1. Dunga Has No 'Untouchables' in Brazil Squad: Is He Right?

    “ Untouchable” is not an entirely new concept in football. Sven-Goran Eriksson had his when in charge of England. Jose Mourinho placed his trust in a core group at Chelsea during his first spell in charge...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 18 hours ago 2,185 reads 5 comments

  2. Why Brazil Friendlies Threaten Cruzeiro's Title Challenge

    A week is a long time in football. Having survived the loss of four key players to international duty with minimal damage, Cruzeiro 's 2-0 defeat to Sao Paulo last weekend appeared to throw the Brasileirao title race wide open once more...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 5 days ago 544 reads 1 comments

  3. Dunga's Brazil Squad Announcement Is Encouraging but Boss Must Tread Carefully

    Dunga seems back to his old combative self and the honeymoon period, such as it was, is certainly over. The man at the helm of the Selecao ship is sending a message loud and clear: No player is untouchable...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 5 days ago 3,367 reads 14 comments

  4. Dodo Earns Brazil Call-Up

    Brazil named their squad for friendlies against Argentina and Japan, including several Serie A-based players...

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  5. Dunga Faces Selection Headache Ahead of Brazil Friendlies Next Month

    Still digesting the effects of a job competently accomplished against Colombia and Ecuador, Brazil boss Dunga is set to name his second squad tomorrow morning at Brazilian Football Confederation headquarters in Barra da Tijuca ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 8 days ago 3,147 reads 5 comments

  6. Ronaldinho Called "Brazilian Ape" By Local Mexican Politician

    This couldn't be how Ronaldinho imagined his time in Mexico starting. Barely one week into his tenure as Liga MX club Querétaro's new superstar, he has already been the subject of racist statements, and by a local politician at that...

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  7. Lucas Moura Wants Brazil Chance

    Paris Saint-Germain forward Lucas Moura wants a new chance with the Seleção Brasileira under Dunga.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 11 days ago 720 reads 1 comments

  8. 6 Lessons to Take Away from Dunga's First 2 Friendlies as Brazil Boss

    Two games, two wins. In understated style, Dunga has got his second Brazil reign off to a positive start with a pair of 1-0 victories over South American neighbours Colombia and Ecuador...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 12 days ago 4,383 reads 8 comments

  9. Dunga Delight at No Designated Striker

    Brazil's successful experiment of playing without a designated striker will continue this year and although coach Dunga does not rule out other approaches he has told his players to get used to the new system...

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  10. Brazil Manager Dunga Tells Neymar and Co to Get Used to No 9 System

    Brazil's successful experiment of playing without a designated striker will continue this year and although coach Dunga does not rule out other approaches he has told his players to get used to the new system...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 13 days ago 363 reads 1 comments

  11. Brazil's Dunga Says Doors Still Open for Maicon

    SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazil coach Dunga is not ruling out calling up Maicon despite dropping him from the squad because of indiscipline.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 13 days ago 15 reads 1 comments

  12. Brazil vs. Ecuador: Dunga's Philosophy Takes Shape as Selecao Win Again

    Brazil beat Ecuador 1-0 in front of a lively MetLife Stadium crowd on Monday evening, and in doing so made it a pair of 1-0 victories for Dunga to start his managerial reign...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 14 days ago 4,565 reads 15 comments

  13. The Standout Stars in Dunga's New-Look Brazil Team

    Two games, two wins, two goals and two clean sheets. The story of Dunga's second spell as Brazil coach is thus far a simple one, with successes over both Colombia and Ecuador in the United States steadying a ship that had been badly listing...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 14 days ago 2,882 reads 3 comments

  14. Dunga's Brazil Win Again vs. Ecuador but Patience Is Required

    Dunga's new Brazil era continued its steady start against Ecuador, with a second 1-0 victory over South American opponents in the space of just a few days, a much needed tonic after the pain of World Cup exit...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 14 days ago 2,297 reads 8 comments

  15. Brazil vs. Ecuador: Score, Recap and Post-Match Reaction

    Tuesday's friendly between Brazil and Ecuador took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 14 days ago 11,140 reads 13 comments

  16. Brazil Show Early Promise Under Dunga Ahead of Ecuador Friendly

    It wasn't vintage, it certainly wasn't pretty, but Brazil got the job done. Dunga 's second reign as Selecao boss got off on the right foot with a 1-0 win over Colombia last Friday...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 15 days ago 4,251 reads 6 comments

  17. Key Battles That Will Shape Brazil's Clash with Ecuador

    Brazil face their second stern all South American test in the space of a few days on Tuesday evening, taking on the might of Ecuador in Miami...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 15 days ago 726 reads 0 comments

  18. Maicon Dropped from Brazil Squad: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Updates from Wednesday, Sept. 10 Brazilian coach Dunga commented on Maicon potentially returning to Brazil via Tales Azzoni of the Associated Press via Yahoo Sports: I respect Maicon and the doors are not closed to any player...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 16 days ago 10,907 reads 25 comments

  19. Neymar Congratulates Coutinho on 1st Brazil Appearance Since 2010

    Philippe Coutinho made his long-awaited return to the Brazil national team on Friday night, and teammate Neymar was delighted for him...

    John Greely Written by John Greely about 16 days ago 2,679 reads 3 comments

  20. Neymar's Message for Philippe Coutinho

    Philippe Coutinho's return to the Brazil squad has been hailed by national team captain and long-time friend, Neymar.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 16 days ago 3,053 reads 1 comments

  21. David Luiz Awaiting News on Knee Injury After Brazil Friendly

    Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz sustained a knee injury during Brazil's 1-0 victory over Colombia.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 18 days ago 1,203 reads 0 comments

  22. Captain Neymar's Magic Can't Hide Task at Hand for Brazil Coach Dunga

    Brazil beat Colombia 1-0 in the Sun Life Stadium in Miami on Friday night, with new captain Neymar the difference between the sides in a typically tempestuous all South American clash...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 18 days ago 4,452 reads 10 comments

  23. Diego Tardelli Starts Up Top for Brazil vs Colombia

    Brazil XI vs. Colombia: Jefferson; Maicon, Miranda, David Luiz, Filipe Luis; L. Gustavo, Ramires; Oscar, Willian; Diego Tardelli, Neymar...

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  24. Brazil Start Road to Recovery Against Colombia in First Test After World Cup

    Slowly but surely wins the race—that is how the moral of the story goes. That is now a philosophy one can apply to Dunga and his post-“Mineiratzen” Brazil side...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 19 days ago 3,764 reads 3 comments

  25. Dunga Appoints Neymar as Brazil Captain

    Brazil coach Dunga has removed PSG's Thiago Silva from the Brazil captaincy & has handed it to Barcelona's Neymar. #PSG #Selecao.....

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 19 days ago 88 reads 0 comments