Archive for August, 2009

Palmeiras hold São Paulo as Goiás crash in Porto Alegre

Muricy Ramalho’s return to the estádio Morumbi may have ended in 0-0, but the Palmeiras coach would have been more than pleased …

Continue Reading August 30, 2009 at 23:06 Leave a comment

Tottenham Hotspur target, Sandro Ranieri, gets Brazil call up

The Brazilian Football Confederation, the CBF, has just announced that Internacional’s 20-year-old midfielder, Sandro Ranieri, has been brought in to replace the injured Josué …

Continue Reading August 27, 2009 at 17:11 11 comments

Tottenham close in on Internacional’s Sandro Ranieri

Spurs are holding talks with Internacional over their defensive midfielder Sandro Ranieri …

Continue Reading August 24, 2009 at 20:31 14 comments

Palmeiras march on against Internacional as Atlético Paranaense stop São Paulo

Palmeiras remained top after a 2-1 win over title rivals Internacional in the Palestra Itália …

Continue Reading August 24, 2009 at 00:37 3 comments

Brazil squad vs Argentina and Chile September 2009 – Flamengo’s Adriano and Liverpool’s Lucas get recall – Tottenham’s Gomes is out

Dunga has called up 22 players for the World Cup qualifying clashes against Argentina in Rosario on September 5th and Chile in Salvador four days later …

Continue Reading August 20, 2009 at 18:27 17 comments

Title challengers close in on Palmeiras

With the season at the halfway stage, just four points separate the top four teams in the Brasileiro …

Continue Reading August 17, 2009 at 00:03 Leave a comment

Estonia 0-1 Brazil August 2009 see the highlights

Brazil made hard work of a testy match against Estonia in Tallinn …

Continue Reading August 12, 2009 at 18:40 5 comments

Brazil x Estonia probable starting line-up August 2009

Brazil take on Estonia this afternoon in the A Le Coq stadium in Tallinn …

Continue Reading August 12, 2009 at 10:14 Leave a comment

Have the champions really returned? São Paulo move up to 4th

“O campeão voltou” or ‘the champions are back” was the cry coming from the 28,000 or so who were in the estádio Morumbi to see São Paulo beat an in-form Goiás 3-1 …

Continue Reading August 9, 2009 at 22:24 Leave a comment

Dunga calls up Filipe Luís for Estonia game

Deportivo La Coruña leftback, Filipe Luís, has been drafted in to replace Real Madrid’s Marcelo for the friendly international against Estonia …

Continue Reading August 7, 2009 at 21:21 3 comments

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