Reuters Soccer Blog

Mourinho swears to behave but where does his future lie?

December 16, 2009

Inter Milan’s colourful coach Jose Mourinho has hit the headlines again for a foul mouthed rant at an Italian journalist, the latest in a number of spats with the soccer-obsessed media here.

Vlog on the pitch – what do you make of Rafa’s mind games?

January 12, 2009

Rafa Benitez was on the attack ahead of Liverpool’s game against Stoke City but then decided to leave Robbie Keane and Fernando Torres on the bench.

Can anything now stop United?

January 12, 2009

It’s been a great week for Alex Ferguson (as long as you ignore the League Cup).

Champions League draw – your views

December 19, 2008

Jose Mourinho will clash with old foe Alex Ferguson in the Champions League last 16 with holders Manchester United playing Inter Milan.

Mourinho to Manchester United is actually not so mad

October 27, 2008

British tabloids are used to putting 2+2 together and getting 5.

In my mind, the rumour about Inter boss Jose Mourinho one day replacing Alex Ferguson at Man United is 2+2 = 4.5…ie. closer to the truth than the usual tittle-tattle but without concrete foundations.

If you want to match United, try copying Ferguson

September 4, 2008

Ferguson smilesWith the top four never changing, it is almost more entertaining following the Premier League when there are no matches taking place. So it proved this week, from the takeover and mega-spending at Manchester City to the Kevin Keegan saga at Newcastle and Alan Curbishley’s exit from West Ham.

Chelsea inadvertently trigger Queiroz departure

July 11, 2008

Chelsea’s gain in recruiting Luiz Felipe Scolari as their new manager has spelt pain for Manchester United — at least in the short term.Queiroz with Ferguson

Ferguson also has something to prove in Champions League final

May 19, 2008

Lucky on the night?There have been a lot of stories lately about Avram Grant, and how he needs to prove his worth as a coach by seeing Chelsea to victory in the Champions League final on Wednesday (See Richard Williams in the Guardian for a flavour).

Manchester United’s title win — your views

May 11, 2008

Giggs holds the Premier League trophySir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United will go bouncing into the Champions League final after they secured the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Wigan on Sunday.