- Mogi Mirim’s stadium suspended as Arouca racism claims investigated
Arouca subject to racist abuse
- Chelsea’s Ramires feels Brazil squad is united and getting stronger ahead of World Cup
Ramires believes Brazil can do win the World Cup
- Sandro excited ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s derby match against Chelsea
The Beast has a surprise in store for Chelsea
Last June and July, it all fell into place for Luiz Felipe Scolari. Starting with those friendly matches against England and France, continuing though the Confederations Cup, not only did he win the fans over and claim a trophy, he also ended the period with a firm idea of his first team.
The role of statistics in judging players, and a look at the best Brazilians according to the stats.
Luiz Felipe Scolari seems so at ease in the post of Brazil coach, and has made so much progress towards building a settled side, that it is easy to forget all the furore that surrounded his appointment towards the end of 2012.
Brazil might need a short term goalkeeping solution for the World Cup, but who will be their number one post 2014?
Last Saturday I gave a lecture in Rio where I was honoured with the presence of Juninho Pernambucano in my small audience.
Could Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari learn from José Mourinho's Chelsea?
This was the last squad before the 23 for the World Cup are named. So those on the outside who missed out this time (I’m thinking specifically of Kaka) need something very special to happen if they are going to force their way into the World Cup.
Exclusive Interview: Philippe Coutinho talks about Liverpool, Inter Milan, Brazil and his friendship with teammates Lucas Leiva and Luis Suarez
Philippe Coutinho has already become a fans’ favourite at Anfield. His five goals in 33 appearances for the club have caught the eye of football fans around the world and many wonder if his performances will be enough to warrant him a place in the Brazil squad at this year’s World Cup.
Coach Hungaro attempts to steady the Botafogo ship, whilst Wallyson looks for treasure.
On a radio show last week I was hit with a surprise question; who did I think would win this year’s Brazilian Championship?
The two Brazilian teams get off to losing starts in the Copa Libertadores preliminaries.
Exclusive interview: Paulinho on Tottenham Hotspur, Brazil, Corinthians, Mano Menezes and links with Real Madrid
Brazil international Paulinho's settled quickly since arriving at Tottenham Hotspur from Corinthians in July. The all action midfielder has impressed sufficiently to earn admiring glances from Real Madrid. While flattered by the reported interest, Paulinho insists he is only focused on returning to fitness and preparing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Despite winning recent Copas, Brazilian club sides must do more collectively
These midfielders would surely have been in Scolari's plans, were it not for unfortunate injuries.
Tim Vickery Column: One door opening for Clarence Seedorf closes another; we just wish it wasn’t so soon
In school more than 30 years ago I can vaguely remember studying an HG Wells short story entitled, if memory serves me well, ‘The Door in the Wall.’
Anderson's Manchester United story is one of unfulfilled potential.
During Atletico Madrid’s recent visit to Valencia, the home fans were quick to remind Diego Costa that he is not really Spanish.
Why Ronaldinho's best move was to stick rather than twist.