Author: Louis Smith

South American Football Writer. I can be found on twitter @louissmith22

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Guarani Of Paraguay Make Big Admin Error Ahead Of Important Copa Libertadores Qualifier

Guarani Of Paraguay Make Big Admin Error Ahead Of Important Copa Libertadores Qualifier

By Louis Smith. Guarani are about to take on San Jose of Bolivia in the first qualifying round of the Copa Libertadores, but without a ball even be ...
Paraguay’s Rising Star Ivan Franco Looking Forward To Olympic Qualifiers

Paraguay’s Rising Star Ivan Franco Looking Forward To Olympic Qualifiers

By Louis Smith. This week, for the first time since 2004, Olympic qualification returns to South America. In more recent times teams have earned ...
Brazilian Wonderkid Lincoln Talks About Flamengo’s Historic Year In 2019

Brazilian Wonderkid Lincoln Talks About Flamengo’s Historic Year In 2019

By Louis Smith. Last year, Brazilian wonderkid Lincoln enjoyed a season he will cherish forever. The 19-year-old was part of a Flamengo side, the c ...
Ceara’s Thayanne Camurca On The State Of Women’s Football In Brazil

Ceara’s Thayanne Camurca On The State Of Women’s Football In Brazil

By Louis Smith. Women's football has been on the rise in Brazil since the early 2000s. After last year's World Cup in France that growth has contin ...
Highlights From An Entertaining 2019 In South American Football

Highlights From An Entertaining 2019 In South American Football

It's been a year full of excitement and surprises in South American football. Louis Smith takes a look at some of the year's standout moments. Copa S ...
Liverpool Hope To End Club World Cup Struggles Vs South American Sides

Liverpool Hope To End Club World Cup Struggles Vs South American Sides

By Louis Smith. This Saturday Liverpool have a chance to achieve something they have not yet been able to in their long, illustrious history -- win ...
Santos Losing Jorge Sampaoli Could Prove Costly After An Entertaining Year

Santos Losing Jorge Sampaoli Could Prove Costly After An Entertaining Year

By Louis Smith. After months of speculation, Jorge Sampaoli has stepped down as Santos head coach with his contract due to expire at the end of the ...
Toxic Scenes In Mineirão As Cruzeiro Sink To Serie B

Toxic Scenes In Mineirão As Cruzeiro Sink To Serie B

By Louis Smith. Sunday December 8, 2019. A historic day for Cruzeiro but for all the wrong reasons, on and off the field. Going into the final d ...
Judgement Day For Cruzeiro & Ceara In Final Day Of Brazilian Championship

Judgement Day For Cruzeiro & Ceara In Final Day Of Brazilian Championship

By Louis Smith. With all but one continental place and the title already decided, attention turns to see who will claim the unwanted final relegati ...
10 Players Who Conquered Europe And South America

10 Players Who Conquered Europe And South America

By Louis Smith. Flamengo’s Copa Libertadores victory saw their right-back, Rafinha, join an elite list with nine other players who have lifted both ...
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