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.
The Indian version of FA Cup is all set to kick-off on 17th September simultaneously at Pune and Kolkata. While the teams drawn in Group A and Group B will entertain the crowd at Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune; the Group C and Group D matches will be played at the colossal Yuvabharati Krirangan in Kolkata. TheHardTackle brings here an in-depth preview of Group C and Group D to be held in kolkata.
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
In the second edition of I-League Season Review, TheHardTackle looks at the highs and lows of the bottom placed team in the 2010-11 campaign.
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.