TheHardTrackle analysis Villas-Boas' defensive strategy at Spurs and who out of Vertonghen, Gallas, Kaboul, Caulker and Dawson are best suited to implement the manager's tactics.
On Saturday, Chelsea will entertain London rivals Tottenham Hotspur with nothing less than a victory on their mind. TheHardTackle previews the London Derby.
Tottenham Hotspur displayed remarkable discipline to ouster European heavy-weights Milan from the Champions League, proving there is another side to their game. TheHardTackle's Guest Author Joseph George, a Spurs fan, revisits the game which has established the North London team as the dark horse in this edition of the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea will be the underdogs going into the much-awaited clash at the White Hart Lane on Sunday. Can the Champions resurrect their campaign or will the Bale-inspired Spurs prove to be too hot for the Stamford Bridge club to handle? Read on for the team news, tactical brief, formations, and much more.
Winning has kind of become Tottenham’s joie de vivre this season. A 3-0 thumping of Werder Bremen in the Champions League, following a well deserved victory over North London rivals Arsenal last weekend would have placed them in the favourites’ seat when Liverpool travel to White Hart Lane this Sunday.
Two of the most attacking sides in the Premier League lock horns at the Emirates stadium. Which of the two bitter rivals will gain the upper hand in this potential cracker of a match?
Juventus has a stable financial state & money to spend. Italy's most successful club will want to bounce back from a dissapointing 2009-10 season. THT's Somnath Sengupta takes a look at the confirmed & rumoured transfers of the Old Lady. In Part-1 we deal with the administrative changes that took place.
What started in a really bright fashion,ended rather dismally - that was Arsenal's season. For most parts of the season, they came close to leading the table, yet finished ten points behind the champions at the end. TheHardTackle's Sounak Mukherjee gives an analysis of the Gunners' individual performances.
Barcelona went on a rampage at the Emirates, completely dominating in the first sixty minutes of the match, and notching up two goals, courtesy of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However, a blinding Walcott goal and a Fabregas penalty restored parity for the home side, paving the way for a more mouth-watering encounter at the Camp Nou next week.