Author: Louis Smith

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

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Midtjylland’s Paulinho On His Journey From São Paulo State Football To The Champions League

Midtjylland’s Paulinho On His Journey From São Paulo State Football To The Champions League

By Louis Smith. Just last week, Paulinho took to the Anfield turf as he and his Midtjylland teammates faced Premier League title holders Liverpool [...]
Cerro Porteño Start Life Without Churín With A Draw At Guaraní

Cerro Porteño Start Life Without Churín With A Draw At Guaraní

By Louis Smith. Last night Guaraní hosted Apertura champions Cerro Porteño in the second round of fixtures of the Paraguayan Clausura. In Guaran [...]
Late Drama In Porto Alegre As Internacional & Flamengo Play Out 4-Goal Thriller

Late Drama In Porto Alegre As Internacional & Flamengo Play Out 4-Goal Thriller

By Louis Smith. Internacional hosted Flamengo on Sunday evening in a top-of-the-table Brasileirão clash. With both sides having previously played 1 [...]
Mike, David And Fred Feature In Brasileirão XI With A Twist

Mike, David And Fred Feature In Brasileirão XI With A Twist

By Louis Smith. If I were to tell you that Mike, Erick, and Kevin were Brazilian footballers and not three men from the local pub team, you might t [...]
Players To Watch, Squads & Fixtures As World Cup Qualifiers Begin In South America

Players To Watch, Squads & Fixtures As World Cup Qualifiers Begin In South America

By Louis Smith. After months of drama and postponements, the South American World Cup qualifiers finally get underway this week. Originally they we [...]
Vinicius Mingotti Enjoying Life After Breaking Into Athletico Paranaense’s Senior Side

Vinicius Mingotti Enjoying Life After Breaking Into Athletico Paranaense’s Senior Side

By Louis Smith. One of the ever-increasing tendencies in Brazil is that of clubs trying to rapidly develop youth players for the first team in orde [...]
Fábio Aurélio: Favourite Moments At Liverpool, Winning La Liga & Life After Playing

Fábio Aurélio: Favourite Moments At Liverpool, Winning La Liga & Life After Playing

By Louis Smith. São Carlos, a municipality in the state of São Paulo, is the birthplace of Liverpool's first-ever Brazilian signing. Fábio Aurél [...]
Ceará vs Fortaleza Clássico-Rei Preview: Mind Games, Match Buildup & Ones To Watch

Ceará vs Fortaleza Clássico-Rei Preview: Mind Games, Match Buildup & Ones To Watch

By Louis Smith. Tonight, the first Clássico-Rei of the league season will take place at the Castelão and before a ball has been kicked, there has b [...]
Cerro Porteño And Olímpia Prepare For Superclásico Behind Closed Doors

Cerro Porteño And Olímpia Prepare For Superclásico Behind Closed Doors

By Louis Smith. When Cerro Porteño and Olímpia lock horns once again in a game that is often one that can be the highlight Paraguayan football seas [...]
Marco Vanzini Of Stellar Group Uruguay & Paraguay: ‘Stars Like Suarez & Almiron Are Always Appearing’

Marco Vanzini Of Stellar Group Uruguay & Paraguay: ‘Stars Like Suarez & Almiron Are Always Appearing’

By Louis Smith. There are plenty of football hotbeds in South America that a sports management company could look to set up a base. Brazil and Arge [...]
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