Botafogo relegated for just second time in 110 years
Botafogo relegated for just second time in 110 years

Botafogo were relegated to the Brazilian second division for only the second time in 110 years on Sunday after losing 2-0 against Santos, their 22nd defeat of a troubled season.

Corinthians lose to 10-man Botafogo
Corinthians lose to 10-man Botafogo

Wallyson struck a second-half penalty as 10-man Botafogo ended a three-game losing run by defeating Corinthians 1-0 in Brazil's Serie A championship.

Gremio give Luiz Felipe Scolari first win, Fred fluffs Flu penalty

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari enjoyed his first win since returning to Gremio and Fluminense forward Fred missed a penalty in their 2-0 defeat against Botafogo in the Brazilian championship.

Final test for unfinished Sao Paulo venue

The Sao Paulo stadium hosting the opening match of the World Cup staged a second test game Sunday but well below capacity, with one section temporarily closed and another at half capacity on firefighters` orders.

Corinthians sign Uruguay playmaker

Brazil`s top football side Corinthians have reportedly signed Uruguay international playmaker Nicolas Lodeiro from Botafogo on a four-year deal, agreeding to pay $2 million for 50 percent of the player`s economic rights.

Corinthians move to top of Brazil`s Serie A

Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero struck a late goal as Corinthians secured a 1-0 victory over promoted Chapecoense in Brazil`s Serie A championship.

Botafogo keeper lauds Seedorf impact

Botafogo captain Jefferson has lauded the impact left by Clarence Seedorf on the Rio de Janeiro club.

Botafogo sack coach after Libertadores exit

Botafogo has sacked coach Eduardo Hungaro after the team`s elimination from the Copa Libertadores.

Chinese teenager seeks Botafogo contract

Brazilian giants Botafogo have invited promising Chinese teenager Tang Shi to join the club on trial with a view of securing the forward in a long-term deal.

AC Milan ultras meet players, coach to air grievances

AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf and some of his players met a group of the team`s ultra supporters to listen to their grievances following the 4-2 home defeat by Parma in Serie A on Sunday.

AC Milan target Brazilian players Doria, Gabriel

AC Milan are reportedly preparing a summer move for highly rated Brazilian pair Doria and Gabriel.

Seedorf coaching cred set for San Siro test

Multiple Champions League winner Clarence Seedorf begins his second career at AC Milan, this time as a fledgling coach, with the world of football watching when the Rossoneri host high-flying Verona on Sunday.

Botafogo sign twins from Dutch side Vitesse

Brazil`s Botafogo have signed twins Alex and Anderson from Dutch top-flight side SBV Vitesse.

Diego Forlan on Botafogo radar

Uruguay international striker Diego Forlan could be set for a January move to Brazilian club Botafogo, according to local media reports.

Napoli join battle to sign Doria

Napoli have joined the race to sign highly rated Brazilian centre-back Doria.

Botafogo keen to extend Seedorf contract

Brazilian football giants Botafogo and Clarence Seedorf are in talks to extend the Dutch midfielder`s contract until the end of next year`s Copa Libertadores.

Milan eye move for Brazil under-20 captain Doria

Italian giants AC Milan are considering a move for teenage Brazilian defender Doria in the January transfer window, according to media reports.

Brazil mourns World Cup legend Nilton Santos

Tributes flowed Wednesday for Brazil`s two-time World Cup winner Nilton Santos, who died in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 88.

Diego on Atletico Madrid radar, says father

Djair Cunha, father of Wolfsburg`s Brazilian midfielder Diego, claims his son is in talks with Atletico Madrid.

Botafogo earn Copa do Brasil draw with Flamengo

Edilson struck early in the second half to earn Botafogo a 1-1 draw against Rio de Janeiro rivals Flamengo in their Copa do Brasil quarterfinal first leg here.