Danilo set for Brazil start against Ecuador
Danilo set for Brazil start against Ecuador

Porto defender Danilo is set to be given a starting berth in Brazil's friendly against Ecuador in New Jersey Tuesday.

Brazil face defensive crisis for Ecuador friendly
Brazil face defensive crisis for Ecuador friendly

Brazil must rearrange their defence because they have a host of high-profile players unavailable for the friendly with Ecuador in New Jersey on Tuesday.

Experienced duo David Luiz and Maicon will be missing after featuring in Friday`s 1-0 win over Colombia.

Scolari formula to check Colombian striker Rodrigues

Luiz Felipe Scolari is renowned for keeping faith in the tried and tested. His preferred starting eleven during the World Cup has largely mirrored that of the team that won the Confederations Cup last year.

Brazilian striker Maicon killed in car crash

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Maicon has been killed in a car crash, the Ukrainian club said on their website on Saturday.

Juve, Roma, Napoli on target as Berardi shines

Juventus, Roma and Napoli hit 11 goals between them to deliver a blow to pursuers Fiorentina and Verona as Milan were stunned 4-3 thanks to four goals from teenage striker Domenico Berardi on Sunday.

Maicon aims to seal Brazil spot

Right-back Maicon has declared his intention to remain Brazil`s first-choice defender until next year`s football World Cup.

Maicon will leave Man City: Pellegrini

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Maicon will leave the club this summer.

Manchester City ready to offload Maicon to Gremio

English football club Manchester City is set to offer defender Maicon to Brazilian top-flight club Gremio.

Ronaldinho, Kaka battle for World Cup spot

Former FIFA World Player of the Year winners Ronaldinho and Kaka are unlikely to play together at the 2014 World Cup, according to Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

‘Furious’ Mancini may quit Man City over lack of summer signings

An ‘angry’ Roberto Mancini could quit his managerial position at Manchester City in a year if he continues to be left high and dry over new signings, it has emerged.

Inter set to keep Maicon, cool on Mascherano

Inter Milan have halted talks about selling Maicon, club president Massimo Moratti said.

Inter set to keep Maicon, cool on Mascherano

Inter Milan have halted talks about selling Maicon, club president Massimo Moratti said.

Maicon wants to leave Inter Milan for Real Madrid

Inter Milan`s Maicon wants to join Real Madrid, the Brazil World Cup full back said on Thursday.

Maicon wants to leave Inter Milan for Real Madrid

Inter Milan`s Maicon wants to join Real Madrid, the Brazil World Cup full back said on Thursday.