Reuters Soccer Blog

Lazio soar like their new eagle

October 5, 2010

SOCCER-ITALY/Lazio, Serie A champions in 2000 but largely also-rans ever since, came up with a not very new idea before the season to try to boost their fortunes this term.

Is there a way to stop end-of-season farces?

May 3, 2010

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AS Roma are absolutely livid after Inter Milan regained the lead in Serie A with a 2-0 win at Lazio, where the home fans cheered the goals as much as the away supporters.

‘Special One’ makes few friends in China

August 11, 2009

If Inter Milan were intending their trip to Beijing for last week’s Italian Super Cup to be a China charm offensive, coach Jose Mourinho was obviously not kept in the loop.

Kaka deal highlights Serie A decline

June 10, 2009

The departure of Kaka from AC Milan to Real Madrid marks the end of the Italian era in European football. Not only can Italian clubs not attract the best players in the world to play in Serie A but now, when they unearth a talent like Kaka, they can’t stop them from leaving.

Vlog on the pitch – Who are Romans supporting in the Champions League final?

May 26, 2009

The Champions League final is almost upon us and the views of the Roman locals are quite interesting.

Macheda highlights Serie A’s impatience with youth

April 8, 2009

Serie A clubs are understandably upset about English sides scooping up youngsters such as Federico Macheda from their academies.

How did United’s Macheda get away, asks Italy

April 6, 2009

Most Manchester United fans had no idea who Federico Macheda was before the Italian netted a stunning stoppage-time winner against Aston Villa on Sunday.

What if the mafia had bought Lazio?

July 22, 2008

Lazio fans

The silly season has been packed with strange stories, none more so than the mafia trying to buy Lazio.

What’s been going on at Inter?

March 27, 2008

Downbeat Materazzi

On February 16 Inter Milan were 11 points clear at the top of Serie A. Since then, a lot has happened and by the time the champions visit Lazio on Saturday their lead could be down to just one point.