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Brazil club Portuguesa leaves field on court order

Associated Press | April, 18 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Portuguesa abandoned its second-division match against Joinville in the 16th minute on Friday, saying it had a court order allowing it to play in the top flight that begins on Saturday. Portuguesa players left the field ...

Anelka no-show to be reported to FIFA

Mark Rodden | April, 17 2014

Atletico Mineiro have hit back at claims that Nicolas Anelka knew nothing about a proposed transfer to the Brazilian club by threatening to pursue him for compensation. Anelka, 35, posted a video on Facebook on Wednesday morning in which he denie...

Atletico Mineiro take back offer to sign Anelka Video

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said on Tuesday that they will not sign former France striker Nicolas Anelka because the player took too long to report to the club. Atletico Mineiro director Eduardo Maluf told a media conference the...

Brazil's Adriano released by Atletico Paranaense

Associated Press | April, 13 2014

Atletico Paranaense have released former Brazil striker Adriano after just four games, dealing a blow to the striker's ambitious hopes of returning to top form and playing in the World Cup this year. The 32-year-old former Internazionale forward had...

Fluminense fan threats worry Brazil's Fred

ESPN staff | April, 8 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazil striker Fred warns there could be "another tragedy" in Brazilian football if fan groups follow through with their threats against his club this week. In a lengthy letter posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, F...

Atletico Mineiro president claims Anelka signing

PA Sport | April, 6 2014

Former France striker Nicolas Anelka has joined Atletico Mineiro, according to the Brazilian club's president. Anelka, 35, has been without a club since being sacked by West Brom last month following his use of the allegedly anti-Semitic &ldqu...

Brazilian club fined for fans' racial abuse

March, 25 2014

SAO PAULO -- A sports tribunal has fined Brazilian club Mogi Mirim $21,000 because its fans racially abused an opposing player in a Sao Paulo state championship match this month. The tribunal issued the fine after fans allegedly called Sant...

Practice held at stadium hosting World Cup opener

Associated Press | March, 15 2014

SAO PAULO -- The stadium set to host the opening World Cup match in less than three months opened for a brief practice session on Saturday, with construction workers taking a break to watch players step on the field for the first time. Although ...

Brazil star Rivaldo confirms retirement

ESPN staff | March, 15 2014

World Cup winner and former World Player of the Year Rivaldo has announced that he has retired from football. The Brazilian, 41, won the World Cup in 2002 and also the Champions League in 2003, while he was named the best player on the planet ...

Brazil's Esportivo punished for racial abuse

Associated Press | March, 14 2014

SAO PAULO -- A sports tribunal has ordered a club in southern Brazil to play five matches away from their stadium because their fans racially abused a referee during a match. The tribunal also fined Esportivo about $13,000 after some supporters ...

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