After putting in the effort last week to get the 2018 Brasileirão preview done on time, annoyingly, I’ve only found the time to write about the first weekend of the league now. But it was a cracking opening round and not worth missing. Here’s the lowdown: Continue reading
Brazil’s favourite fantasy football game is called Cartola FC. Have you entered a team? Give it a go. Read on for more information. Join the Brazilfooty league too. Continue reading
The Brasileirão kicks off this weekend. Palmeiras are the bookies’ favourites. Corinthians are the pundits’ favourites. Cruzeiro, Grêmio and Flamengo will want to have something to say about that. Here’s a lowdown of all the teams, the major ins and outs, players to watch, my predictions and the latest betting odds. Continue reading
Corinthians deserve credit for their performance in the State Championship final, but the way in which the referee overturned a penalty awarded to Palmeiras was one of the strangest things I’ve seen in football. Continue reading
After losing four out of their first five games this season, Grêmio have rediscovered their form.
The State Championships are nearing their conclusion. In most states, the finals are played over two legs: the first legs were played last weekend and the second legs will be played this weekend. Continue reading
Cristiano Ronaldo ladies and gentleman.
Nobody likes to see players suffering leg breaking tackles. But is the punishment dished out to Vasco forward Rildo for his bad challenge excessive? Continue reading
Germany may have rested a few of their best players last night, but there are many reasons that Brazil can be happy about the result and their performance. Continue reading
Fluminense continue to defy the critics and they won the Rio Cup (Taça Rio) on Sunday. Their 20-year-old forward Pedro scored one of the goals in a 3 – 0 win against Botafogo and was quick to praise Fred (ex-seleção), who used to play for Fluminense, but suffered a serious knee ligament injury playing for Cruzeiro this weekend. Continue reading