Reuters Soccer Blog

Hernandez shines among Premier League newcomers

August 9, 2010

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Perusing through the latest influx of major pre-season signings to join the English Premier League can quickly become a competition to find which transaction does not include the words Manchester and City.

Why Henry’s move might not kickstart transfer window

July 14, 2010

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Barcelona’s Thierry Henry is heading to New York Red Bulls in a widely expected move but don’t think the first big post-World Cup transfer means the window will suddenly be awash with deals.

Chelsea banned from signing players – your views

September 3, 2009

Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from registering any new players for the next two transfer windows, FIFA said on Thursday.

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?

Will Ibra-Eto’o swap actually happen?

July 20, 2009

It would be among the biggest swap deals ever in soccer but there is a long way to go before it becomes reality.

Benzema to join Real, when will the spending end?

July 1, 2009

France striker Karim Benzema is joining Real Madrid from Olympique Lyon, the Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday on their website.

Now it’s official — Kaka signs for Real Madrid

June 8, 2009

They took their time getting there but Kaka is now officially a Real Madrid player.

Why would Milan sell Kaka now and not in January?

June 3, 2009

AC Milan’s PR machine has ground to a halt in recent weeks but it may have to leap into action shortly to explain to fans why they have sold Kaka for a good deal less than they could have in January.

How did United’s Macheda get away, asks Italy

April 6, 2009

Most Manchester United fans had no idea who Federico Macheda was before the Italian netted a stunning stoppage-time winner against Aston Villa on Sunday.

Galaxy rewarded by playing hard ball over Beckham

March 8, 2009

So often in the past we have seen transfer deals go through simply because the player asks to leave. Clubs fear the players won’t play to their full potential if their wish is denied so they cave in and take the transfer fee.