As a preparation for their upcoming world cup qualifier match against the UAE, India took on Maldives and Qatar in two away friendlies on 10th and 17th of July respectively. TheHardTackle reviews both these international friendlies played.
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.
India was knocked out in group league of Asian Cup 2011. Although the team slumped to three heavy losses, there were some positives to take away from the campaign. TheHardTackle presents a report on the Indian team and its players.
After a long 26 years wait, Baichung Bhutia-led Indian football team once again made it to the final stage of the Asian Cup 2011. TheHardTackle's takes a look at Team India's Final-23 squad and analyzes their strengths and weaknesses.
Churchill Brothers has often been the unlucky bridesmaid of Indian football. Thrice they have lost the title on the last day of the national league. Yet, despite their failures, they have been one of the most exciting teams in Indian football in last two decades. TheHardTackle takes a look at the "family club" which became part of the "elite clubs" in Indian football.
The 2010/11 I-League season is just around the corner and it promises to be another enthralling campaign. To shed more lights on each of the participating teams, TheHardTackle brings you a special coverage on I-League 2010/11 with season preview, team-by-team analysis and forecasts. This is the second of the three installments.
TheHardTackle was present at the pre-match press conference that was held this afternoon. India would look to tide over recent disappointments when they take on Vietnam in a friendly match in Pune. Here's the complete match preview..
Team India is all set to take on Thailand in a friendly encounter to be played at Yamaha Stadium in Bangkok on 4th of September 2010. TheHardTackle brings you the preview of the match along with possible line-ups and the squad analysis.