Robin van Persie is one of the most influential players in the Arsenal setup, and has gone to some extent in filling Thierry Henry's shoes in the forward line. TheHardTackle gives a featured article chronicling the man with the chocolate leg.
The much awaited final of the World Cup sees the Dutch flair pitted against the Spanish Armada in what promises to be an high octane match. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh gives a detailed preview of the game.
The first day of the World Cup quarterfinals provided wholesome entertainment for the worldwide football audience. The Dutch came from behind to script a memorable victory over tournament favourites Brazil, with the help of the dependable Wesley Sneijder and a reckless Felipe Melo. This was followed up by a dramatic match, which saw Uruguay proceed to the semis at the expense of Ghana, courtesy of a Gyan penalty miss. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh relives the memorable moments of the day.