Reuters Soccer Blog

Are polemics part of the football pantomime?

January 23, 2009

Spats like Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez’s recent run-in with his Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson are always guaranteed attention-grabbers.

Was Ferguson right all along about Chelsea?

January 21, 2009

Chelsea gear up for an easy-looking FA Cup tie at home to Ipswich Town this weekend knowing the match will be anything but given their recent form.

Here’s a simple way to stop fixture fuming

January 4, 2009

Somebody must have bought Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger a calculator each for Christmas┬ábecause both managers have done their sums and criticised the Premier League’s fixture programme.

Tosic and Ljajic not yet United class

December 2, 2008

Speculation that Manchester United are after Serbia winger Zoran Tosic has gained momentum after reports that Sir Alex Ferguson had gone to some length to obtain a work permit for the 21-year old Partizan Belgrade player.

Should United sell Ronaldo after Champions League final?

May 21, 2008

Cristiano RonaldoThe speculation in Spanish newspapers in the build-up to the Champions League final is all about Cristiano Ronaldo and the chances of him signing for Real Madrid next season (see Marca, for example).