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Striker Fabiano recalled to Brazil squad


September 12th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 12 (IANS) Brazil football coach Mano Menezes has recalled striker Luis Fabiano for the team's upcoming friendlies against Argentina.Fabiano, who has not played an international match ... Read more...

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Seedorf double inspires Botafogo


September 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 6 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf scored twice as Botafogo rallied from a goal down to beat Cruzeiro 3-1 in Brazil's Serie A championship.Seedorf struck ... Read more...

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Seedorf fears Rio fan violence


August 25th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf has urged Rio football fans to show restraint during Sunday's local derby between Botafogo and Flamengo at the Engenhao ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho ready to face former Milan teammate Seedorf


August 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said he will put his friendship with Clarence Seedorf aside when the former AC Milan teammates meet in Brazil's ... Read more...

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Fred on target for Fluminense in Brazilian Serie A


August 16th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 16 (IANS) Brazil international and former Lyon star Fred scored his ninth goal of the Brazilian Serie A season as Fluminense drew 1-1 away to ... Read more...

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Uruguay playmaker set for Botafogo debut


August 11th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Uruguay midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is set to make his debut for Brazilian Serie A outfit Botafogo against Portuguesa Sunday.The 23-year-old began training with the ... Read more...

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Uruguay playmaker hoping to learn from Seedorf


August 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 8 (IANS) Uruguay football international midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro said that he is honoured to be playing alongside boyhood idol Clarence Seedorf at Botafogo.Lodeiro was officially ... Read more...

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Dutch star Seedorf scores first goal for Botafogo


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Dutch midfielder Clarence Seedorf scored his first goal since joining Botafogo as the Rio club rallied to beat Atletico Goias 2-1.Goalkeeper Marcio ... Read more...

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Diego Forlan set for Internacional debut


July 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 24 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan is set to make his debut for Brazilian club Internacional against Vasco da Gama next Saturday.Forlan, who signed a ... Read more...

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Seedorf set for Botafogo debut


July 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, July 20 (IANS) Botafogo has confirmed former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf will make his debut for the club in Sunday's match against Gremio, local media ... Read more...

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Brazil to play three strikers at Olympics


July 17th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 17 (IANS) Brazilian coach Mano Menezes has confirmed plans for attacking with three strikers at the London Olympics' football competition.Menezes said forwards Neymar, Hulk and ... Read more...

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Seedorf says Brazil can attract other European stars


July 10th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) Former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf says his signing with Rio de Janeiro club Botafogo could pave the way for other established European ... Read more...

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Forlan signs with Brazil’s Internacional


July 7th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Brazilian club Internacional has signed Uruguay striker Diego Forlan on a three-year contract.The 33-year-old was confirmed as Brazilian football's latest big name recruit on ... Read more...

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Abreu quits Botafogo, signs with Figueirense


July 6th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Brazilian club Figueirense has confirmed the signing of veteran Uruguay international Loco Abreu.Abreu was released by Rio de Janeiro outfit Botafogo after telling the ... Read more...

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Botafogo chasing more big names after Seedorf deal


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 2 (IANS) Less than a day after signing former Dutch international Clarence Seedorf, Botafogo has revealed more big names could be on their way to the ... Read more...

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Seedorf leaves Milan after a decade for Botafogo


July 1st, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Champions League winner Clarence Seedorf has moved to the Brazilian League with Botafogo, the club said Sunday.The 36-year-old Dutch midfielder has signed a ... Read more...

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Brazilian playmaker to undergo medical with Udinese


June 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 26 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Maicosuel has been freed by his club Botafogo to travel to Italy for a medical with Italian Serie A club Udinese.Maicosuel boarded ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu considers Botafogo exit


June 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu, stripped of his status as first-choice striker, has admitted he could leave Brazilian club Botafogo.The 35-year-old has scored ... Read more...

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Deco set for Fluminense return


June 8th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 8 (IANS) Former Portugal midfielder Deco is set to return for Fluminense's Brazilian Serie A duel against Internacional Sunday.The 34-year-old has not played since injuring his ... Read more...

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Botafogo on verge of Seedorf deal


June 7th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) Botafogo is reportedly within days of an announcement on its pursuit of former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf.The 36-year-old's agent, Deborah Martin, is ... Read more...

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Brazilian Jefferson set to sign for Sporting Lisbon


June 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon is on the verge of signing highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Jeferson for an undisclosed fee.Jeferson's Brazilian club Botafogo confirmed Sunday that ... Read more...

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Brazilian football clubs’ debt now $1.85 billion


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil's First Division football clubs have a combined debt of $1.85 billion, according to an audit by consultancy firm BDO.Four of Brazil's top five ... Read more...

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Juventus bids for Brazil’s Elkeson


May 17th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 17 (IANS) Italian Serie A champions Juventus have reportedly made a four million euro offer to sign Brazilian midfielder Elkeson.The Turin-based club plans to sign the ... Read more...

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Injured Deco out of Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Former Portugal midfielder Deco will miss both legs of Fluminense's Copa Libertadores quarter-final against Boca Juniors with a thigh injury.The 34-year-old tore his right ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu scores hat-trick for Botafogo


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu scored a hat-trick to send Botafogo into the final of the Rio Cup with a 4-2 victory over Bangu ... Read more...

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Uruguayan international Sebastian wants to end career at Nacional


April 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Uruguayan international Sebastian Abreu said he wanted to finish his career at Montevideo's Nacional, the club he idolized as a child.The 35-year-old striker will ... Read more...

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Botafogo guaranteed berth in Rio Cup semis


April 9th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 9 (IANS) Botafogo booked a place in the semifinals of the Rio Cup with a 3-1 victory against Friburguense.Uruguayan international Loco Abreu returned from injury and ... Read more...

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Botafogo beat rivals Vasco da Gama 3-1


March 19th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 19 (IANS) Botafogo dominated rivals Vasco da Gama in the fourth round of the Rio Cup, cruising to a 3-1 victory thanks to a hat-trick from ... Read more...

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East Bengal in IFA Shield final


March 13th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 13 (IANS) Riding on a first half strike by Tolgey Ozbay, East Bengal scraped into the final of the IFA Shield football tournament for the 40th time with ... Read more...

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Palmeiras thrash Botafogo-SP 6-2


March 12th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Palmeiras thrashed Botafogo-SP 6-2 in the 13th round of Brazil's, 2012 Sao Paulo state championship.The win maintains Palmeiras as the only team that has ... Read more...

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Corinthians maintain lead in Brazilian championship


November 21st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Nov 21 (IANS) Corinthians were able to hold onto first place in the Brazilian Football Championship after 36 rounds.With their 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Atletico-MG, Corinthians improve ... Read more...

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Brazilian soccer teams’ debts total $1.3 bn


June 11th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jun 11 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's professional soccer teams owe a combined $1.3 billion, with more than half of this to the government, a media report said. The government is owed ... Read more...

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Brazilian Ronaldo given one-match ban for hair-pulling


May 27th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 27 (Xinhua) Corinthians striker Ronaldo will be banned for one match for pulling an opponent's hair in a Brazilian league match, Brazil's disciplinary tribunal said. The former AC ... Read more...

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