Reuters Soccer Blog

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.

Soccer Break Thursday

April 14, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/So there were no incredible comebacks after all. Sorry Tottenham and hapless Heurelho Gomes, but the neutrals have got their Real Madrid v Barcelona semi-final and expect the hype to be greater than almost any two games ever played.

Man City look to steal a merry march in the snow

December 19, 2010

SOCCER-EUROPE/Mother Nature has handed Manchester City the perfect chance to spend Christmas on top of the Premier League and with a decent fixture list over the next month their title prospects should start being taken seriously.

What next for pampered players — overcoats?

November 12, 2010

ISOCCER-ENGLAND blame the late, great Keith Weller of Leicester City.

He started the trend for “cold-weather clothing” when he pulled on a pair of white tights one winter’s day in the 1970s.

Tevez provides sweet headache for Maradona

May 25, 2010

SOCCER-WORLD/Carlos Tevez has quickly gained the love of supporters wherever he has played, first at Boca Juniors, then Corinthians, now in the Premier League, with his never-say-die attitude added to considerable ball skills.

Argentina’s World Cup squad falls into place

February 19, 2010

After the century of call-ups and largely meaningless tests against mediocre opposition in friendlies, not to mention the lack of direction in the qualifiers, talent and form look set to win out in the race for places in Argentina’s World Cup squad.

We predict the worst … you show us how it’s done

January 29, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUPIt seems like ages since we last managed a proper weekend programme* ┬ábut at last, here we are, with an all-singing, all-dancing snow-free extravaganza, with the dubious attraction of Arsenal v Man Utd’s traditional handbags at 10 paces highly competitive fixture being shown in 3D at select boozers across the land.

Can Manchester City win the Premier League?

August 3, 2009

Fuelled by millions of petro-dollars from the apparently bottomless pockets of their Abu Dhabi owners Manchester City have spent the summer accumulating what is beginning to look, on paper anyway, a squad that will challenge for the title.

Tevez is a game changing signing for Manchester City

July 14, 2009

Manchester City are finally shopping at the luxury end of the market, as befits their status as the richest of the rich, and as a result the fans can start to get excited about the new season.

Transfer fee and salary caps edge closer

January 23, 2009

Manchester City’s failed 100 million euros plus bid for AC Milan’s Kaka now begs the question: should there be a limit on the amount of money a club can pay for a player or should there be a salary cap?