Reuters Soccer Blog

Portsmouth’s woes unlikely to slow Premier League’s journey to oblivion

February 12, 2010

There is something of the boy who cried wolf about Portsmouth’s appearance in the High Court this week as fans were warned that the 112-year old club was within hours of going out of business.

Predictions league hails the power of Drogba

February 8, 2010

Didier Drogba’s second goal in Sunday’s 2-0 win over Arsenal was the epitome of the Chelsea striker’s immense power.

Predictions league foresees more doom for Arsenal

February 4, 2010

Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat at home to Manchester United last weekend has led many of our panel to predict similar gloom for Arsene Wenger’s men at Chelsea this Sunday.

We predict the worst … you show us how it’s done

January 29, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUPIt seems like ages since we last managed a proper weekend programme*  but at last, here we are, with an all-singing, all-dancing snow-free extravaganza, with the dubious attraction of Arsenal v Man Utd’s traditional handbags at 10 paces highly competitive fixture being shown in 3D at select boozers across the land.

Wayne Rooney is flying right at you!

January 28, 2010

FRANCE/Beer and football go together like, well, beer and anything else, but add in a pair of plastic stereoscopic spectacles plus the inevitability of someone taking a camera phone picture of you looking ridiculous and I can see the combination wearing a bit thin.

What if “ludicrous” Premier League ends with same top four?

January 21, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/We’ve had some knockabout fun in the Premier League this season, no question, but for all those eager for a change to the established order the table is taking on an all too familiar look.

West Ham shock as Englishmen buy Premier League club!

January 20, 2010

Londoners David Sullivan and David Gold have bucked a growing trend in England’s Premier League by taking control of 50 percent of West Ham United.

Rooney’s relentless workload must worry Capello

January 18, 2010

QATAR/Fabio Capello hates the concept of “one-man teams” but the England manager faces an anxious few months watching Wayne Rooney shoulder a punishing workload at Manchester United.

Liverpool have been here before, and a sacking may not be the answer

January 15, 2010

SOCCER-ENGLAND/CUP

“For 25 years Liverpool were Britain’s most successful and consistent football club. For four of those years we were also the most successful club in Europe. No one has an automatic right to success but you can be sure we will all be doing everything in our power to achieve those levels again. We owe that both to our own supporters and our own history.”