Reuters Soccer Blog

Premature move for Swiss prodigy Ben Khalifa?

October 7, 2010

SOCCER-EUROPE/SWITZERLANDThe Swiss Super League is certainly not the strongest in the world but it’s a fairly safe bet to say that it beats the German fourth division. So why has 18-year-old Nassim Ben Khalifa, one of Switzerland’s most exciting prospects, swapped the former for the latter?

German football end-of-season special

June 2, 2009

One of the best Bundesliga seasons I can remember came to a disappointing end in Saturday’s DFB-Pokal final. 

Werder win ‘scared rabbit’ final

June 2, 2009

Unless you happen to be a Werder Bremen fan, you’d probably agree with the rest of Germany that Werder’s 1-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen in Saturday’s Cup final made for a deflating end to the season.

What now for wondrous Wolfsburg?

May 20, 2009

Wolfsburg are only 90 minutes away from winning their first German championship and they have equalled or broken several records in achieving that.

Bayern show ruthless streak with Klinsmann sacking

April 28, 2009

Bayern Munich’s decision to sack Juergen Klinsmann five rounds before the end of the season with the team just three points out of first place might end up working out for the club, with the title still very much up for grabs, but it’s sad news for the Bundesliga.