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 […]

Fluminense Drop Points in Brasileirão: Daily

Fluminense Drop Points in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense missed the chance to close the gap at the top of the Campeonato Brasileiro table last night after drawing 1-1 with Coritiba at the Maracanã. After league leaders Cruzeiro had been held to a goalless draw by Criciúma earlier in the day, Flu […]

Fluminense Beat América-RN in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Fluminense Beat América-RN in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fluminense comprehensively beat América-RN 3-0 last night in the last sixteen of the Copa do Brasil at the Arena das Dunas in Natal. Midfielder Cícero put in a stellar showing, scoring the first two goals as the Rio club eased their way towards the […]

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 […]

Botafogo Draw 1×1 with Cruzeiro in Brasileirão: Daily

Botafogo Draw 1×1 with Cruzeiro in Brasileirão: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Botafogo drew 1-1 with reigning champions Cruzeiro last night in the thirteenth round of the Campeonato Brasileiro at the Maracanã Stadium. The visitors dominated, especially in the second half, but couldn’t notch a fifth consecutive victory as the Carioca club clung on for a share […]

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×1 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×1 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco beat Ponte Preta 2-1 last night at São Januário to progress to the last sixteen of the Copa do Brasil. Following their 2-0 victory in the first leg last week, last night’s result gave the Cruz-Maltino a comprehensive 4-1 aggregate advantage over their […]

Coach Dunga to Overhaul Brazil Seleção Squad

Coach Dunga to Overhaul Brazil Seleção Squad

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Dunga, the new coach of the Brazilian national side, is planning a major overhaul of the squad, according to reports in the Brazilian press over recent days. The 1994 World Cup-winning captain was reappointed last week and his long term goal is the next […]

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 […]

Vasco Draw with Ponte Preta in Série B: Daily

Vasco Draw with Ponte Preta in Série B: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco and Ponte Preta drew 0-0 Saturday (July 26th) afternoon at the Moisés Lucarelli Stadium in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. In a poor game, the home side almost snatched the points at the death, but Cafu’s shot bounced back off the woodwork. But […]

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×0 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

Vasco Beat Ponte Preta 2×0 in Copa do Brasil: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Vasco comfortably beat Ponte Preta 2-0 last night to edge towards the final sixteen of the Copa do Brasil. Second half goals from Diego Renan and Thalles, as well as a majestic performance from midfielder Douglas, put the Cruz-Maltino on the path to victory […]