1. Can Andreas Pereira Push on After Manchester United Debut in MK Dons Drubbing?

    Tuesday night was an unpleasant experience for all those connected with Manchester United football club...

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  2. Ganso, Pato and the 10 Best Animal Brazilian Footballer Names

    The weird and wonderful world of Brazilian footballing names has been increasingly explored in recent years, and given the recent upturn in form of Ganso and Pato in tandem at Sao Paulo, the time has come to pay homage to the animals...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 day ago 1,043 reads 0 comments

  3. What Does the Future Hold for Barcelona Full-Back Dani Alves?

    Dropped by Brazil following World Cup disaster, it has been an interesting few weeks in the life of Dani Alves —a man accustomed to success and plaudits over the course of a career that has glistened for the past decade...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 day ago 9,663 reads 6 comments

  4. 10 Young Brazil Players Poised to Break out in 2014/15

    Brazilian players are once more set to play a key role in the season ahead and, as ever, there will be new breakthrough stars among those who come to the fore...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 5 days ago 16,519 reads 28 comments

  5. Picking an Opening-Day, Best-on-Paper La Liga XI

    La Liga returns this weekend with a cast list more star-studded than ever following a close season of frantic transfer activity on both sides of the El Clasico divide...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 6 days ago 1,533 reads 14 comments

  6. 5 Potential Long-Term Successors to Julio Cesar as Brazil Goalkeeper

    Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar staged a remarkable comeback to rescue his international career last year and find a path into the national side for the 2014 World Cup, but most agree that his time with the national team has now come to an end...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 9 days ago 3,447 reads 6 comments

  7. 5 Brazilians European Clubs Should Look at in Final Weeks of Transfer Window

    With just a few weeks left of the transfer window, the chance to secure many of Brazilian football's leading lights has passed, and instead clubs must be more picky in who they attempt to make a late move for...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 14 days ago 7,560 reads 9 comments

  8. 5 Big Decisions Facing New Brazil Boss Dunga

    Brazil manager Dunga is set for a second bite of the cherry with the national team and will hope to right the wrongs of his first spell in charge...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 15 days ago 4,515 reads 7 comments

  9. What Cruzeiro Defender Dede Would Bring to Juventus

    Over the course of the past three years, Brazil international Dede has been regarded as one of Brazilian football's finest defensive assets...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 16 days ago 3,334 reads 9 comments

  10. Picking 5 Brazilians Who Will Come to Europe in Summer Transfer Window

    Just a few weeks remain of the transfer window, which closes on 31 August, and the opportunity to bring players across from Brazil is rapidly diminishing, particularly now the end of the Brazilian transfer window is rapidly approaching...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 19 days ago 4,300 reads 3 comments

  11. Why Leandro Damiao Would Not Be a Good Signing for Atletico Madrid

    Two years ago, following the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympics, the very idea of Leandro Damiao joining Atletico Madrid would have been seen as a major coup for the Spanish club...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 21 days ago 2,708 reads 3 comments

  12. Exclusive: Former Everton Midfielder Li Tie on His Career and Football in China

    Li Tie's final act in English football would be to earn a red card against Arsenal. Two unnecessary tackles in the space of a minute saw referee Mark Halsey produce a second yellow ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 21 days ago 3,180 reads 5 comments

  13. What to Expect from Manchester City New Boy Fernando in Premier League

    Manchester City finished the 2013-14 Premier League season as champions but never truly convinced in the role until the action came to a close in May...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 22 days ago 3,179 reads 9 comments

  14. Ranking Top 10 Brazilians on Impact in Serie A

    Over the years Italy's Serie A has churned out some of the finest individual sides that European football has ever witnessed, and among their ranks have been several important Brazilian players...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 23 days ago 5,018 reads 13 comments

  15. Can Alex Help Milan Return to the Champions League?

    The signing of former PSG and Chelsea defender Alex by Filippo Inzaghi's AC Milan this summer slipped somewhat under the radar...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 26 days ago 2,825 reads 13 comments

  16. 5 Possible Transfer Destinations for Liverpool Midfielder Lucas Leiva

    The future of Lucas Leiva at Liverpool remains undecided, despite much speculation surrounding where he will reside come September...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 27 days ago 18,710 reads 24 comments

  17. Will Philippe Coutinho Be Liverpool's Player of the Season?

    Liverpool came as close to winning the Premier League title last season as they have been in 20 years, with the likes of Luis Suarez , Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard inspiring the Reds to performances many had barely dreamed possible...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 28 days ago 9,322 reads 24 comments

  18. 10 Things Dunga Must Do to Revitalise Brazil

    Like it or not, Dunga has returned to coach Brazil for a second time following the selecao's dramatic failure at the 2014 World Cup...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 3,466 reads 4 comments

  19. 15 Under-the-Radar Brazilians Who Could Be in the Champions League This Season

    It has been a poor summer for Brazilian football with the devastating manner of their World Cup semifinal exit to Germany set to linger over the game for some time...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 10,253 reads 15 comments

  20. Ranking 10 Most Likely Successors to Luiz Felipe Scolari

    Luiz Felipe Scolari has been relieved of his duties and Brazil are on the hunt for a new manager to take their national side forward ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 4,310 reads 11 comments

  21. Ranking Luiz Felipe Scolari Amongst All-Time Brazil Bosses

    It is fair to say that Brazil's tumultuous ending to the 2014 World Cup, including their 7-1 semifinal defeat to eventual champions Germany, has left Luiz Felipe Scolari's reputation battered and bruised...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 1,270 reads 2 comments

  22. Predicting the Brazil Squad for the 2018 World Cup

    With the 2014 World Cup now complete, attention is now turning to the future directions of many sides involved in the tournament and what state they may be in come 2018...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 11,388 reads 32 comments

  23. The Netherlands Add to Brazil Woes as Defeat Highlights Deficiencies

    Given the Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal's dismissive attitude toward the third-place play-off fixture this week, fans could have been forgiven for expecting Brazil to triumph over a side whose mind was already elsewhere...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 34,446 reads 120 comments

  24. How Fred Succeeded Serginho as Brazil's World Cup Scapegoat

    Every World Cup disaster brings about scapegoats from Brazil, from Barbosa in 1950 to Serginho Chulapa in 1982 and even Felipe Melo in 2010...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 10,500 reads 19 comments

  25. Miroslav Klose Breaks Ronaldo Record to Compound Brazil Misery

    Miroslav Klose is now the top goalscorer in the history of World Cup competition, scoring his 16th tournament goal early in Germany's 7-1 semifinal victory over Brazil in Belo Horizonte ...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 1 month ago 7,135 reads 20 comments