JCT FC, after spending years in top division finally got relegated from I-League recently. The loss of JCT from India's first division is indeed a big one for local football.
As the leftover important matches in the league knock at the door, TheHardTackle looks at the teams, their strategies and how the results would impact the ever changing I-league table.
In a recent interview one of the top AIFF officials expressed a desire to see India play "possession football" like Barcelona or Spain. Is it realistic to expect things like these from Indian players who have been used to play long ball game ? TheHardTackle takes a look at the tactical dilemma and unrealistic expectations that often surround Indian football team.
Previews and Predictions for I-League, Round - 5.
Round-4 of I-League 2010/11 presents quite a few mouth watering clashes. Read on for the previews, predictions, players to watch out for, form guides, and much more.
JCT Mills Football Club is the face of football in Northern part of India. The club, with its robust academy structure, has been instrumental in lifting the standard of football in India and popularization of the game in Punjab. TheHardTackle's Guest Author Kunwar Deep Singh analyzes the journey of the club so far...
Team India did a wonderful job by qualifying for the Asian Games knock-out stage, but their campaign came to an end when they were comprehensively outplayed by Japan in the pre-quarter finals. TheHardTackle takes a look at the team's performance and presents the readers with a few conclusions from this campaign.
India's Under-23 team is all set to start their Asian Games campaign. Lets take a look at the young team before the games begin.