Reuters Soccer Blog

Biometric tickets and retina scans — the future of football?

May 21, 2008

Russian servicemenSonia Oxley blogged here last week on whether we might see a repeat of the violence which marred the UEFA Cup final last week at the Champions League final in Moscow.

Reuters Soccer Blog goes to Moscow

May 20, 2008

This time last year I blogged from the Champions League final in Athens, mainly about the oddly circuitous routes taken by Liverpool fans just to get there.

Vlog on the pitch – Champions League final predictions

May 19, 2008

Vlog on the pitch duo Jon Bramley and Darcy Lambton think Manchester United will beat Chelsea on Wednesday but host Owen Wyatt is not so sure. (Although judging by the haircut he has already lost a bet this week.)

Ferguson also has something to prove in Champions League final

May 19, 2008

Lucky on the night?There have been a lot of stories lately about Avram Grant, and how he needs to prove his worth as a coach by seeing Chelsea to victory in the Champions League final on Wednesday (See Richard Williams in the Guardian for a flavour).

Second eastern European Cup final could be the last for a while

May 16, 2008

leaf blowing

I guess most if not all fans of Manchester United and Chelsea wish the Champions League final was being played a little closer to home.

It’s not all fast cars and parties

May 14, 2008

Craig BellamyFootballers. If we aren’t reading about their exploits on the pitch, more often than not we can read about their exploits off it. Much is speculation and the rest can’t be mentioned before the watershed, but as I recently read, it’s not always bad.

Vlog on the pitch – What will be the big close season transfers?

May 13, 2008

After Manchester United beat Chelsea to the Premier League title, the Londoners hit back by signing Porto’s Jose Bosingwa in the first big transfer of the close season (although he can’t play in next Wednesday’s Champions League final obviously).

Evergreen Ferguson masterminds another triumph

May 12, 2008

When Jose Mourinho burst onto the scene and Chelsea became the new force in English football, there were many who thought Alex Ferguson’s days as Manchester United boss were numbered.      

Manchester United’s title win — your views

May 11, 2008

Giggs holds the Premier League trophySir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United will go bouncing into the Champions League final after they secured the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Wigan on Sunday.

When the clock strikes 12…will the late start hit Utd and Chelsea?

May 8, 2008

Having a sleep Cristiano?

After 60 minutes of the 2008 Champions League final all eyes will be on the pitch, but for a not-so-obvious reason.