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

Soccermanager scout: 40 players to sign in Brazil

Luan: get him signed up (Photo: Mowapress)

Are you a fan of the online football management game Soccermanager? If so, read on to find out the names of 40 players in Brazil that you need to sign. Continue reading

Can Flamengo really win the league?

Trauco celebrates his equaliser against Fluminense (photo: Flamengo)

Just over a month ago, on the eve of the competition, I predicted Flamengo would win the Série A. But after eight league games played, they have just 11 points, are in 10th position and nine points off the pace. Can they still do it? Continue reading

Série A week 1: Vinicius Júnior makes professional debut

Vinicius Junior and Robinho: a star of the future with his idol (Mowa Press)

Bahia were the big winners in the opening round of the Série A, thumping an under strength Atlético Paranaense 6-2. Palmeiras also got their title defence off to an excellent start, thrashing Vasco 4-0. Grêmio won, while fellow title hopefuls Flamengo and Atlético Mineiro drew with each other. Corinthians, São Paulo and Santos had days to forget. My predictions and fantasy football team all got off to a lousy start. Continue reading