Chelsea have rejected Fulham’s bid to bring Mark Schwarzer back on loan. Fulham made an emergency loan bid in an attempt to bring former keeper Schwarzer back to Craven Cottage. Chelsea signed Mark Schwarzer from Fulham in January 2013 to act as a back-up for Petr Cech. But now with the return of Courtois from his loan-spell at Atletico in summer, the former Fulham keeper has fallen further down the pecking order as the Australian is now the third choice keeper at the Stamford Bridge. Since his arrival to the club, Schwarzer has made only 4 appearances for the Blues. In an attempt to bring back the keeper to play for his former team, Fulham made an emergency loan bid. However, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has rejected the bid in order as he intends to hold on to the keeper. The rejection of Fulham’s approach indicates that Mourinho is concerned about the departure of Petr Cech which looks bound to […]

India is all set to face Asian powehouses Australia, Korea Republic and Bahrain in the Group stages of AFC Asian Cup 2011. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's opponent teams and evaluates India's chances against them.

The Professor is determined to keep most of his resources intact for the season, and thereby it is going to be a quiet transfer window for the Gunners with the only possibility of Nicolas Bendtner and Manuel Almunia leaving if the bids are 'appropriate' enough. This is a THT Transfer Analysis.

Transfer Watch – Arsenal FC

Arsenal, after spending 6 trophy-less years have their task cut out as they challenge for the premiership crown yet again. Wenger has kept the 'cream' of the team intact, and no 'big names' have left Arsenal this season except probably William Gallas. THT's Sounak analyses the transfers and the team strength to understand if they are good enough to win the league next season.