Having represented highly successful teams such as Mohun Bagan and Chruchill Brothers, Dharmaraj Ravanan became a household name in Indian club football. While speaking exclusively to The Hard Tackle, the Tamil Nadu born defender spoke about various aspects of his game – from representing India in youth level to his love for Arsenal and Thierry Henry. Though Indian Super League norms allow only five Indian players in a team of eleven, you have managed fourteen flair appearances. Did you expect to be as decisive a player as you were? I’m so happy that I could play all 14 matches for my team. I always wanted to play in the first eleven and that gives me special feeling because it’s very difficult to get a chance to play in the first team in ISL. I worked hard to get into the team and so I played left back then right back. It was only after 7 matches that I got chance […]

India qualified for the knock out rounds of Asian Games for the first time since 1982. Blocking further progression is an Asian powerhouse - Japan. Will the boys be able to outwit the Blue Samurais ?

Asian Games 2010: Sensational Victory Against Singapore Ensures India Round-of-Sixteen Berth

In a do or die battle in their last group league game, The Men in Blue thrashed Singapore by 4-1 margin to ensure a berth in the knock out stage as one of the best 3rd-placed teams. TheHardTackle takes a look at Team India's performance in the group league games.

India take on Singapore and would want to register a win. A win can propel them to the next round depending on results of other groups.

India U-23 face an uphill task against defending champions Qatar in the 2nd match of Asian Games 2010.

India's Under-23 team is all set to start their Asian Games campaign. Lets take a look at the young team before the games begin.