Soccer Break – Tuesday edition

March 1, 2011

SOCCER-ITALY/Hello again everyone, and I hope some of the media material we pointed out to you on Monday helped your coffee/afternoon tea/cocktails go down well.

On Tuesday, following AC Milan’s 3-0 win over Serie A title rivals Napoli, we bring you a thorough run down of a match which hinged on a controversial decision in favour of the Milan club. Read here for more…

However, Mark Meadows makes the point in a piece for Reuters here that this is far from a vintage Serie A season and the current Milan side would have been nowhere near the scudetto in other recent years.

Over to England, and with the most congested bottom half of the table for years the Premier League’s relegation fight is set to go down to the wire. Could Mexico striker Carlos Vela be the answer for West Bromwich Albion’s survival? Read here.

Of course the big game on Tuesday is Chelsea against league leaders Manchester United, but the London club are a hot topic in blog world for a very different reason. Kaka to move to Stamford Bridge? Really? Find out here.

Would you like to see the Brazilian magician in the Premier League?

Discuss this and other stories in world soccer on the Reuters Soccer Facebook page. And please feel free to send us recommendations for your pick of the day’s stories.

PHOTO: AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring against Napoli during their Italian Serie A soccer match at the San Siro stadium in Milan February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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