from Mark Meadows:

Montpellier need belief not Santa Claus to win Ligue 1

February 20, 2012

Put a beard on avuncular and rotund Montpellier president Louis Nicollin and he could easily be mistaken for Father Christmas.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Soccer Break Thursday – Champions League recap

April 7, 2011

SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/Where to start after four brilliant Champions League quarter-finals, even if the intrigue for next week's second legs has all but gone from three of the ties with Barcelona leading Shakhtar Donetsk 5-1, Real Madrid 4-0 up against Tottenham Hotspur and Schalke 04 in total charge against holders Inter Milan after the 5-2 triumph at the San Siro.

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Transfer deadline day live blog

August 31, 2010

We're following all the deals as they happen on the final day of activity in the transfer market. Comments always welcome...

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Champions League quarter-finals — live

March 30, 2010

We're live blogging the night's two Champions League quarter-final first legs, with expert commentary and analysis, including on-the-spot details from our reporters in the stadiums (or stadia, if you prefer).

from Reuters Soccer Blog:

Another passport probe shows system needs review

February 13, 2009

Sportspeople have been shifting nationalities to suit their careers for years, and most of it has been legal.