Reuters Soccer Blog

United teach Inter and Barca how to avoid the jitter bug

May 11, 2009

Nerves are totally understandable at the end of the season with so much at stake.

Is there any way back for Adriano?

April 23, 2009

Adriano looks to have played his last match for Inter Milan after failing to return to the Serie A leaders from international duty with Brazil this month and announcing he was taking a break from football.

Should Juve receive stadium ban for Balotelli abuse?

April 20, 2009

After years of racist chanting from the stands, Italian soccer has finally realised it has a problem.

Where has Adriano been?

April 7, 2009

A missing person’s hunt has ended happily in Brazil. Inter Milan striker Adriano has been found.

Mourinho goes all shy on us

April 2, 2009

Jose Mourinho has finally met his match.

I’ve never seen the Inter Milan boss look so timid and uncomfortable as when he was confronted by a pole dancer on a famously bizarre Italian TV show.

Ibrahimovic – Europe’s biggest enigma

March 16, 2009

During a typical football discussion at a Milan pub recently, a friend made a comment which really stayed with me.

Even Mourinho can’t halt Serie A decline as England dominates

March 12, 2009

The sight of Serie A sides flopping in the Champions League has become a familiar one and although the three teams eliminated this week were a little unlucky, a mental block against English opposition is developing.

Aguero magic could pose problem for Atletico

March 3, 2009

The sort of performance Sergio Aguero turned in to¬†inspire¬†victory over Barcelona could be a curse as well as a blessing for Atletico Madrid, who are only going to find themselves under more pressure to sell him to one of Europe’s powerhouse clubs come the end of the season.

So are we set for another all-English Champions League final?

February 26, 2009

There’s still a long way to go to the final in Rome but from what we saw over the first legs of the opening knock-out round of the Champions League a lot of people will be expecting another all-English affair at the Olympic Stadium.

If Inter are the best in Serie A…

February 25, 2009

My dad was a sports journalist too so he has seen a fair few matches in his time.