1. Brazil's Best and Worst Players at the Copa America

    So, Brazil's Copa America adventure met a premature end. While it was a hugely disappointing exit at the quarter-final stage for Dunga and his charges, there were nevertheless a few ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 7,096 reads 21 comments

  2. Brazilian Football Needs Changes from the Top to Become a World Force Again

    There is little time for reflection, as the incessant stream of competitive football in this corner of the world is set to kick off again in just a few months’ time with the World Cup qualifiers...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 4,109 reads 22 comments

  3. Brazilians Blame Dunga, Neymar for Copa Flop

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  4. Brazil's Copa America Exit Proves How Far Selecao Have Fallen

    Brazil woke up to the taste of bitterness yet again on Sunday morning. The scenario from the 2011 Copa America was played out in front of an increasingly disengaged public, as Paraguay ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 29,496 reads 84 comments

  5. Gonzalez Ready for Argentina, Dunga Blames Virus

    Paraguay striker Derlis Gonzalez said his team are thinking about another Copa America shock against Argentina after sensationally dumping Brazil out of the competition on Saturday...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 890 reads 0 comments

  6. Lack of Firepower Costs Brazil Dear in Copa America Quest

    So once again, Brazil fall at the quarter-final stage, their third Copa America hiccup since 1993. And once again, Paraguay, on penalties, were their undoing, robbing the players ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 9,249 reads 28 comments

  7. Robinho Scores His 1st Goal for Brazil Since 2010 Against Paraguay

    Robinho 's rolling back the clock at the Copa America. Brazil, playing without their talisman Neymar , took an early lead against Paraguay in their quarter-final match on Saturday night through the onetime Brazilian phenom...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 months ago 5,718 reads 4 comments

  8. Nike Virtual-Reality Advert Lets Viewers Be in Neymar's Boots

    Ever wonder what it's like to wear Neymar's boots? This is probably about as close as one can get. Nike Football has released a cool advert for their new boot, the Hypervenom ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 months ago 6,191 reads 5 comments

  9. Dunga Apologises for Race Comment

    Brazil coach Dunga has apologised for likening criticism directed against him at the Copa America to racist abuse suffered by people of African descent.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 2 months ago 430 reads 0 comments

  10. Copa America Business End Arrives with 1st True Test for Brazil

    It is set to be a telling weekend for Brazil and their Copa America quest. The eight-time continental champions take on Paraguay in the quarter-finals, having topped Group C with two wins from three...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 2,471 reads 10 comments

  11. Miranda Proves His Worth to Dunga's New-Look Brazil

    While Brazil continue to battle the sea of change, negotiating the choppy waters of a first competitive tournament since that World Cup disaster, amidst the search for a new identity, there has been one constant presence...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 4,504 reads 12 comments

  12. Robinho Ready to Fill Neymar's Shoes at Copa America

    The hottest ticket in town even when he’s not around, much of the talk about Brazil’s progress into the knockout stages of the Copa America continues to revolve around Neymar ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 10,497 reads 21 comments

  13. Brazilian Legend Rivaldo Contemplates Comeback with Mogi Mirim

    Could we see the return of a Brazilian legend to the pitch? It could be so. Rivaldo, 43, is contemplating making a full comeback in order to help the club he presides over, Mogi Mirim, escape the relegation zone of Brazil's second tier of football...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 2 months ago 8,333 reads 6 comments

  14. Grading the Brazil Players from the Copa America Group Stage

    So, Brazil are safely through to the quarter-finals of the Copa America, having topped Group C with two wins from their three group games...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 3,663 reads 8 comments

  15. Dunga Has Time on His Hands to Plot Next Copa America Move

    There is light at the end of the tunnel following Brazil's 2-1 victory over Venezuela. The Brazilian press, well known for hyperbolic reactions to any performance that is seen as ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 2,807 reads 9 comments

  16. Dunga's Tactical Tinkering Aids Brazil in Copa America Quest

    There may have been a scare, but Brazil got there in the end. The Selecao 's 2-1 win over Venezuela, their most promising of the Copa America so far, was completed without ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 3,981 reads 7 comments

  17. Thiago Silva Scores Volley for Brazil Against Venezuela in Copa America

    Thiago Silva put Brazil in front against Venezuela in style at the Copa America with a thundering volley. The defender showed the composure of a striker to put the Selecao ahead in the final group game of the round...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 2 months ago 12,196 reads 18 comments

  18. Dunga Must Ensure Brazil Are Prepared for Copa America Battle Without Neymar

    The worst has been confirmed. Neymar and Brazil have paid the dearest price for the forward's outburst after the final whistle against Colombia, with the craque now banned ...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 11,306 reads 42 comments

  19. How Does Dunga Replace Neymar for Crucial Copa America Clash?

    After much toing and froing, it has now been finally established that Neymar will now only be suspended for one game for his two yellow cards and dismissal at the end of a fraught match with Colombia...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 10,109 reads 60 comments

  20. Ronaldo Criticises Neymar Behaviour

    Brazil legend Ronaldo has criticised Neymar for his unsavoury conduct in the country's 1-0 Copa America defeat to Colombia on Thursday...

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  21. Report: Neymar Gets Provisional 1-Match Ban

    Neymar will miss Brazil's next game after being sent off for an attempted headbutt during their 1-0 defeat to Colombia in the Copa America.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 917 reads 0 comments

  22. Neymar Controversy Points to Bigger Problems for Brazil at Copa America

    It is never the sign of a good game when the referee is one of the key topics of conversation in the post-match analysis...

    Robbie Blakeley Written by Robbie Blakeley about 2 months ago 24,460 reads 49 comments

  23. Faustino Asprilla Calls Neymar 'A Football Lie' Who Should 'Go to Hollywood'

    Colombia beat Brazil 1-0 at the Copa America on Wednesday night. Brazil star Neymar was sent off at the end of the contest, and Colombian legend Faustino Asprilla wasn't impressed with his antics during the match...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 2 months ago 21,298 reads 112 comments

  24. Brazil's Dani Alves Blasts Referee After Neymar Red Card in Colombia Loss

    Dani Alves hit out at Chilean referee Enrique Osses after he dismissed Neymar during Brazil's 1-0 Copa America defeat to Colombia.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 2 months ago 918 reads 1 comments

  25. Brazil's Roberto Firmino Produces Terrible Miss at Copa America

    There has been a lot of hype around Roberto Firmino lately, with the Hoffenheim star linked with Manchester United and Liverpool , with Globoesporte's Marcelo Hazan and Richard ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 2 months ago 13,842 reads 20 comments