Reuters Soccer Blog

Which players will be missed most at Euro 2008?

May 13, 2008

AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf has pulled out of the provisional Dutch squad for Euro 2008 after falling out with coach Marco van Basten.

Euro 2008 crackdown could spark penalties and cards galore

April 18, 2008

Flying elbows, mass punch-ups, mouthy players, shirt-tuggers and divers will be the main focus for referees when Euro 2008 kicks off in June.

Austrian-Dutch madness a taste of things to come?

March 27, 2008

Huntelaar hooks in

If Wednesday’s friendlies involving the 16 Euro 2008 finalists are anything to go by, the June event should be a real treat for the fans, with plenty of goals, near-misses and desperate defending, and the chance of a few shocks too.

Can new improved Torres make the difference for Spain?

March 25, 2008

Torres in a heap

The great 1970s TV programme ‘Fawlty Towers’ left its mark by being voted Britain’s fifth best sitcom in 2004, and the way Fernando Torres is going he’s bound to leave an indelible print on English football.

Should Spain break the mould and go for Del Bosque?

March 13, 2008

Del Bosque lifts the European CupSpain’s likely performance at Euro 2008 remains an enigma but one thing that can be guaranteed is that Luis Aragones will step down as coach at the end of the tournament.