|Table - Brazilian Campeonato Paulista|
|2||AA Ponte Preta||11|
Saturday afternoon saw a typically lively afternoon of action in the Ryman Isthmian League South. In perhaps the pick of the action, Ramsgate drew 3-3 at home with Three Bridges in front of 159 fans, while a bumper crowd of 459 turned out to see leaders Burgess Hill Town beat Sittingbourne.
For the team currently in 18th spot in the division, however, it was a rather unusual weekend. Instead of taking on Hastings United on a chilly January afternoon back home, amateur club Corinthians-Casuals were...
QPR manager Harry Redknapp has told Sky Sports that he was offered the chance to sign Brazilian striker Alexander Pato, but will not be making a move for the former AC Milan forward.
Pato, 25, was brought to the San Siro from Internacional in 2007, though failed to live up to his potential before returning to Brazil with a move to Corinthians in 2013.
Redknapp says that the Brazil international -- currently on loan at Sao Paulo from Corinthians -- was offered to him on Thursday, but will not be...
Voices of boys were by the riverside
Sleep mothered them; and left the twilight sad
-- Wilfred Owen, The War Poems
On June 12, millions of fans sat glued to their TVs as Brazil took on Croatia in the opening game of the World Cup at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo. It was a compelling match, with Croatia startling the hosts by taking an early lead before a nervy Brazil hauled themselves back into the game, winning 3-1 and setting the scene for an enthralling tournament.
But perhaps an even...