The 2008 champions were sent hurtling out of AFC Challenge Cup tournament with a 0-2 loss - their second successive with the same margin. Here's TheHardTackle's match debrief.
The title race got steaming hot this week with Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers suffering huge setbacks in their bid to win the I-League, while Dempo Sports Club and Kingfisher East Bengal consolidated their position at the summit of league standings. Here's TheHardTackle's weekly round-up...
Round-15 I-League witnessed the Top-3 teams - Dempo, East Bengal & Churchill - producing masterclass displays to conjure up all three points from their respective ties, while 4th placed Mohun Bagan suffered a shock defeat against Sporting Goa. TheHardTackle brings you the highlights from Round-15 in this weekly review.
Mohun Bagan notched up all three points againt Churchill Brothers to move to the 3rd spot, as Dempo got the better of Chirag United Kerala to maintain their top billing. Here's TheHardTackle's weekly round-up of I-League actions.
The Red Devils demolished FC Schalke 4-1 to set up a mouthwatering repeat of Rome 2009 UCL final against Barcelona at Wembley. TheHardTackle presents you the post-mortem report of the Semi Final clash.
Here is our second installment of the series analyzing the individual performances dished out by the players in India's recently concluded AFC Challenge Cup qualification campaign. While Part-1 presented TheHardTackle's views on the Outstanding Performers, Part-2 of the performance report card deals with the other Valuable Contributors.
It was a confident and convincing performance by the Blue Tigers as they booked their berth for 2012 AFC Challenge cup with 2 wins and a draw in the qualifying round. TheHardTackle reviews the performance and comes up with a report card for each individual player. Here's the first installment on the performances meted out by the Outstanding Performers.
How do you think your team have performed by the midway stage of the season? Have they exceeded the pre-season expectations or have they been a disappointment?TheHardTackle takes a look at how the 14 teams in I-League have performed so far in the first half of the season.
TheHardTackle analyzes the performance of clubs and players for the month of december and finds out the top performers in each department...