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Brazil chiefs rule out Guardiola and hint at Scolari return

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by YAHOO Sport59 hits

Brazil FA president Jose Marin has essentially ruled out Pep Guardiola as the next head coach after revealing he does not want to hire a foreign trainer, amid an admittance from a colleague that Luiz Felipe Scolari is set to take the position.The former Barcelona tactician has recently been linked with the Selecao role, after it became vacant due to the sacking of Mano Menezes on Friday.The 80-y...Full Story »

Luiz Ronaldo wants Guardiola to coach Brazil

Posted Sunday, November 25, 2012 by Goal.com431 hits

The Brazil legend has revealed the former Barcelona coach would be his number one choice for the vacant position Ronaldo has tipped Pep Guardiola to replace Mano Menezes as coach of the Brazil national team. Menezes was relieved of his duties on Friday following a largely disappointing rein in charge of the national side, sparking speculation as to who his replacement could be. And though R...Full Story »

Uefa confirms Luiz Adriano charges

Posted Thursday, November 22, 2012 by Goal.com160 hits

The Brazilian striker, who scored a hat-trick, is to face disciplinary action after his opening goal was seen by many as going directly against the spirit of fair play Uefa has confirmed that Shakhtar Donetsk forward Luiz Adriano will face conduct charges following his first strike against Nordsjaelland in the Champions League on Tuesday. The attacker raced on to a ball, that was intended to...Full Story »

Juventus vs Chelsea preview - Luiz and co can't dwell on Baggies blow

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by PA284 hits

Chelsea defender David Luiz insists he and his team-mates have to let go their anger at losing to West Brom on Saturday and focus instead on the vital Champions League match away to Juventus. The Brazilian accepts Chelsea are facing "the most important game in the group" in their bid to reach the knockout stages of Europe's premier club competition, and that there is no time to dwell on their H...Full Story »

Luiz Ronaldo urges Neymar to do his talking on the pitch

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012 by Goal.com483 hits

The retired Selecao great believes that the Santos youngster should concentrate on football rather than listen to speculation in the press, with transfers constantly rumoured Brazil legend Ronaldo insists that Santos attacker Neymar should let his football do the talking on the pitch rather than get involved with media rumours about his future ahead of World Cup 2014 in their home country. T...Full Story »

Blues no to City’s £30m Luiz bid

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2012 by The Sun255 hits

TARGET ... Manchester City want to prise David Luiz away from Chelsea CHELSEA have rejected Manchester City’s £30million bid for David Luiz. City boss Roberto Mancini needs defensive cover with Micah Richards crocked for 10 weeks. Luiz was axed from last night’s win over Reading while Chelsea and City tried to thrash out a deal — though the Brazilian centre-back claimed...Full Story »

Chelsea defender David Luiz ruled out of Reading clash

Posted Wednesday, August 22, 2012 by YAHOO Sport82 hits

Chelsea defender David Luiz has revealed he will not feature in Wednesday night's Premier League clash with Reading after picking up a knee injury. The Brazilian center back took to social networking website Twitter to explain that he has been forced to pull out of the Blues' second league game of the season. "Good morning #geezers!" he wrote. "I'm a bit sad today, because I can't play tonight...Full Story »

Scolari hopes Portugal can go one better than 2004

Posted Sunday, June 24, 2012 by YAHOO Sport58 hits

Portugal stand on the threshold of making it to their first major final since their only one to date - Euro 2004 - with "just" France or Spain standing in their way at Euro 2012 after the Seleccao made it to the semi-finals. And to a large degree they are harking back to an era opened up by Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Felipe Scolari, who between 2003 and 2008 turned an often under-ach...Full Story »

Cahill and Luiz ruled out of Chelsea's game against Blackburn

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2012 by YAHOO Sport68 hits

Chelsea defenders Gary Cahill and David Luiz have been ruled out of this weekend’s Premier League clash against Blackburn Rovers. The defenders will be the only recognized center backs in the club's Champions League final on May 19 due to the suspensions of Branislav Ivanovic and John Terry. Interim manager Roberto Di Matteo revealed that the pair are still not in group training but is h...Full Story »

Luiz claims Villas-Boas 'didn't have the time' to prove himself at Chelsea

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012 by YAHOO Sport85 hits

David Luiz believes Andre Villas-Boas was not given enough time at Chelsea to prove himself. The flamboyant defender established himself as an important figure in Villas-Boas’ plans and got on well with the former Porto boss while he was still in charge at Stamford Bridge. The 34-year-old boss has his contract terminated by owner Roman Abramovich in March after less than nine months in c...Full Story »

Luiz: AVB was axed too early

Posted Friday, March 16, 2012 by The Sun86 hits

BACKING ... David Luiz DAVID LUIZ reckons Andre Villas-Boas should have been given more time at Chelsea. The Brazilian defender was close to AVB and enjoyed working for the former Porto boss. And he is adamant owner Roman Abramovich axed him far too quickly in a bid to revive the Blues' rollercoaster season. Luiz, 24, said: "I'm really sad, as Andre was a really capable professional. Unfortu...Full Story »

Luiz: We can’t lose to Toon and Valencia

Posted Friday, December 02, 2011 by The Sun170 hits

DAVID LUIZ has warned his Chelsea team-mates: Lose to Newcastle and Valencia and our season could be over. Andre Villas-Boas' Blues are under pressure at home and abroad. And the next two fixtures may play a huge role in the club's destiny. Fifth-placed Chelsea are already 10 points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City heading into tomorrow's trip to the Toon. And they need a win ...Full Story »

Alan Hansen attacks ‘clueless’ John Terry and David Luiz

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2011 by The Sun190 hits

ALAN HANSEN has launched an astonishing attack on Chelsea's John Terry and David Luiz.Blues lost 2-1 at home to Liverpool on Sunday and former Reds defender Hansen called the centre-backs' defending 'catastrophic'. He said: "Chelsea were incredibly lucky to stay in the game for as long as they did. I can only describe some of the defending I'm witnessing as catastrophic. "Luiz hasn't got a c...Full Story »

He won’t Luiz his cool

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by hits

Above: Andre Villas-Boas is not concerned about David Luiz losing his temper CHELSEA boss Andre Villas-Boas has backed David Luiz to stay calm in today’s battle of the hot-heads. Fiery Luiz (below) comes up against QPR’s ­controversial captain Joey Barton at Loftus Road. Luiz, sent off once already in his Chelsea career, was booked again against Genk on Wednesday. Despite tha...Full Story »

Scolari in angry exchange with fans

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by Supersport.com139 hits

Palmeiras coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was involved in an angry exchange with supporters after his nine-man team held Avai to a 1-1 draw in the Brazilian championship. The former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea coach made an insulting gesture and argued with the supporters who jeered the players and threw coins as they entered the tunnel following the game. 'Big Phil' then insinuated the supporter...Full Story »

David Luiz: I can't wait to get back playing for Chelsea again

Posted Sunday, September 04, 2011 by The Sun189 hits

DAVID LUIZ cannot wait to pull on a Chelsea shirt again and end the frustration of watching from the sidelines.The Brazil defender has yet to play a competitive game for new Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas due to a thigh injury. But he is set to start for Brazil against Ghana at Craven Cottage on Monday after returning to full training. And Luiz, 24, plans to use the game to show Villas-Boas he...Full Story »

Houstons announces signing of Brazilian midfielder Luiz Camargo

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport47 hits

The Houston Dynamo announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Luiz Camargo on Tuesday afternoon. Per club and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are very happy to add Luiz to the team,” head coach Dominic Kinnear said. “He’s a versatile player who can perform well in a number of positions, something that should add depth to our squad.  We lo...Full Story »

John Terry: Luiz ready to take my armband

Posted Sunday, May 01, 2011 by hits

ABOVE: John Terry has tipped David Luiz as a future Chelsea captain JOHN TERRY has hailed the sensational impact of David Luiz at Chelsea – and tipped the Brazilian star as a future captain. Since his £22million arrival from Benfica in the January transfer window, the Samba star, 24, has won rave reviews. And nobody has been more impressed with Luiz’s performances during his ...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 2 : 0 Manchester City - Luiz sines in Chelsea win

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2011 by PA38 hits

Another virtuoso display from David Luiz helped keep Chelsea's faint Barclays Premier League title hopes alive and kill off Manchester City's in a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Defender Luiz put a clutch of the world's most expensive strikers to shame by breaking the deadlock late on before Ramires wrapped up the points in stoppage-time. The win lifted Chelsea above City into third place and bac...Full Story »

Chelsea spend £75m on Torres and Luiz

Posted Tuesday, February 01, 2011 by hits

Fernando Torres sealed his record-breaking move to Chelsea and David Luiz completed a mega-money deadline-day switch to Stamford Bridge as the Blues splashed out an incredible £75million on the pair. Torres and Luiz both beat the 11pm cut-off to join the Barclays Premier League champions. Striker Torres arrived for a reported £50million from Liverpool, smashing the transfer record ...Full Story »

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