Nov 142013
Cruzeiro Crowned 2013 Brasileirão Champions

Cruzeiro were crowned champions of the 2013 Brasileirão tonight, as their nearest rivals Atlético Paranaense suffered defeat at the hands of Criciúma. This makes the result of their game away at Vitória irrelevant, but they are currently 1-0 up at the time of writing thanks to a goal from Willian. This is the third time they have won the title, with previous wins coming in 1966, and ten years ago in 2003. Cruzeiro stormed to the […]

Oct 102013
Brazil Shape up Ahead of South Korea & Zambia Friendlies

Luiz Felipe Scolari’s Brazil face South Korea at midday this Saturday (UK time), with plenty of players in the side looking to make an impression as the 2014 World Cup gets ever closer. The game will take place at the Seoul World Cup Stadium – one of the stadiums used during the 2002 World Cup which was won by Scolari’s Brazil, although they didn’t play there. Brazil will face a South Korean side who have already […]

Apr 172013
Dede to Sign for Cruzeiro

As the headlines in Europe read “Dede Snubs Chelsea/Milan/Man United/Liverpool” (delete as appropriate depending on the locality of the reporter), the Brazilian press are revelling in a big money move within their own league rather than away from it. As is commonplace in Brazil and South America the deal wasn’t straightforward, and the contract negotiations involved a collection of third parties and the settling of old debts before Vasco da Gama could finally announce that […]