Flamengo and Botafogo Lose in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Flamengo and Botafogo Lose in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Copa do Brasil dreams of Flamengo and Botafogo were left hanging by a thread following disastrous defeats last night. Flamengo were comprehensively dispatched by Brasileirão strugglers Coritiba, while Botafogo lost at home to Série B club Ceará. A second half onslaught helped Coritiba […]

Wins for Flamengo and Fluminense in Brasileirão: Daily

Wins for Flamengo and Fluminense in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Carioca clubs Flamengo and Fluminense both picked up three points in the seventeenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday (August 24th) afternoon. Flu got back to winning ways in emphatic style, while the Rubro-Negro continued their revival under veteran Vanderlei Luxemburgo. Two goals […]

Flamengo Beat Atlético-MG by 2×1 in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo Beat Atlético-MG by 2×1 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo came from behind to beat Atlético-MG by 2-1 in the Campeonato Brasileiro last night at the Maracanã Stadium to put further distance between themselves and the relegation zone. The entrance of Eduardo da Silva made all the difference as his excellent form since […]

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 2×0 in Clássico: Daily

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 2×0 in Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo beat Rio rivals Fluminense 2-0 yesterday afternoon at the Estádio Mané Garrincha to climb out of the relegation zone in the 2014 Brasileirão. Second half strikes from Daniel and Zeballos won the game for the Alvinegro, as the pressure increases on Flu, and […]

Flamengo Finally Win in Brasileirão: Daily

Flamengo Finally Win in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A late Eduardo da Silva goal gave Flamengo a 1-0 victory over Sport Recife at the Maracanã yesterday afternoon (Sunday, August 10th) in the fourteenth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro. It was the veteran striker’s first goal for the Rubro-Negro since joining the club last […]

Ronaldinho Gaúcho Set to Leave Brazilian Football

Ronaldinho Gaúcho Set to Leave Brazilian Football

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of the finest playmakers of the last two decades, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, looks set to leave domestic Brazilian football after a three and a half year stay. The 34-year-old No. 10 parted ways amicably with Belo Horizonte club Atlético-MG last week, and quickly confirmed […]

Flamengo Beat Botafogo 1×0 in Clássico: Daily

Flamengo Beat Botafogo 1×0 in Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo beat Botafogo 1-0 yesterday evening (July 28th) at the Maracanã in new coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo’s first game in charge. Alecsandro’s headed goal just after the half-hour mark was enough to separate the sides in a hard fought contest with little in the way […]

Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Beat Santos 1×0 in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense beat Santos 1-0 in the eleventh round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro yesterday (July 20th) evening to move back into the G-4 at the top end of the table. Darío Conca’s wonder strike on 61 minutes separated the two sides, as Flu returned […]

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

All Three Carioca Teams Lose in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tenth round of the 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, and first since the FIFA World Cup, was dreadful for the Carioca clubs. Botafogo, Fluminense and Flamengo were all defeated in a nightmare restart to domestic football. A wonder goal from Neto Baiano helped Sport Recife […]

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

Campeonato Brasileiro to Start Again in Brazil

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Just three days after the conclusion of the international football (soccer) spectacle 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Brazilian national tournament, the Campeonato Brasileiro is ready to get underway again. Tonight (July 16th), three Carioca clubs are in action after a five-week hiatus for the […]

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