Author: Adam Brandon

Based in Chile, Adam is World Football Index's South American Football Editor, overseeing the output from the most exciting and unpredictable football continent in the world.

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Colo-Colo vs Universidad de Chile – Previewing El Superclásico Chileno

Colo-Colo vs Universidad de Chile – Previewing El Superclásico Chileno

By Adam Brandon in Santiago, Chile. At 3pm Saturday local time, the 186th official Superclásico between Colo-Colo and Universidad de Chile will tak ...
Football Education And Entertainment With Ecuador’s Independiente Del Valle

Football Education And Entertainment With Ecuador’s Independiente Del Valle

By Adam Brandon Independiente del Valle are not just a football club, they are a school. Those were the words uttered by the co-commentator on t ...
6 Questions Answered For Chile And Alexis Sanchez At Copa America

6 Questions Answered For Chile And Alexis Sanchez At Copa America

Just before kick off last night, WFi’s South American editor Adam Brandon posed 6 questions on Twitter that many Chileans would have been asking ahead ...
Copa Libertadores In Madrid – The Final Insult

Copa Libertadores In Madrid – The Final Insult

José de San Martín, liberator and national hero of Argentina once said: “You will be what you must be, or else you will be nothing”. After Conmebol ...
Chile U20 2-2 Brazil U20 – Four to Fawn Over

Chile U20 2-2 Brazil U20 – Four to Fawn Over

Chile 2-2 Brazil - U20 friendly international - by Adam Brandon at the Estadio Santa Laura, Santiago, Chile. Football fans in the cities of Rancagu ...
Scolari Wary of Colo-Colo Comeback After Palmeiras Triumph In Copa Libertadores Quarter Final First Leg

Scolari Wary of Colo-Colo Comeback After Palmeiras Triumph In Copa Libertadores Quarter Final First Leg

In the week that Chile celebrated its 208th year of independence from Spain, the supporters and players of the country’s most successful club anticipa ...
Women’s Football In South America Triumphs Against Adversity

Women’s Football In South America Triumphs Against Adversity

The first ever South American Women’s Football Players Forum took place last week in Santiago, Chile. Ex-players and academics were among those who ...
Colo-Colo 1-0 Corinthians – 2018 Copa Libertadores Last 16 1st Leg

Colo-Colo 1-0 Corinthians – 2018 Copa Libertadores Last 16 1st Leg

In front of a packed and passionate El Monumental, Colo-Colo deservedly beat Corinthians by one goal to nil in the 1st leg of this last 16 Copa Libert ...
Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0? Bah Humbug!

Russia 5, Saudi Arabia 0? Bah Humbug!

The excitement across the globe was clear to see on social media all week, by Wednesday it was football’s very own Christmas Eve. Yet it didn’t tak ...
1 – Bryan Robson: England v France 1982 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

1 – Bryan Robson: England v France 1982 – 90 World Cup Minutes In 90 Days

WFI‘s Adam Brandon counts down to Russia 2018 with 90 World Cup goals in 90 days, scored in the minute corresponding to the day in the countdown. Con ...
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