It's a question that needs to be asked, now more than ever. It's the proverbial elephant in the room that many fans from Kolkata and India's eastern states, are loath to acknowledge. Kolkata, long considered India's bastion of literature, fine arts, exquisite sea food and football finally looks like it has surrendered the mantle of being prime purveyors of the beautiful game, to that southern sunny paradise and tourist magnet Goa

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.

Kolkata Football League, one of the oldest football leagues in the world, is a perennial fight between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. These two clubs look to capture the title again, Chirag United being their biggest challenger.

Indian football season starts off with the second most important Football Tournament in India, the Fed Cup. We take a look at the groups and the teams taking part.

Are Indian Football Fans Too Snobbish?

With the advent of Cable TV in the late 90's, 'Indian football viewership' took a back-seat. Since then, Football fans in India have not come out of the 'Glamour web' of English, Spanish and Italian football. THT takes a look at why such an awareness-dip has occurred and spreads the local-clubs knowledge among the new generation of Indian Football fans.