Campeonato Brasileiro 2014 Starts This Weekend

Campeonato Brasileiro 2014 Starts This Weekend

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2014 Campeonato Brasileiro, the Brazilian national league championship, kicks off this coming weekend following the conclusion of the various state championships. This year, Rio de Janeiro only has three entrants in the Série A, the competition’s premier division. Following the relegation of Vasco […]

Fluminense Announce New Coach Borges: Daily

Fluminense Announce New Coach Borges: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Cristovão Borges has been unveiled as the new coach of Fluminense after Renato Gaúcho was sacked yesterday morning. The former Vasco and Bahia manager will be presented to the press at 1:30 PM today. It took just hours after the dismissal of Renato to […]

Vasco Beat Flu and Move to Carioca Final: Daily

Vasco Beat Flu and Move to Carioca Final: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco beat Fluminense 1-0 at the Maracanã Stadium yesterday afternoon to set up a Campeonato Carioca final with Flamengo. Edmilson scored the game’s only goal just before the interval as Fluminense’s potent attack failed to click on a frustrating afternoon for Tricolor fans. Fred, […]

Flu and Vasco Draw in Carioca Semi: Daily

Flu and Vasco Draw in Carioca Semi: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Goals from Fred and Thalles left the Campeonato Carioca semi-final first leg all even last night at the Maracanã Stadium. In a balanced game the result ended 1-1, with Sunday’s return tie now set to decide the outcome. Having finished second in the group, […]

Campeonato Carioca Group Stage Ends: Daily

Campeonato Carioca Group Stage Ends: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The group stage of the 2014 Campeonato Carioca drew to a close yesterday, with the top four teams progressing to the semi-finals next week. Flamengo, Fluminense, Vasco and surprise package Cabofriense made the cut, with Botafogo finishing in a lowly ninth place with just […]

Fluminense and Vasco Draw in Carioca Clássico: Daily

Fluminense and Vasco Draw in Carioca Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense and Vasco drew 1-1 yesterday evening at the Maracanã Stadium in the penultimate round of the Campeonato Carioca. Edmilson gave Vasco a first half lead before Fred leveled after the interval to keep Flu in second place in the table. The game started […]

Flamengo Beat Botafogo to Win Taça Guanabara: Daily

Flamengo Beat Botafogo to Win Taça Guanabara: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Flamengo beat Botafogo 2-0 yesterday evening in the 2014 Campeonato Carioca, securing the Taça Guanabara, the tournament’s group stage, in the process. The result at the Maracanã eliminated Botafogo from the state championship, leaving them free to focus on the Copa Libertadores. Flamengo were […]

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 3×0 in Rio Clássico: Daily

Botafogo Beat Fluminense 3×0 in Rio Clássico: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo’s reserve team comprehensively beat Fluminense 3-0 yesterday afternoon in the Clássico Vovô at the Maracanã Stadium. A brace from Henrique and a superb volley from Argentine midfielder Bolatti helped the Alvinegro climb to sixth place in the table, while Fluminense remain three points […]

Big Three Win in Campeonato Carioca: Daily

Big Three Win in Campeonato Carioca: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRZIL – Vasco, Fluminese and Flamengo all picked up three points yesterday in the ninth round of the Campeonato Carioca. The results leave Fluminense and Flamengo tied at the top with 22 points, while Vasco sit third. First to play yesterday was Vasco, who comfortably beat Bangu 2-0 […]

Fluminense Beat Boavista 4×1 in Rio: Daily

Fluminense Beat Boavista 4×1 in Rio: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Walter bagged a brace for new club Fluminense as the Tricolor comprehensively beat Boavista 4-1 last night at the Maracanã Stadium. It was Flu’s sixth straight win in the Campeonato Carioca, leaving them three points ahead of Flamengo and Cabofriense as league leaders. It […]

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