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Corinthians Women break world record for wins

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Victory over Sao Jose saw Corinthians Paulista Women set a new world record.

Corinthians Paulista Women have set a new world record after they claimed their 28th consecutive victory in all competitions.

The 1-0 success over Sao Jose in the second leg of the Campeonato Brasilerao quarterfinals secured a 5-1 aggregate win and ensured they broke TNS's three-year record of 27 wins.

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Corinthians, the reigning Serie A1 champions, had already broken the national record of 25 successive victories with a resounding 6-0 triumph over Ponte Preta on Aug....

Brazil women hire former U.S. coach Sundhage

Pia Sundhage of Sweden has taken over as the coach of Brazil's women's national team with a promise of change, but not a radical overhaul.

Brazilian soccer federation head Rogerio Caboclo introduced the 59-year-old Sundage to reporters and staff on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro.

"I'd add the American mentality, they don't play 90 minutes, they play 92 minutes," Sundhage said. "Even though they have the biggest egos, they have the best players. I want that to be contagious.

"In Sweden we are good at...

Brazil sack Vadao as manager after WWC

Brazil women's national team coach Oswaldo Alvarez, known as Vadao, has been fired after the team was eliminated in the round of 16 in the Women's World Cup.

The Brazilian football confederation announced the move on Monday and said Vadao's replacement would be named soon.

The 62-year-old coach lasted nearly two years in his second stint with the national team. He also coached Brazil at the 2015 World Cup in Canada and at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016. Vadao was replaced by Emily Lima, and...

Missing the Women's World Cup? Don't worry, we've already got your 2023 outlook

LYON, France -- The U.S. women's national soccer team remains atop the sport after winning its second consecutive World Cup. But if American perseverance in 2019 proved anything, it was that 2023 will be even more difficult.

We're still waiting to find out where the world will gather four years from now -- not to mention whether the invite list will be expanded from 24 to 32 teams. In the meantime, here is the outlook for this year's World Cup alums:

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