Reuters Soccer Blog

Wenger’s unrivalled Midas touch

August 5, 2009

Liverpool’s Rafa Benitez may feel he got a good price for Xabi Alonso but he is in no danger of dislodging Arsene Wenger as the Premier League manager with the Midas touch.

Are Liverpool right to sell Alonso to Real Madrid?

August 4, 2009

At last, Real Madrid have got their man. Liverpool agreed on Tuesday to sell Xabi Alonso, a Real target going back at least six years, for a reported 30 million euros.

Can Manchester City win the Premier League?

August 3, 2009

Fuelled by millions of petro-dollars from the apparently bottomless pockets of their Abu Dhabi owners Manchester City have spent the summer accumulating what is beginning to look, on paper anyway, a squad that will challenge for the title.

Will Man City continue their spending?

By Reuters Staff
July 31, 2009

How long is the spending spree at Manchester City going to last and what implications will it have, asks Phakamisa Ndzamela.

John Terry playing a dangerous game

July 27, 2009

Has John Terry got a bit big for his boots by questioning whether Chelsea’s ambition matches his own?

Tevez is a game changing signing for Manchester City

July 14, 2009

Manchester City are finally shopping at the luxury end of the market, as befits their status as the richest of the rich, and as a result the fans can start to get excited about the new season.

Too big to go down, too small for the Champions League

July 13, 2009

Champions League qualifying has begun so the new football season in Europe is well and truly underway.

Bolton leave Portsmouth red faced and empty handed

July 1, 2009

Much like a homeowner who decided to hold out for a higher offer and now finds himself stuck in a credit crunch, negative equity nightmare, Premier League side Portsmouth have made a highly regrettable financial faux pas.

Benitez spends big, but does Johnson fit the bill?

June 23, 2009

Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez fought long and hard for greater control of the Anfield club’s transfer funds and first through the door since he agreed his new contract is Portsmouth’s Glen Johnson. He didn’t come cheap, either.

First round of the title battle: United v Arsenal, Aug 29

June 17, 2009

The new Premier League season kicks off on August 15 and the first real eye-catching fixture is at Old Trafford a fortnight later when Arsenal visit champions Manchester United for the first twist in the title race.