Join TheHardTackle as it looks back at an eventful period in European club football, by covering the news that didn't make it to the papers.
Manchester United sent Chelsea crashing out of the Champions League courtesy goals from Hernandez and Park Ji-Sung, while the Blues only briefly threatened with a Drogba strike.
As the English Premier League seems to be heading towards an exciting finish in May, TheHardTackle lists down the five Premier League seasons which have witnessed the closest fights for the English title between the top teams.
The guest author attempts to explain why Blancos supremo Jose Mourinho could be the answer to ending Real Madrid's trophy drought in the near future.
The rivalry between Arsenal and Manchester United has probably reached a dilute state with the former not offering enough challenge in the English league over the past few years. But, nonetheless, they have played some fiercely competitive matches in the past which includes some of the best ones in the oldest football tournament in the world, the FA Cup. TheHardTackle picks up five of their best matches in the FA Cup.
Liverpool players could not have presented Kenny Dalglish with a better Birthday gift, when they drubbed a lackluster Manchester United and registered a 3-1 victory at Anfield. Here's a post mortem of the cracking game at Anfield.
Liverpool versus Manchester United is considered by many as the biggest club game in English football. As one of the oldest rivalries manifests into football, TheHardTackle previews the game.
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.
The Hard Tackle brings you the latest from the news that DIDN'T make it to the papers.
Roberto Mancini’s team is a well drilled outfit; the Italian has mixed caution with aggression astutely. The sides are evenly matched, however the onus will firmly be on Sir Alex’s team to break the City wall. TheHardTackle previews the Manchester Derby.