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The Return of Nilmar By Gordon Fleetwood “Don’t they have...

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The Return of Nilmar

By Gordon Fleetwood

"Don't they have anyone better than those two?"

This question and its variants were prevalent during the World Cup as bewildered fans gazed upon host nation Brazil's less than glamorous forward line.

The Crying Game

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By James Young

What springs to mind when you hear the words "Brazilian football"? Pelé rolling the ball into the path of Carlos Alberto's thunderous boot in 1970? The Short happy lives of Zico, Sócrates, Éder, Falcão and the rest in the summer of 1982?

The case is closed. Ganso joins São Paulo in search for higher status and pay, of course

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By Gordon Fleetwood

It dragged on for what seemed like forever. Every time the deal was on the verge of completion, a new section was added to the negotiation's maze. Eventually, the exit appeared. Just a day before the end of Brazil's internal transfer window, Paulo Henrique Ganso completed his move from his boyhood club of Santos to their state rivals São Paulo.

The Rest

Footy On The Telly July 7 – 14

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This week, while MLS and the Union get a break, it's CONCACAF Gold Cup Time! Copa Sudamericana, UEFA Women's European Championship, NASL, NWSL and some Friendlies