still all to play for at the top and even at the bottom. TheHardTackle presents the preview of round 23.
Here is TheHardTackle’s weekly dose of Indian Football. Don’t miss the wrap-up of the 16th round of I-League matches, including the best goal, best player, team of the week and many more highlights of the weekly action.
As Indian Striker Sunil Chettri signs for Kolkata giants Chirag United SC in a last day swoop, we at thehardtackle, follow his career and analyse the repercussions of his virtual home coming on the I-league.
The 2010/11 I-League season is just around the corner and it promises to be another enthralling campaign. To shed more lights on each of the participating teams, TheHardTackle brings you a special coverage on I-League 2010/11 with season preview, team-by-team analysis and forecasts. This is the first of the three installments.