There are things which plague the human spirit, things such as war, famine, death - powerful enough to subdue the strongest man amongst us. Then there are things which energize the human spirit, things such as inspiration, motivation, a positive impulse - powerful enough to bolster the weakest man amongst us.
During the Nazi occupation of Ukraine, Kyiv witnessed the birth and death of one of the most valiant football sides ever, FC Start. Here is their story
Dynamo Kiev or Dynamo Kyiv has been one of the behemoths of Eastern European football since it's inception. Almost unchallenged in USSR or Ukraine football, the club has also had it's fair share of European glory. TheHardTackle tracks down the colourful history of one of Europe's elite clubs.