When will we learn to stop playing long balls? If this is how the Arrows have learnt to play over the past year, then this concept of the Indian Arrows by the AIFF is a total disaster...
Chances of qualifying to next round of Olympic qualifiers is looking bleak for India after a 3-1 defeat in first leg. Will Desmond Bulpin's team be able to cause an upset?
A tactically and physically superior Qatar contingent got the better of Bulpin’s boys, as the Indian colts went down rather meekly in the first leg of their pre Olympic qualifier at Doha. It was India’s third trip to the Al-Sadd stadium this year, but unfortunately this time around again they ended up on a losing note.
As India's young lads take on Qatar in a pre-Olympic qualifier in Doha, THT analyses the Indian challenge and strategies, before the big game kicks off.
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 a recent interview one of the top AIFF officials expressed a desire to see India play "possession football" like Barcelona or Spain. Is it realistic to expect things like these from Indian players who have been used to play long ball game ? TheHardTackle takes a look at the tactical dilemma and unrealistic expectations that often surround Indian football team.
Tomorrow the Indian U-23 contingent will be taking a small flight till Yangon where they will lock horns with Myanmar for the return leg of their pre- Olympic qualifier slated to take place on Wednesday.
A young Indian team take on Myanmar at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune, in what is the first of two legs of the pre-olympic qualifiers. TheHardTackle previews the clash between two teams separated by a mere place in the FIFA rankings.