Following Roman Abramovich's takeover of Chelsea FC, the Blues have spent quite a bit of their time shopping in France with more than a little success. TheHardTackle takes a look at the Londoners' top 5 Ligue 1 imports since 2003.
Former Chelsea FC and Real Madrid midfielder Michael Essien has spoken about his two time boss Jose Mourinho, and also gave his unique insight as to why the Portuguese is as successful as he is.
Ghana are the team that have eliminated the United States from two FIFA World Cups in a row, and are looking to all but do the same a third time. Jurgen Klinsmann's USA look to make more a of a splash than previously. Here's a look at what to expect in the heat of Manaus on Monday evening.
Chelsea FC have confirmed the transfer of Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien to Italian club AC Milan.
It is not always the case of whoever Manchester United want, Manchester United get. In Part 1 of a two part series, we take a look at the five most high-profile misses in the earlier years of Ferguson's reign at Old Trafford.
TheHardTackle's resident author, and AC Milan fan, Parth Pandya is upset at the way Carlo Ancelotti's future is being questioned in England. In this open letter, he makes his loyalties clear.
Chelsea will look to extend their fortuitous run of form, when they host ex-manager Avram Grant’s current charges at Stamford Bridge. Carlo Ancelotti and his men have enjoyed the unlikeliest of resurrections in recent weeks after being bundled out of the Champions League by perennial Premier League favorites Manchester United.
An injury-stricken Chelsea side will look to face off against Alex McLeish's side that had humbled the defending champions the last time these sides met.
Chelsea FC faces its toughest opponent in recent times, fellow nouveau-riche club Manchester City. THT shows you what this crucial clash promises to bring us.
This was never meant to be a clash of champions. And yet what transpired was the most open and exciting game between these two sides in recent times.