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Soccer Break – Monday edition

February 28, 2011

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUPHello and welcome to Reuters Soccer Blog’s new daily digest where we’ll recommend some of the best stories on the internet for you to read over morning coffee/afternoon tea/cocktails (depending on your time zone).

Transfer deadline day live blog

August 31, 2010

We’re following all the deals as they happen on the final day of activity in the transfer market. Comments always welcome…

Champions League quarter-finals — live

March 30, 2010

We’re live blogging the night’s two Champions League quarter-final first legs, with expert commentary and analysis, including on-the-spot details from our reporters in the stadiums (or stadia, if you prefer).

France revels in best Ligue 1 match in a decade

November 9, 2009

France’s Ligue 1 cannot compare with England’s Premier League or Spain’s La Liga¬†in terms of worldwide profile or star quality on the pitch but on Sunday Lyon and Marseille¬†produced the sort of spectacular entertainment Chelsea v Manchester United just could not match.

Another passport probe shows system needs review

February 13, 2009

Sportspeople have been shifting nationalities to suit their careers for years, and most of it has been legal.

Why St Etienne are green with envy

November 6, 2008

If you don’t mind the sight of St Etienne glued near the bottom of the Ligue 1 table, you did not grow up in France in the 1970s.

Are Lyon going to lose it after all?

May 5, 2008

A few weeks ago, Lyon looked dead set to clinch their seventh consecutive title.

That was until they were held at Nice at the weekend and second-placed Bordeaux managed a 2-1 win at Marseille. Their lead is now just two points.