GUANGZHOU, China -- Former Brazil manager Luis Felipe Scolari will take over as head coach of Guangzhou Evergrande after the wealthy Chinese club ended Fabio Cannavaro's short stint in charge.
The club announced Cannavaro's departure in the wake of a 2-2 draw with Tianjin Teda in the Chinese Super League on Thursday night.
The club said the change in coaching was not a result of performances. Evergrande are leading the Chinese Super League and have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2015 Asian...
SAO PAULO -- Luiz Felipe Scolari is resigning as Gremio's coach after a poor start in the Brazilian league.
The club said on Tuesday that Scolari asked to leave because he was unable to improve the team. Gremio opened with a 3-3 home draw against recently promoted Ponte Preta and then lost 2-0 at Coritiba.
Before the Brazilian league started, Gremio struggled in the Rio Grande do Sul state championship, losing the final to rival Internacional.
Gremio president Romildo Bolzan said Scolari "did a...
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government wants to let football clubs renegotiate $1.2 billion in debts but in the process force them to start spending more wisely.
The measure signed by President Dilma Rousseff on Thursday gives Brazilian clubs up to 20 years to pay what they owe to the federal government. In exchange, they must manage their finances more professionally.
Congress still has to approve the measure.
In order to take advantage of the government's favorable conditions, clubs have to commit...
Uruguay midfielder Cristian Rodriguez has arrived in Brazil from Europe to sign a loan deal with Gremio, the team coached by Luiz Felipe Scolari.
Rodriguez belongs to Atletico Madrid but has been playing on loan with Parma in Italy.
Gremio said hundreds of fans welcomed Rodriguez when he arrived at Porto Alegre airport on Tuesday.
Contract details have not been disclosed.
Rodriguez, who was a starter for Uruguay in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, helped his national side win the 2011 Copa America...