Tuesday's soccer wrap

2014-07-29 15:15

The soccer world is abuzz with news ahead of the 2014/15 season and here is your one stop destination for all of Tuesday's news.

Madiba inspired Dunga return

2014-07-22 19:29

New Brazil coach Dunga has cited Nelson Mandela as an inspiration on taking the reins of the national side for a second time.

Brazil to name Dunga as coach

2014-07-21 18:11

Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.

Dunga favourite to coach Brazil

2014-07-19 07:03

Former SWC winning captain Dunga is the favourite on a short list of candidates to coach Brazil's national soccer team.

Brazil declares SWC 'victory'

2014-07-15 10:15

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has declared as a victory the giant nation's staging of the Soccer World Cup.

Scolari departure confirmed

2014-07-15 09:12

The Confederation of Brazilian Football has confirmed that head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned from his role.

Worries? What worries?

2014-07-14 10:06

What worries? Overall, the 2014 edition of the Soccer World Cup hosted in Brazil scores high marks on and off the field .

Brazil fires Scolari: reports

2014-07-14 07:41

Brazil's football confederation will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contract, local media have reported.

Cesar's Brazil career is over

2014-07-13 12:01

Goalkeeper Julio Cesar has admitted that his international career is over after Brazil's SWC campaign ended in disappointment.

As it happened: Brazil v Netherlands

2014-07-13 00:00

Recap the third/fourth place playoff match between hosts Brazil and the Netherlands.

Rousseff: Brazil passed test!

2014-07-12 07:12

Brazil has proved its doubters wrong by putting on a highly successful Soccer World Cup, president Dilma Rousseff says.

Neymar: God blessed me

2014-07-11 09:01

Neymar cried as he recalled the challenge that ended his SWC and said he felt blessed not to have ended up in a wheelchair.

Neymar to cheer for Argentina

2014-07-11 07:41

Injured Brazilian striker Neymar wants his Argentine Barcelona team-mates to win the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

Neymar joins 3rd place playoff

2014-07-10 13:09

Brazil's injured striker Neymar will attend the third place playoff when the battered SWC hosts take on the Netherlands.

CBF to discuss Scolari's future

2014-07-10 11:00

Luiz Felipe Scolari has revealed he will discuss his future with the CBF after Saturday's third-place play-off against the Netherlands.

'Nobody will die', says Scolari

2014-07-10 09:11

Luiz Felipe Scolari defended his record as the football-mad nation struggled to absorb the semi-final debacle.

Brazil press calls for rebirth

2014-07-09 17:16

Brazilian newspapers have sought answers for the national football team's disastrous World Cup exit at the hands of Germany.

IOC's Bach praises Brazil fans

2014-07-09 14:49

IOC president Thomas Bach says he has "a lot of respect" for Brazil and its fans after the team's humbling 7-1 loss to Germany.

Jose: Unfair to blame Luiz

2014-07-09 13:41

The Special One has defended his former player after Brazil's disastrous performance in the semi-finals of the SWC.

'Crazy' bets pay off

2014-07-09 13:06

Germany's 7-1 SWC semi-final victory over hosts Brazil left British bookmakers reeling Wednesday after the shock result.

Brazil rout sets Twitter record

2014-07-09 11:59

Brazil's record defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup semi-final has smashed all Twitter records.

Who said what about Germany

2014-07-09 10:50

A look at the global reaction to Germany's record-breaking 7-1 mauling of Brazil in the Soccer World Cup semi-finals.

Scolari: Worst day of my life!

2014-07-09 10:16

Luiz Felipe Scolari said watching his side being crushed by Germany in their SWC semi-final was the worst day of his life.

Brazilian media in shock

2014-07-09 09:23

Brazilian newspapers were unanimous that the team's hammering by Germany was the greatest shame in the country's history.

Luiz apologises for defeat

2014-07-09 09:23

Heartbroken Brazil captain David Luiz apologised to the nation after suffering a record 7-1 SWC semi-final defeat to Germany.


Dunga slams Neymar

2014-07-29 13:47

After his recent appointment as the head coach of Brazil, Dunga has come out and slammed the country's leading player.

Dunga back in Brazil hot seat

2014-07-22 17:30

The Brazilian Football Confederation have appointed Dunga as Brazil's national coach, replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari.

We tried, says Neymar

2014-07-21 09:03

Brazil starlet Neymar says his team strove hard for SWC glory, but other countries have moved ahead of them and they must catch up.

Brazil in cull of backroom staff

2014-07-16 08:14

Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned from his position as Brazil coach, but he wasn't the only one to see the door.

Blatter: Brazil 2014 better than SA 2010

2014-07-15 10:00

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lavished praise on Brazil's SWC, rating it higher than the 2010 edition in SA.

Fred retires from Brazil duty

2014-07-14 10:59

Brazil striker Fred has announced his retirement from international football after a dismal showing in the 2014 SWC.

Brazil celebrates rivals defeat

2014-07-14 09:31

Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final on Sunday.

Blatter jeered at SWC final

2014-07-14 07:21

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA President Sepp Blatter have been jeered and whistled by spectators at the SWC final.

Scolari future still undecided

2014-07-13 12:00

Luiz Felipe Scolari has left a decision on his future as Brazil coach to the country's federation after their SWC campaign ended.

Calls for Scolari to keep job

2014-07-12 12:34

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari should stay as coach even though the hosts were humiliated by Germany, a Brazilian official says.

Neymar on best player shortlist

2014-07-11 21:59

Brazil's injured star Neymar is on a shortlist for the Soccer World Cup's best player which also includes seven names from the final.

Zico: Sack Scolari

2014-07-11 08:32

Zico has outlined his vision for the future of soccer in his homeland and it begins with sacking Luiz Felipe Scolari.

Dutch not up for playoff

2014-07-10 19:00

The Netherlands squad must stay at the World Cup when coach Louis van Gaal dearly wishes they could just go home.

Neymar's recovery 'going well'

2014-07-10 11:49

Barcelona have reported that Neymar is making a good progress as he begins his recovery after suffering a fractured vertebra.

Hummels: Germany eased off

2014-07-10 10:40

Mats Hummels has revealed the team made a joint decision at half-time against Brazil to ease off and "try not to humiliate" the hosts.

Scolari's future on hold

2014-07-09 22:00

Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has said that no decision on his future would be taken until after the Soccer World Cup.

Maradona lambasts Brazil

2014-07-09 16:10

Germany's thrashing of Brazil in the SWC semi-final has damaged the hosts' image around the world, says Diego Maradona.

Luiz not to blame - Mourinho

2014-07-09 14:49

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes David Luiz is not the only Brazilian player to be blamed for their loss to Germany.

10 must-see viral images mocking Brazil's SWC exit!

2014-07-09 13:19

It took a matter of MINUTES before the internet mocked Brazil for their SWC defeat to Germany.

Media reflect on Brazil's trauma

2014-07-09 12:59

Germany's destruction of Brazil in their semi-final clash is stealing attention at every media house across the world.

The end of the dream

2014-07-09 11:17

Germany ended the hopes and dreams of 200 million Brazilians as they romped to a stunning 7-1 win over the hosts.

Pele eyes Russia 2018

2014-07-09 10:49

Despite their thrashing by Germany last night, Brazil legend Pele believes the Selecao will deliver come the Russia 2018 campaign.

Fred talks after loss

2014-07-09 10:02

After being booed off the field in the second half of Brazil's catastrophic performance, Fred has spoken about his worst defeat.

Brazil President sad, sorry

2014-07-09 09:23

President Rousseff said she was sad and sorry about Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the SWC semi-finals.

Brazil fans welcome Germans

2014-07-09 09:12

Brazil fans from a northeastern town near Germany's training base have welcomed Die Mannschaft with open arms.

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