AC Torino were the team to beat in Italian football during the post WW II days. That is until a plane carrying the entire team crashed resulting in the death of all aboard. TheHardTackle recollects the heartbreaking story of the team nicknamed Il Grande Torino.
The biggest derby in the world is upon us. Two of the most decorated clubs take on each other in this epic battle for not only three points but to also earn the bragging rights. While we eagerly look forward to the legendary encounter, we take a moment to recollect how it all started.
Lazio Track and Field club is the largest of its kind in the world and S.S. Lazio is the football club from it. We, at TheHardTackle take a walk down memory lane and reminisce about their colorful past and how they won their second Scudetto. This is the journey of the Eagles, a journey of their struggles.
Giampiero Boniperti and Alessandro Del Piero are both legendary 'number ten's for Juventus. Both have served the club long times while overseeing some of the most glorious times at Turin. This is a tribute to two players who represent everything special about The Old Lady.
Some teams are remembered for their tactical innovations, like Rinuus Michel's Holland side or Arrigo Sacchi's Milan. Yet there are teams who, despite making important contributions to the game, have gone unnoticed. We take a look at five such teams.