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Neymar struck by missile in Santos defeat


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar was struck by an object thrown from the crowd in Santos' 1-2 loss at Bolivar in Libertadores Cup last-16 first leg ... Read more...

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Juninho out of Vasco da Gama lineup


March 31st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) Vasco da Gama's veteran midfielder and club idol Juninho Pernambucano declared that he will miss his team's up-coming match in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The ... Read more...

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Fluminense beat Zamora to top Group D


March 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 30 (IANS) Fluminense advanced to the second phase of the 2012 Libertadores Cup with 1-0 away victory against Venezuela's Zamora.Fluminense becomes the first Brazilian club to ... Read more...

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Edmundo scores twice in farewell match with Vasco da Gama


March 29th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 29 (IANS) Former Brazilian striker Edmundo has officially ended his professional soccer career, scoring twice in his farewell game at 40.Edmundo led Vasco da Gama to ... Read more...

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Olimpia to face Flamengo in Libertadores Cup


March 28th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 28 (IANS) Olimpia, the reigning champions of Paraguayan soccer, will face Brazil's Flamengo in the fourth game of Group 2 in the Libertadores Cup.The Wednesday night ... Read more...

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Santos take lead in Group A of Libertadores Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Santos took the lead in Group A with a 2-0 victory over Peru's Juan Aurich in the fourth round of the group phase in ... Read more...

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Tite considers dropping Corinthians striker Liedson


March 23rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Corinthians football team head coach Tite ha expressed his frustration with veteran striker Liedson. The 34-year-old has not scored a goal since November, 2011.Liedson ... Read more...

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Coritiba advance to second phase of Brazilian Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS) Coritba advanced to the second phase of the 2012 Brazilian Cup with a 2-0 win over Nacional.Both of Coritiba's goals Thursday came from Anderson ... Read more...

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Corinthians top Group F in Libertadores Cup


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 22 (IANS) Corinthians took first place in Group F with a narrow 1-0 victory over Mexico's Cruz Azul at home in the 2012 Libertadores Cup.The game's ... 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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Internacional rout Juventude 7-0


March 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 18 (IANS) Three days after scoring a hat-trick in the Libertadores Cup, Internacional's Leandro Damiao scored twice in his team's 7-0 victory against Juventude in the ... Read more...

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Santos record convincing away win in Libertadores Cup


March 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 16 (IANS) Brazilian club Santos came from a goal down to win 3-1 away to Paraguay's Juan Aurich. Santos are looking to win their consecutive Libertadores ... Read more...

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Fluminense undefeated in Libertadores Cup


March 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS) Playing host to Venezuela's Zamora in the third round of Group D of the 2012 Libertadores Cup, Fluminense won 1-0 to keep a 3-0 ... Read more...

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Vasco da Gama continue unbeaten run in Rio Cup


March 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 12 (IANS) Vasco da Gama continued with their undefeated streak in the state championship of Brazil, Rio Cup after a 3-0 demolition of Madureira in the ... Read more...

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Tite continues suspension of Adriano


March 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 10 (IANS) Despite Adriano's achievement of losing 100 kilos, Corinthians coach Tite demonstrated his dissatisfaction with the striker, barring him from upcoming matches.According to Tite, Adriano ... Read more...

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Fluminense fans celebrate historic win over Boca Juniors


March 8th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Football fans across Brazil were glued to the television screens as Fluminense travelled to face Argentinean football powerhouse Boca Juniors in the Libertadores Cup. ... Read more...

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Libertadores Cup: Neymar stars in Santos win over Internacional


March 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Santos beat visiting compatriots Internacional 3-1 with an incredible display of speed and skill from star player Neymar In the second round of play ... Read more...

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Liberatdores Cup: Corinthians beat Nacional


March 8th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Corinthians cruised to a 2-0 victory at home against Paraguay's Nacional in the South American Libertadores Cup.Corinthians scored their first goal of the match ... Read more...

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Corinthians win in Adriano’s season debut


February 19th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Making his debut in the 2012 season, Adriano aided in Corinthians' 1-0 win over Sao Caetano in the eighth round of the Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Adriano celebrates weight loss on 30th birthday


February 18th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 18 (IANS) On the same day of his 30th birthday, Corinthians striker Adriano celebrated his lowest weight since arriving at the club nearly a year ago.Corinthians' ... Read more...

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Defending champions Santos lose Libertadores opener


February 16th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 16 (IANS) In the first game of the Libertadores Cup football, defending champions Santos lost 1-2 on the road against Bolivia's Strongest FC. Before leaving for ... Read more...

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Flamengo fires head coach Luxemburgo


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 3 (IANS) Flamengo head coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo was fired, just one day after leading the team to qualification in the 2012 Libertadores Cup group stage.No replacement ... Read more...

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Flamengo’s fans frustrated with Libertadores loss


January 26th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 26 (IANS) Brazilian club Flamengo's fans were left disappointed after a 1-2 loss to Bolivia's Real Potosi in the first leg match in the qualifying round ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho threatens strike due to delayed payment


January 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 12 (IANS) Flamengo's star midfielder Ronaldinho Gaucho says he will not play for the club as he hasn't been paid.The Brazilian club owes Ronaldinho more than ... Read more...

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Brazilian ace Ronaldo’s retirement announcement imminent


February 14th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Brazilian ace striker Ronaldo has announced that he is prepared to end his career as a soccer player, as he was unable to execute plays like he ... Read more...

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Libertadores Cup: Cruzeiro win first leg against Sao Paulo


May 29th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 29 (Xinhua) Playing in front of their home crowd Cruzeiro scored a 2-1 win over Sao Paulo in their first leg of the quarter-finals in this year's Libertadores ... Read more...

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For Brazil’s Fluminense, no cup and no money


July 5th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (Xinhua) Brazilian football club Fluminense, which lost the Libertadores Cup final to Ecuadors LDU, received another hard blow as the club's share of the final match revenues, ... Read more...

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Feldkamp resigns as Galatasaray coach


April 6th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
(Football Snippets) Xinhua Ankara, April 6 (DPA/Xinhua) Karl-Heinz Feldkamp has resigned as coach of Turkish top club Galatasaray, according to a statement. The statement, posted on the Istanbul club's website, cited "differences of opinion" ... Read more...

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Fluminense massacre Arsenal 6-0 in Libertadores Cup football


March 6th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Rio de Janeiro, March 6 (Xinhua) With an outstanding performance, Brazil's Fluminense registered their first victory in 37 years in the Libertadores Cup, beating Argentina's Arsenal de Sarandi 6-0. In the first ... Read more...

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