Posts tagged ‘Botafogo’

Pitacodogringo’s guide to the Campeonato Brasileiro 2011

The 41st Brasileirão gets underway on Saturday and it promises to be as gripping as ever …


Continue Reading May 16, 2011 at 10:48 8 comments

Cocaine nights

Botafogo striker, Jobson, admits drug use and now faces a lengthy ban from the game …

Continue Reading December 28, 2009 at 21:15 5 comments

Everton hand Botafogo teenager a chance

While Botafogo’s professional side continue to run the risk of relegation to Série B this year, the Rio outfit’s junior teams continue to produce potential stars …

Continue Reading October 30, 2009 at 19:24 1 comment

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

Pitacodogringo’s guide to the Campeonato Brasileiro 2009

The dust has barely settled on the major state championships, but already it’s time to focus on Brazil’s national league – the Campeonato Brasileiro …

Continue Reading May 3, 2009 at 18:46 7 comments

Botafogo hoping to cash in on Manchester United’s Brazilian twins

Rio de Janeiro club, Botafogo, are pressing FIFA to recognize their part in the early development of Manchester United’s brothers Rafael and Fábio …

Continue Reading March 20, 2009 at 15:06 2 comments

Grêmio go six clear at the top of the Brasileiro

The end of the 24th round of the Campeonato Brasileiro saw Grêmio extend their lead over Cruzeiro and Palmeiras …

Continue Reading September 6, 2008 at 23:46 Leave a comment

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