Newly promoted QPR are planning their path to Premier League safety by targeting Rio Ferdinand, Gareth Barry, Scott Parker, Joe Cole and Steve Sidwell.
Parker, Livermore and Defoe are good players but are they consistently good enough [or versatile enough] to match Spurs plans and ambitions going forward?
TheHardTackle's Guest Author Nicholas Godden notes how the Arsenal project is quickly unraveling in the hands of Arsene Wenger. From ceding the advantage in the North London derby to Tottenham, to even relying on cynical long-balls entirely at odds with the beautiful game, Arsenal are beginning to resemble a nightmare Arsene Wenger just cannot wake up from.
TheHardTackle's Guest Author Jonny "Lanky Guy" Mullins writes about the tactics Fabio Capello employed and struggled with when the England National Team took on Bulgaria and Wales and came away with very different results.
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.
The PFA Award is an epitome of character, ability and passion for the game. Many great names have been proud winners of this award. Who is going to bag it this time?
The Premiership weekend saw Manchester United widen the gap between first and second place, while their arch rivals Manchester City failed to make any ground after a draw against Fulham. TheHardTackle reviews the weekend that went by.
It is time to walk the talk as new owners NESV face their first test this transfer window. Will John Henry invest in the squad or is he also the Scrooge of Liverpool?
Anfield will be reverberating with support chants and the YNWA anthem on Saturday evening as the Reds look to put an end to their oscillating form against a struggling West Ham side.
The time has come for Avram Grant's side to get out of the relegation quagmire. However, they face a daunting task at the Emirates. Can the Hammers do a 'West Brom' over Arsenal?