The AIFFa��s blue ribbon tournament and premier knockout competition is all set to kick-off on the 17th with Group A and Group B being played at the Balewadi Sports Complex and Group C and Group D being played at the Salt Lake stadium in Kolkata. TheHardTackle brings you an in-depth preview of Group A and Group B to be held in Pune.

After almost a week of tussling among the seven selected teams, Mohammedan Sporting Club and Royal Wahingdoh make the cut and get a chance to compete among the best in Indian Football when the main event would commence from the 17th September. TheHardTackle analyzes the performance of each team in the qualifying round.

The resignation of their fourth coach in an year, coupled with a woeful league form, has cornered Mohun Bagan. TheHardTackle's guest author Jonathan Desousa analyses the position the Mariners find themselves in.

The first Semi-Final of Fed Cup 2010 promises to be a cracking game featuring India's two most attacking teams - Kingfisher East Bengal and Churchill Brothers. Will the defending champions reach the Final or will Odafa have the final say?