Reuters Soccer Blog

Clever banners can’t hide Milan’s derby pain

February 16, 2009

Nowhere in the world can match the San Siro for the array of banners unfurled by fans.

Thrifty Chelsea search through Golden Bin for Quaresma

February 3, 2009

Since Roman Abramovich arrived with his millions from Russia, Chelsea have been used to shopping in the transfer market’s version of Harrods for glitzy new players.

The sad case of Patrick Vieira

January 22, 2009

Portsmouth are interested in bringing Inter Milan’s Patrick Vieira back to England.

Champions League draw – your views

December 19, 2008

Jose Mourinho will clash with old foe Alex Ferguson in the Champions League last 16 with holders Manchester United playing Inter Milan.

Vlog in the lift – Can Chelsea afford to lose Drogba?

December 11, 2008

Didier Drogba reminded Chelsea fans of his importance to their cause with a match-winning performance against Cluj in the Champions League this week, but recent reports have suggested that the controversial striker may be on his way to Inter Milan to link up with former manager Jose Mourinho.

Will predictable Champions League have new winner?

December 11, 2008

The 16 teams that reached the Champions League first knockout round were again the usual suspects expected to go through. The group stage of Europe’s premier club competition unfolded rather predictably after a few early shocks.

Mourinho mind games may backfire in Champions League

December 10, 2008

Although Inter coach Jose Mourinho believes a tough draw in the Champions League last 16 will shock his side out of their European malaise, the damage may already have been done.

Adriano ‘the animal’ is still to find his bite

November 24, 2008

Adriano is surely one of the most frustrating players in the world.

The Brazilian has all the assets needed to be one of the very best strikers — power, pace and guile — yet he has wasted several opportunities to show he can be consistently good.

Mourinho v Ranieri is a veritable grudge match

November 21, 2008

It’s hard to think of two coaches in the world with such an apparent dislike of one another as Inter’s Jose Mourinho and Juve’s Claudio Ranieri.