TheHardTackle's Guest Author Jonny "Lanky Guy" Mullins notes how rotating squad players through the starting XI line-up, once frowned upon, is being increasingly accepted as crucial to a title-winning campaign.
The 2011 Champions league final between the champions of England and Spain resulted in a great game of football. FC Barcelona showing why they are considered as one of the all time great teams.
The European Season 2010-11' has seen some great Goal-Keepers along with ones who have provided us with the occasional entertainment in form of 'Bloopers'. We, here at TheHardTackle, have identified five top-performing goal-keepers of this season for the End of Season Awards.
Blackpool travel to Old Trafford in a bid to extend their top flight stay for another season as all eyes will be on the starting line-up put out by Sir Alex. Will Holloway and his men breach the fortress at Old Trafford or will the depleted Red Devils crush end the Tangerine dream?
It was another entertaining round of fixtures in the Barclays Premier League as none of the game finished in a goalless draw. The title race was down to two as Arsenal lost at Bolton, while its still tight at the bottom of the league. THT reviews the weekend's action and presents the team of the week.
Howard Hockin, a lifelong Manchester City fan, recounts firsthand his experience at the new Wembley, watching on as his team beat their old enemy, Manchester United.
Chelsea will travel to Manchester under immense pressure to progress to the semi-finals. United, on the other hand, are favorites to progress now, having won the first leg at Stamford Bridge 0-1. Will this be Carlo Ancelotti's best match as a Chelsea manager in Europe or his last?
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’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.
Manchester United continued to march on to the title with Arsenal in hot persuit. Chelsea and Liverpool continued their revival but City dropped further behind in the title race. Here is the review of the exciting midweek action from the Premiership.