May 102016
Brasileirão 2016 Preview - Best & Worst Case Scenarios

With the slog that is the Brazilian state leagues finally behind us, the eyes of the country turn to the Brasileirão. The are story-lines aplenty, with Flamengo looking to return to relevance on the pitch, a heavily weakened Corinthians seeking to win back to back titles, and plenty of teams looking likely to make a run at the title. With those in mind, let’s take a look at the best and worst case scenarios of […]

Jan 292016
2016 Brazilian State Championships: What & Who to Watch

The football world’s shortest off-season comes to an end this weekend, when Brazilian clubs return to competitive action with the start of the local state leagues. Just 55 days after Corinthians were crowned Brasileirão champions, the landscape of Brazilian football is vastly different than it was on December 6th. Corinthians have seen their side raided, with players leaving to both China and Europe, while others have invested wisely, including an influx of talented Argentine players […]

Nov 082013
Botafogo PB Win Série D Title as North-Eastern Football Hots Up

Whilst Botafogo of Rio de Janeiro stumble around the top four of Série A having lead the league for much of the season, the Botafogo club based in João Pessoa in the north-eastern state of Paraíba, were crowned champions of Série D. In front of a crowd of 19,619 spectators at the Almeidão, Botafogo Futebol Clube da Paraíba overturned a 2-1 defeat in the first leg, and triumphed with a two goal win against their southern […]