Reuters Soccer Blog

Maradona no more of a cheat than ‘hard men’

June 12, 2010

SOCCER-WORLD

Diego Maradona’s appeal for fair play has had certain sections of the British media sniggering like naughty school boys.

With technology binned, maybe players should just stop cheating

March 8, 2010

Players and coaches are going to have to grin (or rather whinge) and bear it after football’s rule-makers decided that preserving the game’s essence and traditions are more important than the grievances of a few unlucky losers.

France break Irish hearts to seal World Cup slot

November 18, 2009

France ensured the likes of Franck Ribery, Karim Benzema and Thierry Henry will be at the World Cup in South Africa next year after winning through with a goal that has left Irish fans seething.