Brasileirão latest – Everton on fire

Not so fast – Everton halts São Paulo in their tracks (Roberto Vinícius/Agência Estado)

After the break for the World Cup, the Brazilian Serie A is back and the games are coming thick and fast. São Paulo have been doing very well, but last night Grêmio, and their in form winger Everton (nicknamed cebolinha), stopped them in their tracks. Continue reading

Brasileirão movers and shakers

Switching Rio de Janeiro for Madrid

With the league on hold due to the World Cup and the European transfer window wide open, there have been plenty of comings and goings at Brazilian clubs over the last few weeks. Check out this comprehensive list. Continue reading

Saransk: a city I never knew existed but one I won’t forget

Delighted to meet the locals in the middle of nowhere

Saransk. What is a Saransk? Some type of Russian cuisine? A coat you wear in winter? The name of your fluffy pet at home? No, it’s a little town, mostly unbeknown by Russian citizens and its existence unheard of by the international traveller. In this guest post for Brazilfooty, Iresh gives you the lowdown on this unusual place. Continue reading