Reuters Soccer Blog

Ranieri sacked by demanding Juve

May 18, 2009

Just three years ago Juve were facing up to the fact they’d be playing in Serie B after being found guilty of match-fixing.

Mourinho the magician does it again with Inter

May 16, 2009

A Champions League with unfancied Porto, two Premier League titles with Chelsea — the first in fifty years — and the scudetto with Inter Milan in his first season.

United teach Inter and Barca how to avoid the jitter bug

May 11, 2009

Nerves are totally understandable at the end of the season with so much at stake.

Is there any way back for Adriano?

April 23, 2009

Adriano looks to have played his last match for Inter Milan after failing to return to the Serie A leaders from international duty with Brazil this month and announcing he was taking a break from football.

Should Juve receive stadium ban for Balotelli abuse?

April 20, 2009

After years of racist chanting from the stands, Italian soccer has finally realised it has a problem.

Is the Bundesliga set to surpass Serie A?

April 10, 2009

It is now widely accepted that, after a long stint as the world’s most glamorous championship in the 1980s and 90s, Serie A has fallen behind the Premier League and Spain’s Primera Liga.

Macheda highlights Serie A’s impatience with youth

April 8, 2009

Serie A clubs are understandably upset about English sides scooping up youngsters such as Federico Macheda from their academies.

Ibrahimovic – Europe’s biggest enigma

March 16, 2009

During a typical football discussion at a Milan pub recently, a friend made a comment which really stayed with me.

Even Mourinho can’t halt Serie A decline as England dominates

March 12, 2009

The sight of Serie A sides flopping in the Champions League has become a familiar one and although the three teams eliminated this week were a little unlucky, a mental block against English opposition is developing.