Reuters Soccer Blog

Are United and Bayern already under pressure?

August 18, 2008

Manchester United and Bayern Munich opened the defence of their respective league titles with draws, prompting worried looks among supporters.

Blatter and Ronaldo threaten to further alienate fans

July 11, 2008

Ronaldo said he agreed with Blatter’s comments

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has caused controversy with his remarks about modern day players being treated like slaves.

Will Ronaldo A or B dominate the Euros?

June 9, 2008

The start of Ronaldo C?

So now we’ve seen him, the media-acclaimed superstar-elect of Euro 2008, Mr Cristiano Ronaldo.

Only Ronaldo can end this saga

May 28, 2008

His last United appearance?Last week Alex Ferguson slammed Real Madrid for using Spanish sports daily Marca as a mouthpiece to further their designs on Cristiano Ronaldo. United have backed their manager’s complaints by threatening to report the Primera Liga side to FIFA for their behaviour.

Domestic bliss for Real and Bayern, but what about Europe?

May 5, 2008

Hitzfeld gets soaked

Two giants of European football, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich wrapped up their respective league titles with plenty of room to spare this weekend.

Who should Barcelona sign to replace Ronaldinho?

April 18, 2008

Kaka reactsThere’s speculation in Marca today that if AC Milan do complete a deal to sign Ronaldinho at the end of the season, they might be prepared to let Kaka move to Real Madrid.

‘Epicomedia’ and the league no one wants to win

March 25, 2008

Pepe gestures in disbeliefIt is has already been dubbed the league title no one wants to win and with its succession of mishaps, slip-ups, fall-outs and injuries, this season’s Primera Liga plot has taken more twists than even the most low-budget Spanish afternoon soap opera.

Should Spain break the mould and go for Del Bosque?

March 13, 2008

Del Bosque lifts the European CupSpain’s likely performance at Euro 2008 remains an enigma but one thing that can be guaranteed is that Luis Aragones will step down as coach at the end of the tournament.