Guest Author Nicholas Godden takes a long hard look at the shambles England's national football team is in, and spots the culprit - England's very own Football Association.

The PFA Young Player of the Year is here again. Who will rise to stardom? TheHardTackle reviews the list of candidates.

Euro 2012 – Qualifying Rounds Review

International action returned to Europe with all the teams facing off against each other in a bid for qualification. All of the big names lived up to their billing as we saw three exciting match days come to an end. Read on to find more.

Arsenal v Sunderland Preview: Injury Woes Hit Gunners, Again

Arsenal play a crucial game against the Black Cats at the Emirates, and a win will see them end up a point behind table leaders Manchester United before the latter's trip to Anfield. TheHardTackle previews the fixture.

Arsenal 2-1 Barcelona: The Post Mortem

Arsenal secured their first ever victory over Barcelona, clawing their way back from a 1 goal deficit to stun the visitors with two late goals by Van Persie and Arshavin. TheHardTackle lists down some of the key moments of this encounter, which lived up to its hype.

As Wembley awaits to host Montenegro in a Euro 2012 qualifying encounter, TheHardTackle looks at how far England has come, after enduring the disappointment that was World Cup 2010.