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  1. Internacional sign off with 4-1 home defeat

    Brian Homewood

    South American champions Internacional, playing their last match before the World Club championship, were thrashed 4-1 at home by Goias in their final league game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2006
  2. Brazil coach Parreira bars the 'magic' word

    Brian Homewood

    Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says he does not want to hear the word magic again in the run-up to the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2005
  3. Brazil qualify for finals as Zalayeta lifts Uruguay

    Brian Homewood

    Brazil striker Adriano scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Chile on Sunday to guarantee the world champions a place at next year's finals while Uruguay sealed a dramatic 3-2 win over Colombia.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2005
  4. Argentina prepare for visit of Brazil

    Brian Homewood

    Leading pair Argentina and world champions Brazil clash in Buenos Aires while their rivals continue the dramatic scramble for Germany as the South American World Cup qualifiers continue this week.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2005
  5. Paraguay 0-0 Brazil: Champions held

    Brian Homewood

    World champions Brazil were held to a goalless draw by Paraguay in an uncompromising, foul-ridden World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2004
  6. Adversity spurs on Brazil for qualifier

    Brian Homewood

    Champions Brazil are promising that adversity will bring out the best in them as they aim to settle some scores against Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2004
  7. Brazil name young squad for Cup

    Brian Homewood

    World champions Brazil, hit by club commitments, injuries and the need to rest the likes of Ronaldo and Rivaldo, on Tuesday named 11 uncapped players in their squad for this month's Confederations Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2003
  8. Coaches justify million-dollar friendly

    Brian Homewood

    Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira and his assistant Mario Zagallo have mocked criticism of their team's trip to China this week, saying the five-times world champions deserved the million-dollar fee they received from the friendly match.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2003
  9. 'Bureaucratic' Brazil get thumbs down

    Brian Homewood

    Five-times world champions Brazil were given the thumbs-down on Thursday for a 'bureaucratic' display in Wednesday's goalless draw away to China, their first match since the return of coach Carlos Alberto Parreira.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2003
  10. Parreira to coach Brazil again

    Brian Homewood

    Carlos Alberto Parreira, who led Brazil to their fourth World Cup title in 1994, was named coach of the world champions for the third time on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2003
  11. Oliveira favourite for Brazil post

    Brian Homewood

    World champions Brazil are set to name their new coach this week with Sao Paulo's Oswaldo de Oliveira favourite to replace World Cup winner Luiz Felipe Scolari.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2003