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Home town heroes: Atletico Mineiro v Olimpia, Copa Libertadores final second-leg preview, Football

Home town heroes: Atletico Mineiro v Olimpia, Copa Libertadores final second-leg preview

A tough task lies ahead for Atlético after a 2-0 first-leg defeat, but not an impossible one.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 at 6:00 am

Amidst the sound and fury of Brazilian football, Corinthians lift first Copa Libertadores, Football

Amidst the sound and fury of Brazilian football, Corinthians lift first Copa Libertadores

The side is built around organisation and rigor. Zagueiros Chicão and Roma-bound Leandro Castan provide a sturdy, often impenetrable base, ably supported by full backs Alessandro and Fabio Santos.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 5 July 2012 at 3:48 pm

The force is strong with Neymar, but weary, Football

The force is strong with Neymar, but weary

While much of the hype is justified, Neymar has a great deal to learn about playing against tough defences.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 25 June 2012 at 3:57 pm

Brazilian football’s Internacional springboard

“We all hope he hits the ground running and adds to what we think is a good blend of youth and experience in our squad.”
This was the reaction to Javier “Chicharito” Hernández’s arrival at Old Trafford from Manchester United number two Mike Phelan. No doubt Chicharito had a late night last week watching his old [...]

By | Sport | Monday, 23 August 2010 at 3:28 pm

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