Reuters Soccer Blog

Benitez hands Ferguson another lesson

October 26, 2009

A game between Liverpool and Manchester United is one of football’s great fixtures and it has recently been given additional spice by a number of clashes between the managers.

Is Ferdinand past his peak?

October 25, 2009

Manchester United’s 2-0 defeat at Liverpool has again exposed the chinks in the Premier League champions’ armour, notably their defensive frailties against top level opposition.

Where’s the new Gary McAllister when Liverpool need him?

October 22, 2009

Liverpool’s run of four straight defeats has generated a lot of discussion about what has gone wrong, but precious little about how to put it right, aside from the suggestion that it might be nice to see Kenny Dalglish back in the dugout.

Best. Premier League. Ever… ?

October 18, 2009

 

The Ballon d’Or shortlist was announced on Sunday, but what about the Ballon de Plage? Liverpool’s inflatable nemesis must surely get a category of its own in the end-of-season awards.

Elder statesmen may hold key to United’s title bid

October 7, 2009

Manchester United have a rich tradition of developing precocious young talents and relying on them to do a job that could be considered beyond their years.

Patrick, you predictions king

October 5, 2009

There’s one game left to go (Aston Villa v Manchester City later on Monday) but frankly this weekend’s prediction league is already all sewn up.

Wenger deserves to stand with Fergie after reaching landmark

October 1, 2009

Arsene Wenger has not collected trophies quite as greedily as his Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson but in terms of his impact on English football he has no equal.

Bolton stump everyone in another dire predictions week

September 29, 2009

Are Bolton Wanderers so bad that not one of our Reuters Soccer Blog predictions panel thought they would win at Birmingham City?

Feared by the Blues, Loved by the Reds, Ryan Giggs, Ryan Giggs…

September 28, 2009

Manchester United played Stoke City off the park on Saturday yet for 62 minutes they lacked the cutting edge to turn their superiority into goals.

Soccer scores and the power of the pub

September 25, 2009

Let’s be honest here, people, predicting the English football scores has proved to be a lot trickier than many of us imagined.