Author: Louis Smith

South American Football Writer.

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Red Bull Bragantino’s Edimar Hoping For Bigger & Better Things In 2021

Red Bull Bragantino’s Edimar Hoping For Bigger & Better Things In 2021

By Louis Smith. In 2019, Red Bull Bragantino earned promotion to Brazil’s top flight following a championship-winning season in which they topped S [...]
‘It’s The Title Every Player Dreams Of’ – Patricia Sochor On Libertadores Glory With Ferroviária

‘It’s The Title Every Player Dreams Of’ – Patricia Sochor On Libertadores Glory With Ferroviária

By Louis Smith. In 2016, Patrícia Sochor left Ferroviária after only a season, opting to join Spanish club SC Huelva before returning to Brazil sig [...]
Copa Do Nordeste 2021 Final – Two In Row For Ceará Or Third Time Lucky For Bahia?

Copa Do Nordeste 2021 Final – Two In Row For Ceará Or Third Time Lucky For Bahia?

By Louis Smith. After a group stage and two knockout rounds, the 2021 Copa do Nordeste, one of Brazil’s most entertaining regional championships, i [...]
Palmeiras Hero Weverton On 2020 Triple Crown And Representing Brazil

Palmeiras Hero Weverton On 2020 Triple Crown And Representing Brazil

By Louis Smith. Palmeiras goalkeeper Weverton Pereira da Silva, more commonly known as Weverton, enjoyed a season he will never forget in 2020. [...]
An Exciting Final Day In The 2020 Brasileirão Brought Tears And Joy

An Exciting Final Day In The 2020 Brasileirão Brought Tears And Joy

By Louis Smith. A historic final matchweek of football took place in the Brasileirão yesterday evening and saw both Internacional and Flamengo batt [...]
Brasileirão Title Showdown | Can Internacional Beat Flamengo To End 41-Year Wait?

Brasileirão Title Showdown | Can Internacional Beat Flamengo To End 41-Year Wait?

By Louis Smith. After a campaign full of twists and turns, the destination of the Brasileirão could be settled this weekend as league leaders Inter [...]
Chapecoense’s Historic League Title And Brasileirão Return

Chapecoense’s Historic League Title And Brasileirão Return

By Louis Smith. On 27 November 2019, Chapecoense suffered a 1-0 loss at home to Botafogo, bringing to an end their six-year stay in Brazil's top fl [...]
Tiago Nunes On Transforming Athletico Paranaense Into Serial Winners, Life As A Manager In Brazil And His Plans For The Future

Tiago Nunes On Transforming Athletico Paranaense Into Serial Winners, Life As A Manager In Brazil And His Plans For The Future

By Louis Smith. In April 2017 Tiago Nunes joined Athletico Paranaense to take charge of their Under-19 side. Before this role, Nunes had experience [...]
Copa Libertadores: 8 Players To Watch As Santos And Palmeiras Clash In All-Brazilian Final

Copa Libertadores: 8 Players To Watch As Santos And Palmeiras Clash In All-Brazilian Final

By Louis Smith. This Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, two sides from the state of São Paulo will battle it out in the Copa Libertadores final to decide [...]
Santos Goalkeeper John On His Rise To The First Team And Becoming No. 1

Santos Goalkeeper John On His Rise To The First Team And Becoming No. 1

By Louis Smith. Being a goalkeeper is one of the toughest jobs in football. This is more evident in Brazil as clubs often stockpile shot-stoppers t [...]
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