It’s that time of the year once again for the management to reward performers with better contracts and an opportunity to clear out the deadwood. ThehardTackle looks at all the Manchester United players whose contracts, if not renewed, would expire in 2011 and 2012.
Ever since the bitter expulsion of Chelsea from the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League 2008-09, Jose Mourinho has been extra bitter and caustic with his remarks about FC Barcelona. Not that he’s courteous to others, but his ‘affection’ for FC Barcelona is a little more than the rest.
The Dutch fans have gone through it, and it's about time for the Red Devils to endure similar agony. Although it's nothing new for the Old Trafford faithful, as the anguish of parting away with a certain Great Dane is still fresh in their reminiscence; yet the Devils all over the world would invariably feel like losing their religion all over again when Edwin Van der Sar decides to hang his big gloves.
Arsene Wenger, recently acclaimed as the greatest manager of the past decade, made quite an impression at the awards gala. Or so he thought.
The 9th of January is going to be a day to remember for Liverpool fans around the world. The King returns to the throne. Welcome back, Kenneth Dalglish.
With the winter transfer window around the corner, we at TheHardTackle take a look at few young and upcoming players who could switch clubs in January.
The United Gaffer is all set to surpass the legendary Sir Matt Busby as the longest serving manager at the helm of Old Trafford affairs in the club’s 132 year history. TheHardTackle pays tribute to the unmistakable face of English club football.
Manchester United rose to the top of the League table following an organized victory over a listless Arsenal side, with Park's moment of brilliance separating the two sides. TheHardTackle analyzes the key points and the lessons learnt from this feisty encounter.
A week ago, the football world was talking about the repercussions if a certain Rafa Benitez stayed as the manager of the European Champions. However, Inter have won the last two games but still some of them want him to be sacked. How can Benitez answer his critics and change their minds?
The UEFA Champions League resumes this week with Matchday 2 of the group stage. Let’s take a look at the games of Day 2 of Matchday 2: