Reuters Soccer Blog

from Left field:

Va-va-voom. Vintage Henry scores on Arsenal return.

January 10, 2012

The clock said 68 minutes, and no one at the Emirates Stadium in north London was looking at the action on the pitch as the fourth official held aloft his lit-up board to signal the re-introduction of Thierry Henry to English football.

Manchester City will struggle to offload pricey Tevez

November 28, 2011

It is quite conceivable Carlos Tevez will still be at Manchester City in February.

Balotelli courts maturity not Milan

November 12, 2011

Mario Balotelli has got into more scrapes than a bad teenage skateboarder but the maturing Italy striker has finally found some inner peace and his game is therefore flourishing.

Soccer Break Monday – season already over?

May 9, 2011

Anyone else feel as though all the excitement and potential late drama for this season has disappeared?

Soccer Break Friday – titles at stake

May 6, 2011

The week is ending but the drama is just cranking up. Yes, the weekend is almost upon us, and that meansĀ loads more football action around Europe where there is still plenty at stake.

Soccer Break Tuesday

April 12, 2011

SOCCER-ITALY/AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi seriously believes he can sign Cristiano Ronaldo in the next transfer window. Where did that one come from? Probably because of his frustration with Zlatan ibrahimovic for being sent off for swearing and banned for three games (see Wayne, the punshment is even worse in Italy).

Soccer Break Friday

April 8, 2011

SOCCER-EUROPA/How can the upcoming domestic matches beat this week’s European action for goals? 19 were scored in Thursday’s four Europa League quarter-finals, with a further 18 coming in the four Champions League last eight ties on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Former Gunner Gallas relishing life at Tottenham

March 10, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/By Mike Collett in London

If things had turned out differently, William Gallas could well have been facing Champions League heartache with Arsenal in Barcelona rather than glory with their arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur this week.

Soccer Break Thursday

March 10, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/Breathe in. Breathe out. The Champions League is over for this week after a tense two days of last 16 drama. And now for Europa League action on Thursday with yet more top sides in action.

Serie A is not as good as it thinks it is

March 4, 2011

SOCCER-ITALY/Serie A leaders AC Milan visit Juventus this weekend in one of the showcase matches of the Serie A season but hardly anyone is expecting a “good game”.